In a scene that reminds me somewhat of the opening of Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood, this Pacific Surfliner navigates through downtown San Diego on its way into the station.
Amtrak's Pacific Surfliner motive power mainstay, the F59PHIs, are preparing to be phased out in favor of new Siemens Charger locomotives. Opportunities like this will become less common and then ... (more)
A Pacific Surfliner occupies a crossing in downtown San Diego at sunset.
A Pacific Surfliner train rests in the San Diego station.
Leaning in to the curve just west of the Buena Park Metrolink station, Amtrak F59PHI #450 leads its southbound Pacific Surfliner train towards San Diego.
Back in the Saddle Cab AgainIn March of 1973, a few friends and I were fortunate enough to get into the cab of a S... (more)
The Shortest Pacific Surfliner Ever?Sitting on one of the whiskers around the turntable at Amtrak’s Redondo Junction engine facility, located in Los Angeles, is F59PHI 458 an... (more)
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner 777 races north across 75-foot-tall, 541-foot-long Arroyo Hondo Creek trestle on it's way to San Luis Obispo.
An Amtrak Pacific Surfliner passes through Emma Wood State Beach.
Photo from the series Railroad: Amtrak CaliforniaLocomotive: EMD F59PHLocation: Ventura, California, USALocomotive #: AMTK 458Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: March 02, 2016
Surfliner Station Stop - A southbound Amtrak train pulls into the platform at Fullerton to pick up passengers.
Amtrak 768, running about 30 minutes late, makes it's way along the scenic Del Mar Cliffs en route to San Diego.
As a late autumn storm moves in, one of Amtrak's popular Pacific Surfliner trains passes through Orange, California, on the last day of November 2014. F59PHI 458 was recently overhauled an... (more)
The northbound 567 train heads through the Del Mar Beach area as it is about to meet a late running 562 at a siding just a few miles north of here during a flawless day on the west coast.
On a beautiful sunny morning along the Pacific Coast, Amtrak F59PHI No. 458 leads an Amtrak surfliner south towards San Diego from Oceanside.