Amtrak train 714, a Bakersfield-bound San Joaquin, departs Merced, California, after its station stop and crew change on February 17, 2018. California Department of Transportation (aka Amt... (more)
Inbound Amtrak California train is about to the Jack London Stop in Oakland.
CDTX 2012 sits in Bakersfield after it's long trip from Oakland as the 714. This train later turns into AMTK 703.
"San Joaquins" pushing towards Bakersfield. Note connecting buses waiting to depart at left.
Cruisin' down the Square in my F59, engineer Tina (yes, her name is Tina) brings #714 out of the Coach Yard and into the depot. Canon Rebel XS.
Pan in the street! A 1/30th second pan reveals CDTX 2001 pushing a 4 car trainset up the Square, bound for Bakersfield. Canon Rebel XS.
A fresh repaint into it's old scheme has been applied to CDTX 2051 as it sits in the depot ready to push the 10:05AM San Joaquin down to Bakersfield.
Due to a derailment on the UP Martinez Sub, for the first time 20 years, an Amtrak Train detours over the BNSF Franklin Canyon/Stockton Sub line.
Amtrak 714 goes over the diamond.
Train 714, about an hour late, cruises over Church Avenue.
Conductor climbs down from CDTX 2009 making final preparations before departure.
CDTX 8303 'Mount Diablo' on an unusually sunny December day.