If you love railroads, this magazine is for you. Stunning photos, insider analysis, and trends to watch – you’ll find all that and more in each monthly issue. Trains is the must-read journal about railroading, packed with timely information for people who love railroads and people who make them run. Trains’ expert staff and contributors clue you in about the best places to view trains andlocomotives, bring you behind the scenes to explain complex operations, help you unravel the latest technologies and trends, and introduce you to the people who make it all happen. From passenger to freight, historic preservation tomodern operation, Trains has it covered.


News and commentary: Monthly reports on freight railroads, passenger service, transit, preservation, railfan opportunities, and more.
Brilliant photography: Award-winning photos so vivid and inspiring, you’ll feel like you’re there.
Technology updates: New advances in railroad safety, performance, and efficiency.
First-person accounts: Harrowing tales,amusing mistakes, and eye-opening "you are there" stories from the people who lived them.
Maps: Detailed maps of old and new rail lines spotlighting the impact of railroads all across America.
Locomotives: Intimate details about locomotives and how they work.
Historical drama: Inspiring tales from railroading’s past, plus profiles of history's greatest railroad leaders and the companies they commanded.
You'll get all this and MORE in every issue of Trains magazine.

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What’s New

Version 7.0.3

- New design to unify the desktop and mobile experience.

- All previously downloaded issues will need to be re-downloaded with this major update.

- Native iPhone X family compatibility.

- New Menu: Allows quick access to all views in the app from top left toolbar Menu.

- Bug fixes and optimizations for the latest versions of iOS.

Ratings and Reviews

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reader** ,

Disappointing and unnecessary update. This app used to be good.

Kalmbach must have hired some ex-Microsoft developers because they took something that looked and worked well (the App) and made it ugly and less useful. Nothing is available off-line so we can now forget about reading the digital magazine while traveling. The new layout is just plain ugly and adds few if any useful new features. All hyperlinked material is gaudily highlighted which is both annoying and distracting. Previously saved editions are now lost and must be re-downloaded, unnecessarily wasting bandwidth. Kalmbach - please consider the impact on your readership before making such drastic changes. Keep your developers in check. One star is generous imho. Yuck!

Brentb108 ,

New app terrible

Just downloaded the new version of the app. Several magazines I had purchased don’t even show up as available for download and the app continually crashes, obviously no testing was done before it was released. There isn’t even an option to only show purchased/downloaded issues. Last version was far superior to this new piece of junk version.

Utahraptor45 ,

Update is terrible

With the new update, all my old issues are gone. I try to log in or restore purchases, it fails. Reset my Apple password just in case, and it still fails. This train has crashed and cannot be put back on the tracks


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