An Amtrak Acela Express roars through North Elizabeth, bound for Metropark. The luxury apartments to the right, known as "Station Commons" were built in 2015. They do allow dogs, if any... (more)
An Amtrak Acela Express rips through North Elizabeth, NJ on the express track bound for Metropark in Iselin, followed by Trenton, NJ.
Amtrak's ACS-64 Veteran's unit charges south through North Elizabeth, NJ. The present station was opened by NJ Transit in February 1987, replacing a stop with low-level platforms. A station hous... (more)
A NY&LB train is southbound thru North Elizabeth with PC4876 on the point. The station shelter and milepost are relics from the Pennsylvania RR era. Date is approximate.
Amtrak E60CP 957 hustles a Washington-bound corridor train through the station at North Elizabeth, NJ. The E60s were only moderately successful from a design standpoint, but I always thought that ... (more)
Metroliners on #4 pass a GG-1 powered freight with excess power on #3 that will soon leave the NEC at Lane Tower, pass under the #4 track flyover, and enter the PRR Waverly Yard complex.
The early 1980s paint scheme left little doubt as to the identity of the operator of New York-Washington high speed trains. A set of Amtrak Metroliners raced south through North Elizabeth, NJ, en ... (more)
NJDOT 4876 is seen on a Bay Head bound train at North Elizabeth, NJ in 1977. The GG-1 will come off the train at South Amboy for E units as the wires were not extended to Bay Head until the 1980's... (more)
As the Norfolk Southern Corp 047/Conrail OI-17/ Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus Blue Train was at the North Elizabeth station of NJ TRANSIT. With the The Virginian Railway NS heritage un... (more)
An Amtrak Acela Express set slithers like a snake through the growing urban landscape of North Elizabeth, NJ. The station, just north of Elizabeth, was rebuilt with high level platforms in 1987 w... (more)
Southbound on the NEC shortly after entering the corridor at Lane Tower. This GP38-2 is in fresh paint, about 8 months after the Conrail startup.
Here's the northbound Southern Crescent connection making time thru North Elizabeth behind a reliable GG1 on a snowy Sunday in 1977. A whiff of steam on top of the G indicates that the steam gener... (more)
Under The Wires
Freight on the NEC used to be a daily occurrence, but since the Amtrak takeover, the number of actual through freights has dwindled and the Boston to DC line now se... (more)
The Little Engine That Could
With the bulk of the ACS-64's on the property, the time has almost fully run out on the AEM-7's. At this point, only two remained in service, with 927 ... (more)
A freight led by a pair of E-44's passes the depot at North Elizabeth.