Arriving at its second to last stop, the Sprinter brakes quickly to the stop, at the Coast Highway station. Quick note, the station is located on the Escondido Jct. wye, making it possible for a u... (more)
Sprinter light rail service zooms west towards the Ocean.
Approaching the Sprinter Vista California Station
Reaching the end of the line on a hot, quiet evening in Escondido. The sun slowly approaches the tall palm trees dotting Southern California. Despite their high reach, they provide little relief f... (more)
The new NCTD Sprinter waiting to depart Oceanside heading for Escondido on a beautiful California day in its second weekend of service.
On the first day of operation a Sprinter trainset is seen at CP Shelly on the San Diego Northern Railroad's Escondido Subdivision. This segment of the line is the only area where freight will not... (more)
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)
A new Sprinter unit is seen during Phase III Testing as it comes off the "San Marcos Loop". The original Escondido Branch diverges to the left of the screen, freight will continue to use that lin... (more)
A new Sprinter DMU sits in the yards awaiting a crew to come and use it for a test run... unfortunately the trains are confined to less then a mile of track for another month.