C&O For Progress!The second of two heritage schemed locomotives to be released by the CSX Huntington Locomotive Shops has escaped the paint booth and awaits finishing touches for pi... (more)
The Great Trans-Iranian Railway
The Trans-Iranian spans 1392 km / 865 miles from the Persian Gulf at the port of Bandar-e Emam Khomeyni (known as Bandar Shahpur before the 1979 Ira... (more)
Welcome to daylight for the first North American Genesee & Wyoming 3rd generation EMD locomotive, Providence & Worcester SD70M-2 4302. The unit was released from the paint booth today in St. Alba... (more)
A Canon City & Royal Gorge train is at one of the most famous spots on the old Denver & Rio Grande Western -- deep in the Royal Gorge. The eastbound train is approaching the famous "hanging b... (more)
A pair of GE Tier 4 GEVOs have been painted for the Navejo Mine Railroad in New Mexico and await pickup from GE Transportation in Erie. These two locomotives are ex-GE demonstrator units and reta... (more)
CSXT had planned on operating an office car special on Tuesday, June 20, with execs aboard from Boston to Chicago, but overnight last night those plans changed. Instead the train would deadhead ba... (more)
Amtrak #5 threads thru Tunnel 29 in the Colorado Rockies. A close look will reveal a few patches of snow from a storm that dropped 20+ inches of snow on this spot, less than a week before....
"LIRR Intermodal Bogie Rolls Over the Montauk Cutoff"
One of Long Island Rail Road's experimental "Intermodal Bogies" gets dragged down the Montauk Cuttoff to Sunnyside Yard to be cut up f... (more)
Desert storm!In the central Iran desert just before a thunderstom (with rain), the strong winds generate a short but impressive sand storm.
CN's Confederation Train. As part of Canada's 150th anniversary, CN ran a special Confederation train from Montreal to Ottawa this afternoon. The Confederation Players (a theatre troupe fro... (more)
An eastbound BNSF freight fills Big 10 Curve between Eisele and Rocky, Colorado, on the warm afternoon of February 9, 2015. The 76-car train is made up of mostly tank cars—73 to be exact.
Somebody got repainted!
Metrolink PrideOn June 10, 2017, California’s Metrolink conducted tests with their first operable F125. SCAX 905 was built by Electro-Motive in May 2016, and delivered to Metrolink... (more)
In the 1990s, Conrail's Lehigh Line and Harrisburg Line were normally visited by freshly re-manufactured units from the Morrison-Knudsen plant at Mountain Top, Pennsylvania. A large order for Sou... (more)