As Amtrak train 14, the northbound Coast Starlight, departs Vancouver, Washington, the crew of a BNSF local (Y-PVN1211-14) checks for southbound traffic before crossing the mainline to get ... (more)
Amtrak's Pennsylvanian, travelling between Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and New York, New York, covers the same route as the old Pennsylvania Railroad's trains Duquesne (pronounced &quo... (more)
The sun is very low on the horizon as Amtrak train 785 arrives in Irvine, California, 1½ hours behind schedule. This Pacific Surfliner is a little longer than normal due to it being Racing... (more)
Running 13 hours behind schedule, Amtrak train 3, the westbound "Southwest Chief," finally makes its 5:42 am stop in San Bernardino, California, at 6:49 pm on July 13, 2019. The ... (more)
Having conquered Cajon Pass, BNSF Railway train Q-CXOLAC1-18, Guaranteed Service Intermodal; Conneaut, Ohio to Los Angeles, California, passes through the Amtrak / Metrolink station in San Bernard... (more)
A Saturday mid-day commuter run leaves Homewood, IL heading south after its station stop. Passengers on the left await a northbound counterpart on the former IC mainline to New Orleans out of Chic... (more)
Canadian National Waterloo to Chicago train begins crossing the Mississippi River swing bridge. The bridge was built by the Illinois Central in 1900.
NdeM road freight pauses at the Saltillo passenger depot.
”Pointless Arrow” on the Silver StarRolling into the former Atlantic Coast Line station in Orlando, Florida, is train 92, the northbound Silver Star. This train origi... (more)
So Late, it Departed the Next DayAmtrak train #3, the westbound Southwest Chief, arrived in Fullerton, California, at 11:52 PM on July 12, 2017 - just a little behind schedul... (more)
Up, Up and Away!Departing San Bernardino and climbing the flyover (that carries Metrolink trains from their station across BNSF's yard to the carrier's San Gabriel Subdivision), Met... (more)
Big Wheels Keep On Rollin' (Thanks to a Lot of Grease!)On April 12, 2014, Santa Fe 4-8-4 3751 has arrived in San Bernardino, California, for the city's annual Railroad Days celebrat... (more)
Fullerton Shoo-FlyBNSF train S-LGBNYC5-01 threads its way through the shoo-fly west of the Fullerton, California, passenger station on April 1, 2000. The shoo-fly is due to constru... (more)
Open During ConstructionMetrolink, southern California’s commuter rail operation, began operating on October 26, 1992. It didn’t take long for this operation to expand, and on Marc... (more)
Six Trains per Day Between Los Angeles and San DiegoAmtrak San Diegan #770 makes its stop in Fullerton, California, on a beautiful April day in 1974. a pair of SDP40Fs (522 ... (more)