NATIONAL TRAIN DAY
Arrives this Saturday to over 200 locations around the country.
For more information CLICK HERE.
40 Years as America’s Railroad
Amtrak has carried passengers on journeys across the length and breadth of the United States. People take our trains to visit family and friends, see America, experience the journey and come home again. For more info CLICK HERE.
Glendale Pacific Electric Red Car Line
Historian Paul Ayers presents a slideshow on Glendale Pacific Electric Red Car Line from its beginning to the last day of service in 1955. Over 240 slides include past and present images of the route. The program is sponsored by The Glendale Historical Society and hosted by the Glendale Public Library. Admission is free.
And because I love trains so much... here are some more pictures from the San Bernardino Railroad Days Event held a couple of weeks ago. More to come!
This is one of the new Cab / Passenger Rail Cars being used by Metrolink California. This car is produced by Hyundai-Rotem and seats 122 passengers and is 85 feet long.
The car features Crash Energy Management (CEM) technology, all seats face torward rear of car, inward and forward facing video cameras, restroom, drinking fountains, bike racks, wheelchair accesibility and automated station announcements.