The "Tax Payer's Train" cruises thru Wadsworth on the CP C&M Sub with a "1 unit per car" consist. If one wonders why Amtrak doesn't make money, you don't have to look too far a... (more)
Amtrak's train #301 is running hard southbound at Girard bound for St. Louis with the Lincoln service. Trains are up to 90mph on this Illinois Taxpayer's Express highway. 301 has a 5 hours and 7 ... (more)
A nice depot at Chatham, frames up well as this St. Louis bound Lincoln service train #301 passes. The train works towards 90mph as they roll down Illinois's Express highway on a 5 hours and 7 min... (more)
Northbound Amtrak's Hiawatha passes thru Rondout on the way to Milwaukee. Train 339 departed Chicago Station 5:08pm and will make the 86 miles journey to Milwaukee by 18:45. The line to the right... (more)
Awaiting Assignment: A collection of several different locomotives (and former locomotives) is visible at Chicago's 18th Street locomotive facility. In this scene from June of 2022, the new... (more)
Outrunning the storm - a Hiawatha Service train departs Sturtevant for Chicago as threatening skies approach. About 5 minutes later, severe thunderstorms struck.
As westbound Amtrak Wolverine 353 (Pontiac to Chicago) makes its stop at the Hammond-Whiting Station, another Wolverine, train 352 (Chicago to Pontiac, behind IDTX SC-44 "Charger" 46... (more)
The pole line is still evident as a Hiawatha Service trains head south on Main One through Caledonia.
Running over 3 hours late, Amtrak 300 heads north at trackspeed in over a foot of snow through Lockport, busting through the plow line at 13th Street at the Lockport Metra Station.
Amtrak Hiawatha Service #338 departs downtown Milwaukee for the for the hour and a half run to Chicago.
New Kids. Siemens Amtrak/Amtrak Midwest IDTX 4629 (Siemens SC-44) rests in the yard in Chicago, Illinois on the afternoon of Sunday, December 27, 2020. Behind it sits a 10 car train of the... (more)
Amtrak extra 963 rounds the bend in fading light along San Pablo Bay at Hercules on the UP Martinez Sub. A couple Illinois DOT Chargers are leading a P42 and a diverse consist of Amtrak equipment ... (more)
Amtrak Lincoln Service train 302 makes a stop in Springfield, Illinois, on January 14, 2019, to pick up northbound passengers. The train, pulled by Illinois DOT SC-44 4622, originated in S... (more)
Amtrak train 390, the Saluki, arrives at Chicago's Union Station on November 8, 2018. This train is backing into the station after completing its run from Carbondale, in the southern part ... (more)
IDTX 4614 leads Amtrak Hiawatha service train 339, slowly passing through Morton Grove, not far behind an outbound Metra scoot.