Railroad Trivia

15 Questions

Settings
Please wait...
Railroad Quizzes & Trivia

Take this ultimate quiz on railroad. It's pretty difficult so you might need extra time to score a perfect.


Related Topics
Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does the railroad term "Join the Birdies" mean?
    • A. 

      Adding On A Cut Of Cars

    • B. 

      A Train Of Roadrailers

    • C. 

      Jump Off Locomotive Before A Crash

    • D. 

      Retiring Railroad Workers

  • 2. 
    What railroad features the company news magazine, "Thoroughbred Paces"?
    • A. 

      CSX

    • B. 

      Norfolk Southern

    • C. 

      Lamoille Valley

    • D. 

      Union Pacific

  • 3. 
    What railroad is known as the "J"?
    • A. 

      Juniata Terminal

    • B. 

      Jaxport Terminal Railway

    • C. 

      Elgin, Joliet, And Eastern

    • D. 

      Panhandle And Northern

  • 4. 
    What railroad did the Norfolk and Western swallow up in October 1964?
    • A. 

      New York, Ontario, And Western

    • B. 

      Wabash Railroad

    • C. 

      Baltimore And Ohio

    • D. 

      Pittsburgh And Ohio Valley

  • 5. 
    What railroad ran a passenger train called the "Flying Crow"?
    • A. 

      Chicago And Northwestern

    • B. 

      Maine Central

    • C. 

      Kansas City Southern

    • D. 

      Frisco

  • 6. 
    In "The Rock Island Railroad", what were "Energy Saver" and "Pride of Armourdale"?
    • A. 

      Power Slug Locomotives

    • B. 

      Cabooses

    • C. 

      Large Hump Yards

    • D. 

      Rotory Snow Shovels

  • 7. 
    What railroad featured the passenger train, "Iroquois"?
    • A. 

      Santa Fe

    • B. 

      New York Central

    • C. 

      Alaska Railroad

    • D. 

      Frisco

  • 8. 
    Where is the Boone and Scenic Valley Railroad located?
    • A. 

      Virginia

    • B. 

      Kentucky

    • C. 

      Colorado

    • D. 

      Iowa

  • 9. 
    In which state is the Little River Railroad located?
    • A. 

      California

    • B. 

      Arkansas

    • C. 

      Indiana

    • D. 

      Massachusetts

  • 10. 
    What was the name of the first steam engine to pull a passenger train in England?
    • A. 

      Locomotion

    • B. 

      Londoner

    • C. 

      England

    • D. 

      Queen

  • 11. 
    What was Casey Jones' train's final destination on the night of his famous crash?
    • A. 

      Canton, Mississippi

    • B. 

      Memphis, Tennessee

    • C. 

      Chicago, Illinois

    • D. 

      Louisville, Kentucky

  • 12. 
    What railroad dubbed itself "The Standard Railroad of the World"?
    • A. 

      Illinois Central

    • B. 

      Northern Pacific

    • C. 

      New York Central

    • D. 

      Pennsylvania Railroad

  • 13. 
    What railroad featured the passenger train "Twentieth Century Limited"?
    • A. 

      Pennsylvania Railroad

    • B. 

      New York Central

    • C. 

      Erie-Lackawanna

    • D. 

      Milwaukee Road

  • 14. 
    What railroad was dubbed "The Water Level Route"?
    • A. 

      Erie Railroad

    • B. 

      Pennsylvania Railroad

    • C. 

      New Jersey Central

    • D. 

      New York Central

  • 15. 
    What railroad featured as it's top speed passenger train, "The Broadway Limited"?
    • A. 

      Santa Fe

    • B. 

      New York Central

    • C. 

      Illinois Central

    • D. 

      Pennsylvania Railroad