The 454 puts out a little more smoke than usual and the engine screams in protest at the engineer's request that it shove 10 California cars and a sister Surfliner F59 up the grade out of Solana B... (more)
Locomotive 454 is pointed the wrong way when compared to train 590's consist next to it... Looking carefully (or clicking here) you... (more)
Detail of AMTK 454's windshield. Pacific Surfliner 784 was hit by a brick somewhere between Anaheim and Santa Ana while on its way to San Diego. The train made a rare move up the Olive Sub to wy... (more)
AMTK 454 makes a regular stop at the Fullerton Amtrak Station as BNSF 4969 passes by on track 2.
Mechanics finish hooking up the brake lines between the 454 and the Cyrus K Holliday. In just a moment the 454 will shove the PV through the Washington street wye, then put it into a storage sidi... (more)
A southbound Surfliner blasts through Commerce California
595 prepares for the highball soon after the last rays of sun escaped for the night.
A southbound Surfliner train approaches the stop at Glendale as it passes CP Currier on the Metrolink Valley-Ventura Sub.
A southbound Amtrak "Pacific Surfliner" heading to San Diego meets two BNSF westbound trains waiting to head to Los Angeles. BNSF 2277 leads the B-LACLAC5-01 on the left with BNSF 5485 is on the ... (more)
Amtrak 454 pulls a morning northbound Surfliner on the former Southern Pacific Coast line, having just exited the 7369' Tunnel No. 26.
The engineer won't have to look at the sun much longer; after Van Nuys he'll likely be using the full headlights all the way up through Santa Barbara to Goleta.
Southbound Amtrak Surfliner 774 runs along the Pacific near Ventura, with the cabcar leading. Beyond the Pacific Coast Highway overpass is Emma Wood State Beach.