is creating a website for train enthusiasts and rail travelers




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TrainWeb has been providing photos, reports, information, and web hosting for the train enthusiast and passenger rail travel community since 1996. We'd greatly appreciate your help in covering our web hosting costs so that we can continue providing to the train enthusiast community. Hundreds of people continue to entertain and educate the train enthusiast community through the free web hosting of train related websites provided by TrainWeb. This effort has always been a labor of love. TrainWeb has never derived a profit from these web hosting activities and has never had any paid employees.

TrainWeb was founded in 1996 by Ray Burns, Shivam Surve, and myself, Steve Grande. Ray Burns passed away a few years ago but his rail travel reports, photos, and other contributions will always remain an integral part of TrainWeb. Shivam returned to his home in India. Though no longer a member of TrainWeb, he still volunteers to provide technical support on those rare occasions when needed. TrainWeb is now pretty much run by myself, Steve Grande, and my wife, Barbara Cepinko, along with the part-time volunteer effort of a few others.

By becoming a patron of TrainWeb you will greatly help us in keeping this effort alive and growing. Thank you in advance!

P.S. TrainWeb has a few "sister" websites with a similar format that provide information, photos and reports related to cruise travel ( and other travel (, Tesla electric vehicles (, and the like. If you were directed to this page to become a Patron, this is the right place! We use the same web servers to host all of these volunteer web sites. None of these websites generate any profit beyond the cost to cover web hosting and internet access. However, we are not an IRS 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and contributions are not tax-deductible. But, your patronage is still greatly appreciated and needed to keep these web sites available.
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