Evening rush hour is starting to ramp up with a ton of trains stopping at 30th Street. In the hour I sat watching trains here I saw close to 30 trains.
A SEPTA push pull express commuter set led by the agency's sole ALP-44, No. 2308, emerges from the Center City Commuter Tunnel and travels over the viaduct crossing the Schuylkill River making an ... (more)
Northeast Regional on its way to Roanoke
Approaching the upper level of 30th Street Station
"MARC Charger Test Train at 30th Street"
Two of MARC's brand new Siemens SC-44 Charger's lead a test train south out of Amtrak's 30th Street Station on their way to back to Washi... (more)
A long southbound train of heritage equipment behind a "bloody-nose" GG-1 rumbles into 30th Street on the old PRR jointed rail. The locomotive is one of the seven GG-1s painted in Amtra... (more)
Early E-60 action, without a windshield grille. No. 953 leads a heavy southbound into 30th Street, with its pantograph depressed to a low level to clear the covered platforms. The high headlight... (more)
Happy Independece Day from Philadelphia: Part II!
Philadelphia's 30th Street Station captured on July 26th, 2016 illuminated with alternating Stars & Stripes themes during the 201... (more)
Happy Independece Day from Philadelphia!
Philadelphia's 30th Street Station captured on July 26th, 2016 illuminated in alternating Stars & Stripes themes during the 2016 Democrati... (more)
An old PRR platform lamp stands guard, one of the few surviving, as an Amtrak "Cities Sprinter" makes an appearance with a string of leased MARC cars in tow. SEPTA leased No. 619 from A... (more)
SEPTA's sole ALP-44, No. 2308, arrives at the upper deck of Philadelphia's 30th Street Station. The unit was one of 33 built by Asea Brown Boveri of Sweden between 1989 and 1997. Of those, 32 went... (more)
"Whose line is it, anyway?"
A leased set of NJT Comet IV's along with even an ALP-46, substitutes for SEPTA equipment, under the watchful eye of William Penn. SEPTA leased the trains from NJT,... (more)
A set of SEPTA Silverliner IV commuter cars make their way from Philadelphia's subterranean Suburban Station to the upper deck platform of 30th Street Station.
Click, click, click, click, click.... click. Click.
Amtrak's venerable "Solari Board", installed in the early 1980's, cycles through train departure and arrival times displayed on rota... (more)