FEC 226 in St. Augustine, a mix of GE and EMD power.
All Aboard Florida is coming! The bold passenger train venture is requiring double tracking of the FEC West Palm to Miami. This is the first of a number of rail trains.
New York and Atlantic Railway's road switcher hustles through Floral Park. The NYA now handles all freight on the LIRR.
After overtaking a Ronkonkhoma bound M7 set, a DE30 powers a service bound for eastern Long Island. On the LIRR conductors still punch paper tickets.
A DE30 powers a service from far eastern Long Island through Floral Park. The DE30AC is a dual mode locomotive allowing services beyond the 3rd rail territory or using 3rd rail in the tunnel.
West Side Yard is used for storage of LIRR trains. However new development will cover the entire yard by 2016 making this view impossible.
Every type of passenger train on the LIRR can be seen here in this photo. Older M3's blast toward NY Penn as a DE30 set and an M7 race eastward.
One of LIRR's unique DE30's shoves commuters towards the city. The dual mode DE30 can operate on 3rd rail or diesel on the non electrified territory and branches.
M7's race each other inbound on the "route of the dashing commuter". The unique position light signals are still in use on the busy LIRR.
The New York and Atlantic's "RS40" returns west ahead of the LIRR rush hour with two GP38-2's roaring through Mineola.
The LIRR has always fascinated me. A commuter line that wants to be a rapid transit line or the other way around. Mineola is one of those classic scenes on the Long Island RR.
A set of M3's hustles towards Gotham with the mornings commuter rush. These will be retired by 2019 when the new M9's come online.
The massive Grand Central Terminal. GCT is served by Metro North with routes north and east out of New York City.
An old M3 hustles through Floral Park. These cars will be retired by 2019 and were the last rail cars made by Budd.
An outbound M7 set passes a MP15 east of Jamiaca Station, while another set of M7's arrives.