The southbound “Saluki” is making a station stop. That’s not revenue traffic on the rear. These trains drag three empty baggage cars back and forth day after day to activate CN’s signals.
Amtrak's Saluki races south for Carbondale with Siemens
SC44 Charger 4617 leading the way.
Amtrak's southbound "Saluki" speeds into Du Quoin over two hours behind schedule. Unfortunately, for those who travel on this train, passengers are often late as the train is regualarly hours beh... (more)
Amtrak 391, the Saluki, races south at Ludlow, IL, with four baggage cars and three Superliner coaches.
A young girl looks back in surprise as the engineer of the 391 blows his horn as he approaches the station at Effingham Illinois.
Southbound Amtrak #391 (the Saluki) blasts through downtown Gilman, IL on CN's Chicago Subdivision. more)
The "Illini" pulls into Illinois Terminal. The terminal handles passengers for both Amtrak & MTD. The Illini is heading south on a run from Chicago to Carbondale.
Amtrak #391 the Saluki Express prepares to make its daily stop in Effingham Illinois.
Amtrak 391, the southbound Saluki, arrives in Effingham to drop off and pick up passengers on March 19, 2011.
The Saluki tears over the Calumet River, en route to southern Illinois.
Ripping south on a chilly morning.
Chicago to Carbondale Saluki slams across the diamonds in rural Tolono.
The WB Shawnee
Running ahead of the IC Football Special, Amtrak 57 leads the southbound Saluki 391 through Clifton, IL.
The outbound Saluki departs Homewood on-time on it's way to Carbondale Il while a NS train continues it's switching down at Markham Yard.