Auto Train starts it's long journey north. This once was the massive "Rand Yard" a huge yard when SCL was here. Over time the yard grew into disuse until Sunrail put their facility here.
Northbound P322 has made it's stop in Sanford and is now on it's way to Debary.
All is quiet the early morning after Christmas in Sanford. Note the two different lettering styles for the number boards.
A scene that had changed over the years, Autotrain arrives at Sanford passing through the Sunrail station at Sanford. Look close you can see CSX local in the background.
Amtrak 97 rolls through the middle of the under construction Sunrail commuter station in Sanford. The A line through Orlando is seeing big changes with Sunrail which will start running in 2014.
Here comes Amtrak! And Sunrail... Amtrak 97 slides through the under construction Sunrail commuter station platforms that will serve Sanford. Sunrail starts operations in 2014.
CSX Q170 then relatively new train snakes out of Rand Yard. Since this shot, Sunrail's facilities have been built here, this area rebuilt and Q170 re routed via the S line.
Amtrak 98 lead by famous 145 slowly moves up the siding meeting N172. This area had seen better days but is now reborn. Sunrails main facilities and a station are now here.
Auto train snakes out of Rand Yard. This rail yard is getting a rebirth as Sunrail is building one of their facilities here, visible in the distance.
CSXT Q456 making a daylight appearance in old "Rand Yard" Now the yard has been brought back to life as the hub of Sunrail and daylight freights becoming scarce.
Amtrak's annual Safety Patrol Special bound for West Palm Beach snakes into Rand Yard. The track layout here has been converted to double track in 2013 to accommodate Sunrail
A766 and Q235 wait for Amtrak 98 to pass while Conrad Yelvington also waits out of view behind us. Many changes, a Sunrail station is now here and Q235 now runs via the S line.