The most recent of our pieces looking at online railfanning tools, this time: Realtime Trains.
A useful guide to the Whyte Notation used to describe steam locomotive wheel arrangements.
We offer a simple overview of and visual guide to the difference in railway gauges - from the smallest models to the largest full-sized railways.
Using first-hand experience, we guide you through the opening steps of how to look back to your railway past.
Railways, Railroads, Switching, Shunting. It's hard to know what is what when learning about trains in other countries. We try to iron out some of the phrases used between US and UK railfans.
From the USA, Canada and Mexico to the UK and the rest of Europe, we look at archive images from the British Library Flickr collection.
We speak to publisher of railway titles Amberley Books about making the step from Railfan to writer.