On one of those raw winter days when the draft from the coal furnace at the nearby "FS" West Falls Tower has an alluring call, I am standing at the east end of the "B&O Bridge" that forms the east... (more)
Reading FP7 No. 907 and RS3 No. 509 are this evening's power on symbol DA-3 (Darby-Allentown). The train is moving onto the connection track between the two Schuylkill River bridges at West Falls... (more)
A late afternoon outbound SEPTA commuter train crosses the tracks of the Northeast Corridor just shy of North Broad Street station as it makes its way over to the Chestnut Hill West line. Both li... (more)
Amtrak/Alstom Acela Test Train 2102 passed by Penn Park in Philadelphia, PA shortly after leaving the yard on April 22, 2021. The Alstom Acela II has been testing in daylight on this section of th... (more)
Amtrak Acela Train 2109 passed by Penn Park in Philadelphia, PA shortly after leaving 30th Street Station on April 22, 2021. Its replacement, the Alstom Acela II would follow as a test train, remi... (more)
Amtrak's Acela Express makes a southbound departure out of Philadelphia, PA, bound for Wilmington, DE and points south. A support for the 2014 residential Evo Cira Centre South makes its way into... (more)
SEPTA's sole ALP-44, No. 2308 pushes a mixed set of Bombardier Comet coaches east across the Schuylkill River and on towards downtown Philadelphia via the Center City Commuter Tunnel. In the back... (more)
Looking all the more diminutive against a growing city skyline, a short out of place two car weekend SEPTA commuter train finds its way onto Amtrak's NEC (North East Corridor) due to a project cal... (more)
P42 #46 rolls through Penn Coach Yard during the setup for the 50th anniversary event.
P42 #100's super graphics really pops against the "midnight blue" base color. This paint changes depending on the light, ranging from just shy of black to almost a cobalt blue when unde... (more)
P42 #46 faces #100 in preparation for the following day's celebratory event. These are the first two of six 50th Anniversary locomotives Amtrak is releasing throughout the year.
POTUS Joe Biden tweeted, "This is a birthday I certainly wouldn’t miss." He didn't disappoint. Aside from facts and figures about why investing in passenger rail is wise environmentally ... (more)
A westbound Amtrak Regional Express, led by AMTK No. 650, charges past the combination station /tower at Holmesburg Junction bound for 30th Street Station in downtown Philadelphia, and all points ... (more)