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  1. Metra Chicago Commuter Rail Service

    Metra Chicago Commuter Rail Service

    Metra Chicago Commuter Rail Service Westbound at Joliet, Illinois


    Ex Santa Fe depot, San Diego. Amtrak Surfliner and a MTS trolley.
  3. Ad Infinitum

    Ad Infinitum

    Bombardier lozenge cars await the afternoon commuter rush in GO Transit's Mimico coach yard.
  4. METROLINK 212


    Inbound Metrolink train # 212 in "push" mode at Ravena, destination will be Los Angeles Union Passenger Terminal.
  5. METROLINK 205


    Outbound train # 205 with a larger than normal consist of 5 coaches. This train usually has 3. Train has just rounded the curve prior to arriving at Acton, California with a final destination of Lancaster, a high desert community 80 miles north of Los Angeles. The orange coloring on the hills...
  6. Metra 157

    Metra 157

    Metra 157 pushes an inbound through the snow at Glen Ellyn, IL on Jan 23, 2005. Current Metra policy calls for stopping and questioning rail photographers, but not this photographer on this day.
  7. A Blast of Color

    A Blast of Color

    Tri-Rail commuter train pauses at Fort Lauderdale Airport. #805 is a Morrison-Knudsen rebuild.
  8. Millennium Skytrain

    Millennium Skytrain

    A brand new Millenneum Line Skytrain pulls into Brentwood Station in Burnaby, BC in the fall of 2002.
  9. Comin' or Goin'?

    Comin' or Goin'?

    West Coast Express F59PHI #904 brings up the rear of a morning westbound commuter train at Port Coquitlam, BC on Oct 6, 2000.
  10. ACE Commmuter

    ACE Commmuter

    ACE commuter train pauses at San Jose, CA in September 2003.
  11. Zephyr Pit 1988

    Zephyr Pit 1988

  12. Stranger in a Strange Land

    Stranger in a Strange Land

    Prior to the 2000 election, UTA (Utah Transit Authority) officials ran a special train on the evening of October 17, for local politicos using a Sounder Transit train set. Although the train set no speed records getting from Salt Lake City to Ogden it was good enough. The funding issue on the...
  13. GO 2215 Train 48

    GO 2215 Train 48

    GO 2215 a BBD bi level commuter coach. This is one of GO's rolling bill boards painted up for the Show "Train 48" Which takes place on a GO train.
  14. A Dinky at La Grange

    A Dinky at La Grange

    BN 9916 leads a commuter train through La Grange, IL on 10-31-86. 17 years ago today.
  15. Tacoma Freighthouse Square

    Tacoma Freighthouse Square

    Sound Transit Sounder commuter train, bus and light rail at the Freighthouse Square Station
  16. Last Train

    Last Train

    A conductor checks for any last-minute passengers at New Jersey Transit's Far Hills station on the Gladstone Branch in November 2001. In a few minutes the train will arrrive at Gladstone at the end of the branch, finishing its run from Hoboken. Photo by Steve Barry. 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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