An Amtrak Siemens ALC42 leading the northbound Coast Starlight at track speed through the small town of Macdoel with Mt Shasta clear in the background.
It's a beautiful summer afternoon as Amtrak's eastbound Empire Builder races across the Skykomish River in Gold Bar, WA with ALC-42 #300 leading on July 9th, 2022.
Rail crews have just cleared the chassis of the truck from the front of the train, revealing the true detail into how much damage the lead unit took upon impact with the water truck. There are rep... (more)
Only just an hour into the northbound Coast Starlight’s journey, disaster has struck. A large truck was fouling the single main around 11:15 AM Wednesday morning when Amtrak #14 came through at ... (more)
Changing engineers in downtown Shelby Montana
Brand new class leader #300 visits Washington DC before it would head to Chicago for initial revenue service on the Empire Builder. The Cummins prime movers are painted bright red in Charger locom... (more)
Brand new class leader #300 visits Washington DC before it would head to Chicago for initial revenue service on the Empire Builder.
The first two ALC-42 chargers pose for a photo op. The 300 wears Phase VI, and the 301 wears the Amtrak 50th Anniversary "Day One" livery. If you look close you can see the 160 in Dash ... (more)
Amtrak 300 in the celebratory 50th Anniversary Phase VI paint scheme leads "The City of New Orleans" just south of Lake Cormorant 2 days after 309 led in the Phase VII paint. Morning li... (more)
Amtrak's class ALC-42 leads the eastbound Empire Builder out of St. Paul.
AMTK ALC-42 #300, AMTK ALC-42 #301, AMTK P42DC #136, AMTK P32-8BWH #506, and AMTK P42DC #11 provide power to Amtrak Empire Builder train #8 as it makes its station stop in Red Wing, MN.
New And Old. On the night of May 3, 2022, former New York Central Railroad 1949 Budd built Pullman obs/diner/sleeper "Babbling Brook" (WEBX 800007) sits in the Amtrak Chicago, Ill... (more)
"ALC From the Side at NYP"
The first of Amtrak's new long distance locomotive fleet, Siemens ALC-42 #300, sits on the rear of Amtrak Test Train 871 inside New York's Pennsy... (more)
"Long Distance Charger Visits NYC"
The first of Amtrak's new long distance locomotive fleet, Siemens ALC-42 #300, sits on the rear of Amtrak Test Train 870 inside New York's Pennsylv... (more)