Zipping through Secaucus en route to Washington, the Acela Express is eyed by the rising Freedom Tower.
Amtrak Acela #2014 blasts through Hamilton Station en route to Philadelphia.
Amtrak Acela led by #2020 flies over the former PRR Bristol station along the Northeast Corridor.
Race you to Newark. Amtrak Acela power car 2004 brings up the rear of train 2110 as it passes NJT ALP-46A 4641 sitting at the Elizabeth station with train 3244 at 1:23 p.m. Both trains are ... (more)
The first Acela southbound carves a path through 2 feet of snow the day after the big 2010 blizzard that threw the mid Atlantic into chaos. Amtrak however kept running, though with fewer trains.
2013 in 2013. For the fourth year in a row, I was able to catch a locomotive that shares a number with the current year on my first day of railfanning in that year. This year, I caught Amtr... (more)
An early afternoon Acela Express heads south (railroad west) out of Newark Penn Station. The Prudential building in downtown Newark can be seen at left, while the flyover at Lane Interlocking is ... (more)
An Acela train is designed for high speed on the NEC. The 102 year old Portal Bridge which crosses over the Hackensack River is not, which sort of defeats the whole purpose of Acela. Although th... (more)
An Northbound Acela races nightfall en route to New York City.
An Acela Express charges past the tower and through Princeton Junction Station on a remarkably beautiful day.
An Amtrak Acela Express train cruises through the Mansfield MBTA station.
An Amtrak Acela Express gleams under a setting sun as it traverses the for PRR stone arch viaduct over the Delaware River en route to Trenton and points North.
The Amtrak Acela: High speed service without ever leaving the ground!
An Acela Express gleams in the morning sun as it traverses the mighty Susquehanna River with Old Glory waving proud on the shore of Havre de Grace.
Goal: 165 MPH!!! Note the long string of arching sparks along the wires of the yet to be rebuilt catenary suspension. Amtrak ran it's Acela Express in a series of high speed... (more)