Amtrak's veterans unit leads 171 through Edison on a clear but cold day. 171 typically operates on 4 track through here as it calls on all Amtrak stations between Newark and Trenton. Next stop..... (more)
The Cleanup Crew: An Amtrak worker steps aside from the task of ensuring that the switches at Lincoln Interlocking are clear of snow to allow Northeast Regional #171, led by Amtrak'... (more)
Figurehead: Even though ACS-64 #663 was the leader on Northeast Regional #171 on December 17, 2020, as one would expect on this stretch of the line, it wasn't actually providing pow... (more)
Checked another one off the list. Visited Shaw’s Cove in New London. Pulled up a chair on the sand and watched the action on the Northeast Corridor.
Amtrak Northeast Regional 171 is seen departing Alexandria, Virginia. The train originated in Boston and will terminate in Roanoke, Virginia later in the evening.
The rolling red billboard, leading Northeast Regional train 171, is about to be overtaken by an Acela consist as both trains approach Edison station on the NEC.
Big Mac and Coke: The Coca-Cola Wrapped ACS-64, #606, sits under the Golden Arches at the Trenton Transit Center on Thursday, December 19, 2019.
Amtrak Regional 171 passes through downtown Attleboro and the commuter rail station at 125 mph. The locomotive has a temporary Coca Cola wrap that was applied for the holiday season.
A bit of fall foliage still clings to a few trees along the banks of the Raritan while Amtrak's rolling red billboard crosses high above the river.
Northeast Regional on its way to Roanoke
Good Friday Doubleheader: Good Friday 2017 proved to be a good Friday for railfanning along the Northeast Corridor at Edison and this catch of Northeast Regional Train 171 was one reason f... (more)
A double header leads train 171 through New London.