History is at risk of fading away

Our mission is to save it for the next generation.

For over 20 years, railroad contractor Next Generation Rail Services has provided dedicated restoration, preservation and operations services for railroad preservation and steam locomotive repair efforts throughout the country. Our academic approach, respect for the best standards and practices, and passion for our industrial heritage inform every decision we make.

Whether an initial inspection, display stabilization, development of a mechanical or operational training program or a complete restoration, Next Generation Rail Services can handle any task for your community, tourist railroad, museum or project.

Jason Sobczynski,
Next Generation Rail Services

HISTORIC PRESERVATION

We’re experienced in preserving, rehabilitating and restoring passenger cars, steam and diesel locomotives, historic structures, turntables and much more.

STEAM LOCOMOTIVE REPAIR

Our experience in running gear, tramming, boilermaking, pipefitting, engineering, machining, welding, fabrication and training has powered over a dozen steam locomotives on variety of museums and across mainlines everywhere.

EQUIPMENT RELOCATION

We’re experienced in preserving, rehabilitating and restoring passenger cars, steam and diesel locomotives, historic structures, turntables and much more.

REMEDIATION COORDINATION

Our experience in running gear, tramming, boilermaking, pipefitting, engineering, machining, welding, fabrication and training has powered over a dozen steam locomotives on variety of museums and across mainlines everywhere.

CLIENT LIST

Southeastern Railway Museum, Duluth, Georgia
Henry Ford/Greenfield Village, Dearborn, Michigan
Coastal Heritage Society Preservation
Kershaw Manufacturing
Kettle Moraine Scenic Railroad
Skagway, Arkansas
City of Gainesville, Georgia
Grand Canyon Railway
Midcontinent Railway
New Hope & Ivyland
Steamtown National Historic Site
Tennessee Valley Railroad
Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society
Midwest Railway Preservation Society
Nashville Steam
Kentucky Steam Heritage Corp.

17 hours ago

In my travels I have many opportunities to try new products out, check out this windshield cleaner! 😉

3 days ago
Kentucky Steam Heritage Corp.

Is this real? Thank you CSX!

Thanks to CSX, the steam support consist has arrived at our new home in Ravenna, Kentucky this afternoon. Learn more here: http://www.kentuckysteam.org/krh

4 days ago
Kentucky Steam Heritage Corp.

So close to home!

Thanks to an amazing collaboration of multiple companies, the KSHC "Steam Support Train" has made the trek from Anderson, Indiana to Winchester, Kentucky. The three cars - auxiliary water car, tool ... See more

4 days ago

Continuing the journey south at Paris, KY with the Kentucky Steam Heritage Corp. steam support cars as the travel over CSX.

5 days ago
Kentucky Steam Heritage Corp.

Good morning, Cincinnati! Our cars have safely arrived at Queensgate Yard and are awaiting their next move over CSX. We’ll keep you updated on when they’ll be moving next, with their final ... See more

1 week ago
Kentucky Steam Heritage Corp.

After 3 weeks of getting them roadworthy, with the help of Hoosier Heartland Trolley Co., the cars are on the move!

https://facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=2712862785605586&id=1926875570870982

Roads? Where we’re going, we don’t need roads. (We are using rails this time 👌🏻)

2 weeks ago
Kentucky Steam Heritage Corp.

Sooooo finally!

We’ve spent a while in the Hoosier state and have made some great friends. But it’s almost time to be bluegrass bound! Stay tuned for updates....

#ravennarevival #ravennabound #kysteam

2 weeks ago

For anyone who remembers Norfolk Southern steam program videos as put out by Pentrex or Trackside video, give this a watch!

Video by Maxrailroad

https://youtu.be/Vr1tOWOZu9o

3 weeks ago
BBC Archive

Some states require an automobile to go on a dyno for emissions testing/analyzing proper performance.

They used to do the same with steam locomotives! Check it ... See more

#OnThisDay 1948: Newsreel showed footage of Sir Nigel Gresley being put through its paces at the new Locomotive Testing Station in Rugby.