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.

2 days ago
Jason

THIS is an interactive, and quite hilarious.

Check it out!

https://facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=2870249309676496&id=100000743643323

A fundraising opportunity of the most novel sort, check it out!

He'll shave the stash (and the rest) if we can raise the cash! AND, he'll stay shaved for at least the next year if we get to $2,000. ... See more

5 days ago
National Railway Museum

Yesterday marked a notable event, accompanied by some rather jovial commentary

Flying Scotsman reached 100mph on this day in 1934. The driver, Bill Sparshatt (left), said “If we hit anything today, we’ll hit it hard”.

1 week ago

May you have had a very happy, healthy... and fulFILLing Turkey Day!

1 week ago
Kentucky Steam Heritage Corp.

That Door Guy? Steam locomotive work involves a lot more than work on the locomotive alone. It has been 21 years since Jason helped bring a former railcar facility back to life, the previous (first) ... See more

What have we been up to? Well, in addition to discovering that #banksy has a passion for steam locomotives (the jacket is marked and ready for removal), we have had another rather "uplifting" ... See more

1 week ago

"A future generation, denied the spectacle of a steam locomotive in full cry, will suffer a loss as great as we have suffered who have never seen a full-rigged sailing ship with all her canvas ... See more

1 week ago
Cumbres and Toltec Special Projects Department

What are we looking at? The inside of the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad 's "OY" rotary snowplow. The plow has recently been brought back to operation for the first time since 1995!

What does the ... See more

For those interested in the interior of the rotary snow plow, here is a short clip showing the primitive and cramped conditions.

Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad

1 week ago
Kentucky Steam Heritage Corp.

Help support a truly unique heritage rail project, be a part of revitalizing an area of Eastern Kentucky, AND have some cool swag to show for it!

The pre-ordering period for our popular 1/4-zip Long Sleeve Pullover ends Monday, November 25th. This is your last weekend to order what could be a GREAT Christmas gift, so order now! ... See more

1 week ago

Dreaming of a white Christmas? Well, it has come early!

Watch as the Union Pacific Railroad 's 4014 makes "tracks" through a ever deeper blanket of snow. Thank you to the U.P. Steam Team for being ... See more

1 week ago
Photos from That Steam Guy's post

Is everyone enjoying the winter images made possible by the Union Pacific Railroad and their Steam Team as much as we are?

These, to us, conjure up thoughts of paintings depicting classic ... See more

2 weeks ago

It is a cold and snowy day for the Union Pacific Railroad Steam Team as they roll through Kansas!

Check out how much snow is accumulating on the locomotive itself!

vid credit: Nex-Tech

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