A late afternoon southbound Amtrak Acela Express navigates the curves along the NEC between Chester and Marcus Hook.
Amtrak Acela at Larchmont, NY.
The Canton Viaduct was completed in 1835 by the Boston & Providence Railroad. At the time, it was the largest viaduct in the world with a height of 70 feet and a length of 615 feet. It is the las... (more)
Acela 2167 is running west/south on track 2 at Edison due to an NJ Transit Jersey Avenue local which has reversed direction onto track 3 at County interlocking for a deadhead run back to New York.
This old Pennsylvania Railroad bridge has seen a lot of different equipment in its life. I'm not aware of another on the NEC with PRR markings visible like this.
With another round of trespasser fatalities in the Philadelphia area (not Amtrak this time), this scene seemed to be appropriate. A westbound Acela train roars through Levittown, PA passing one of... (more)
An Amtrak Acela to Boston, passing a stopped Metro North train, at the Port Chester station.
A meet at sunset. Northbound Acela Express, led by #2011, meets its southbound counterpart, AMTK #2035, just south of Claymont, DE.
It's a race! Here we are at the west end of Astoria Queen's vast Sunnyside Yard seeing the inbound No.7 and the westbound ACELA about to plunge into the East River tunnels on their respective trip... (more)
A few fisherman pass some time at the docks along Bush River as a Southbound Acela races past.
The Amtrak Acela: High speed service without ever leaving the ground!