Metra's new Rock Island heritage unit flies under the Rock Island searchlights at 'Interchange' on Christmas Eve.
Closeup on the nose of Metra's recently repainted Rock Island heritage unit no. 425.
The 425 was recently repainted in this quasi-Rock scheme (complete with nose logo!) to honor their retiring... (more)
Franklin Park Railroad Days throwback
Metra MP36 425, painted in a special scheme, backs into the coach yard in Blue Island. This locomotive, named after retiring Metra president Don Orseno, is painted in a special Rock Island inspire... (more)
In a rare mileage trip, a Northstar Commuter train sits at St. Paul Union Depot. The train arrived from Big Lake carrying 1500 passengers to the European Market at the Depot's plaza.
A pair of MP36PH-3C's billow smoke as they accelerate departing the station in Elk River on the North Star Rail line.Locomotives:MNRX 504 MP36PH-3CMNRX XXX MP36PH-3C
Newer MARC power sandwiches a veteran.
Two Metra commuter trains powered by Motive Power Inc. locomotives wait for departure time on the north end of Chicago Union Station, on November 9, 2017.
VRE passenger train passes through downtown Washington DC with US Capitol in the background.
VRE passenger train approaching Crystal City Station. The photo was taken in Long Bridge Park, a popular location for railfanning and plane spotting in Washington DC area.
VRE train 313 departs L'Enfant for Fredericksburg as train 338 from Manassas nears its destination of Washington's Union Station.
An afternoon Northstar races towards its destination of Big Lake.
Metra 419 West departs Chicago Union Station for the suburbs. In the background is the heart of Chicago, where the Chicago River is surrounded by beautiful buildings.
Rail Runner commuter trains laying over.