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.

1 week ago
Nashville Steam

What began 5 years ago as Shane and I first performed evaluations of the locomotive, is now past its second step.

The first was getting a lease on the locomotive from the city.

Many meetings, ... See more

We have arrived! Nashville Steam would like to extend our thanks and extreme gratitude to CSX and R. J. Corman Railroad Group-Nashville & Eastern RR for their assistance and support in transporting ... See more

1 week ago

What a monumental achievement, and what a reward to all those with Nashville Steam (including me) to have the 576 sitting beside Nashville Union Station Hotel on its way to restoration!

1 week ago
Nashville Steam

Not since when has one of these been at the station in Nashville?

Tomorrow’s the big day! We would like to thank our friends and partners at CSX Transportation for their extreme generosity in making this event possible. No. 576 is expected to arrive at Union ... See more

2 weeks ago
Steven

These were once steam! Who has ever seen a rotary operating?

Rotary at work on Donner Summit!

2 weeks ago
Nashville Steam

During the 60+ years the 576 languished in the park, the entirety of the buffer assembly (the blocks in the middle, where the locomotive and tender are in contact) deteriorated dramatically due to ... See more

Reunited, and it feels so good...
#StripeHype

2 weeks ago
Kentucky Steam Heritage Corp.

Had no idea my goofy response would basically begin the video.... Hilarious!

On February 23, 2019, the Kentucky Steam Heritage Corp. volunteer team assembled at the The Kentucky Railway Museum for a Saturday work session on C&O 2716. During the session, the team prepped the ... See more

3 weeks ago
Kentucky Steam Heritage Corp.

Yet another way you can support the restoration of C&O 2716!

Shane Wilson, President of ScaleTrains.com, joined us at the World's Greatest Hobby Show in Novi, Michigan to celebrate the release of the company's incredible HO Scale CSX no. 3440. The 1:1 scale ... See more

3 weeks ago
Kentucky Steam Heritage Corp.

Work continues on C&O 2716 in New Haven, Kentucky. Big things are on the horizon in 2019!

On February 23, 2019, the Kentucky Steam Heritage Corp. volunteer team assembled at the The Kentucky Railway Museum for a Saturday work session on C&O 2716. During the session, the team prepped the ... See more

4 weeks ago
Photos from That Steam Guy's post

That *younger* Steam Guy.

From when Jason and his team at the Southeastern Railway Museum cared for the ex Army 5050, then ex Georgia Power #97.

Images circa 2001

1 month ago
Kentucky Steam Heritage Corp.

Was a great day with the Railcats!

Major work continues at the Kentucky Rail Heritage Center. Thanks to major contributions by volunteers, nearly 15 acres of trees and brush has been cleared in preparation for rail to be run back to ... See more

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