A southbound "Regional" train with some extra cars for the holiday weekend (including an "Amfleet II" coach).
The Model Unit: A couple of hours after buying an HO Scale Model of ACS-64 #642 at a local train show, I was fortunate enough to catch the prototype leading Northeast Regional Train #163 p... (more)
Appropriately, the clouds gathering overhead signal an approaching Nor'easter, while Amtrak's North East Regional #163 from Boston to Washington DC, soars high above the Urban Farm on Randall's Is... (more)
Amtrak Regional Train 163 heads west through Waterford with 642 leading the way.
Amtrak Train 163 is westbound through Waterford.
Amtrak Northeast Regional # 163 on its way from Boston to Washington DC, on the western approach to the Hell Gate bridge on a beautiful early Fall afternoon.
Amtrak Northeast Regional # 163 on its way from Boston to Washington DC, crossing the Hell Gate bridge on a beautiful early Fall afternoon.
After a slow day on Amtrak's Northeast Corridor on Saturday due to a trespasser getting hit at the Levittown, PA station, action is back to normal on Sunday as Southbound/Westbound train 163 makes... (more)
An AEM-7 leads down the corridor. Not much time is left for Amtrak's fleet of AEM-7's. With the arrivals of the new Siemens ACS-64 on the roster, these units are being phased out. But 934 continue... (more)
Amtrak Regional 163 pulls into Westerly station right on time with the "David L. Gunn" unit (ACS-64 #600) leading. This unit was dedicated to one of Amtrak's former presidents.
The ACS-64, a locomotive whose presence is becoming more apparent on the Northeast Corridor in recent months, leads a Northeast Regional through Jersey Avenue towards Washington.
A southbound Amtrak Regional train traverses Stonington Harbor on the causeway built by the New Haven, but electrified by Amtrak.
Traveling at well over a hundred mph, this is one Amtrak Corridor train that does not stop at the Cornwells Heights Station just outside of Philadelphia. Please stay behind the yellow line... (more)