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FAQ : Welcome to the Frequently Asked Questions section of the RAILlinks.com site. We strongly recommend that you read all of the following frequently asked questions. We have tried our best to answer some of the most important commonly asked questions.


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):

How do I add or suggest a site?
You can add or suggest a new site by clicking on the Add a Site link. You will be given a form to fill out. Please fill out the form completely. Also note that you do not have to be the site owner to suggest a new site. Please use the Search Box at the top of any page to make sure that the site is not already indexed in our links directory. If your site is already listed in the links directory, you don't need to go further. Check by searching for your site by title, or by browsing the appropriate categories. If your site is not listed in our links directory, then please fill out the form and submit it. While suggesting a website, make sure you have selected an appropriate category for it. When submitting that website description, make sure you have used the information from that website in question and not from other links directories.

What do I do if my site relates to more than one category?
You can submit different URL's to different categories as long as each URL address is different. This is good if your website relates to two or more major sections of railroads. Please DO NOT submit every minor sections of your website. Sites that do not follow these instructions will not be accepted in our links directory.

How do I modify existing site details?
You can modify site details by clicking on the Modify a Site link. Please complete the form and submit it. Our link manager will review the new site changes and update it. Please note that it may take several days before site changes are implemented due to heavy workload.

How do I search for a site?
It's easy. Just use the Search Box which is located at the top of each category and also at the bottom of every links page. For a more specific keyword seach, click on the Advanced Search link.

How do I report a broken or dead link?
To report a broken or dead link, click on Report Deadlink which will give you a form to fill out. Please select the error type from error menu. You can also add your comment about the dead link. We appreciate and thank you for your time for reporting any dead link.

What are New Listings?
New Listings are those rail links that have been added to our railroad links directory within the last 14 days. New links are always listed first in the category listings (The only exception is our valued railroad sponsors who are listed first). You will notice a image icon beside the links.

What do those colored icons mean?
Each colored icon has a specific meaning on what they represent. The following details will help you to recognize them quickly :
- New links added to that category.
- New links.
- Popular Links.
- Opens the link into a new window.

What are the popular links?
Popular links are those links that have been visited most from our site. Please note that only the top 2% of all links qualify to be listed as popular links. Popular links are updated daily.

How do I rate/vote a link?
To rate or vote a link click on the Rate/Vote It link. Please note that ratings are updated on a daily basis, and your votes will not show up immediately after submission. We appreciate and thank you for your vote.

What Are Top Rated Links?
Top rated links are those links that have been rated/voted by our frequent visitors. Links are rated on the scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being top.

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