The Northern Explorer crosses Orakei Basin in the last few minutes of an almost 11-hour journey from the capital 420 miles/ 680Km to the south.
NS 201 makes it's way south with 2 of NS's latest units in tow.
NS 201 makes its way south through the beautiful Shenandoah Valley.
NS 201 races south through the signal at Stonewall.
NS makes it's way south through Elkton on a warm December morning.
Creeping into Carolina. The Norfolk & Western's daily mixed service on the Abingdon Branch gained the nickname "Virginia Creeper", after vine-like plant that is native to the regi... (more)
Fall foliage & trains in the Shenandoah Valley! NS 202 approaches the 98.4 signal during a peak weekend.
An early 201 makes its way south as the sun begins to peak over the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Norfolk Southern train 201 slows down as it approaches the siding at Wilson's where it will meet 16T. 201 will hold the main before it continues south towards Shenandoah.
After a quick crew change in Shenandoah, NS train 201 blasts off!
Train 201 rumbles across the trestle at Rileyville as the morning fog burns off in the distance.
NS 201 climbs Christiansburg Grade through Montgomery Tunnel on a gorgeous August afternoon in the Old Dominion.
The Northern Explorer commenced the Auckland - Wellington run in 2012 and is affectionately known as "Dora" by rail workers and fans. The popularity of this train and the the other Sceni... (more)
Northern Explorer heads south from a crew stop at Westfield with plenty of activity in the adjacent yard and depot. The award winning train will take over 10 hours to reach the capital. The DF cla... (more)