November 3, 2011 | Comments Off on Réseau Ferré de France Modernization

Modernization video for Réseau Ferré de France

More Info at

The “making of” video (in French)

February 1, 2011 | Comments Off on Layouts from the Railroad Hobby Show 2011

As promised, here are some of the layouts from the Railroad Hobby Show that took place in Springfield, MA on Jan 29-30th 2011

Technical Notes: Video taken with a Kodak Zi8 and i tried to steady it with a SteadePod. Not as good as using a tripod but in a crowd/show setting Steadepod did an okay job.

January 14, 2011 | Comments Off on Railroad Movies on Netflix Instant Watch

Here are some of the classic and notable railroad movies available on Netflix’s Instant Watch.

(clicking on the thumbnails below will take you directly to the movie page if you are have Netflix/currently logged in)

January 14, 2011 | Comments Off on Friday Movie: China Railway

The short film “China Railway, “directed by Zhang Yimou, created to illustrate the efforts of Chinese authorities in the promotion of high speed, was screened at the opening ceremony of the Seventh World Congress on High Speed Rail.

December 17, 2010 | Comments Off on Friday Fun: TGV clips

TGV Clips by Enzojz.
His other videos on Paris Trains are also a great way to wind down this friday.

November 5, 2010 | Comments Off on Cab view ride from 1899

A cab view ride in 1899, from Brooklyn to Manhattan across the Brooklyn Bridge.


October 12, 2010 | Comments Off on Documentary: Train on a Brain

Alison Murray’s 2000 documentary, Train on a Brain tracks her as she travels as a hobo on freight trains across Canada and the US.

On Vimeo: Train On The Brain

[via Boing-Boing]

September 24, 2010 | Comments Off on Friday Fun: Beaver’s Electric Train

Beaver, from Leave it to Beaver, get attached to his Electric Trains when he has to give them away. This episode is only available until Sept 27 on TVLand.

September 17, 2010 | Comments Off on Friday Fun: Railway Timetables Sketch

It all happened on the 11:20 from Hainault from Monty Python’s Big Red Book

August 20, 2010 | Comments Off on British Railways – Wash and Brush Up

British Railway’s old 1953 film showing a steam engine going through it’s regular maintenance tasks.

Direct Link
to clip, if the embedded video does not show up above

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