Still 4 years away from retirement, the AEM-7 was still the backbone of Amtrak's Northeast Corridor on one of the many regional trains.
Amtrak AEM-7 #940 leads a long distance train over freshly fallen snow westbound through Princeton Junction.
The Twilight Years: Amtrak's AEM-7 fleet has served the railroad well for over 35 years. They plied the Northeast Corridor for almost as long as the venerable GG1 electrics they replaced. But now,... (more)
AEM-7AC 940 pushes Keystone Service train 646 east towards Newark Penn Station and ultimately Penn Station, New York.
A pleasant autumn day along the Northeast Corridor.
A morning Northeast Regional rolls into BWI.
Headed east through the Amish Farm country east of Lancaster
The 940 is lined up to go across the diamond. K tower, seen between the MARC train and P42 (of the Capitol Limited), controls all movements in, out and within this station. Photo taken on RR pro... (more)
The days of the Amtrak AEM-7 are numbered as they are now testing the ACS-64 which will replace the AEM-7.
AEM-7 #940 exits the north tunnel portal of the historic B&P Tunnel in Baltimore.
An AEM-7 follows the speed restricted curve out of the 1873 built Baltimore and Potomac tunnel in Baltimore.
Like the GG-1's before them, Amtrak's AEM-7's, now mostly AEM-7AC's, roam the system sprinting between cities on the Corridor. Within a few years, all will be retired when the first of 70 new mod... (more)