With the sun getting low on the horizon, Amtrak No. 14 the southbound Coast Starlight to Los Angeles rolls along the beach near Emma Wood State Park in Ventura Ca.
Union Pacific ES44AC no. 7498 leads the northbound Guadalupe Local around Rincon point and begins the climb up to the Carpenteria Bluffs.
Pushing southbound into the morning sunrise, the early morning Pacific Surfliner No. 768 to Los Angeles will round the curve at Emma Wood State Park and arrive at Ventura Ca.
An afternoon Metrolink service (last one for the day) has been to Oceanside and is seen here returning to Los Angeles Union Passenger Terminal.
It's just after sunset as AMTK 463 leads Amtrak "Triple 7" (as the crew likes to call themselves on the radio) along the coast line, seen here skirting Pacific Cost Highway No. 1 and the... (more)
A Wave of the Future: On a misty fall morning, two brand new SC-44 Charger locomotives lead train 564 along the cliffs in Del Mar. Soon enough, all Pacific Surfliner trains will be pulled b... (more)
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Surfin' the Central Coast: Central Coast Surfliner, train 777, heads northbound past Rincon Point as it nears Carpinteria. This train is destined for San Luis Obispo.
Skirting the Pacific Ocean with a colorful pair of additions to this afternoon's train in the form of an extra F59PHi and Amtrak's full-length dome car, Amtrak 790 passes through Emma Wood State B... (more)
On a cloudless Saturday morning along the Southern California coast, a southbound Amtrak train sneaks up behind two unconcerned women out for their morning walk along a trackside trail.
Amtrak on the Beach: In San Clemente, the railroad literally runs right along the beach. It is little wonder this rail line got the nick name "Surf Line".
Coasting Along the Cliffs: Northbound train 653 rolls along the coastal bluffs in Del Mar as it heads toward Oceanside.
F59PHI 450 leads Pacific Surfliner train 774 south along the shores of Del Mar, CA towards San Diego. Sadly, the paint matching consists are few and far between these days, as Surfliner's F59's ar... (more)
Coasting Along the Bluffs: A late morning Coaster commuter train heads south through Del Mar along the coastal bluffs. This set is a bit of an anomaly these days as none of the cars have ad... (more)