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Logo for latest Amtrak National Train Day, May 11, 2013. Amtrak's actual date of first service was May 1, 1971.
At the North Carolina Transportation Museum on April 27, 2003 Southern Railway F-unit 6133 pulls heavyweight cars. Archival photo by Bill Hakkarinen. Copyright 2003-2013 by Message Media.
A new ALP45-DP dual-mode locomotive is making its debut on NJ Transit. See Latest News. Photo by builder STV.
Truckee CA celebrates Truckee Thursday each Thursday in the summer. The main street is
closed to traffic and becomes a street fair. The Amtrak station is at the far left center. The
California Zephyr stops here eastbd at 2:38pm daily and westbd at 9:37am. The fair runs in late
afternoon until sunset. Photo credit: Truckee Webcam. Photo date July 26, 2012.
Artist's rendering of California High Speed Train.
State legislators approved funding on July 6, 2012.
Amtrak Surfliner at San Luis Obispo CA station Feb 21, 2010.
Photo by Dave Wilson. Copyright 2012-2013 by Message Media.
Amtrak nb Coast Starlight crosses Vandenberg AFB, CA on Jan 30, 2010.
Photo by Dave Wilson. Copyright 2010-2013 by Message Media.
Capitol Corridor train 529, bound for Oakland, pulls into
Martinez CA on July 6, 2009. The third car is a Superliner coach.
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