With the Chicago skyline in the background, the BNSF GP39-3R switches out Metra's Roosevelt Rd yard as it will eventually switch out Metra bilevels and locomotives for maintenance and for use on t... (more)
A BNSF GP39-3R rebuild heads toward the Metra coachyard to switch out some passenger cars for maintenance and for use on Metra train sets.
An outbound suburban departs Chicago Union Station as it heads towards Aurora IL.
While the Chicago bound Texas Eagle arrives at CUS, a suburban train-set departs the Metra yard with METX F40PH 114 powering the train.
A suburban train-set departs the Roosevelt Rd Metra yard as it heads towards Chicago Union Station with an EMD F40PHM-2, also referred as a Winnebago powering the train.
Amtrak's Texas Eagle departs Chicago Union Station as it ventures off toward San Antonio Texas.
Consecutively numbered Metra 211 & 212 depart Chicago. Compare with 20 years previously: http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=288496
The continuous CTA trains fly in and out of the platforms at an incredible rate as passengers stand right at the edge. The public rail transit in Chicago is an amazing system to see.
A pair of GP-35's roll through the BN's mainline next to the old Zephyr Pit with Amtrak's yard on the other side.
A northbound empty Metra Electric stops to line a switch at the North end of Roosevelt Rd. on Metra's Elecitric Mainline between Millennium Station in downtown Chicago and University Park.
An afternoon Metra scoots west on a trip to Aurora (no pun intended!).
Amtrak's California Zephyr departs Chicago, and on its way passes another set of Amtrakpower and BNSF's only SW1200 in the Chicago area.
The City of New Orleans backs into Chicago on a beautiful December afternoon.