New locomotive on test train at the 1906 Philadelphia & Reading passenger station.
New locomotive being tested.
The first movement of the Chessie Steam Special, a ferry move to Philadelphia and Baltimore, has come to a halt in Lansdale, Pennsylvania. If I recall correctly, the 2101 had an overheated ... (more)
Inbound train to Center City Philadelphia makes a quick stop at the Lansdale Transportation Center.
Former Canadian National GP9 sits in Lansdale Yard out of service with a boarded up engineers side window.
Passengers detrain from an afternoon local at the Lansdale station.
One could usually find a small assortment of Conrail locomotives assigned to local service in the yard in Lansdale, Pennsylvania. The assortment was dominated by 1500 horsepower unite in the form ... (more)
The clock on the station platform clock indicates that it’s shortly after noon in Lansdale, Pennsylvania. An MU train that arrived from Philadelphia is now waiting to return as an off-peak afterno... (more)
Rush hour is over and trains less important to the commuting public stand by SEPTA’s station in Lansdale, Pennsylvania. On the right is an MU train that has arrived from Philadelphia, and now is w... (more)
Reading Lines RR EMD SW1500's numbered 2750-2770. (2761-2770 with Flexicoil trucks). The first batch 2750-2760 with AAR switcher trucks.
Amtrak Service to Lansdale, Pennsylvania
Before taking delivery of seven AEM7’s, SEPTA wanted to test one of the electrics on the Reading side of its service, to see if that electr... (more)
An assortment of PNRR units sit idle in the small yard at Lansdale. PNRR 8211 C39-8 (ex-CR 6017) and PNRR 7210 GP9RM (ex-CN 7210) are visible. The GP9 is not in service.
A Doylestown-bound train departs Lansdale with a five car set of Silverliner IV EMUs.
A Center City-bound train departs Lansdale with a four car set of Silverliner IV EMUs. This train originated in Doylestown at the northern end of the line.
My dad lived in Doylestown when he was nursery school age. My dad was also a HUGE Reading fan. Kind of nostalgic for me, even though this set of MUs is 1970s vintage, to know this train is taking ... (more)