Having stopped at the L'Enfant station, the southbound VRE Express takes its charges back to the suburbs. The cherry trees signify the arrival of spring. These blossoms aren't the famous ones, but... (more)
"Another Day, Another GP39H-2":
Crewman reporting for duty on MARC GP39H-2 74 at Washington Union Station in the afternoon of March 14, 1988. His train will likely operate over MARC’s “... (more)
Orange line train pulls into Federal Triangle on a slow Saturday on the Metro.
Amtrak has made great strides in recent times by improving travel options for its customers, including expanding its bike program. A bicycle friendly Superliner I Coach/Baggage, Viewliner II Bagga... (more)
Passengers disembarking from the "Midday Congressional" from New York
A southbound manifest freight rumbles through DC as the Cherry Blossoms signal the arrival of Spring.
A harnessed Amtrak employee stands atop an ACS-64, changing the HVAC filter at the Ivy City Maintenance Facility.
A hippo soaks up the little bit of winter sun offered between the sheets of clouds outside Washington Union Station.
The Washington section of Amtrak's "Broadway Limited", almost to its destination
Truly inspiring life experiences like this don't come along too often, but this day was one of those days for me. I had the distinct privilege of meeting a little boy who loved trains so much he w... (more)
For the second time since the AEM-7 farewell, the 642 and 42 (electric and diesel-electric) Veterans units are nose to nose. they were being worked up to run on the 2016 Autumn Express.
That all wet and fresh out of the shower look.
A P42 comes down off the pit at Ivy City to await a train it will take out of town southbound.
A new era. The interior of the first Viewliner II Diner to enter revenue service is a welcome, warm and contemporary atmosphere. These cars will ultimately replace the last of the Heritage... (more)
Viewliner I vs Viewliner II. On the left is Viewliner II Diner #68001, and on the right is Viewliner I Sleeper 62017. Viewliner II cars have subtle body changes, including a smooth seam in... (more)