Amtrak 281 speeds through Fairport, NY on a sunny March day.
Amtrak 281 has just departed Rochester and accelerates up to speed on the elevated trackage through downtown Rochester.
Amtrak 281 has departed the Rochester station and picks up speed as it heads west on the elevated mainline through downtown Rochester.
Amtrak Empire Service Train #281 from New York City to Niagara Falls hustling through Lyons, New York on March 6, 2016.
An Amtrak Empire Service train pulls into the temporary stop at the New York Sate Fairgrounds (station code NYF), which drops off and picks up passengers right at Gate 11 of the fairgrounds. A de... (more)
Talk about getting lucky with the clouds! As if planned, the sun pops out and illuminates Amtrak 281 as it zips along the old Erie Canal where mules used to tow barges to move goods. Now a doubl... (more)
Train 281 heads west over scenic High Falls on an unusually warm Fall evening in upstate NY.
Amtrak Empire Service train 281-09 rounds the bend on approach to Depew Station, New York, following Q161-09 into a congested Frontier Yard.
Taken from the 10th floor of the Buffalo Central Terminal we see Amtrak 281 crossing over from track 2 to the Niagara Branch while passing the remains of the old passenger platforms.
While Amtrak 281 finishes loading passengers, Q122 stands idle, waiting for the inbound crew to arrive.
A 60 MPH Q111 is overtaken by an 80 MPH P281.
Amtrak makes its usual appearance, with the class unit for the P32AC-DM's. With only 18 of these units, I'm pretty sure I've managed to shoot them all by now...
A Westbound Amtrak train hammers over the connector track to the old Peanut Line (now owned by the DL&W).
Amtrak 281 slows to a stop at 393 due to a false activation in the track circuit.
Amtrak 281, one of the Empire Service trains, is closing in on his destination of Niagara Falls as passengers scramble about the platform.