The Carolinian is on time and running at a good clip after leaving Cary and heading for Raleigh.
Amtrak 80, the Carolinian makes a crew change at the station stop in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Raleigh continues to provide Amtrak with a substantial number of passengers, as evidenced by the large crowd riding today's northbound Carolinian.
The southbound Empire Builder rolls past a BNSF hirail at Seattle's Golden Gardens Park.
After picking up cars at the CSX yard, the Nash County RR heads west through downtown Rocky Mount, North Carolina.
NS C40-9W #9972, one of the highest numbered units on the roster, leads train 351 out of the yard at Greensboro.
Norfolk Southern #5098, one of the few remaining high-nose GP38-2's, leads train 350 through Cary, NC.
The crew of NS train 349 waves to a waiting CSX MoW crew on NS/CSX shared trackage at Cary, NC.