A double-ended Capitol heads north out of the Silicon Valley, towards Sacramento. AMTK 503, a Phase-V P32-8BWH, is pulling on the north end for an unknown reason.
Not long after CalTrain's new F40's went into service, a problem with their brake system required the return of Southern Pacific power to double head with the new units. This particular train is a... (more)
A eastbound Sugar Beet train bound for Guadalupe is seen at College Park station, powered by 3 SD40's.
Today's southbound Coast Starlight is seen passing over the mouth of the Guadalupe River in Alviso as it heads for its next stop in San Jose. Amtrak Cascades unit 466 is running second in consist... (more)
A Sunday afternoon in San Jose
Forty-seven miles and one hour and thirty-six minutes after departing San Francisco, CalTrain #439 picks its way through the maze of trackwork as it arrives in San Jose behind F40PH-2 910. Origin... (more)
Other unit is 2668
A Northbound Baby Bullet has began it's journey to San Francisco, and in just over a hour it'll arrive at Third and Townsend.
With April 30th 1971 and Amtrak fast approaching, Southern Pacific passenger service, other than commutes, was nearing the end. #3207 is arriving the Cahill St. Station in San Jose. The area the r... (more)
SP #7302, an ALCO RS32, rests at SP's San Jose roudhouse. Coupled to it is ALCO C628 #4845 and one track over is F7 #6245 still in the Black Widow paint scheme
Easing into town is another of the few commuter trains trains in the "good" old days. A friend of mine told me the trainboard now shows around 78 on a weekday from three carriers. Amazing.
Valley Transit Authority. A rare case where the Light Rail was in before the freeway. See comments below about date.
Eastbound inbound, filthy locomotive.
Where is the "Wash Me" graffiti?