Train 281 heads west over 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.
Amtrak 281 flies through CP 382.
As an autorack train glides into Frontier Yard on track 4, Amtrak 281 slows for its station stop at Depew before continuing on to Exchange Street and Niagara Falls. The classic New York Central se... (more)
Amtrak 713 leads Empire Service train 281 out of Utica Union Station as it continues its westbound journey to Niagara Falls.
The westbound Empire Service is about to take the crossover at Milepost 215. Note CSX 7384 waiting on the other track in the background.
Amtrak's westbound Empire Service awaits the arrival of an eastbound freight before proceeding west. The equipment on the siding belongs to Loram.