Michigan Service to Grand Rapids departs Chicago.
A new Siemens Charger leads a 3 hour late Carl Sandburg into Galesburg. One of the cars on 381 suffered an axle burnout out of Chicago, forcing the train to set it out at Downers Grove, thus causi... (more)
A brand new Charger brings up the rear of this Eastbound Amtrak as it passes the start of double track at West Bakersfield.
Amtrak 391, the Saluki, races south at Ludlow, IL, with four baggage cars and three Superliner coaches.
IDOT Charger 4612 arrives into Plano with the westbound Illinois Zephyr.
"MARC Charger Test Train at Folcroft"
Two of MARC's brand new Siemens SC-44 Charger's lead a test train north past SEPTA's Folcroft Station on their way to 30th Street Philadelph... (more)
"MARC Charger Test Train at 30th Street"
Two of MARC's brand new Siemens SC-44 Charger's lead a test train south out of Amtrak's 30th Street Station on their way to back to Washi... (more)
The 4th and final test run of MARC's newest passenger engines approaches the Amtrak station area in Wilmington, DE on a brisk January morning. Today's run is the second day of Washington D.C. to P... (more)
On January 17, Maryland commuter railroad MARC ran a test train of its two brand new Siemens Chargers on Amtrak's Northeast Corridor. SC-44 80 and 81 roll into Wilmington, Delaware with train 802 ... (more)
To test their new Charger locomotives. MARC ran a test train from Washington DC all the way to Philadelphia, PA. A rare move since MARC train only run (Currently) as far North as Perryville, MD. H... (more)
A new IDOT Charger leads a late Carl Sandburg west into Galesburg.
Something old, something new... The last Hiawatha of the night departs the Windy City as it passes under the last stand of Pennsy position lights in Chicago with a new SC-44 doing the honors.
IDTX 4616 leads a extra Carl Sandburg west through Clarendon Hills
Amtrak's southbound "Saluki" passes under the signal bridge protecting the north side of Du Quoin, IL. Leading this train was one of Amtrak's new Siemens SC-44s. While maybe more effic... (more)
New power is taking over the Capital Corridor trains. Merry Christmas!