Amtrak train 281, a "Empire Service" rounds the curve as it crosses over I-490 in downtown Rochester, NY with Amtrak 108, the Phase 6 Heritage Unit leading.
Amtrak 281 speeds away from Rochester, New York behind P32AC-DM 711 after making its station stop downtown. The train has passed under the R&S Belt Line bridge is about to cross over the Erie Cana... (more)
Amtrak 281 has just crossed Exchange Street and is about to pass under Louisiana Street as it slows for its station stop at the Buffalo Exchange Street Station. The piles of ties along the tracks... (more)
After picking up passengers at Buffalo's Exchange Street station, Amtrak train 281 the "Empire Service" races north towards Niagara Falls with the Buffalo skyline in the background.
Amtrak train 281 the "Empire Service" passes under the CP 382 signals on its way west as the crew of CSX train Q157 returns to their locomotive after performing a roll by inspection of t... (more)
With summer afternoon thunderheads building behind the Buffalo skyline, Amtrak Empire Service 281 heads north towards Niagara Falls. P32AC-DM 712 is in the lead, wearing the Phase III Empire Servi... (more)
Amtrak train 281 the "Empire Service" rounds the curve as it crosses over I-490 in downtown Rochester with the skyline in the background. The locomotive, Amtrak 708, is only one of two P... (more)
With trackwork being conducted on the CSX Niagara Sub in conjunction with the new station being built at Buffalo Exchange Street, Amtrak trains are detouring over the CSX Belt Sub for the week. Wi... (more)
Amtrak train 281 the "Empire Service" is approaching Buffalo's Exchange Street station for its penultimate stop on its run from New York City.
Amtrak train 281 the "Empire Service" passes over the Ganargua Creek as it races towards its station stop in Rochester, NY.
Amtrak train 281 the "Empire Service" crosses the Erie Canal at MP 374 on the Rochester Sub on its way west. In the siding is a cut of CSX boxcars that are in storage.