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  1. Amtrak Acela in NWK

    Amtrak Acela in NWK

    The 5:13 Acela sits in Newark's Penn Station on April 29th, 2010.
  2. Noses at WUS

    Noses at WUS

    Acela power car and MARC AEM-7 show their profiles at Washington Union Stations 100th.
  3. "Electric worm...

    "Electric worm...

    Amtrak Acela train 2255 zooms in on the station in Mystic, CT. at 12:10 on July 28, 2001. This might look scary, but I'm at the end of the station platform and "standing well behind the yellow line. There is a sharp curve through Mystic station.
  4. Acela across Meadowlands

    Acela across Meadowlands

    A southbound Acela speeds across the Meadowlands on the Northeast Corridor with the sunrise as a backdrop.
  5. Acela!


    Amtrak Acela trainset 2001, the first trainset, highballs through Wilmington at over 100 MPH!
  6. Acela on the Shoreline

    Acela on the Shoreline

    Acela on the Shoreline in Connecticut. A Boston-bound, Sunday afternoon Acela skirts the boardwalk in Niantic, Connecticut.
  7. Acela


    The Sunday afternoon Acela roars through a very wet Attleboro, Massachusetts station.
  8. Finally Some Snow

    Finally Some Snow

    An Amtrak Acela is westbound on the Northeast Corridor near Eddington, PA in the area\'s first significant snowfall of 2006.
  9. The First Acela

    The First Acela

    On Nov. 16, 2000 the Acela made it\'s inaugural run. This is the first scheduled Acela passing Cornwell Ht\'s.
  10. Acela at Readville

    Acela at Readville

    Acela train 2250 approaches Readville station in Boston on its way to South Station and the end of its journey. Copyright BK Sullivan 2005
  11. Racing Night

    Racing Night

    An EB Acela heads for NYC.
  12. Check the Breaks

    Check the Breaks

    An Acela set still without any Breaks
  13. She's BACK!

    She's BACK!

    She's Back. Acela is back after an absents due to break issues
  14. Turkey Sunday

    Turkey Sunday

    The Sunday following Thanksgiving is well known to railfans along the NEC. Here, an Acela trainset speeds south toward Philly.
  15. Amtrak Acela #2253

    Amtrak Acela #2253

    Amtrak Acela # 2253 Heads Westward in Port Chester NY on Feb.8th 2003. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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