The "newest" F40s, built in 1987/88 were going through overhaul when additional P42 orders were being fulfilled, causing the program to end. 401 is an example that completed the program... (more)
Blair Slaughter of Amtrak's Rolling Stock Engineering department, cuts a section of Amtrak Blue vinyl striping. He's been involved in some of Amtrak's most iconic livery designs and is a pleasure ... (more)
An Amfleet II Coach has been media blasted of its vinyl graphics in preparation for a fresh application. File this under "what Santa Fe would have looked like" if they hadn't abandoned p... (more)
Looking over the interlocking at Porter, in Bear, Delaware, Norfolk Southern Corp 66X approaches with 7216 (ex-Conrail 4129, SD80MAC) in the lead on April 15, 2017. This area is active during the ... (more)
Two gondolas are being converted into Temporary Platform cars at the Bear shops.
Just hanging out. Amtrak 931 (Phase V, AEM7) is one of many units sitting in Bear, DE on June 20, 2016. A long line of retired AEM7s and HHP8s was resident here for a time. But since then, in 2019... (more)
The Rohr RTLIII Turboliners were upgraded by Super Steel in Schenectady, NY in the early 2000s. Only three sets were completed, and I believe two saw limited service before the program was cancell... (more)
One of the prototype Viewliner Sleepers with interior accommodations removed to be used as a test bed for future projects.
Prototype Viewliner Sleeper #2300 was built in 1988 as one of three prototype Viewlienrs. These were the last Budd Car Co passenger car shells to emerge from the famed car builder, and were trucke... (more)
One of the prototype Viewliner Sleepers with original Phase III script lettering.
Former Metroliners of various fates. The car on the left was converted to a "Michigan Coach" while the car in the center was converted to a cab control car. It is missing its fiberglass shroud. ... (more)
Testing... This wasn't a goof. This was the concept car for the new Acela inspired livery (Phase V) adaptation for the conventional fleet, which had sample graphics applied on the exterior ... (more)
The RTL III's were put into a version of Phase V paint that was developed to match the Acela and Amfleet adaptations.
Metroliner ...a once well known and popular brand that was replaced as the premiere train on the Northeast Corridor by Acela. This car was awaiting overhaul at the Bear shops, and of inter... (more)
Northeast Direct ...a brand that has since been replaced by Acela Regional, followed by Regional, and exists today as Northeast Regional.