Fort Worth – Tower 55, Texas, USA (Sponsored through August, 2022) | Virtual Railfan LIVE


Started streaming on June 26, 2017

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You are watching a live stream of Tower 55 in Fort Worth, Texas, for people who enjoy watching trains. You are welcome to join our family friendly chat, but keep in mind that there’s a community with rules already established. Please check them out.

Special thanks to member 25NC 3480 for sponsoring this camera through August 31, 2022!

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Tower 55 is located in Fort Worth, Texas. The camera is the SW quadrant of the crossing, mounted on the NE corner of the Morrison Supply Company. There are more than 100 freight trains that travel through here a day – UP, BNSF and FWWR. Amtrak runs two trains daily that pass through here, #21 & 22, the Texas Eagle. You can see the Trinity Railway Express (TRE) line in the background as well.

When’s the next train? Yeah, we get this a lot. You can figure out the next Amtrak passenger train with this handy link:

There’s no schedule for freight trains, but some of our more knowledgeable members will provide real-time information when it’s available. Please refrain from asking.


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