Spectacular pre-dawn sky as the sunrise nears
Heading for Manassas and Broad Run
Paint scheme on the former Chicago gallery cars matches the locomotive nicely!
VRE pulls into the station after laying over in the coach yard all day.
VRE leased three F40s from Railworld prior to their MP36s being delivered, and V35 was one of them. This is former Amtrak #311.
VRE 335 briefly disrupts the semi-rural quiet of Clifton on its way to Manassas
VRE commuter train repositions in the Washington Terminal in between the morning and afternoon rush under the watchful eye of K Tower to the left.
The commuter rush is about to begin as southbound VRE train pulls into Rippon Station.
Pushing north across Powells Creek
Arriving at the turnaround point for the Manassas-Clifton round trips operated for the Manassas Railway Festival
Operating Manassas-Clifton round trips for the Manassas Railway Festival
The V66, an Auto Train Superliner and Private Varnish "Cannon Ball" await to be removed from the station after being on display for National Train Day 2013. Photo taken with a 10mm lens.
It's not every day you see Auto Train Superliners and a VRE MP36 in the upper level of Washington Union Station, but on National Train Day you can!
Taking a break while laying over all day while commuters are hard at work.
Restricting at South Manassas; the day is just about done for this set of equipment as it prepares to diverge into the Airport station and yard.