Signs of spring are slowly arriving in Northern New Jersey. On a cool, windy spring afternoon, Conrail ME-2 has just cleared the Northeast Corridor and shoves up the General Tire lead past the ba... (more)
An evening westbound commuter train departs Edison station at dusk. The signals in the distance are not usually visible during the day, but as darkness falls we can see that this train has an app... (more)
Conrail ME-2 had to make a roundabout move to cross over from track 1 to track 4 after leaving Metuchen Yard on this day. Here the train is seen waiting for a clear signal at EDISON Interlocking ... (more)
Conrail ME-2 makes a quick run on the Northeast Corridor from the National Can Lead (about a mile in the distance) to the General Tire Lead (adjacent to the platform at left). The crew would work... (more)
This four car Conrail local looks like a small ship adrift in the vast "ocean" of rails and catenary that comprise the Northeast Corridor. The ex-Reading Conrail Quality caboose 22137 is no stran... (more)
Conrail ME-2 makes a quick run from the National Can lead in Edison to COUNTY interlocking in New Brunswick where they will get in the clear on the Millstone Running Track. The consist on this su... (more)
A heavily weathered AEM-7 leads the westbound Pennsylvanian through Edison. The consist is nearly invisible as it is obscured by flying snow deposited by an overnight storm. While trains were ru... (more)
A 12-car Arrow III set approaches Edison Station on a sunny Sunday afternoon. A good number of these nearly 36-year old EMUs still ply the rails in New Jersey, despite NJ Transit's apparent prefe... (more)
Timing is everything! A quick, unplanned stop at Edison Station yielded several unusual moves in the span of about a half-hour, including two NJ Transit equipment extras from Morrisville, ... (more)
An NJ Transit equipment move bound for the Atlantic City Line blasts through Edison Station on track 3. Judging by the sound of the diesels, the crew was doing their best to make track speed with... (more)
Conrail on the Corridor: It has been many years since heavy freight traffic has regularly traveled this particular portion of Amtrak's Northeast Corridor. One lingering after-effect of Hurr... (more)
A high-speed friendly wave: the engineer of this weekend-only Richmond, VA bound train must have spotted me on the platform from a distance since I got a "toot and a wave" as he passed thro... (more)
Amtrak 2013 leans into the super-elevated curve at NJT's Edison station as it heads south with an Acela Express trainset destined for the nation's capital late on a cold, windy January afternoon.
Just like 2010 and 2011, my first photo added in 2... (more)
Saturday/Sunday only Northeast Regional train 161 rolls toward Trenton and points south.