NCDOT had an Amtrak Piedmont consist on display for a promotional photo shoot. They do a great job of keeping their equipment clean. Photo taken under proper protection.
The Carolinian on the left, and the Piedmont on the right - two state supported Amtrak trains pose at sunset with the skyline of Raleigh in the background. The shimmer wall of the convention cente... (more)
The first Carolinian to travel beyond Raleigh Union Station to New York after the April COVID-19 suspension.
The last Piedmont for the time being heads to the coach yard . The state is suspending Piedmont Service beginning on Monday due to COVID-19. Raleigh-Charlotte service will be covered by a reinstat... (more)
Amtrak 76 arrives in Raleigh during a February snowstorm.
NS 6W4 brings a unit ethanol train through Raleigh, en route to Selma, NC.
Amtrak cuts through the cold air on a crisp, Winter day.
The North Carolina Department of Transportation's Yard in Raleigh, North Carolina is filled with lines of various locomotives and passenger cars used for the Amtrak operated Piedmont Service train... (more)
The consist for the Piedmont number 75 makes a deadhead move off of the CSX line from the NCDOT shops and on to the NS H Line. The train will then shove back towards Raleigh Union Station for a 10... (more)
A North Carolina Department of Transportation owned F59PH sits outside the railroad's shops in Raleigh undergoing maintenance. The crews here maintain all of the equipment used on the Piedmont Ser... (more)
The westbound Piedmont #75 departs from Raleigh Union Station with an F59PHI and F59PH bracketing the consist. In the background is the Bloomsbury Estates building, a condominium complex.
The northbound Amtrak Carolinian gets back on the move after making an on time station stop at Raleigh Union Station on a clear November morning. GE P42DC number 90 accelerates the train under the... (more)
A matched train of brand-new covered hoppers climbs the grade out of downtown Raleigh with one of NS's specially painted AC44C6Ms in the consist.
Amtrak train #73, the Piedmont, passes through Raleigh, North Carolina, on September 8, 2018. The train, heading from Raleigh to Charlotte, is led by Amtrak F59PHI 470, and has RNCX F59PH 1... (more)
Amtrak train 77, the Piedmont, departs Raleigh Union Station for Charlotte, North Carolina. Many changes have occurred over the past several months. The building just above the locomotive i... (more)