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 month ago

Sometimes life is a bore. Or at the least, boring.... but in a fun way!

Tune in tomorrow A.M. for a live stream with the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad 's C&O 1309. The first mainline compound ... See more

1 month ago
Kentucky Steam Heritage Corp.

Another ever so generous gesture on the part of CSX!

It’s been well publicized that CSX is generously sponsoring the 3-day sojourn of historic locomotive C&O 2716 from The Kentucky Railway Museum to Ravenna, Kentucky this July 26-28. But, they’ve ... See more

1 month ago
Kentucky Steam Heritage Corp.

Coming soon!

On July 27th, the city of Midway, Kentucky and Midway Renaissance, will be sponsoring Midway Heritage Day, a train-themed festival to honor the city’s heritage, as well as to celebrate the arrival ... See more

1 month ago

Have you ever seen a hard grease gun utilized? Tune in and check it out.

We, and everyone with the Kentucky Steam Heritage Corp., would like to thank the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad, and ... See more

1 month ago
Kentucky Steam Heritage Corp.

What have we been up to? Let's have a look!

That Steam Guy gives an overview of the 2716's bearing inspections and rod work preparatory of the locomotives movement over CSX and the R. J. Corman ... See more

We are live at The Kentucky Railway Museum preparing the 2716 for moving later this summer on July 26-28. For more info visit www.heritagehighball.com

1 month ago
That Steam Guy

A positioning move to facilitate the rod removal of the C&O 2716, preparatory of the upcoming July move to Irvine, KY, home of the Kentucky Steam Heritage Corp..

Tickets to ride a portion of the ... See more

2 months ago
Photos from That Steam Guy's post

With all of the hype about the Union Pacific Railroad Big Boy, the debut of another locomotive was largely overlooked.

I give you, the "Littlest Boy"! This locomotive, the J&L Narrow Gauge ... See more

2 months ago
Union Pacific Railroad

This, THIS is corporate PR!

Union Pacific Railroad raising the bar!

Union Pacific's newly restored steam locomotive Big Boy #UP4014 traveled to Ogden to mark the 150th anniversary of the transcontinental railroad's completion on May 9, 2019.

2 months ago

In Cumberland today working on Project 1309.

2 months ago

A tour of the Nevada State Railroad Museum, Carson City with Supervisor of Restorations, Christopher De Witt

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