As Amtrak P32AC-DM 711 lead train 239 on the curve approaching the MTA Metro-North Railroad Marble Hill Station, we see the Bronx VA Hospital and Target store on the background on 7/31/2017. This ... (more)
Now for three of a kind! P32AC-DMs Amtrak 711 (Phase III) and Metro-North 228 (New Haven) and 204 (MNR) sit on tracks 38-36 on the afternoon of August 2, 2017. The summer service diversions that a... (more)
Two of a kind! Amtrak 233 heads north/west from Grand Central Terminal on 8/1/2017. While the sight of P32AC-DM 711 (Phase III) leading from GCT is a rare opportunity to be captured this summer, w... (more)
Just passing through Spuyten Duyvil Station under the Henry Hudson Bridge, Amtrak 239 (711 P32AC-DM leading) catches evening light on August 1, 2017 while heading to Albany, NY. The train is part ... (more)
Due to the "Summer of Hell" at New York's Penn Station, 3 inbound and 3 outbound Amtrak Empire Line trains will be using Metro-North's Grand Central Terminal. This was the first inbound ... (more)
AMTK 711 in Empire Phase III leads a NB Grand Central test train with 5 amcoaches and AMTK 95 (trailing) up Track 4 at Rensselaer. AMTK 711 has been fitted with 3rd rail shoes compatible with the ... (more)
The sun rises over Sunnyside yard after the midnight shift prepared the morning departures, which are seen lined up waiting their turn to head to Penn Station and begin their day.
This was the every day scene back then, and this was my favorite scene... Amtrak trains were mostly Phase IV, but a fair amount of Phase III was still left. The Heritage coaches are former Clocker... (more)
Empire Service train 282 at Perinton, NY.
Amtrak Train 283 heads west through Little Falls, NY in the last light of the day. Engine 711 is wearing Amtrak's Empire Phase III paint.
Amtrak Empire Service 284 from Niagara Falls to New York City rolls down the new second track that Amtrak is installing between Albany and Schenectady to ease congestion. The train is powered by t... (more)
Empire Service heading eastbound through an old New York Central bridge in Batavia, NY.
Amtrak P32AC-DM 711 leads train 281 at Erie Canal Lock 14 in Palatine Bridge. 711 appears to have had some recent nose repairs. Note the different shades of blue.
Fishkill Creek - An Amtrak train destined for Croton-Harmon passes over a creek emptying into the Hudson River.
Oscawana Park - Shortly after departing northward from Croton-Harmon an Empire Service train approaches the first of many tunnels along the eastern shores of the Hudson River at Oscawana ... (more)