Coasting Along the Cliffs: Northbound train 653 rolls along the coastal bluffs in Del Mar as it heads toward Oceanside.
In this photo of the San Diego MTS (Metro Transit System) station we can see a number of red S70 units, an EMD F59PHI and F40PH-3C at the head end of the Coaster trains, as well as a couple vintag... (more)
A northbound Coaster train passes through the marsh heading through Torrey Pines as the late afternoon sun casts a golden glow on the scene.
A San Diego Coaster heads past the wading pool in front of the San Diego Convention Center.
An early morning northbound Coaster passes the Soledad Lagoon near the Torrey Pines State Beach.
A northbound Coaster hustles along the beach at Del Mar. The trees in this area are among the most distinctive I've ever seen.
Late afternoon sun, a clean train and a great location conclude a day's railfanning in sunny California!
Southbound Coaster 652 takes the signal at CP Cardiff under smokey skies. Canon EOS 40D
The Coaster tears through Leucadia, across from the relocated ATSF Encinitas depot (out of frame to the right and across the street). 3002 is one of only two F59PHIs rostered by the North County T... (more)
A ride on a Coaster provides some very scenic views of the Pacific shoreline. Here a northbound Coaster is passing Del Mar Beach.
Having completed its layover, 645 emerges from under the SDTI's Catenary as it merges onto the BNSF enroute to Santa Fe Depot.
The sun is setting as an Amtrak crew takes their Coaster commuter train around the bend onto Torrey Pines State Beach for the final time. Herzog is taking over operation of the service on 1 July,... (more)
A northbound Coaster has just left the station and swings out along the Pacific coastline at Del Mar, CA. More Coaster shots at www.rr-roadtrip.com
A Coaster F59PHI brings up the rear of Amtrak "Surfliner" #578 as it heads to San Diego from Los Angeles, California.