A pair of Maryland Area Regional Commuter electric locomotives were getting prepped for afternoon runs at the Amtrak/MARC engine facility in Ivy City, Washington DC, on January 22, 2015. Marc 490... (more)
Being serviced in Amtrak’s Ivy City locomotive shop are AMTK AEM-7ACs 908 and 943. Built in 1980 and 1982, these two electric locomotives are nearing the end of their service on Amtrak, and will ... (more)
Arriving at Washington DC's Union Station is Amtrak train 176, one of the numerous Northeast Regional trains that haul the majority of Amtrak's passengers on the Northeast Corridor. Train ... (more)
Looking north from Washington DC’s Union Station, there is a lot to see, although all the capitol’s famous landmarks are to the south. From here, Union Station’s trackage is a jumble of turnouts,... (more)
Sitting all alone, as if it was in "time out," at Washington DC's Union Station is P42DC 156, still wearing a version of Amtrak's first paint scheme in honor of the carrier's 40th Annive... (more)
In the cherry blossom season of washington DC, a VRE train approaches L'Enfant Plaza Station with the Washington Monument in the background.
VRE P325 departs L'Enfant bound for Manassas and its eventual destination at Broad Run Airport as the Capitol dome hovers in the background.
A genset shoves a cut of Amfleet coaches towards Washington Union Station for an outbound train as they pass MARC and VRE equipment at Ivy City. Some infrastructure from the steam era can be seen ... (more)
Amtrak 185 passes Ivy City Yard with the Coke unit leading the way.
Q276 approaches the WMATA Red Line station at Brookland with a trio of units bound for Baltimore.
The outbound Capitol Limited departs its namesake City as it heads under wire for a short distance before entering CSX rails.
Amtrak 29 deadheads from Ivy City to Washington Union Station as they enter the south end of the NEC for the short trip.
After completing their work, an Amtrak yard job returns light towards Washington Union Station to tie up with a single genset.
An Amtrak yard job brings the consist of the inbound Capitol Limited back to Ivy City Yard with an ex-PC/CR SW1500 leading. The US Capitol Dome can be seen on the right.
For the holiday season, Amtrak 606 received a Coca-Cola wrap featuring their iconic polar bear and "Share the Magic on Amtrak," marking the relaunch of Coke products aboard all Amtrak tr... (more)