A trip I planned in 1996 came to be in 2010 when the right storm at the right time came. With thundersnow present the only Acela to run during the historic mid Atlantic storm blasts northward.
Amtrak Regional our first train of the day.
MARC commuter service pushed into DC by two Chargers.
An Acela blasts northward. These sets that started running in 2000 are due to be replaced in the years ahead.
The Silver Meteor! Funny thing is 651 has haunted me on visits to the NEC. First 651 HHP kept showing up on my trips then now the new 651 on an ACS64!
Regional 152 hauls out of DC after making a stop at New Carrollton, blasting through Seabrook. RP contributor Maryann captures the action.
The Post-Thanksgiving rush along Amtrak's 'Northeast Corridor' always draws quite the crowd, and yesterday was no different! With a group of ~20 fellow buffs around, a holiday extra regional train... (more)
Shoving to DC in the snow, MARC 4911 pushes a service towards DC as the 2010 blizzard kicks up.
The 2010 blizzard is on! MARC services rush people home as the storm intensifies. In a matter of hours snow covers the ground and 2-3 ft of it is still coming.
A MARC service comes to a stop as the historic 2010 mid Atlantic blizzard begins to crank up. Many people were rushing out of DC before the snow began to pile up.
Before you can see the train, you hear a roar. Then out of the storm at 100 mph with whistle blaring a regional slams through. Amtrak was the only thing that stayed moving.
In the aftermath of the " 2010 Snowmageddon" in the Mid Atlantic, a regional kicks up it's own blizzard.
The first Acela southbound carves a path through 2 feet of snow the day after the big 2010 blizzard that threw the mid Atlantic into chaos. Amtrak however kept running, though with fewer trains.
The day after the historic blizzard of 2010, transportation is still in chaos, however Amtrak is running, even with half it's trains annulled. Here a southbound regional kicks up the snow.
Amtrak Acela the day after the 2010 blizzard in the Washington DC area