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 weeks ago

Nevada Northern Railway Doubleheader- aboard 40!

2 weeks ago
Union Pacific Railroad

#DONE

A great video by the Union Pacific Railroad!

https://facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=2497655443578671&id=74957963505

Union Pacific celebrated the 150th anniversary of the completion of the transcontinental railroad with thousands of rail fans and history buffs in Ogden, Utah on May 9, 2019. In a recreation of the ... See more

2 weeks ago

Time to get in shape!

Who had seen a shaper operating? We've not prior till today. Join Dave Wantz for a brief explanation.

2 weeks ago

Wanna take a turntable ride? More from Evanston with Nick Hovey

2 weeks ago

4014, I hope this answers the many questions. And, it is doing PHENOMENALLY well.

2 weeks ago
Trains Magazine

For those who didn't see this the other day, a look inside the steam shop! Definitely worth checking out.

https://www.facebook.com/TrainsMagazine/videos/461814817959534/

2 weeks ago

Good Morning, Rawlins! Nick Hovey live on location for X4014

2 weeks ago

On Location with Nick Hovey, east of Hanna, WY

3 weeks ago
Photos from That Steam Guy's post

A very sincere congratulations to the entirety of the Union Pacific Railroad steam crew on a very successful test run. They are a team of skilled craftsmen we look forward to one day meeting, and ... See more

3 weeks ago
The First Pacing Shot Of A Big Boy

Some amazing footage captured by some enthusiastic members of the Next Generation of preservation railroaders. Give there Insta a follow.

There is no other pacing footage captured of this locomotive ... See more

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