To Auto Train.
Amtrak P40DC no. 831 (GE Genesis, 1992-2001) has just arrived at Sanford Station with train 53(22), the southbound Auto Train. In the background is Amtrak 5... (more)
Daily Auto Train arrives from Lorton, today with two extra motors in tow.
Amtrak 53 the Auto Train
Amtrak 511 brings out the cut of auto racks off of Amtrak 53 in the Amtrak Auto Yard in Sanford, Florida.
Auto Train had to dodge some traffic getting into the station this morning, which also held up CSXT local L717, seen pacing Auto Train down their own yard lead, which tried to get out ahead. It w... (more)
Due to the derailment of CSX L640-09 on the Charleston Subdivision, all A-Line passenger trains were rerouted via the S-Line. Seen here is the Northbound AutoTrain (Amtrak 53) crossing the interl... (more)
The P40s are some of the oldest units in the Amtrak fleet, but they're still going strong primarily in Auto Train service. A pair lead train 52 north through Ashland on a fall afternoon. Ashland i... (more)
Amtrak 53 is the Flagship train of the east on Amtrak's system, seen here with 3 motors.
Last stand. On the scorching hot summer morning of July 24, 2015, Amtrak's Auto Train (Train 52) crosses Powell's Creek in Woodbridge, Virginia. This train is famous for being "the longest passeng... (more)
Did you know, Auto Train is the longest passenger train in the world? It's longer than the Empire State building is tall. It also happens to be the only Amtrak train where you can bring your vehi... (more)
Amtrak Auto Train getting ready for it's arrival in a few minutes after the trip from Florida.
The Auto Train passes through central Florida. I find it odd that Amtrak's longest (and reportedly most profitable) trains is assigned the oldest road power on the roster, with this particular tr... (more)
The 516 holds down switching duty at Auto Train.
The interior of the Auto Train station in Sanford, Florida as passengers await their vehicle number to be called as they're offloaded from the Auto Carriers.
The Sanford Auto Train station is a rather modern looking facility, built in 2010 to handle a daily influx of inbound and outbound passengers and their vehicles.