Last fall I took a trip to the Northeast and made sure to leave some time in my schedule to visit the Northeast Corridor. Although Wilmington, DE doesn't feature high speed running, it's still a g... (more)
An Amtrak Regional Express arrives after dark at Wilmington station in Delaware, bound for Philadelphia, PA and points north.
Amtrak CEO Richard Anderson hosted Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao and other DOT/FRA officials in Amtrak 10004, the "American View" theater/inspection car attached to Northeast Regi... (more)
A Leslie 3 chime is a rarity on most major carriers, but especially Amtrak.
A north bound Acela Express makes a late evening station stop at the renovated Wilmington Train Station, also known as the Joseph R. Biden, Jr., Railroad Station.
On display during the "Farewell to the AEM-7" excursion at Amtrak's Wilmington, Delaware shops
The 4th and final test run of MARC's newest passenger engines approaches the Amtrak station area in Wilmington, DE on a brisk January morning. Today's run is the second day of Washington D.C. to P... (more)
On January 17, Maryland commuter railroad MARC ran a test train of its two brand new Siemens Chargers on Amtrak's Northeast Corridor. SC-44 80 and 81 roll into Wilmington, Delaware with train 802 ... (more)
Amtrak's "Salutes Our Veterans" motor, ACS-64 642, leads train 148 at sunset.
The 738, wearing a Washington Terminal heritage livery, was seen during its last days at the Wilmington Shop being prepped for sale.
A herd of Amfleet Capstone food cars sit stored near the old coaling tower at the Wilmington Shops. Later, many of these cars were rebuilt into coaches for added capacity with the first being renu... (more)
The 742 was prepped for sale at the Wilmington Shops after decades of service switching terminals on the east coast in Albany-Rensselaer and Washington DC.
Hiding in the Hedgerow
Just three and one half years after being repainted in a Pennsylvania Railroad scheme, Amtrak GG1 4935 was retired and placed in storage at Amtrak’s Wilmingt... (more)
The setting sun illuminates a work train engine.