A hour before UP844 rolls down the street, we see Amtrak 525 cruise south with the CDTX 2051 leading the way.
"San Joaquins" pushing towards Bakersfield. Note connecting buses waiting to depart at left.
Amtrak's Operation Lifesaver locomotives rockets northward along the coast in Del Mar. This area of the Surf Line has the highest concentration of pedestrian traffic on the tracks, which are used ... (more)
A "Pacific Surfliner" races along a right-of-way adorned with spring flowers on a "perfect" early April afternoon.
A northbound Capitol Service train passes by the Navy's mothball fleet in Suisun Bay.
Amtrak 741 rumbles by passing an abandoned dock in the marshlands of Alviso on a wonderful, warm Spring evening.
Note the first car in this train is a former Amtrak Superliner that was refurbished and put into Capitol service.
Fellow RP'er John Ryan tries to prevent himself from falling down the edge at Pinole as he photographs a Westbound San Joaquin skirting the San Pablo Bay.
Amtrak 736 rolls North at trackspeed, passing a beautiful Mustard field. Also, note, the center window on the locomotive was shattered earlier in the day by a brick, and is now being held together... (more)
CDTX 2006 leads the San Jose-bound Train 737 around the curves of the Cal-P, skirting a low tide in the San Francisco Bay.
Amtrak 536 to Auburn gets a shove from the CDTX 2009 out of Emeryville under beautiful post-storm skies.
A kiss before parting: a young couple shares a goodbye before one of them boards Amtrak 742 for Sacramento at the classic ex-SP passenger station at San Jose.
Amtrak 702 to Bakersfield rolls along East at 79MPH while the passengers enjoy the sunrise over the San Joaquin Valley.
Amtrak #715 rolls West into the setting sun. In seconds it'll slam the diamonds and make it's Stockton station stop.