RailPictures.Net Photo: UP 8850 Union Pacific EMD SD70AH at Pismo Beach, California by Nathaniel Holguin
 
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Union Pacific (more..)
EMD SD70AH (more..)
Price Canyon (more..)
Pismo Beach, California, USA (more..)
April 14, 2019
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UP 8850 (more..)
PCBOA3-11 (more..)
Nathaniel Holguin (more..)
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Remarks & Notes 
PTC Dark Signals and Amtraks, Oh My! UP's coast line from Los Angeles to Oakland sees a number of Amtrak trains throughout the day, ranging from the commuter Pacific Surfliners to the long distance Coast Starlights. In the afternoon rush, adding extra trains can become a challenge. When a number of signals suffer power failure, things become even more complicated. To add icing to the cake, PTC failed on a southbound Surfliner coming out of Grover Beach. Our poor UP Passenger train, which fortunately was a deadhead, finally rounds into Price Canyon after a two hour delay. A fresh crew awaits about 20 minutes ahead in San Luis Obispo to continue the equipment move toward Oakland.
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