With the overly wet winter in Northern California just about over, CDTX 2103, a new Siemens SC-44 awaiting service on the Capital Corridor and San Joaquin lines, sits quietly in the private car st... (more)
CDTX 2101, a new Siemens SC-44 sporting the Amtrak California paint scheme, shoves a cab car out onto the wye and becomes the first unit of its class in the state of California to operate under it... (more)
After a two hour wait, i was able to witness the future of passenger locomotives on a test train between Portland and Seattle. Built in 2016, the "Charger"locomotive was very quiet and p... (more)
The old and the new in focus. Originally opening in 1896, Portland, Oregon's Union Station has hosted a variety of railroads and their interesting motive power over the years, and today, it got a ... (more)
"Siemens Charger at New York Penn" Illinois DOT's brand new Siemens SC-44 "Charger" locomotives takes a rest at New York Penn Station during the height of the rush hour ... (more)
Illinois Department of Transportation Siemens Demonstrator SC-44 # 4604 brings up the markers of an Amtrak/FRA/Siemens test train at Mansfield, MA. This marks the first time a SC-44 has been on Zo... (more)
An eastbound Amtrak test train passes through the PATH's Harrison Station with five Amfleet coaches and the new Siemens SC-44 "Charger" de... (more)
Siemens shows off the new Charger locomotive in Amtrak's 30th Street Station in Philadelphia.
One of the new Chargers destined for Midwestern assignments was a part of this MARC train and is headed for testing on the NEC. Note the yellow wheels and instrumentation cables. This type of lo... (more)
One of the new Chargers destined for Midwestern assignments visits the NEC and is prepped for testing. This type of locomotive has been ordered by several states for passenger service they subsidi... (more)
The Capitol Limited brings the first Siemens Charger SC-44 onto the NEC, IDTX 4604, for testing. This unit will ultimately be based out of Chicago.