Amtrak 51 Cardinal departs Charlottesville, VA.
NS 6583 leads a loaded pipe train southbound through Charlottesville, VA. 01.12.08
In a rare sight, Amtrak train 51 departs Charlottesville while train 50 sits on the middle depot track waiting to make a reverse move and then pull back into the station on the mainline. Both trai... (more)
Amtrak Cardinal train 51 at Charlottesville.
Engineer Carroll Turner steps out of the cab to get some fresh air while stopped at Charlottesville.
Amtrak Cardinal train 51 makes it's tri-weekly station stop at Charlottesville while the Buckingham Branch local job with BB 3 passes on the middle depot track.
A westbound coal train slowly enters Charlottesville, without sounding its horn. I assume Charlottesville has restrictions as (unfortunately) many towns do now. While the crew might refer to this ... (more)
NS I4R, a second section of 24R lets out a small GE cloud of smoke and gets back underway after being held up at the diamond by CSX E646-28 and his 150+ hoppers cars.
Virginia Autumn Flyer excursion train
The southbound Virginia Autumn Flyer excursion train prepares to depart Charlottesville,VA for the return trip to Spencer, NC. The trip was presented by Amtrak, The North Carolina Transportation M... (more)
Amtrak locomotive 144 on Amtrak Cardinal train 51 at Charlottesville.
The westbound Amtrak Cardinal stopped in front of the former Southern Railway train station at Charlottesville. The building is now occupied by Wild Wing Cafe.