The Amtrak Cardinal exits the Millboro Tunnel on the Buckingham Branch Railroad. As the train travels eastward, its vibrations shake the nearby deciduous trees and cause the autumnal leaves to fal... (more)
Lake Shore Limited in Virginia?? The Appalachian Mountains loom in the background as a late eastbound Cardinal departs Clifton Forge. Usually the Cardinal runs with a short consist and a single l... (more)
Running several hours off schedule for the third time in the past week due to equipment issues in Chicago, Amtrak No. 50 (P050 on CSX), the eastbound "Cardinal", leaves the skyline of th... (more)
Amtrak Cardinal train No.51 clearing Lafayette Junction. The Beech Grove train is leading in front.
Phased Out Phase Four. Like a reunion of bygone eras, Amtrak Train 50 (Cardinal) makes the station stop at Clifton Forge, Virginia on October 19, 2022 with AMTK 184 (P42DC, Phase IV) leadin... (more)
Amtrak Cardinal train P051 passing through Chiles Peach Orchard at Jarmans Gap.
Autumn Colors. The foliage colors were very bright (if not the sky) on the morning of Wednesday, October 19, 2022 in South Charleston, West Virginia. Amtrak’s tri-weekly Cardinal (Train 5... (more)
An over 5 hour late westbound Amtrak Cardinal makes a rare daylight appearance as it nears Cincinnati on its scenic journey along the Ohio River.
Amtrak's Cardinal bursts out of the fog that has settled along the Ohio River, passing the last C&O Cantilever along this route.
Amtrak Cardinal train P051 approaching Grassmere Road.
Amtrak Cardinal train 51 with Operation Lifesaver 50 Years of Rail Safety Education locomotive #203 arriving at Charlottesville.
The magnificent interior of Cincinnati Union Terminal in Cincinnati, Ohio. Unfortunately, service from the Amtrak Cardinal only passes through here at night.
Amtrak PO50, the Cardinal, ambles by the last C&O signal on the CSX Kanawha Sub...and probably the whole mainline, in Russell. Luckily Amtrak was two hours late at this otherwise dark shot...and l... (more)
Amtrak 50, the eastbound "Cardinal," approaches the interlocking at Mt. Carbon, the beginning of a brief stretch of single track on the former Chesapeake & Ohio Newport News-Cincinnati m... (more)
Amtrak's Tri-Weekly Cardinal P051 with a friendly wave from the engineer while kicking up the snow at LaGrange as they hustle westward towards the next station stop in Clifton Forge, Va.