November 13, 2009 | Comments Off on Friday Classic: 1930 Auto-Railer Newsreel

Promotional newreel showing the “Evans Auto-Railer,” an automobile that runs down railroad tracks in Jackson, Michigan

November 6, 2009 | Comments Off on Friday Fun: Go Loco Go Southern

Keeping with the last friday’s railway advert theme, this is for Southern Railways done by Loco Toledo.

October 30, 2009 | Comments Off on Friday Fun: Virgin Train Ads

Ed’s Presentation

Becky’s boyfriend’s flat

October 23, 2009 | Comments Off on Friday Fun: BudLight Model Railroader Parody

October 16, 2009 | Comments Off on Friday Fun: An Old Classic

Kraftwerk’s Trans Europa Express

“With the kind of music you do”, Alessandrini told Hütter and Schneider as they ate, “which is kind of like an electronic blues, railway stations and trains are very important in your universe – you should do a song about the Trans-Europe Express.”

October 9, 2009 | Comments Off on Friday Fun: Stop That Train

“Stop That Train”, a 3D Short animation by Alexandro Castro

September 18, 2009 | Comments Off on Friday Photo: Eritrean Railway


Photo: Eritrean Railway by Tivedshambo

September 11, 2009 | Comments Off on Friday Fun: Train Traffic Control

Train Traffic Control: Objective of the game is to allow trains to stop at the station while preventing them from crashing into each other. Each train carries goods and you earn money as it is emptied at the station.
Simple but when more trains arrive, it gets crazy. Also, i did not like the scrolling/panning left-to-right. It would be nice if one could see the whole section.

It took a while to figure out but after the instructions when you are ready to play, click on the little red MAP icon to get rid of the overlay map and start the gameplay.

August 21, 2009 | 1 Comments »

Hellokids have some scenery, station and trains coloring pages that would be perfect for the little ones while you work on your railroad.

Kid’s projects previously mentioned on Passingloop:
» Fun things to do with lil’ model railroaders
» Railroad Repair for Kids
» Free Paper Railroad Layout

August 7, 2009 | Comments Off on Trainz Video: RTS Train Ride

Amazing video from the Romanian Trainz Studio team. A few minutes into it and you almost forget that you are not watching a real railfan’s video.

(video by radudar)

This route that they have been working on, is about 85% completed. In the meantime if you want their locos and other content, head over to their download section.

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