Late for my Appointment. A very, very late Silver Star, running late due to mechanical issues experienced around Tampa, departs Columbia toward Camden and Hamlet.
Running Late. Running a bit later than its usual nighttime schedule, the northbound Silver Star arrives into Columbia in the early morning, passing through Devine Junction on its way to th... (more)
First Class Only: A debris strike near Jacksonville required the trailing locomotive and coaches to be set out of the Silver Star. The rest of the train continued north, passing thro... (more)
Amtrak's northbound Silver Star makes its station stop at the historic Hamlet station. The station was built in 1900 for the Seaboard Air Line railroad.
Let’s Go, We’re Late! Led by the most power I’ve ever seen on an Amtrak passenger train and running about four hours late, a very long northbound Silver Star, mixed with The Silver M... (more)
Amtrak 92 approaches Plant City, FL on their inbound trip to Tampa with engineer Kyle Myers at the helm giving us a friendly wave.
Across the Congaree. A late running Silver Star crosses the Congaree River into Columbia, SC, where it will then head north on CSX's fairly moribund Hamlet Sub, on which the only through t... (more)
Busy Morning in the Ditch. The rail corridor through Columbia, SC, created in the 1980s to alleviate some rail congestion in the city, is known as the Ditch and has CSX and NS tracks side ... (more)
Amtrak's Northbound Silver Star flies high over the Raritan River making its last strides to New York. The New York Metro area is still in chaos from the COVID pandemic, but the long distance serv... (more)
Silver Star; Golden Hour: ACS-64 #603 leads Amtrak's Silver Star, Train 92, past Lincoln Tower and Metuchen Station under a brilliant sunset on August 25, 2019.
Ordinary and Extraordinary: The Silver Star, Train #92, carrying Amtrak business cars #10004, 10002 and 10020 on the head end, approaches a typical NJ Transit ALP-46 and Comet consi... (more)
Amtrak doesn't stop here as the northbound Silver Star passes the old Seaboard Air Line station at Aberdeen heading for its next stop in Southern Pines. I might add that new signals were laying ne... (more)
Amtrak P092 flies into Tampa with 184 in the lead.
The northbound Silver Star is on its last legs from Miami, as it rolls up the Northeast Corridor as the light fades on this March evening.
Amtrak P092 speeds into Tampa with 156 in the lead and a wave from the engineer.