Phase III Amtrak Heritage Unit #145 leading solo.
With Boston's landmark Hancock Building in the background, an Amtrak E8/F40 team is about to depart the open air platforms at Back Bay with a corridor train for Washington. Tracks in this area are... (more)
Its journey from Washington nearly complete, an Amtrak corridor train enters the old Back Bay Station in Boston. The smoke screen in the background was left by a just-departed MBTA local. The trac... (more)
The Boston edition of the "Lake Shore Limited" has departed Back Bay Station and is passing through Fenway running parallel to the Mass Pike. The final destination for the train is Chicago.
As part of the continuous detour trains through Vermont for Pan Am Railways due to the Hoosac Tunnel collapse, manifest train 16R is seen holding in Greenfield for Amtrak's Valley Flyer departing ... (more)
Before the current and much larger Amtrak/MBTA Route 128 station and parking garage were opened in 2000, this modest pseudo-Colonial structure built by the New Haven RR in 1965 served passengers t... (more)
Amtrak heritage non-powered cab unit #406 is seen leading Downeaster train #694 over the Merrimack River Bridge in Haverhill, MA. The bridge was constructed in 1920 by the Boston & Maine Railroad ... (more)
The Westbound Lake Shore Limited is seen passing the iconic mill and Mill Pond Dam in West Warren, MA.
Amtrak's state-supported Bay State, the Boston-Washington "Inland Route" train via Springfield and Hartford, swings through a curve at Wellesley, MA, on the former Boston & Albany. This ... (more)
I don't know whether there was a special group on board or the crew was just feeling festive, but this edition of the Boston section of Amtrak's Lake Shore Limited saluted the Christmas season as ... (more)
Amtrak Regional 171 passes through downtown Attleboro and the commuter rail station at 125 mph. The locomotive has a temporary Coca Cola wrap that was applied for the holiday season.
Amtrak Train 683 (Downeaster) is seen passing through Wilmington, MA in a snowstorm with a snow-covered Christmas wreath. This line is the former Boston & Maine New Hampshire Route.
Amtrak Train 163 zips through Attleboro, MA with engine 649 leading the way on a beautiful late fall afternoon.
In Amtrak's early days, Northeast Corridor trains out of Boston could be fairly modest things. A Penn Central E8, a parlor car, and two coaches made up this New York-bound train rolling through th... (more)
A Springfield Shuttle departs over Main Street.