Metra 614, one of only two currently operating Mera F40C's, storms out of Itasca only seconds after the ICE manifest came through.
Metra's 614 pushes a scoot inbound under an impressive early evening sky.
An F40C goes by in a blur.
They're back! Metra has brought their two F40Cs, 611 and 614 out of storage while several F40PHs are rebuilt. Here, 614 pushes an inbound into Union Station.
An inbound Milwaukee district scoot rolls under the Pennsy signals on a crisp evening.
Preparing for an on-time departure for Fox Lake, the CUS carman takes down their Blue Flag Protection as one of Metra's Diesel Dinosaurs looks on. Recent power shortages due to rebuildings on F40P... (more)
This is one of two Metra's F40C that was recently reactivated and now the second one has also been reactivated. Nice to see back in action.
Metra's 611 pushes a rush-hour inbound by the Zenith water-tower, a famous land-mark of the Elgin line.
When Metra retired its fleet of F40Cs in 2004, it kept two, 611 and 614 in storage should the need for their use ever arise. Five years later, the time has finally come. A reactivated 611 charges ... (more)
Metra 611 leads an express train towards Elgin. Thanks, Brandon!
Metra's 611 highballs through Cragin.
Recently reactivated F40C drags her train west at Grayslake.
Metra 611, one of two remaining F40C motors, is back in action solo, taking a rush hour scoot up the C&M.
From this angle, we can see distinctly the difference in length between the six axle F40C and its four axle cousin. The two Metra F40C units are the last six axle passenger units used in revenue s... (more)