It's a brassy hot June afternoon, and Acela Trainset No. 8 (accepted in January, 2001) has reduced its speed to 90 mph for the Susquehanna River crossing.
Crowded Field at Princeton Junction: Power car #2014 leads Acela Express Train 2251 past a maintenance of way equipment and a single Arrow III car parked on opposite sides at Princeton Jun... (more)
Eastbound Acela Train # 2154 passes through the industrial borough of Marcus Hook. Despite the oil refineries that dominate this community, it is not a bad place to live.
An Acela awaits maintenance at Amtrak's Ivy City facility.
While waiting for a SEPTA commuter train, I "happened" to catch a northbound Acela fly past on the express track through Tacony, in Northeast Philadelphia. No doubt, passengers on the A... (more)
Amtrak's Acela Express rounds a bend in Iselin, NJ just ahead of Metropark station. Metropark station is rather interesting as this curve continues on through the station. A view from the south ... (more)
The winter of 2015 has not been kind to the Northeast Corridor, with record-setting snowfall in New England and a steady stream of smaller storms effecting the mid-section of the NEC. This day wa... (more)
Southbound Acela flies through the Rahway Station.
Exiting the B&P Tunnel on its way into the station.
Amtrak Acela #2014 flies past the tower at Princeton Junction en route to Philadelphia and points South.
Amtrak Acela #2014 blasts through Hamilton Station en route to Philadelphia.
A few fishermen find a tranquil place on the Delaware River as late evening commuter passengers wrap up another long day with a late night commute home.
On a beautiful spring evening, an Amtrak ACELA thunders over the Susquehanna River bridge southbound to Baltimore and Washington DC. I have been most fortunate to ride this train, perhaps these ve... (more)