Car are lining up for the 4:00 pm departure north.
A set of power is parked in front of the Amtrak Sanford Autp Train terminal.
835 notches up to max power to draw the 30+ car Auto Train Northbound to Lorton 15 minutes ahead of schedule. I have always wanted to see the Auto Train and now can add it to my list!
Amtrak 506 spots multiracks from the inbound Auto Train No. 52.
Amtrak 516 switches auto-carriers that just arrived on the inbound Auto Train No. 53.
Amtrak P42DC 86 and a companion P40DC have just arrive in Sanford on southbound Auto Train 53. The power is being inspected and serviced in preparation for the afternoon's northbound Auto Train 52... (more)
Amtrak's southbound Auto Train 53 is staged at the station, waiting to board passengers. Next to the train are a string of multilevel auto carriers assigned to the train.
Amtrak's northbound Auto Train No. 52 has arrived in Lorton early. Amtrak P32 511 is staging the first string of multilevel auto carriers for unloading.
While not a true dome, of course, the Auto Train's Sightseer lounge is certainly the best place to watch the scenery pass by.
Amtrak's Lorton switcher begins to place autp carriers from the inbound Auto Train for unloading.
Amtrak's Auto Train has just arrived at the Sanford Terminal. In order to accommodate the long passenger consist, the train is split in half for unloading. Coaches are on the left side of the plat... (more)
Pair of Amtrak P40DC locomotives await departure of northbound Auto Train.
Amtrak's southbound Auto Train is getting ready for departure. The yard switcher will assist in doubling the multilevels, on the right, onto the rear of the train.
Amtrak's northbound Auto Train has just arrived in Lorton, Va. The 511 is staging the multilevels for unloading.
Units laying over. This were pretty but when the company went bankrupt, nobody wanted them.