After running demonstrations on the AVR out of Oakmont, the AVR has brought the Colorado Railcar DMU to Pittsburgh where Amtrak will take it east the next morning.
AVR 1801, trailed by a Colorado Railcar DMU, approaches the junction with the NS main. The train will head westbound on the Pittsburgh Line to the Amtrak station, where the DMU will overnight bef... (more)
In the early days of AVR operations on the W&P, short trains like this were the norm. From humble beginnings, the AVR has steadily increased business on the line, thanks largely to the rebuilt W&... (more)
AVR 1802 warms up to start the night shift.
It's a quiet night for 1801, which powers AVR 2 six evenings per week.
The AVR Glenwood Fleet have a day of rest as crews celebrate Labor Day
The AVR pops out of Schenley Tunnel in Pittsburgh on its way east to Glenwood Yard. Train is on the P&W Sub, leased from CSXT. Assisted by Wade Massie & Derrick Brashear.
1801 is in charge of a short train of covered hoppers, seen here approaching the W&LE underpass.
The AVR-4 spots a few cars at a time for MetalTech, and then waits while they're transloaded so they can do it over again. The nifty lights in the background are from Heinz Field, the football st... (more)
The day is just starting for the AVR's Washington turn, seen here working upgrade in the Streets Run Valley.
The W&P switcher is about to back down the spur to Galv Tech with one gon. The spur was abandoned until earlier this year when it was rebuilt by the AVR.
The KC 32 patiently awaits the signal at CP penn while an east bound trailer train on NS passes by.
A look across the bridge from the 1801 as it heads back towards CSX territory.
A roster of AVR 1801.