CDTX 2118 trails Amtrak 782 as the train leans into the suer-elevated curve at Milepost 429
A trio of brand new, SC-44 "Chargers," glisten on this rainy morning in downtown Los Angeles as they await their first chance to get out and stretch their legs.
Coming off the photogenic, steel truss bridge at Ventura, CDTX 2113 leads Amtrak 774 south for Los Angeles and ultimately San Diego.
Operating as the largest train on the Pacific Surfliner system, a nine-car, all matching consist of "California cars" (minus one Surfliner painted Superliner...you can't win them all!) makes up Am... (more)
With the addition of multiple cars to its normal six-car consist to help carry the increase in Thanksgiving travelers, Amtrak 782 finds itself with an SC-44 "Charger" locomotive on the south end o... (more)
Cab Car 8311 heads southbound San Joaquin through Escalon Ca.
Northbound Amtrak Pacific Surfliner No. Triple 7 led by F59PHI No. 455 rounds around the bottom Of Faria Beach on a overcast evening. It had been a wet Winter and the coast has turned green as Sp... (more)
Morning southbound San Joaquin running through Escalon Ca.
Northbound morning San Joaquin on time at Modesto.
Amtrak's Pacific Surfliners are so named because for much of their trip through southern California, they skirt the Pacific Ocean. The bluffs in Del Mar, not too far north of San Diego, pr... (more)
The only morning southbound Pacific Surfliner running between Santa Barbara Ca. and Los Angeles due to the new schedule cuts is No. 768. Leaving Santa Barbara at 6:49 am, it rolls through the Fari... (more)
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner 580, one of the six southbound trains operating on the COVID-19 reduced schedule, departs the Santa Ana (California) Regional Transportation Center (it’s much mor... (more)
At 7:49 pm (19:49) Amtrak Capitol Corridor train 546 departs the station in Martinez, California, with a diverging clear signal indication. This six-car train, with CDTX F59PHI 2006 shovin... (more)
Northbound San Joaquin arrives at Modesto.
Heading north toward its stop in Modesto, California, CDTX F59PHI 2014 pulls a four-car Amtrak San Joaquin, train 717, toward its final destination of San Jose. This train originated in Ba... (more)