Intercity from Zürich to St. Gallen in the morning sun. Between Eschlikon and Sirnach they remake one track. Left the yellow Unimog (vehicle for track and road)
Amtrak California F59PHIs 2009 and 2005 rush train #717, the Bakersfield to Oakland San Joaquin, through the walnut groves in California's fertile Central Valley on March 11, 2007.
717 sits in Bakersfield while crews get it ready for its 3:45 departure.
The engineer of 717 gives a friendly wave as we meet North of the Fresno depot just before the sunmaid crossing seen a few hundread feet further ahead.
717 is seen at the Merced platform as the Sun begins to set.