New Video Dashboard is Ready!

New Video Dashboard is Ready! For a limited time, ALL VIRTUAL RAILFAN MEMBERS will have access to these great new features:10 layouts to create the viewing experience YOU preferLayouts can be save, and they'll be there when you log back in!Easy-to-use dropdown in each player to select your cameras via geographic...

Website vs YouTube Memberships

Website vs YouTube Memberships Dear Railfans, We know there’s been some confusion over the new YouTube Membership options. YouTube provides some channels with the ability to offer monthly memberships. Virtual Railfan was recently approved for this feature. It's completely separate from the website, and YouTube doesn't allow any user information...

2019 Year in Review Released!

2019 was an epic year for Virtual Railfan! Extraordinary engines from around the country, derailments, a train separation, races, meets, power moves, wildlife, weddings, cars on tracks, heritage units, special trains, military moves, MOW, weather, and people doing the strangest things caught on cam. And not to mention Big Boy!...

2020 Whistle Stop Tour – Book Now!

2020 Whistle Stop Tour - Book Now! The booking window is now open to the public for the 2020 Virtual Railfan Whistle Stop Tour! We will have a private sleeping car just for the VRF crew and our viewers and fans. We will be taking the California Zephyr from Chicago...

New Elkhart Location Featured in the News!

New Elkhart Location Featured in the News! WSBT22 featured the new Virtual Railfan location of Elkhart, Indiana, on January 22. Matt Hughey of the New York Central Railroad Museum (sponsor of the cams) did a wonderful job promoting us! Thank you, Matt!Watch here: wsbt.comExplore and donate to the Museum here:...

2020 Railfan Calendar is Here!

2020 Virtual Railfan Calendar is Here! Don't miss your chance to order the Virtual Railfan Calendar for 2020! These stunning photos were selected from our recent calendar contest. Limited quantities, order today: https://store.virtualrailfan.com/

2020 Calendar Contest Now Open

It's that time again! Don't miss your chance to have your favorite personal railfan photos included in our 2020 Calendar. Details and rules on our Virtual Railfan Lounge on Facebook. Contest ends on 11/22/19.