It's around 3AM, and this AEM-7AC has been added to a Northeast Regional consist. The train has been worked up by the mechanical team and will be ready to head up the road.
The Crescent departs Washington DC after having a duo of P42s swapped for this AEM-7 to bring it up the corridor.
From an opposing HHP8, an AEM-7 is seen in the shop. Photo taken with permission.
It's around 3AM, all is quiet, and train 150 (right) sits along side a sister regional train. This train is the first departure of the day out of Washington. The Terminal takes on an entirely di... (more)
The Vermonter rests in Union Station after discharging all passengers before being brought to the yard.
The outbound power for train 66 makes its way into the station past K Tower. The white strobes on this AEM-7 make an interesting dotted pattern in this time exposure.
Ever seen a ghost AEM-7? Photo taken on RR property with permission.
The Phase IV scheme really enhanced the foreign looks of these meatballs. Photo taken on RR property with permission.
A southbound Northeast Regional races through Princeton Junction at 125 MPH on Track 3, while NJ Transit train 3937 rolls into the station on Track 4, led by Bombardier Multilevel cab 7020.
An Amtrak AEM-7 brings a triplet of Viewliners within it's 11 car consist over the Bush River Bridge in Maryland.
A-10 Warthogs scream overhead, Amtrak electrics whiz past, and the sun pops out making this morning trackside very entertaining!
An AEM-7 rests before being added to another train to head back north.
Last light casts rich colors as an Amtrak Northeast Regional whisks travelers toward the nations capital.
An Amtrak toaster thunders over the majestic Susquehanna River Bridge in Maryland.