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GENERAL:These units operate on Amtrak's Pacific Surfliner Route between Los Angeles & San Diego. Another set of these units operates in the Pacific Northwest under the Amtrak Cascades banner. Further, a third set of these units operate on Capital Corridor and San Joaquin trains in the central and northern part of the state.
SPECS:These units feature DC Traction Motors and operate in Push-Pull Mode with a Cab Control Car on the other end. On the Cascades trains, a former F40 NPCU is the Cab Control Car.
TERRITORY:Anywhere on the Pacific Surfliner Route. (Formerly the San Diegans) These units are maintained and based in Los Angeles. On rare occasion, one may end up on the Coast Starlight as well. The Cascades Units are normally seen in on the Cascades Route between Seattle, Washington and Eugene, Oregon. The Capital Corridor units operate in the San Francisco Bay area and areas as far south as Bakersfield.
NOTES:Amtrak has a total of 36 of these units. #450-465 are painted up for the Pacific Surfliner Route. #466-470 are used on the Amtrak Cascades Route in the Pacific Northwest and are painted in a green and white paint scheme. #2001-2015 are in Amtrak California colors.
450
San Diego, CA
Pacific Surfliner #566
Pacific Surfliner
September 30th, 2006
451
San Luis Obispo, CA
Pacific Surfliner #1790
Pacific Surfliner
October 21st, 2012
452
San Diego, CA
Pacific Surfliner #583
Pacific Surfliner
September 30th, 2006
453
Los Angeles, CA
Pacific Surfliner #565
Pacific Surfliner
October 20th, 2012
454
Fullerton, CA
Pacific Surfliner #768
Pacific Surfliner
October 2nd, 2009
455
Anaheim, CA
Pacific Surfliner #571
Operation Lifesaver
November 2nd, 2008
456
Fullerton, CA
Pacific Surfliner #579
Pacific Surfliner
October 26th, 2015
458
Los Angeles, CA
Pacific Surfliner #578
Pacific Surfliner
November 13th, 2014
459
Santa Barbara, CA
Pacific Surfliner #774
Pacific Surfliner
October 31st, 2008
460
Anaheim, CA
Pacific Surfliner #774
Pacific Surfliner
November 2nd, 2008
461
San Diego, CA
Pacific Surfliner #564
Pacific Surfliner
October 26th, 2015
462
Santa Barbara, CA
Pacific Surfliner #775
Pacific Surfliner
October 29th, 2008
463
San Diego, CA
Pacific Surfliner #785
Pacific Surfliner
September 30th, 2006
464
San Diego, CA
Station Photo
Pacific Surfliner
October 26th, 2015
467
Portland, OR
Cascades #516
Cascades
September 27th, 2006
469
Portland, OR
Cascades #516
Cascades
October 21st, 2010
470
Portland, OR
Cascades #506
Cascades
September 27th, 2006
2007
Emeryville, CA
Capital Corridor #745
Amtrak California
October 1st, 2011
2008
Emeryville, CA
Capital Corridor #738
Amtrak California
October 1st, 2011
2009
Bakersfield, CA
San Joaquin #715
Amtrak California
September 30th, 2011
2014
Emeryville, CA
San Joaquin #718
Amtrak California
October 1st, 2011