Looking sharp in the golden hour light, SCAX 921 banks into the high speed curve at milepost 429 on the Ventura Subdivision as it leads Metrolink 117 out of Simi Valley and toward its next station... (more)
Slicing through the smoke filled air, which has blanketed most of the San Fernando Valley as multiple brush fires burn across Southern California, AMTK 156 leads this morning's northbound Coast... (more)
Let's Try This Again... On April 29, Amtrak's second Phase II anniversary unit, AMTK 130, was leading Amtrak's northbound Coast Starlight through the Central Coast agriculture community of ... (more)
Something For Everyone. Making an unusual trip out of Los Angeles on the point of a train, AMTK 510 guides this morning's Amtrak 14, the northbound Coast Starlight, into Simi Valley ... (more)
Easing through the siding past the Santa Susana depot, UP 2315 leads the LOF67 north prior to coming to a stop to wait for the passage of Amtrak 784.
SCAX 902 heads up Metrolink 117 this evening as it pounds the switch at Strathearn on its journey west to East Ventura.
CDTX 2118 trails Amtrak 782 as the train leans into the suer-elevated curve at Milepost 429
Operating as the largest train on the Pacific Surfliner system, a nine-car, all matching consist of "California cars" (minus one Surfliner painted Superliner...you can't win them all!) makes up Am... (more)
With the addition of multiple cars to its normal six-car consist to help carry the increase in Thanksgiving travelers, Amtrak 782 finds itself with an SC-44 "Charger" locomotive on the south end o... (more)
With some colorful wildflowers still holding true thanks to a late spring rain, UP 7494 adds some yellow to the scene as it leads the westbound LOF67 through town.
With a hefty trio of GP's serving as today's LOF41 power, UP 1053 heads back for the main after switching in two new lumber loads after bringing out the empties and placing them on the main. Once ... (more)
Amtrak's northbound Coast Starlight, running with two units and just five cars today, negotiates the first curves of Santa Susana Pass as the train climbs toward Tunnel 27.
Starlight...or Surfliner? As the coronavirus pandemic continues to change everyday life as we knew it (who would have ever thought something like that would sound more real than clique?), e... (more)
The Train That Struck Fear Into Los Angeles. Traversing the southern end of the ex-SP coast line, an eastbound military train, heavily laden with tanks, passes the Santa Susana Depot and Mu... (more)