An inbound LIRR train crosses onto Track 2 to arrive at Jamaica Station. The complex interlockings here feature numerous double crossovers, single and double slip switches, an... (more)
LIRR 161 idles on a siding track near Long Island City Station on the Lower Montauk Branch. There is typically a locomotive here, presumably as a protect unit for the term... (more)
A long train of Arrow III EMUs is seen on Line 2 approaching the portal of the East River Tunnels. Of the four tunnels, Line 2 is the only one with a portal so far west, as it... (more)
A 4-car R68 train passes Avenue M station. This set had recently passed in the other direction with a 2-car Franklin Avenue Shuttle set attached as well. I'm not sure of an... (more)
LIRR trains depart Jamaica Station for points east while a maintenance crew performs minor work in the complex interlocking eat of the station. the MP15AC locomotive is a... (more)
West of Hudson
Metro-North 4903 leads a Port Jervis Line train out of Hoboken Terminal, the terminus for all of Metro-North's west of Hudson services.
Ain't Dead Yet
NJ Transit 4119, one of two F40s returned to revenue service in 2020, is seen on point of a Pascack Valley Line train bound for Spring Valley. NJ Transit has ordered, and ... (more)
NJ Transit 4214 pulls its train out from under the shed at Hoboken Terminal, beginning its trip west.
A Flushing-bound 7 express train approaches 40 St station as the sun sets behind the City skyline. The Empire State and Chrysler Buildings are just barely visible from here... (more)
Up, Down, and All Around.
A Manhattan-bound (7) train arrives at 111 St, nicely timed with an express train passing on the flying express track and an out-of-service train sitting on the... (more)
The last light of the sunset illuminates an outbound 7 express train as it races along the Queens Blvd viaduct towards Flushing.
You Coulda Been Great.
A Westbound Northeast Corridor Line train departs New Brunswick station, as seen from the neighboring parking garage. Based on intel I was given earlier in the day... (more)
A westbound Keystone train races towards Secaucus Junction station, crossing over a stopped Norfolk Southern intermodal train below. Secaucus Junction is an intermodal statio... (more)
F40 at Sunset.
An outbound Port Jervis Line train approaches Secaucus Junction station with one of Metro-North's F40 locomotives leading.
NJ Transit 4638, wrapped in a Pennsylvania Railroad heritage scheme, stops with its train at Edison Station. By PRR electric locomotive classification, this B-B wheel arrangement wo... (more)