The Capitol Limited passes the Metro Twinbrook station. Hopefully all of the complicated hardware seen on the Metro tracks (lower 2) are being looked at as part of the SafeTrack effort, a series ... (more)
Two EMD SD40-2s lead the S276 east on its way to Jessup, MD to unload automobiles from the autoracks.
CSXT Q217 with a trio of EMDs approaches the Montrose interlocking passing the WMATA tracks that lead underground.
CSXT Q249-27 chugs west through Rockville, MD with EMD power doing the work.
After stopping and flagging Randolph Rd, these crude oil empties start to build back up to track speed.
An evening MARC train runs west on no. 2 track through Rockville, past an eastbound Metro train on the parallel WMATA Red Line. Photographed from the Indianola Drive overpass.
A westbound MARC train rolls through the interlocking at Derwood on CSX's Metropolitan Subdivision.
29's long trip to Chicago is just getting underway as he highballs through suburban Maryland.
A commuter train crosses Randolph Road. Plans are being formed to elevate the road over the tracks at this location, as part of a "Montrose East" corridor; Montrose West is already completed, mak... (more)
MARC (or CSX?) has been outfitting stations with crossing lights to warn passengers crossing the tracks between platforms that a train is coming. Note the white crossties in the LED graphic, and ... (more)
MARC was like a box of chocolates in the summer of 1994...
This pair of CPLs is one of the more modern ones on CSX, it was activated in 1992 when QN Tower closed.
Amazingly enough, as of April 2007, the new Safetrans signals STILL have not taken over for the CPLs!
MARC train 880 arriving at Rockville, pushing toward Washington DC, about to take a certain little boy on his very first train ride. For a picture of his sister's first train, see #more)