RailPictures.Net Photo: AMTK 462 Amtrak EMD F59PHI at Ventura, California by Alex Gillman
 
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Ventura, California, USA (more..)
January 16, 2018
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Amtrak Saves the Day. Tired, frustrated and worried passengers crowd the platform at Ventura as a lengthy Amtrak 769, using three additional coaches and one locomotive from the San Joaquin/Capitol service, pulls into the coastal community for its station work. The overly packed platform, adjacent to the Ventura County Fairgrounds, comes following the closure of US 101 in both direction in Montecito after deadly mudslides poured down the nearby hillside. Even mail shipments returned to Amtrak as FedEx, USPS, UPS and DHL all briefly used the national rail network's trains to ply the miles between the closed freeway until it was reopened after more than a week of being closed.
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The F59PH was EMD's replacement for the F40PH. The F59PHI was the replacement for the F59PH. Now, both models are facing the danger of retirement.
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