The profile of a Bombardier Alstom Acela Express Trainset idling at Washington Union Terminal, waiting for an afternoon departure to northeast to Boston.
Work is conducted on a slip switch as two yard moves are made simultaneously. WT is a busy place.
The NS special passes an AEM-7 waiting "up the street" before being added to a northbound train. Photo taken on RR property with permission.
The NS executive train's F7As are no stranger to Washington Terminal. In a previous life they were employed by MARC, the commuter line for Maryland.
The NS executive train eases out of Union Station past K Tower to head up the Amtrak Northeast Corridor with dignitaries aboard. Photo taken on RR property with permission.
Passengers board as final preparations are made to prepare this P42 that just took over from an electric motor to bring this Northeast Regional south of DC
Waiting for a southbound train to bring out of town.
The Capitol Limited reaches its final destination as other P42s are waiting for southbound trains to bring out of town.
An Amtrak Washington Terminal yard conductor gives hand signals to his engineer as they maneuver a diesel through the overbuild of Union Station. The electric motor has already been removed and t... (more)
Amtrak's NEW Veteran's Unit has been unveiled! Here is a shot of the custom, mulit-part, decal that is the centerpiece of this unique livery. The service ribbons (running left to right) encompas... (more)
Two MP36s idle in Union Station as the snow starts to accumulate in late March.
#24 waits for the next train going south, and will take over for the electric motor that brings it in from the north.
K Tower is the nerve center of Washington Terminal and well over a century old and has seen everything from steam to the new MP36 commuter locomotives. Photo taken from the rear of the Capitol Li... (more)
The engineer's view of the spaceship-like Acela; the fastest train in North America.