CDOT 3653 from New London heads west on track one passing through Rocky Neck State Park on a beautiful Saturday afternoon.
It's April, and the Long Island Sound beach at Rocky Neck in East Lyme, CT, is empty, but that won't be the case in a couple months. Meanwhile, Amtrak F40PH 309 hurries along with a westbound Nort... (more)
Mid-morning Northeast Regional train 170 shoots around the bend at the mouth of the Fourmile River at Rocky Neck State Park.
Northeast Regional 170 runs through Rocky Neck, enroute to Boston.
Tight is an understatement. Acela 2158 runs through the very narrow rock cuts of coastal Connecticut, enroute to Boston.
Acela Express 2159 tilts through the curves at Rocky Neck, enroute to New York and distant points.
Amtrak's Acela Express number 2165 heads Westbound through Rocky Neck State Park and a very narrow rock enroute to New Haven, CT and further points.
Snaking through the narrow rock cuts of the Connecticut Shoreline, Amtrak train 2165 makes its way towards New York and Washington; next stop, New Haven.
Snaking through the narrow rock cuts of the Connecticut Shoreline, Amtrak train 137 makes its way towards New York and Washington; next stop, Old Saybrook.
Amtrak's Northeast Corridor is widely known for being the busiest passenger rail corridor in the United States. Uncharacteristic of busy rail corridors is the stretch of track between New Haven, C... (more)
Providence and Worcester train NR-2 passing through Rocky Neck with a good amount of stone.
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America's fastest railroad machine, the Acela, zips along a rock encrusted fill just before ripping through Rocky Neck State Park on it's journey to Boston.
Reflecting the evening sun, a northbound Acela crosses a bridge at the mouth of Four Mile River, bound for Boston.
In this part of Connecticut, HSR stands for "Highly Scenic Route".
The New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad's dream to electrify through to Boston became a reality in 1999 and ever since this beach has been a "new haven" for HSR on the east coast.