A light FEC GP40-2 heads South near Cape Kennedy just a short time before the Space-X "Falcon Heavy" test launch.
GP40-2 412 leads empty rock hoppers for City Point through an S-curve at Titusville.
The FEC dispatcher has just turned the signals on for train 224, which is about 5 minutes away.
Up and over! The FEC dispatcher has given a green light for the southbound intermodal hotshot train 107 as a Delta IV rocket lifts off from Cape Canaveral at 8:59 pm. The dots at the top ... (more)
Taken with permission on a tour with the Florida East Coast Railway Society. Very rare look inside NASA Railroad operations.
NASA 3 works in Wilson Yard. The NASA RR stopped operations Sept 30th, its short term future in limbo, pending development of heavy lift rockets. Thanks to FECRS for the tour.
The rain has stopped and a severe thunderstorm has moved out over the Atlantic as Florida East Coast train 222 races north through the Airport Road crossing near the Titusville Autoramp. As the e... (more)
Lightning streaks across the sky over the Florida East Coast double-track main lines during a severe thunderstorm. On average, 1,800 lightning strikes were recorded during a 30 minute period with ... (more)
714 leads its first big regular service revenue run - a 12,050 footer - since being rebuilt & repainted in the attractive Florida East Coast Railway scheme. The train completed a full system run ... (more)
During the 50th anniversary of Kennedy Space Center I was exceptionally lucky enough to catch the NASA railroad. Sadly the NRR ceased operations with the occasional delivery now done by FEC.
NASA railroad was rarely seen in public. Here # 1 is crossing SR406 returning light after delivering rocket car empties to the FEC at Jay Jay. NASA railroad no longer operates.
NASA railroad rarely seen in public, crosses Kennedy Parkway pulling rocket car empties towards Jay Jay for interchange with the FEC.
NASA railroad rarely seen in public, approaches Kennedy Parkway pulling rocket car empties towards Jay Jay for interchange with the FEC. Today ops are shut with local deliveries worked by FEC.
Train 101 (Southbound) meets train 202 (Northbound) looking North at Titusville