Acela II on a test run along the Keystone Corridor
The #NewAcela trains being produced by Alstom feature a unique "geometric confetti" pattern that creates a gradient at certain points along the train. The first class car is indicated b... (more)
SLEEK would be the word I'd use to describe the #NewAcela trains being produced by Alstom if I had to choose just one. The "Acela II" began testing, seen on the Keystone Line whil... (more)
Coming and going at Bryn Mawr
Amtrak E60CH carries a Keystone Service train west past Bryn Mawr tower. Note the consist of de-motored Metroliner coaches that still collect power from the catenary for HEP functions. A Walter ... (more)
An Amtrak Keystone train whispers past Bryn Mawr station while a SEPTA commuter gazes west anxious for his "Paoli/Thorndale" SEPTA train to take him east into downtown Philadelphia.
SEPTA's "Great Valley Flyer" races past Bryn Mawr tower and a surviving PRR signal position light while en route to Paoli, PA and eventually Thorndale. The pantograph of a second AEM-7 can be see... (more)
A late afternoon SEPTA push-pull set departs Bryn Mawr station passing the 1915 Pennsylvania Railroad built "Bryn Mawr" Tower. Unfortunately, the tower ceased operation in 1994 due to a ... (more)
Two SEPTA AEM-7 led push-pull sets meet at Bryn Mawr as train number 9561, an express known as "The Great Valley Flyer" overtakes train number 9559 which had paused for a station stop. ... (more)
The first revenue run for SEPTA's newest motor rolls through Bryn Mawr, PA on the former mainline of the Pennsylvania Railroad past a set of Pennsy position signals.