Sterling Rail, Inc., Rail Road Data and Ozark Mountain Railcar are some of the places where you can purchase real trains and locomotives. These websites provide different locomotives, including steam, electric and diesel engine locomotives.
Sterling rail provides you with all listings of rail cars, locomotives and rail equipment that is available for sale. Each listing offers the locomotive’s engine types, manufacturer details and possible selling price. However, there are some orders in the listings that require you to call or contact the company to get the price. The company deals with classic and modern locomotives and real trains.
As of December 2015, Rail Road Data provides you with over than 5,000 links from which you can locate real trains and locomotives for sale. The site offers a discussion forum where you can gain much-needed information on what type of train or locomotive you would wish to purchase. The categories provided range from top-rated, most popular and search by engine type.
Ozark Mountain Railcar provides locomotive listings complete with detailed specifications, photos and prices. Also, the company offers locomotives and real trains on auction where you have to bid. You can also register on the site and get email notifications on available items and offers.