MNRX 505 shoves an eastbound train into downtown Minneapolis over the Mississippi River, as part of Northstar commuter train testing.
MNRX 504 leads a westbound commuter train out of the station in Minneapolis. Work continues on new signal and track installations in the area, as another test train dwells in the station. Service ... (more)
A Northstar commuter test train on Main 2 heads back to their facility in Big Lake.
Northstar commuter test train shoves east on Main 2 with a sticking brake evident by the blue smoke between the second and third cars.
While waiting for SP 4449 that got held up by a freight train issue west in Becker, I ran across MNRX 502 outside for some testing at Big Lake. I was hoping to get a nice meet shot with a new and... (more)
First good look at the new Northstar (Metro Transit) commuter cars built by Bombardier. These cars are the first two to be delivered to the Twin Cities. Sharp!
Northstar MP36 501 sits at Eola Yard, This photo is featured in Railfan and Railroad and on Northstar's website.
Three brand new Northstar Commuter Rail MP36PH-3Cs sit in the sun at East Minneapolis yard after delivery. Northstar plans to begin operations in late 2009 on 40 miles of track between Big Lake a... (more)