Live Status

NETWORK STATUS:   Plant City PTZ is down. DVR is under repair. Norwalk is down until further notice.  All other cams are LIVE!

2018 Year in Review

2018 has been our best year yet! We added more camera locations to bring you the best in railfanning, plus a lot of great catches on our cams last year (amazing trains, events, human interest, and of course, cars on tracks and other bizarre interactions on the rails).

Great Time at Amherst Railroad Hobby Show

Virtual Railfan staff at the Amherst Railway Society Railroad Hobby Show the last weekend of January, 2019, along with 21,000 other model railroad buffs. Hundreds of vendors and railroad displays across 4 huge buildings in Springfield, Massachusetts.We didn't get to see a lot of the show, we were busy working...

Calendars Still Available!

It's still early in year, don't forget about our gorgeous 2019 calendar featuring the contest winners from the Virtual Railfan Lounge on Facebook.  You can order online in our store. Shop

Welcome to the UK!

Welcome to the United Kingdom! Virtual Railfan is excited to announce a great new partnership with our friends over at that brings you more cams from around the globe. We're going to be offering a cam from their large selection of high quality cams across the United Kingdom. Our...

Look for us on Accuweather!

Virtual Railfan is pleased to announce that we will be feeding with our network of live cams from all over the United States!  If you see one of our cams being used, snap a screenshot and send it to us and you could win a free membership. Virtual Railfan...

Welcome to the NEC!

Welcome to 150mph railroading on the North East Corridor! Things move fast here at VRF, real fast! From the time of first contact to going live yesterday took less than a week. That's an amazing turnaround seeing that there is so much that goes into an install. A HUGE thanks...