A pair of new Siemens ALC-42s lead the eastbound Empire Builder, running just over 2hrs late out of St Cloud.
In what looks more like a scene from a model train layout, Amtrak ran 4 Chargers on point when the California Zephyr 6 train headed to Denver, Colorado. It was odd not seeing the venerable P42's o... (more)
Siemens Amtrak engine 301 (ALC-42 Charger) sits beyond the platform as tonight's California Zephyr 6 train was too long to fit into Denver's Union Station. There were 4 charger engines and extra ... (more)
Four new Siemens ALC-42 Chargers were on point tonight leading the California Zephyr 6 train as it headed down the hill from Tunnel 1 on its way to Denver's Union Station.
There was a changing of the guard tonight as the California Zephyr 6 train exited the East Portal of the Moffat Tunnel using only the new Siemens ALC-42 Charger. The cold rain and low clouds did ... (more)
Siemens ALC-42 50th anniversary locomotive leads the consist on Amtrak No. 6, the California Zephyr. Also included are AMTK 309, 313, and 314. Only 301 and 309 were on-line. The other two locos we... (more)
The Future of Amtrak
Amtrak 1058, the City of New Orleans with a slightly altered schedule pulls out of Union Station to wye at Canal St. Leading is a duo of Siemens ALC-42 long-distance d... (more)
Amtrak's class ALC-42 leads the eastbound Empire Builder out of St. Paul.
Amtrak 302 sits at Saint Paul Union Depot during a night photo session.
Amtrak’s Southbound "The City Of New Orleans" Train #59 passes through Wakeland, MS., with AMTK ALC-42 #307 on the point
Amtrak’s Southbound "The City Of New Orleans" Train #59 passes through Glendora, MS., with AMTK ALC-42 #307 on the point
Amtrak’s Northbound "The City Of New Orleans" Train #58 passes through Egypt, MS., with AMTK ALC-42 #307 on the point
AMTK ALC-42 #300, AMTK ALC-42 #301, AMTK P42DC #136, AMTK P32-8BWH #506, and AMTK P42DC #11 provide power to Amtrak Empire Builder train #8 as it makes its station stop in Red Wing, MN.
Amtrak 303 is displayed at St Paul Union Depot for "Train Days". The locomotive is part of the initial order of Siemens ALC-42s to replace the aging GE Genesis locomotives on long-distan... (more)
Amtrak’s Empire Builder, train 7, is westbound over the Cut Bank Judith River Trestle on May 22. The train is led by 50th Anniversary Day 1 scheme, Amtrak ALC-42 301, along with the ALC-42 302 ... (more)