The 46 is the first of six locomotives that will celebrate Amtrak's 50th anniversary, chosen among five P42s already budgeted for overhaul and one new ALC-42 Charger. Get the full scoop here: http... (more)
"The Spirit of Pete Grosso" Washington Terminal heritage unit working its namesake terminal.
This photo was taken 40 years to the day from when the first Amtrak train operated. Heritage units painted by the Beech Grove shops displaying each of Amtrak's locomotive liveries were posed in th... (more)
A long lost heritage unit? No. There's no direct lineage of the New York Central to Amtrak. While the NYC had a long history, the unthinkable happened when it merged with rival PRR to form Penn Ce... (more)
Up close and personal with the the one and only SW1001 on the roster.
Get your shots now, it won't be that long before these trains are gone and the next generation is the new norm.
It's not a common thing to find an Amtrak engine or car wrapped, and this one is a long way from its intended area. The wrap advertises the Winter Park Express partnership with Lyft, which ran be... (more)
Under H Street on the lower level of Washington Terminal.
An unlikely couple. MARC 68 rescued an Acela that encountered a problem enroute to DC, leading it into Union Station long hood forward.
A very rare visitor, an Amtrak Cascades F59PHI, came to Washington on its way to North Carolina for a temporary assignment filling in on Piedmont trains after its career in the Pacific Northwest w... (more)
A Sprinter gets a bath because as Yardmaster Brickhouse always said, "A clean train is a happy train."
Not long ago, this would have been AEM-7s and a few HHPs sprinkled throughout.
VRE laying over in the Coach Yard as seen from Ivy City with its iconic B&O signals.
An inbound train negotiates the many switches of Washington Terminal on it's last mile of track before the end of the line.