Heavily laden with a load of Thanksgiving travelers, a nine-car Pacific Surfliner leans into the curve on its final approach to its Simi Valley station stop.
Approaching the Fullerton station is Amtrak Pacific Surfliner 1566 (weekend/holiday service from Los Angeles to San Diego) on New Year's Day 2020. CDTX SC-44 2109, one of two in Surflin... (more)
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner 1767, weekend service from San Diego to Goleta; begins to accelerate out of the station in Fullerton, California, on December 16, 2018. Nearly-new Siemens SC-44 &q... (more)
CDTX SC-44 2110 leads Amtrak train 1573 (San Diego to Los Angeles) in Anaheim, California, on October 28, 2018. The Pacific Surfliners' long-time power, F59PHIs, are being sold to Chicago'... (more)
CDTX SC-44 2109 shoves on the rear of Amtrak train 1573 (San Diego to Los Angeles) in Anaheim, California, on October 28, 2018. The Pacific Surfliners' long-time power, F59PHIs, are being ... (more)
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner number 1573, heading from San Diego to Los Angeles, rounds the curve as it crosses State College Avenue in Anaheim, California, on October 28, 2018. Change is in th... (more)
Passing the historic, no longer used depot at Del Mar, CDTX 2109 hustles Amtrak 768 south toward the famous Dal Mar Bluffs following its Solana Beach stop. Built in 1912 and used until 1995, the b... (more)
Sunny Afternoon Recharge: On a cool mid November afternoon, Charger locomotive 2109 leads a late train 774 across the wooden trestle at Del Mar. The Charger locomotives for Pacific Surfline... (more)
Stopping at Santa Barbara, New Siemans SC-44 for Pacific Surfliner service, pushes train No. 774 from San Luis Obispo to Los Angeles and San Diego.
Two Different Schemes: As train 562 heads through Torrey Pines, the paint scheme variation between locomotive 2109 and the 2114 is quite apparent. The 2109 displays the original version of ... (more)
CDTX 2109 brings up the rear of train 1573 as it heads west.
Double the Charge:Two Siemens SC-44 Charger locomotives lead a Pacific Surfliner train through Del Mar.
Charging Through Del Mar: The sun makes an attempt to break through morning cloud cover as Pacific Surfliner train 564 heads south through Del Mar. On the train this morning is a brand new ... (more)
Basking in the afternoon light at Redondo Junction, CDTX 2109 and 2110 rest on one of the 13 active "whisker" tracks the ex-Santa Fe Railway turntable still offers Amtrak for its locomotive mainte... (more)