A venerable Amtrak AEM-7, No. 947, leads a nine car Regional Express set into Trenton pausing for a stop at the station.
One of the last AEM-7s built (Sept 1988) trundles to a stop at E-Town with two Heritage coaches, on its way to Harrisburg. The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and Amtrak invested $140 Million to upg... (more)
Amtrak's train #656, one of the many Keystone Service trains, departs Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, on the "advertised" at 5:35 pm on September 25th, 2013. In four and a half hours, this train... (more)
AMTK 947 awaits in the Amtrak Ivy City Locomotive Shops. Photo taken with permission and proper safety attire.
A Keystone "motor" comes to a stop under the walkway and by the platform of the 1929 built Pennsy station at Lancaster, PA. Electric via overhead catenary was rehabilitated in 2006 and as of Nove... (more)
I always seem to have better luck with trains then weather these days. From the very start, I knew exactly how a recent visit to Princeton junction would Railroad: AmtrakLocomotive: ASEA AEM-7Location: West Windsor, New Jersey, USALocomotive #: AMTK 947Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: April, 2013
Amtrak 947 and 932 cross the Raritan River headed southbound for Washington DC on a sunny afternoon.
Our power for the Crescent's trip up the Northeast Corridor passes under a tangle of catenary wires to hook up to the train.
An Amtrak regional blasts south toward DC's Union Station, just 15 minutes down the line.
An on-time Vermonter.
The Vermonter heads north early on a blustery Saturday morning. Note the white-faced former Metroliner cab car just behind the AEM-7 (thanks for the details Matt Johnson). Amazing what you see i... (more)