Inter City 590 non stop to Basel SBB is leaving Zürich main station in the blue hour at 8.34 PM.
Zürich main station at night, from the end of the platform towards entrance tracks
All is quiet in Sainte-Madeleine...
These Pennsy position lights have seen plenty of sunrises in their day, but every sunrise brings the ultimate sunset just a little bit closer.
As the morning fog begins to burn off, the signals at Miller City begin to become visible.
Little Sparky – A BNSF MOW worker severs a rail on Main #1 at the Train Station in Fullerton California to make way for a 20 foot piece of panel track that will be laid in and bolted in... (more)
An unnumbered Bardon RS1 unloads an aggregate train on the Solite siding along the CSXT (former RF&P) mainline on a beautiful fall morning. This locomotive, former Washington Terminal #50, had be... (more)
Aftermath view of a derailment that took out both mains and a bridge on BNSF's busy Staples Sub early in the morning. It will be a few days until this line is open and running again.
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Its only 10:44 PM but the moon is bright and stars streak across the sky above. Almost 7 minute exposure at f5, ISO 250.
Almost midnight in the mountains and an eastbound Q train is on the approach. On the Cumberland Sub, this is the last pair of bracket masts still standing between Paw Paw and Hancock. Change has... (more)
Being around... Some very old tie plates can be found along the Saint-Jude spur.
A thick fog has rolled in just as the sun begins to rise, while a classic Nickel Plate bracket mast beckons to an eastbound that is still a few miles away.
The Wellington control tower was shut down in 2000 after 57 years of service, its control panel was saved by Exporail and mounted on a display this year for all to see. The single console used to ... (more)
All reds on the C&O... Unfortunately the remaining C&O signals will soon be down and gone. The cantilever guarding the diamonds is already history.
The founder and owner of the Orford Express, conductor Donald Thompson, is part of the crew on every trip.