Northeast Regional train 87 is running three minutes late out of Philadelphia's 30 Street Station on National Train Day, 2021.
An Amtrak Acela climbs over the grade and through the woods, to 30th Street she goes! Captured between Ridely Park and Prospect Park, along the NEC, roughly 9 miles to downtown Philadelphia.
An early mornting Amtrak Regional Express charges over the crest passing a SEPTA commuter train paused at Ridely Park station, northbound en route to Philadelphia.
Today's Ridley Park station was built by the Pennsylvania Railroad in 1941 as a replacement for a much more elaborate station house which, amazingly, was built over the tracks by the Philadelphia,... (more)
A southbound Amtrak Acela Express races south through the suburbs of Philadelphia, passing Ridley Park park station while en route to Wilmington, DE and points south.
With spray flying from the catenary, Amtrak Northeast Regional train 95 works to make up lost time due to Tropical Storm Isaias. The train was down 51 minutes departing 30th Street Station, and ar... (more)
Tropical Storm Fay is no match for Amtrak's "Salutes Our Veterans" motor, ACS-64 642. Northeast Regional train 171 is on the advertised working south through the rain squalls.
A set of SEPTA Silverliner V's arrive at Ridley Park station located along the NEC south of Philadelphia. The current Ridley Park station was built by the Pennsylvania Railroad in 1941 as a repla... (more)
An Amtrak Regional Express, led by AMTK No. 646, takes center track bypassing stops within the suburbs of Philadelphia while en route to Wilmington, DE and points South.
Washington bound commuters race through many rural communities along the NEC such as this one known as Ridley Park in Pennsylvania. The outer tracks are used by the regional rail provider known a... (more)
Ridley Park gets a visitor from the big city on a beautiful Fall afternoon.
An Acela Express takes center track bypassing the suburbs of Philadelphia en route to Wilmington, DE and points South.
Big City Train. While the Chicago area is well known for it's 3 track BNSF "Racetrack", the NEC, through the suburbs of Philadelphia, ups the ante at 4 tracks and speeds at times over 45 mp... (more)