With Boston's landmark Hancock Building in the background, an Amtrak E8/F40 team is about to depart the open air platforms at Back Bay with a corridor train for Washington. Tracks in this area are... (more)
Its journey from Washington nearly complete, an Amtrak corridor train enters the old Back Bay Station in Boston. The smoke screen in the background was left by a just-departed MBTA local. The trac... (more)
Ever since the early 1970s, when the New England Patriots moved from Boston to suburban Foxboro, MA, fans have been able to ride out to games there on MBTA football specials. Here tripleheaded GP9... (more)
With a burst of exhaust, the E8s on the point of an Amtrak Boston-Washington train accelerate out of Boston's old Back Bay Station. In the 1980s, the small but functional 1929 station building in ... (more)
After a quick stop at Back Bay Station, MBTA 1074 pushes onward to South Station.
Yes it did look like and sound like an airplane. At the time of this picture security on the Penn-Central was very lax on the right of way. The photographer in front of me is obviously in a danger... (more)
United Aircraft and DOT joined the Penn Central in operating the Turbotrain between Boston and New York.
It was a success with the passengers, but did fit with conventional trains in operations. ... (more)
Commuter Rail entering the Back Bay Station underground.
"The Virginian" arrives at Boston's Back Bay.