A Wave of the Future: On a misty fall morning, two brand new SC-44 Charger locomotives lead train 564 along the cliffs in Del Mar. Soon enough, all Pacific Surfliner trains will be pulled b... (more)
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Surfin' the Central Coast: Central Coast Surfliner, train 777, heads northbound past Rincon Point as it nears Carpinteria. This train is destined for San Luis Obispo.
Skirting the Pacific Ocean with a colorful pair of additions to this afternoon's train in the form of an extra F59PHi and Amtrak's full-length dome car, Amtrak 790 passes through Emma Wood State B... (more)
On a cloudless Saturday morning along the Southern California coast, a southbound Amtrak train sneaks up behind two unconcerned women out for their morning walk along a trackside trail.
Amtrak on the Beach: In San Clemente, the railroad literally runs right along the beach. It is little wonder this rail line got the nick name "Surf Line".
Coasting Along the Cliffs: Northbound train 653 rolls along the coastal bluffs in Del Mar as it heads toward Oceanside.
F59PHI 450 leads Pacific Surfliner train 774 south along the shores of Del Mar, CA towards San Diego. Sadly, the paint matching consists are few and far between these days, as Surfliner's F59's ar... (more)
Coasting Along the Bluffs: A late morning Coaster commuter train heads south through Del Mar along the coastal bluffs. This set is a bit of an anomaly these days as none of the cars have ad... (more)
Modern Passenger Power on the Beach: A relatively new F125 locomotive brings train 600 south along the beach in San Clemente. Soon, most Metrolink trains will be powered by these locomotive... (more)
Misty Farewell: Nearing the end of life on Amtrak, an F59PHI locomotive leads a southbound Pacific Surfliner train through what remains of the morning coastal marine layer in Del Mar. Soon ... (more)
Summer is always a busy time on the Surf Line. Due to a high number of travelers during ComiCon and the opening week of the Del Mar Races, an extra Pacific Surfliner train was run just ahead of tr... (more)
Metrolink 860 heads west on the approach to San Clemente North Beach.
An early westbound freight heads by the San Clemente Pier just before sunset.