It's very early in the morning, but this Acela passenger already has a jump on the day with laptop open and coffee at arm's length.
"Sign of the Acela": Acela Express Train 2167 passes by a warning sign featuring an image of an Acela Express train set on Track 4 at Metropark Station on Friday June 9, 2017.
Four for the price of one. Northbound traffic was halted (trains were stopped) and stacked up from an earlier weather event.
Fortunately for me I had my camera and PPE with me when a cond... (more)
Stand behind the yellow line! An Amtrak Acela makes a surprise pass on track 4 at speed under recently restrung catenary wires supported under new constant tension supports. The Acelas normally ... (more)
"Acela Madness": Just before Boston-bound Train 2172 disappears from view after departing Metropark, Washington-bound Train 2119 passes through Iselin Interlocking and approaches... (more)
An Acela Express charges south (Amtrak west) through Levittown, PA ducking under a pair of in service former PRR converted signal position lights.
Amtrak's High-Speed Rail Improvement Project shows some progress:
Amtrak's Acela Express roars through Princeton Junction on what is normally the northbound (Amtrak eastbound) express track la... (more)
Southbound along the NEC, an Amtrak Acela Express speeds through Levittown, PA ducking the Fallsington Road overpass while en route to Philadelphia. The train, traveling "west" on the Amtrak time... (more)
An Amtrak Acela Express races south (Amtrak west) along the NEC towards Philadelphia after a late Winter's snow on a beautiful sunny day in mid-March.
Acela 2006 sits inside the High Speed Rail building at the Ivy City maintenance facility in Washington DC. This building was constructed just for working on these Acela trainsets - another buildin... (more)
An Acela trainset leaves the Center City skyline behind as it rolls from Philadelphia on its way to New York City.
Southbound Acela Express approaches Readville on main line track 2.
An Acela consist rolls into Union Station past K Tower and two waiting MARC trains. Rush hour is just getting into full swing, and the two MARC consists will soon be backed into the station for l... (more)
An Acela hustles across the now 100 year old Hell Gate Bridge on a lovely summer evening.
The PRR bridge across the Susquehanna River on the Northeast Corridor is impressive structure by any standards. This view from the Perryville side shows an Acela trainset headed north.