As the sun sets on another day along the ex-Southern Pacific coast line, AMTK 90229 leads the southbound Amtrak 1790 south toward Ventura as the train prepares to break away from the coast for the... (more)
Westbound Amtrak San Joaquin train 719 races north between Sandrini and Allensworth with 2 Chargers being tested making for a nice train with the single levels also.
The delivery of two Cascade Chargers caused for Amtrak's northbound Coast Starlight to run with six units yesterday. Since the new Cascades units came off the Southwest Chief a few days ago, it ca... (more)
Spring is coming and the trees are leafing out in the Hudson Valley as Amtrak train 48, the eastbound Lake Shore Limited, glides through Cruegers, NY, behind an F40PH/FL9 pair. The F40 will come o... (more)
As evening comes to the mountain towns of the Western Washington Cascades, so does the eastbound Seattle/Spokane section of the Empire Builder as it wends its way up Stevens Pass. Here it crosses... (more)
Westbound No.14, the Coast Starlight for 5/27/17, has quite a consist. Leading over the Gaviota Trestle are P42DC No.165 and 172 followed by two new Sieman Chargers, No. 1402 and 1404 for Amtrak C... (more)
AMTK 81 leads the California Zephyr out of Denver Union Station and towards the Rocky Mountains. There has been a lot of talk about how a possible reduction in Amtrak funding would impact the Zep... (more)
Empire Service train 256 heads through Ossining with P32AC-DM 709 leading.
ACS-64 #648 leads Keystone Service Train 646 past Edison Station on Track 3 on Good Friday 2017. Visible in the distance is Northeast Regional Train 86, running a few minutes behind schedule.
Here we see Amtrak's Southwest Chief representing Phases III, IV, and V moments prior to knocking down a semaphore signal as it makes its way through Cerrillos, NM.
Acela 2006 sits inside the High Speed Rail building at the Ivy City maintenance facility in Washington DC. This building was constructed just for working on these Acela trainsets - another buildin... (more)
Two of a kind.
Amtrak #5 threads thru Tunnel 29 in the Colorado Rockies. A close look will reveal a few patches of snow from a storm that dropped 20+ inches of snow on this spot, less than a week before....
AMTK 6900 pops out of Tunnel 28 and into the morning light as it descends Santa Susana Pass into Chatsworth for its next scheduled stop.
Dodging shadows on its way into Jack London Square, a morning Amtrak California service makes its ferry move to the Oakland station for boarding.