A Sprinter test train is seen after pulling into the Oceanside Transit Center. With the start of service just over a week away testing has gone into overkill mode.
A fellow RP-er is seen photographing a Sprinter test train at College Ave. in Oceanside, CA. With the start of service just over a week away testing on the line has gone into full swing, and trai... (more)
Coaster Shoves South from Oceanside CA.
Good Moooooooorrrnning Coaster Commuters! It's a brisk, windy 38 degree Friday morning in SoCal... perfect for enjoying a photogenic moment provided by a break in the storm.
My ride back to San D today provided a nice opportunity to judge the visual difference between the F59PH (Metrolink) and the F59PHi (Amtrak)
Santa Fe GP35 2884 (ex-3384, nee-1384) heads into Oceanside, California, and off the Escondido Branch. This is now the western end of the Coaster's "Sprinter" service.
An Amtrak engineer looks on as his last Coaster passengers detrain at Oceanside. He and his crew then took their train to Stuart Mesa for the final time. Tomorrow a Herzog crew will take over co... (more)
An 80-ton GE Industrial Switcher belonging to the History & Museums office on MCB Camp Pendleton, CA is lifted on to a 130' trailer for a seven mile journey to the Mechanized Museum. All the base ... (more)
Amtrak Cab Control Car 6903 leads a Northbound Pacific Surfliner into Oceanside California.
Heading to San Diego
working their train
Operation Lifesaver special crosses San Luis Rey River headed to San Diego.
The San Diego Coaster is known as the NCTD Coaster. It is operated by NCTD - North County Transit District, which is based in Oceanside, Ca.