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Amtrak in West Virginia
Powerful members of Congress once helped this scenic state get levels of service not seen elsewhere. Now the Capitol Limited and Cardinal are all that remain.
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Photo ID: 746407

On a beautiful Summer day, the Capitol Limited crosses overhead from West Virginia into Maryland. The passengers are treated to some beautiful scenery along the B&O's Magnolia Cutoff.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Magnolia , West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 92
Train ID: CSX P029
Photo Date: August 22, 2020


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By: Jim Johnston

Added: Aug 27, 2020

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Photo ID: 741597

The Westbound "Capitol Limited" is seen arriving in Harpers Ferry, WV. The daily train runs from Washington DC to Chicago.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 129
Train ID: AMTK 30
Photo Date: July 05, 2020


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By: Doug Boudrow

Added: Jul 07, 2020

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Photo ID: 741419

The Capital Limited arriving in Martinsburg. Currently, CSX has to shut down the second track to allow passengers to cross, but a new platform is being constructed on the east side of the platform... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Martinsburg, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: ATMK 132
Train ID: AMTK 29
Photo Date: July 03, 2020


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By: Greg Primrose

Added: Jul 05, 2020

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Photo ID: 736614

Precious Cargo. Amtrak Train 30 (Capital Limited) was entrusted with the final leg of the delivery of Amtrak ACS-64 642 (Salutes Our Veterans). On the afternoon of May 18, 2015, it makes the stati... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Martinsburg, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 176
Train ID: Amtrak 30
Photo Date: May 18, 2015


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By: Marc Glucksman/River Rail Photo

Added: May 18, 2020

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Photo ID: 736525

0 on, 0 off, as the eastbound Cardinal makes its station stop at the quiet station of Prince, West Virginia. The leaning I in Prince seems to keep getting worse as time passes.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Prince, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 146
Train ID: AMTK 50
Photo Date: March 22, 2020


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By: Steven Merholz

Added: May 18, 2020

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Photo ID: 669077

Any white-water rafting trip to West Virginia and the New River isn't complete without a side excursion to Thurmond. The National Park Service had just recently taken control of Thurmond during th... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD F40PH
Location: Thurmond, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 277
Train ID: 50
Photo Date: May, 1995


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By: Dennis Kennedy

Added: Aug 31, 2018

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Photo ID: 652590

Amtrak's westbound Capitol Limited prepares to make it's daily stop at Harpers Ferry, WV as it crosses the famed Potomac River on the first day of Spring in 2018 during heavy snowfall.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 182
Train ID: CSXT P029
Photo Date: March, 2018


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By: Jon Wright

Added: Mar 23, 2018

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Photo ID: 642511

The pre-Superliner Capitol Limited accelerates away from historic Harpers Ferry, in this view from the aerie of Maryland Heights. Old John Brown's (relocated) "fort" is on the left, and... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD F40PH
Location: Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: AMTK 30
Photo Date: November 23, 1984


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By: Bob Kise

Added: Dec 28, 2017

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Photo ID: 639265

Amtrak F40 #266 leads the EB "Cardinal" past the yard at Handley, WV

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD F40PH
Location: Handley, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 266
Train ID: -
Photo Date: October, 1984


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By: csx_fan

Added: Nov 27, 2017

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Photo ID: 634795

On a beautiful fall day, Amtrak 29 heads west into the setting sun at HO Tower. The superliners were a perfect match for the sun, which cast a warm, orange glow onto the Chicago bound train.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P40DC
Location: Hancock, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 822
Train ID: AMTK P029-15
Photo Date: October 15, 2017


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By: Joe Garnett

Added: Oct 18, 2017

Views: 1,477
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Photo ID: 625071

The Capital Limited arrives at Martinsburg for its station stop on pleasant Summer evening and is greeted by two beautiful girls on the grassy knoll overlooking the old B&O Roundhouse and shops. T... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Martinsburg, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 156
Train ID: CSX P029
Photo Date: July, 2017


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By: Jon Wright

Added: Jul 31, 2017

Views: 2,024
Comments: 3

Favorited: 13

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Photo ID: 621996

Running more than 15 minutes ahead of schedule, Amtrak's westbound Cardinal No. 51 heads for Huntington, W.Va., from Charleston, W.Va., on the CSX's ex-C&O mainline. With a scheduled arriva... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: St. Albans, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 40
Train ID: CSX P051
Photo Date: June 25, 2017


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By: Chase Gunnoe

Added: Jul 03, 2017

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Photo ID: 540412

Amtrak conductor Larry Bjornson unloads bags from the new baggage car of Amtrak's westbound Cardinal No. 51 in a damp and humid Huntington, W.Va. on the night of July 19, 2015.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: N/A
Location: Huntington, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: CSX P051
Photo Date: July 19, 2015


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By: Chase Gunnoe

Added: Jul 29, 2015

Views: 6,659
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Photo ID: 523896

First day of spring in West Virginia and PO 30 is heading east with snow falling and on the ground from a small snow storm.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Shenadoah Junction, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: AMT 138
Train ID: CSX PO30
Photo Date: August 20, 2015


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By: Joe Goodrich

Added: Mar 20, 2015

Views: 1,387
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Favorited: 1
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Photo ID: 521982

Amtrak's Cardinal kicks up a little snow as it crosses Coal River heading east through St. Albans, WV.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Saint Albans, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: 182
Train ID: NA
Photo Date: March 06, 2015


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By: James Butler

Added: Mar 07, 2015

Views: 1,639
Comments: 0

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