Rail News

The latest railroad industry news related to North American diesels current and classic, brought to you by the editors of Diesel Era Magazine.

Santa Fe Bicentennial SD45-2 Donated to Southern California Railway Museum

Santa Fe Bicentennial SD45-2 Donated to Southern California Railway Museum

BNSF Railway will donate a restored and repainted Santa Fe Bicentennial unit to the Southern California Railway Museum in Perris.

Former EJ&E SD-M donated to Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum

Former EJ&E SD-M donated to Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum

Chesapeake & Indiana Railroad has donated former Elgin, Joliet & Eastern SD-M 818 to the Hoosier Valley Railroad in North Judson, Indiana.

Tennesee Valley Railroad Museum receives rare Fairbanks-Morse Diesel

Tennesee Valley Railroad Museum receives rare Fairbanks-Morse Diesel

The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum announced the donation of Fairbanks-Morse “Baby Trainmaster” H-16-66 no. F3060 from the Tennessee Valley Authority.

Kentucky Steam Heritage Adds L&N C30-7 to Collection

Kentucky Steam Heritage Adds L&N C30-7 to Collection

Kentucky Steam Heritage Corporation accepted a donation of a former Louisville & Nashville diesel locomotive, former CSX 7067, a C30-7 type engine built by General Electric in 1980.

Pair of Unique EMD BL-2s Headed to the Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum

Pair of Unique EMD BL-2s Headed to the Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum

Former Saratoga & North Creek EMD BL-2s 52 and 56 have been acquired by Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum through a lease arrangement with a private owner.

Remains of Former EMD La Grange Plant Auctioned Off

Remains of Former EMD La Grange Plant Auctioned Off

Progress Rail is auctioning off the contents of the 1 million sq. ft. former EMD manufacturing facility in La Grange, Ill., including many specialized production machine tools.

White River Productions Acquires Diesel Era Magazine

White River Productions Acquires Diesel Era Magazine

White River Productions has acquired Diesel Era from Withers Publishing effective April 1, 2021, naming Tony Cook as the new editor of the quarterly publication.