During Amtrak's busiest day of the year, we see NJT 1491 pulling what would normally be a Regional past Newark Station.
Amtrak 905 passes the local Septa train heading South toward Maryland. The Septa train will head back North. Shortly afterward NS 904 will head onto the NEC to get into the NS yard for a recrew.
You never know what you may encounter in the wilds of Delaware. Here, an Acela Express cruises over a tributary of the Christiana Marsh like a ground hugging missile.
An Acela Express blasts through Newark passing it's restored station which was originally built by the Philadelphia, Wilmington and Baltimore Railroad 1877. The station is now a museum but it's p... (more)
AMTK KP-701 sits on the NEC at Davis Interlocking, waiting for permission to enter Norfolk Southern's Delmarva Secondary.While a Northbound Northeast Regional train passes on the adjacent track.
onrail (NS) 5300 heads up the NEC, through Newark Station, towards Chrysler yard. A rare catch indeed, and my first time railfanning the Delmarva.
Northbound Acela passes by the old Chrysler plant in the first snow of the season in Delaware.
Busy afternoon at Newark - three trains at once - the Amtrak work train, an NS local with CR caboose, and the Septa local.
As the shop train waits, a southbound with 657 leading passes on track 3, and the Septa local approaches in the distance.
Daily Wilmington-Bear shop train pauses at Davis interlocking, waiting for a signal to go back north.
As evening settles, a northbound regional train passes Davis Tower in Newark, DE.
577 brings up the rear of a tie train running at low speed on the local track. The ties were being run up to the Keystone Corridor for installation as part of the corridor rehabilitation project.
The Crescent, behind two AEM7's, meets an ACELA.
Corridor Contrasts: Classic Pennsylvania RR Station and today's sleek ACELA. Note northbound Crescent in the distance.