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

A rather impressive and well put together museum, the Pennsylvania Lumber Museum impresses the moment you walk through the doors.

Psst, the have a well preserved Shay.... and another steam powered ... See more

2 weeks ago
Join the Union Pacific Steam Club!

Introducing Union Pacific’s Official Steam Club!

Steam Club members get the latest news and scheduling information about Union Pacific’s legendary steam train program before anyone else. Sign ... See more

Steam Club members get the latest news and scheduling information about Union Pacific’s legendary steam train program! By signing up with your email address you’ll get:

2 weeks ago
Nashville Steam

See you all there!

Don't miss your chance to see a 150-ton steam locomotive rolling through the streets of Nashville! We're scheduled to leave Centennial Park at 7am on Sunday, January 13th weather permitting. There ... See more

2 weeks ago
Kentucky Steam Heritage Corp.

Thanks in part to our almost $100,000 in contributed services, 2018 was quite successful.

More success is ahead for KSHC in 2019!

We had an unprecedented year of achievements in 2018, culminating with the acquisition of property which will become the Kentucky Rail Heritage Center in Ravenna, Kentucky. We would like to thank ... See more

2 weeks ago

While the Knox and Kane may not stop here anymore, this was last a steam railroad and a marvel of engineering. Ladies and gents, the Kinzua Bridge State Park . W/ Nick Hovey Photography

3 weeks ago

What will it look like when Nashville Steam 576 is moved from Nashville's Centennial Olympic Park? A little something like this!

This bridge weighs about 75 tons, or about as much as about 40 ... See more

3 weeks ago
Kentucky Steam Heritage Corp.

The quality of work is phenomenal!

Santa didn’t come down the chimney today...he did, however, send us some pics of an incredible refurbished C&O caboose that will be headed to us in Ravenna this winter. Stay tuned for an official ... See more

3 weeks ago
Photos from That Steam Guy's post

Wishes of a Merry Christmas from the best state side initiatives in steam preservation/heritage rail!

3 weeks ago
Rural Retreat, VA, Train 42, December 24, 1957

May your night be silent, your family warm, and your fire cracklingly bright!

https://youtu.be/fbzAJoW34DM

Train 42 'The Pelican' headed by N&W 4-8-4 Class J No.603 arrives at Rural Retreat, VA eastbound from New Orleans to Washington shortly before 10pm Christmas...

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