After completing their work, an Amtrak yard job returns light towards Washington Union Station to tie up with a single genset.
Westbound National Limited #31 approaches the station in Warrensburg, MO.
One of Amtrak's end-cab gensets awaits its next assignment at WAUS.
The 599 is the former 799, which used to look like the 796. A complete remanufacture into a genset. Two of these particular models are on the Amtrak roster and both work Washington Terminal.
Another one of Amtrak's newest locomotives was on display at National Train Day 2014, coupled to Conference Club Car 9800. This Genset was formerly SW1000r #799, and was completely transformed by... (more)
It's Earth Day, and the latest genset, 599 (affectionately known as "Ella" - named after an employee's daughter) is readied for an unveiling ceremony that would take place later in the d... (more)
The Broadway Limited. Neat ABA lashup.
Amtrak GG20GP 599 lays over at Los Angeles Junction's yard prior to delivery at Amtrak's Redondo Junction engine facility on December 7, 2006. This engine was formerly Canadian Pacific 1700, buil... (more)
The train seems happy in the snow. It will eventually succumb to ice in the Washington cut and arrive Albany several hours late.
Amtrak SDP40Fs 599 and 634 back train #49, the Lake Shore Limited, out of Chicago Union Station on Independence Day, 1976.
Westbound Lake Shore Limited