California Department of Transportation SC-44 2116, in service on Amtrak’s Pacific Surfliners, is stationed at the passenger station in San Diego, California, as a protection unit. This lo... (more)
Amtrak's Pacific Surfliner, with "Be Track Smart" engine 457, idles in front of the San Diego depot on a beautiful Southern California evening.
It's a quiet Friday in San Diego as yard and road power lay over just south of downtown.
One of the few remaining gensets left in SoCal waits between assignments at the SDIV yard in downtown San Diego.
Coaster 639 chargers up Miramar Hill with an F59 leading a matched consist.
The 131 heads lite back into San Diego after switching cars at National City.
Coaster 655 comes out of Torrey Pines in the late evening.
The 131 yard job switches out cars at the bottom of San Diego Yard.
635 heads up Miramar Hill with F40 2101 on its final day of revenue service on the point.
A Charger Test Train comes out of Torrey Pines with a matched set in the new Coaster livery.
After finishing their work at National City, the 131 yard job returns to San Diego as they cross over Chollas Creek. The trackage on the bridge behind them belong to the San Diego Trolley and is t... (more)
The 131 Yard Job switches Chevron as the Coronado Bridge and cranes from the San Diego Shipyard loom overhead.
Coaster 654 passes over the Coaster-marked bridge at Torrey Pines with F40 2101 on the rear, making its second to last trip to San Diego before being retired.
Up the Grade: Coaster train 639 roars up grade behind an F40 as it nears the summit of Miramar Hill. This side of Miramar has a ruling grade of 2.0%.
Coasting Downgrade: Northbound Coaster train 655 rolls down the 2.2% grade of Miramar Hill as it nears the next stop at Sorrento Valley. In the coming years, this section of railroad will b... (more)