Hippo On The Move. In an unusual move, AMTK 608 (ACS-64) and 90691 (HHP-8/NPCU) were paired up on Train 43 (Pennsylvanian) out of New York Penn Station on the morning of Friday, January 13,... (more)
An Amtrak hippo came to DC for the first time in years.
You gotta love the nicknames railroaders come up with. The HHP-8 (High Horse Power, 8000hp) locomotives developed in conjunction with the first generation Acela Express trains quickly became know... (more)
HHP Acela?! Yes, when delivered the HHP locomotives were going to be used on Acela Regional service alongside the Acela Express trains and service. Plans were never executed to brand commu... (more)
Trenton Makes MARC. On Sunday, November 29, 2015, Amtrak Train 1054 was a Thanksgiving Weekend extra using MARC equipment (4911, HHP-8 leading), seen crossing the Delaware River From Morris... (more)
Hippo. Amtrak Train 97 (Silver Meteor) crosses Dock Bridge from Harrison to Newark, New Jersey over the Passaic River with HHP-8 AMTK 664 (Bombardier, 6/2000) leading on Sunday, November 27... (more)
A northbound regional train passes by UMDNJ in New Brunswick.
A southbound weekend regional train expresses through on Track #3 in New Brunswick.
A mix of power at the shops.
Oh, so now you want to see me? MARC 4913 (HHP-8, Bombardier) is a member of a class of engine once reviled by railfans and mechanics alike, but now sought after by photographers because of their l... (more)
A MARC train passes through Halethorpe Station.
Still in service; arriving at BWI
MARC is the only railroad you'll find an HHP in operation on today.