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Rail Threads by Creative Zest is a unique brand of clothing for train enthusiasts and railfans. Our railroad shirt designs are original and well-crafted. Some help you stand out from the crowd while others are more discreet. Either way, we help you Express Your Inner Train Geek.

Rail Threads Apparel by Creative Zest

Express Your Inner Train Geek.

Train and railroad-themed shirts featuring unique designs—created and printed in the U.S.A.

Unique Train Shirt Designs.

We have a passion for trains and railroading and we want to share our unique designs with like-minded people. It's our mission to offer top quality products to train enthusiasts and to spark interest in railroading with others. Learn more about us and why we promote railroading and model railroading the way we do.

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What Our Customers Say.

"I cannot be more pleased with the service I received from you. The accommodations made for the order and delivery to Canada was unheard of. We are very impressed with your customer service and also the quality of the T-shirts.
Diane G. from Cannington, Ontario

"Awesome REEFER! I really like this t-shirt. It's comfortable, had minimal shrinkage, and constructed well (i.e., double-stitching). And I love the custom print inside the shirt. It tag-less, so no irritation on the back of my neck from a piece of paper. Finally, it's a great conversation starter. If you get a speeding ticket while wearing this shirt, get ready to talk about refrigerated rail cars!
Kevin S. from Phoenix, AZ

"Great T-shirt — I ordered the steam Locomotive Drive Wheel one and received it the next week. Love the shirt. Thanks for a great product!"

"Nice shirt, good fit for a medium size and no heavy ink transfer. The shirt feels good to wear."
Rich from Whittier, CA

Train shirts from Creative Zest feature railroad-themed designs that are contemporary and unique. These graphic tees make bold statements and allow train enthusiasts to express their individuality while identifying with the rich history of railroading. Our T-shirts feature rolling stock, steam locomotives, and seldom-seen trains from other countries. Our specialty is designing train shirts with a fresh perspective.

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In addition to the unique train shirt designs we feature, our shirts stand above other brands because we don’t sacrifice quality to make a profit. All of our T-shirts are made from heavyweight cotton and are built to last. Other railroad shirts on the market are often made from lightweight materials that don’t stand up well to repeated use. Our T-shirts will last longer and become more comfortable as they are worn. And, you will find that the form and fit of these garments allow for comfortable movement.

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Our selection of railroad shirts is constantly growing. We also have a line of model railroading shirts to supplement our selection of train tees. The unique variety of shirt designs is another thing that sets us apart from other brands. Life is too short to settle for mundane and uninteresting styles.

Our mission is to create products that train enthusiasts would love to have, so it’s important that we know what excites them and how they want to share their enthusiasm with others. Express Your Inner Train Geek is more than a tagline—It’s a call to proudly show one’s passion for the great world of railroading.

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Train Themed Gift Ideas

Why do our train shirts make the best gifts? Because they are unique and high quality railroad-themed styles that you won’t find anywhere else. We offer a wide range of sizes and have designs that come in several different colors too. They are the perfect gifts for train lovers. Your friends and loved ones won’t be disappointed!

We have a selection of train themed gift ideas that will please any railroad enthusiast.

In addition, we have assembled a collection of train shirts for those that want a casual, classy look when they're out on the town. We call it Train Geek Chic.

Need Suggestions?

Funny Train Shirts

Looking for something humorous? We offer a selection of funny train shirts at affordable prices. Try the Original Reefer for a cleverly designed graphic T-shirt celebrating the history of refrigerated rail cars, or one of our popular Appropriate For All Ages shirts for model railroaders in scales HO, N, Z, O, S and G. There’s also Death Before Diesel, One Chuff At A Time, and Garden Railroading – Yes, It’s A Thing designs that are in stock and ready to ship.