Reference

Trains & Rail transport

Sites

* Amtrak
Includes Amtrak news, a travel planner, train schedules, reservations information and details of travel promotions run by Amtrak.
* Auckland Society of Model Engineers (ASME)
* Baldwin-Steam Trust
Restoring century-old New Zealand Baldwin locomotives Wb 292, Wb 299 and Wd 356 to steam.
* Danger Ahead! - Historic Railway Disasters
* Diesel Traction Group Christchurch
Preservation group for vintage diesel electric locomotives, based at Ferrymead Historic Park. Restoration and operation of four locomotives
* Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)
Division of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT).
* Federal Railways Office Eisenbahn-Bundesamt (EBA)
* Federation of Railway Organisations of New Zealand (FRONZ)
Provides co-ordination and leadership to the heritage and tourist rail industry in New Zealand.
* Feilding and District Steam Rail Society
* General Directorate of State Railways of the Republic of Turkey Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Devlet Demiryollari Genel Müdürlügü (TCDD)
* Hyde Railway Accident - Central Otago - 1943
Fact file from Christchurch City Libraries.
* Indian Railways Rail Mantralaya
* KiwiRail
KiwiRail is New Zealand's leading transport operator.
* London Underground (The Tube)
* National Transportation Safety Board - Railroad
An independent Federal agency that investigates significant accidents. Features documents about railroad accidents and safety in the United States. Includes summaries of specific accidents (collisions, derailments, hazardous materials, etc.), investigative reports, and studies on safety topics such as grade crossings.
* New York City Transit Scenes: Past and Present
Historical and recent photos of the New York subway and other New York City transit scenes.
* New Zealand Model Railway Guild
* New Zealand Railway & Locomotive Society Inc.
Has the objective to preserve the history of New Zealand's rail system.
* NYC Subway New York
Provides technical information about New York's underground transport network, details of IRT, BMT, and IND divisions, a historical account of subway cars, and a series of route maps. Unofficial site.
* Ongarue Railway accident - 1923
Fact file from Christchurch City Libraries.
* Ontrack : New Zealand Railways Corporation Rere Totika
* Rail Occurrence Reports
From the Transport Accident Investigation Commission (TAIC).
* Railfan.net
* The Railway Enthusiasts Society Auckland
* Railway stations
From nzhistory.net
* The Railways Magazine
Online version of all issues of The Railways Magazine, an official publication by the New Zealand Government Railways Department from May 1926 to June 1940.
* Rimutaka Incline Railway
The Rimutaka Incline Railway Heritage Trust aims to reinstate and operate a world-class heritage railway between Wellington and the Wairarapa.
* Silverstream Railway
* Taieri Gorge Railway
* Tangiwai Railway accident - 1953
Fact file from Christchurch City Libraries.
* Tangiwai railway disaster
It was New Zealand's worst-ever rail disaster. Listen to radio broadcasts from the time, and watch an 8 mm film of the Tangiwai disaster site. From nzhistory.net
* Transport Accident Investigation Commission Te Komihana Tirotiro Aitua Waka
Responsible for the independent investigation of significant aviation, rail, and marine accidents and incidents. TAIC does not investigate road accidents or incidents except when the circumstances may have significant implications for the safety of, for example, the rail transport system.
* Transport for London (TFL)
manages London's buses, the Underground, the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) and London Trams. It also runs London River Services, Victoria Coach Station and London's Transport Museum
* TranzMetro New Zealand
Runs the Wellington commuter network
* The Weka Pass Railway
Historic Tourist Railway