Kansas City Union Station was absolutely packed tonight with families lined up to see the Kansas City Southern Holiday Express, including the star of the show, the faux-steam engine "Rudy!&qu... (more)
Resting at the Dallas Union Station, this train is soon going to make a trip halfway to Fort Worth before returning to the yard after running for the evening rush. Unknowing to anyone at the time,... (more)
It's a beautiful and warm Fall evening, right at rush hour. Union Station is alive with all sorts of arrivals and departures. Amtrak 80, the Carolinian, has arrived from the South, and her replace... (more)
The calm before the highball. Observation NRMX 2955 awaits departure to Wishram, Washington on the rear of an excursion pulled by SP 4449.
The 'Parker Peavine Extra' has just arrived in Phoenix at sunset. This train was a three-day excursion on Santa Fe. Day one was Los Angeles to Flagstaff via Needles. Day two was Flagstaff to Pho... (more)
Amtrak 601 battles through the smoke of a just passed
BN E8. Only the steam at the rear end of the SDP40F is
produced from this engine
On the eve of Amtrak, the Gulf, Mobile & Ohio operated three passenger trains each way between Chicago and St. Louis. GM&O #3, the southbound Abraham Lincoln with a 5:10 PM departure from Chicago,... (more)
The conductor peeks out of the door on car 3 as Amtrak Train 190 comes to a stop in Old Saybrook.
A sharp looking GM&O logo adorns "The Patron Tequila Express" private car, parked at Louisville Union Station during the 2018 Kentucky Derby festivities. The luxurious observation car wa... (more)
Amtrak's "Vermonter" is nearing its departure time as MARC 4912 awaits its next assignment
KCT Train heads for the yard. Seen here going through Union Station.
In April 1974 U23B 6329 leads a U28C and U30CG west through Joliet with a mostly intermodal hotshot. The latter two units had been built for passenger service prior to Amtrak's takeover of those t... (more)
A very tired looking AEM-7 917 rolls into Union Station with a Northeast Regional near the end of its long and able service life. The Sprinters are on the way.
Train Meetings. As a Metro train departing NoMa-Gallaudet U station meets one heading into the station, an Amtrak train heads into Union Station while a MARC unit awaits its next assignmen... (more)