Here is the Federal Railroad Administration's No. 217 Office of Safety vehicle AKA Track Geometry car. I did not know of it's existence. It is seen here on Amtrak's National Train Day, May 8, 2010... (more)
DOT FRA Dept of Safety SPV 219 awaiting permission from Console 2 Kansas City to leave KCS and take the south leg of the Y onto the Kiamichi RR.
The FRA's test car rests at BNSF's Superior facility.
The Federal Railroad Administration (DOTX 217) rests near the shops in the CP's Pig's Eye Yard.
Enroute to be smashed into little little pieces, former SP 6808 has been retro-fitted with an SD70M style cab for testing.
Turbo roaring through Rye
DOT 1975 sits at the platform - you can see more of the diesel fleet in the background...
Waiting at the platforms is DOT 1975
The OERM excursion train to Hemet is on the return leg to the museum grounds, very close to Perris.
An excursion from the Orange Empire Railway Museum in Perris reaches Hemet, where DOT-012 runs around the train for the 18 mile return trip. This is the last time an OERM train ran to Hemet.