South Shore Gem
Fore River Transportation is one of the most obscure railroads in Massachusetts. Operating between the Quincy Shipyard and Braintree, the Fore River has an eclectic fleet o... (more)
Two BNSF "fakebonnets" meet at Commerce.
A Sheep in Wolf's Clothing
A Kansas City to Los Angeles intermodal ends its trip with a BNSF fakebonnet. When BNSF was newly formed, they acquired a handful of Dash 9s originally ordered b... (more)
Is Pepsi Ok?
Amtrak 160, the "Pepsi Can" Phase III heritage unit sits at 8th St. Yard after leading the westbound Southwest Cheif.
Last of the Belugas
F59PHIs, F59PHs, and an F40PH sit dormant at Metrolink's Keller Yard near Downtown L.A. Retired between 2019 and 2020, these locomotives may never run on Metrolink agai... (more)
One of Amtrak's new Avelia Liberty trainsets travels south to Philadelphia. As of late, the Acela II's debut has been delayed until 2024, more than 3 years after the original plan.
Amtrak 174 saunters into Washington D.C. with the Phase II P42 leading.
MBTA Pulling Freight
A Sunday afternoon extra pulls a few flatcars out to Stoughton for a crossing replacement. Riding atop these cars were two strings of rail and a couple dozen ties. Two... (more)
Hustle and Bustle
Two Tokaido Shinkansens meet near Tokyo Station. Trains are spaced as little as 3 minutes apart, allowing the Tokaido Shinkansen to carry over 85 million passengers per y... (more)
What's Up, Doc?
"Doctor Yellow" or the JR Central Class 923 is one of the most sought-after trains in Japan. Only running a few times a month, Doctor Yellow inspects the Tokaido ... (more)
Land of the Setting Sun?
A Chuo-Sobu Line train accelerates towards Tokyo.
Metrolink 609 shoves west to Los Angeles with an F125. When Metrolink was looking to purchase new locomotives almost a decade ago, they chose between two unique locomotives, t... (more)
Well Done, Rochester
MassDOT 1137, a recently-rebuilt GP40MC spends the night in Lincoln after frying a traction motor and being set off on the siding. This unit has only been in service f... (more)
Two Metra trains meet near Ogilvie Transportation Center.
All Alone in the Big City
UPY 723, an Illinois-native GP15AC switches out Ogilvie Transportation Center during rush hour.