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Amtrak in Texas
The Lone Star State is big on route mileage but small on passenger service with only three routes for the second biggest state by size and population. Offerings include the Sunset Limited, Texas Eagle and Heartland Flyer.
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Photo ID: 717896

The Sunset Limited has completed it's station stop and passes some Southern Pacific searchlights that have survived into full PTC implementation.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Houston, Texas, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 158
Train ID: UP AMT2 11
Photo Date: October 13, 2019


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By: Brad Kindschy

Added: Nov 27, 2019

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Photo ID: 715133

Searchlights in the heart of PTC... UP's Houston Sub, formerly the Terminal Sub, still has a grove of searchlights a few miles west of Englewood Yard.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Houston, Texas, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 158
Train ID: UP AMT2 11
Photo Date: October 13, 2017


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By: Brad Kindschy

Added: Nov 03, 2019

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Photo ID: 714280

The Heartland Flyer is next to the BNSF Officers special

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Fort Worth, Texas, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 39
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 19, 2019


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By: David Hawkins

Added: Oct 25, 2019

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Photo ID: 698153

Late Running Texas Eagle Crosses the Trinity River towards Union Station with Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge in the background.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Dallas, Texas, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 150
Train ID: 422
Photo Date: April 28, 2019


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By: cyberdoctor

Added: May 25, 2019

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Photo ID: 694480

Amtrak #184 leads the southbound Texas Eagle into Taylor, Texas.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Granger, Texas, USA
Locomotive #: 184
Train ID: 21 Texas Eagle
Photo Date: January 25, 2019


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By: Ethan Slape

Added: Apr 18, 2019

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Photo ID: 685023

The Sunset Limited glides over the rolling hills of the UP Sunset Route as it races east to Houston.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Schulenburg, Texas, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 12
Train ID: P002
Photo Date: January 20, 2019


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By: Stewart Schweers

Added: Jan 22, 2019

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Photo ID: 660633

AMTK 207 leads the Crescent City across the Neches River and into downtown Beaumont.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Beaumont, Texas, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 207
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 28, 2018


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By: Mike Stupar

Added: Jun 09, 2018

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Photo ID: 659287

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Gainesville, Texas, USA
Locomotive #: 816
Train ID: AMTK 822
Photo Date: May 27, 2018


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By: Mike Bates

Added: May 28, 2018

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Photo ID: 659139

Heartland Flyer southbound arrives the depot with the Veterans unit.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: NPCU
Location: Gainesville, Texas, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 90221
Train ID: 821
Photo Date: May 26, 2018


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By: David Hawkins

Added: May 26, 2018

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Photo ID: 650981

AMTK 85 leads Sunset Limited #2 through Richmond, TX as it heads for Houston, running nearly on-time.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Richmond, Texas, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 85
Train ID: AMT2 30
Photo Date: October 02, 2016


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By: Christopher Parma

Added: Mar 10, 2018

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Photo ID: 650380

What a pleasant surprise this was! The last time I had been through Beaumont, TX, the "station" consisted of just a small piece of pavement with no structure. This nice platform with and structu... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Station
Location: Beaumont, Texas, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: AMTK 2
Photo Date: November, 2013


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By: Matt Donnelly

Added: Mar 04, 2018

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Photo ID: 647359

Texas Eagle arriving Dallas Union Station

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Dallas, Texas, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 58
Train ID: 22
Photo Date: February 04, 2018


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By: David Hawkins

Added: Feb 06, 2018

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Photo ID: 643071

The southbound Heartland Flyer hustles through the deep sag at Lake Wanda.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Saginaw, Texas, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 202
Train ID: AMTK 821
Photo Date: December 26, 2005


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By: Steve Schmollinger

Added: Jan 01, 2018

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Photo ID: 637071

Texas Eagle westbound departing Dallas 3 hours late taking the UP Dallas sub as the TRE is closed for maintenance.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Dallas, Texas, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 74
Train ID: 21
Photo Date: November 05, 2017


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By: David Hawkins

Added: Nov 06, 2017

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Photo ID: 628043

Amtrak's westbound Texas Eagle passes the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge as it crosses the Trinity River flood plain in Dallas. The train is headed for San Antonio via Ft. Worth.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Dallas, Texas, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 56
Train ID: AMTK 21
Photo Date: October 18, 2014


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By: Steve Schmollinger

Added: Aug 24, 2017

Views: 1,274
Comments: 0

Favorited: 9
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