After picking up passengers at Buffalo's Exchange Street station, Amtrak train 281 the "Empire Service" races north towards Niagara Falls with the Buffalo skyline in the background.
Amtrak train 281 the "Empire Service" passes under the CP 382 signals on its way west as the crew of CSX train Q157 returns to their locomotive after performing a roll by inspection of t... (more)
With summer afternoon thunderheads building behind the Buffalo skyline, Amtrak Empire Service 281 heads north towards Niagara Falls. P32AC-DM 712 is in the lead, wearing the Phase III Empire Servi... (more)
Amtrak train 281 the "Empire Service" rounds the curve as it crosses over I-490 in downtown Rochester with the skyline in the background. The locomotive, Amtrak 708, is only one of two P... (more)
With trackwork being conducted on the CSX Niagara Sub in conjunction with the new station being built at Buffalo Exchange Street, Amtrak trains are detouring over the CSX Belt Sub for the week. Wi... (more)
Amtrak train 281 the "Empire Service" is approaching Buffalo's Exchange Street station for its penultimate stop on its run from New York City.
Amtrak train 281 the "Empire Service" passes over the Ganargua Creek as it races towards its station stop in Rochester, NY.
Amtrak train 281 the "Empire Service" crosses the Erie Canal at MP 374 on the Rochester Sub on its way west. In the siding is a cut of CSX boxcars that are in storage.
Amtrak train 281 the "Empire Service" passes through MP 380 on the Rochester Sub as the sun sets.
Amtrak Empire Service 281 speeds west through Gates, New York as it makes its way towards Buffalo. The train is passing by the equipment of a crew working to remove the trackage of the Pixley Sidi... (more)
Amtrak 281 is enroute between the station in Depew and the Exchange Street Station in downtown Buffalo. The Sam-Son Distribution stands in the background as P32AC-DM 706 leads the train.
Amtrak 704 pulls the 281 West gliding round the curve at Little Falls on a cold January afternoon a few years back.