Amtrak shifters and MARC trains laying over.
Amtrak SW1000R 793 was seen working Washington DC's Union Station on January 22nd, 2015. Built by EMD 62 years earlier, in January 1953, as Montour SW9 82, this engine was later rebuilt with a 64... (more)
A yard crew brings a Northeast Regional set from the station to the yard in the wee hours of the morning while the rest of the city sleeps. Photo taken with protection and PPE on railroad propert... (more)
The 793 is tied down and waits for another crew to take over. Photo taken on RR property with permission.
Washington Terminal is home to a fleet of small Amtrak yard switchers such as this one. Photo taken on RR property with permission.
Work is conducted on a slip switch as two yard moves are made simultaneously. WT is a busy place.