I’ve compiled the most comprehensive live railroad cameras directory, also known as railway cameras or railcams.
If you search online today, you will find all these rail cams spread all over, or the ones in one place are outdated, many not working anymore.
So I decided to put together the most detailed live railroad cameras directory in the world, yes that’s right.
I will personally check and update the list, but if you are aware of any that I haven’t mentioned, or if the cameras are out of use, please let me know.
Railway cameras will show live, train passenger, freight trains and transit systems, everywhere in the world. From the United States to Russia. I will also make a special section with locomotive view cameras, see the world through the eyes of an engineer.
Let’s start with the directory of the US railroad cameras.
U.S Railroad Cameras (Railcam)
Missouri Railroad Cameras
La Plata, Missouri, USA Railcam – this camera provides live video and audio of La Plata, a city in Missouri. La Plata station provides passenger train service east to Chicago and west to Los Angeles on AmTrak Southwest Chief.
Santa Fe Junction Railroad Camera – provides live video and audio of Santa Fe Junction in Kansas City, Missouri. Santa Fe Junction is the busiest interlock in the U.S with BNSF’s Transcon, Coal Route, UP Main Line, and Interchange Traffic. Stream two here.
Doc’s Caboose Railroad Cam – provides live video stream of a railroad in Kansas City, Missouri. Here is the East View camera.
Pennsylvania Railroad Cameras
Horseshoe Curve Railroad Camera – this camera provides a live stream of the famous Horseshoe Curve in Altoona, PA. Horseshoe Curve is a three-track railroad on Norfolk Southern Railway’s Pittsburgh Line in Blair County. This was the railroad Curve targeted by the Nazi in the World War II.
Strasburg Railroad Camera – provides live video of a railroad in Strasburg, Pennsylvania.
Paradise Railroad Camera – provides live video of a railroad in Paradise, Pennsylvania.
Cresson Railroad Camera – provides video streaming live for a railroad in Cresson, Pennsylvania.
Fallston Railroad Camera – provides video streaming for a railroad in Fallston, PA
New Galilee Railroad Camera – great railroad live camera in Galilee, Pennsylvania.
Indiana Railroad Cameras
Chesterton Railroad Camera – provides live video of a railroad in Chesterton, Indiana.
Elkhart Railroad Cams – provide live video of a railroad in Elkhart, Indiana. Stream from the East here
Virginia Railroad Cameras
Ashland Railroad Camera – provides a live stream of a railroad track in Ashland, Virginia. There are three cameras active, South and the 360 degrees.
California Railroad Cameras
Cajon Pass Railroad Cam – provides live video of a railroad in Cajon Pass, Hesperia in California. Watch the beautiful west views here .
San Juan Capistrano Railroad Cam – provides a live video and audio stream of a train station in San Juan Capistrano, California.
Barstow Railroad Camera – provides live audio and video stream of a railroad in Barstow, California, try the east camera as well.
Wisconsin Railroad Cameras
Waupaca Railroad Camera – provides live video and audio stream of a railroad in Waupaca, Wisconsin. East camera is here.
Florida Railroad Cameras
Plant City Railroad Cam – provides live video and audio stream of a railroad intersection in Plant City, Florida.
Tennessee Railroad Cameras
Jonesborough Railroad Camera – provides a live stream of audio and video of a railroad track in Jonesborough, Tennessee.
Arkansas Railroad Cameras
Texarkana Railroad Camera – provides a live audio and video stream in Texarkana, Arkansas.
Arizona Railroad Cameras
Flagstaff Railroad Cam– provides a great view of a railroad track in Flagstaff, Arizona. Here you can watch the West cam.
Ohio Railroad Cameras
Delaware Ohio Railroad WebCam – provides live video for the Delaware, Ohio Railroad.
Deshler Railroad Cam – provides live audio and video of a railroad track in Deshler, Ohio. You can watch it using a 360 camera as well.
Nebraska Railroad Cameras
Kearney Railroad Camera – provides audio and video stream of a railroad in Kearney, Nebraska.
Bailey Yard Web Cam provides non-stop live video of Bailey Yard in Nebraska both East & West.
Washington State Railroad Cameras
Chehalis Railroad Camera provides live video of the Chehalis Railroad in Washington State.
Skykomish Railroad Camera – provides a live video stream of a railroad track in Skykomish, Washington.
New Mexico Railroad Cameras
Belen Railroad – provides live video feed in Belen, New Mexico.
Chama Railroad Webcam – provides live video of Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad in Chama, New Mexico.
Kentucky Railroad Cameras
La Grange Railroad Camera – provides a live audio/video stream of a railroad in La Grange, Kentucky.
New York Railroad Cameras
Willis Avenue Bridge Cam offers live video steam of the Wills Avenue Bridge, carrying trains over Harlem River, located in New York.
Pulaski Railroad Cam provides live video of a railroad in Pulaski, NY. – Paid membership required.
Railcam Frequently Asked Questions
What Is A Railcam?
Railcam is the term used to describe a Railroad Camera. It literally is a camera with the sole purpose of recording trains and railroads.
Do You Have to Pay to Watch a Railcam?
Some are free and some businesses offer a subscription-type model to view their cameras. I always search YouTube first to see if there is a free option.
Do Railcams Move or Art They Fixed?
Rail cams are often fixed with the ability to turn in set directions eg left and right.
Can Railcams Zoom In & Out?
Yes, they can, but this normally depends on the camera operator and if they see something that they want to look further into.
Do Railcams Work & Night?
Absolutely, railroad cameras are working 24/7 which is the great thing about them. Sure sometimes the viewing is not perfect, you are able to look at trains and tracks at all times. I particularly like the sunsets.
More webcams are coming soon, enjoy!