Covid-19 has drastically cut back trains on Altamont Pass. Here we see one of 2 Eastbound Weekday Altamont Corridor Express trains shoving towards Stockton on a very hot summer day.
Unfortunately only a short train.
ACEing the Sunrise: Altamont Corridor Express train 03 rounds the corner coming into Livermore on the first day of October. Two F40PH-3C locomotives lead this extra long 8 car train carryin... (more)
A morning ACE train leaves the valley and passes over other commuters leaving the valley by way of Patterson Pass Road.
An Altamont Corridor Express (formerly Altamont Commuter Express) train is pushed towards Stockton, Calif., as it crosses Greenville Bridge on the former Western Pacific. The train is passing over... (more)
An Altamont Corridor Express (formerly Altamont Commuter Express) train is pushed towards Stockton, Calif., as it ascends Altamont Pass on the former Western Pacific. The train is passing over Alt... (more)
Union Pacific 7741 crosses an impressive trestle as it leaves Altamont Pass and enters Livermore, California. In the hills behind the train, wind energy is being created by numerous windmills.
Union Pacific SD60 #2215 leads the Roseville, CA to San Jose, CA manifest (MRVSJ-14) through the Vasco Road ACE Station in Livermore on UP's Oakland Sub.
The first of three outbound Altamont Commuter Express trains crosses over the former Southern Pacific right-of-way on Altamont Pass. The train is in push mode as it heads from San Jose to Stockton... (more)
Blue hour on Altamont Pass. On the way to Winterail!!
Amtrak FP7 117 leads sister ex-SP units 122, 163, 119 and 113 eastbound into Livermore, California, on April 12, 1975. The train was a roundtrip excursion from Oakland to Tracy, running via Southe... (more)
The Roseville to San Jose Manifest passes over Altamont Pass road and the former SP right of way as it crosses the Greenville Trestle on its decent of the west slope of Altamont Pass.
UP 3980/3997/3996, a trio of ex-SP SD70Ms, bring a long MRSVJ across Greenville Trestle on Altamont Pass.
Two ex-SP SD70Ms lead the MRVSJ over Greenville Trestle on Altamont Pass. The old SP ROW can be seen passing under the bridge in the lower right of the photo.
California Poppies and the emerald green grass sways in the breeze on a warm Winter morning on Altamont Pass, where a detouring Coast Starlight rumbles East uphill over the Greenville Trestle.