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Philly Railfan Pictures of the Week
Philly Railfan Pictures of the Week
 
A personal collection of photo essays related to rail and transit subjects around the Philadelphia area
 
Click HERE for previous RPOTW pages from 2002 to 2016
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Aug 12 2018 Chasing SEPTA Sprinters: ACS-64's delivered, in service, getting rescued and testing on West Trenton and Main Lines July and August 2018
Aug 05 2018 A couple freight moves on the Cape May Seashore Lines Tuckahoe NJ July 29 2018
Jul 29 2018 How about another new juice train: Tropicana Orange Juice cars now on CSX Q410 CP Berry Philadelphia PA July 19 2018
Jul 22 2018 Looking for reasons to photograph SEPTA Silverliner IV's? Here are two: White Whale 442 and Wrong Way 288 July 14, 15 and 18 2018
Jul 15 2018 A grab bag of trains on CSX Trenton Line: N731, Q301, Q438, Q032, K144, Q410, Q031, Q439, 14G and Q403 June 2018
Jul 08 2018 CSX C770 meets K139 and Q032 meets K140 on CSX Trenton Line at CP Berry Philadelphia PA June 21 2018
Jul 01 2018 CSX Gauge Measurement System GMS-2, aka the Winnebago, CSX Trenton Line CP Berry Philadelphia PA June 20 2018
Jun 24 2018 Amtrak, SEPTA, NJT and Norfolk Southern, plus the TLM, at North Philadelphia Station Philadelphia PA June 17 2018
Jun 17 2018 Starting to take shape: Madison Lansdale Station progress Lansdale PA June 14 2018
Jun 10 2018 Diesels on the Corridor: CSAO FJ-10 and Amtrak Ballast Train Cornwells Heights and Eddington Stations Bensalem PA May 21 2018
Jun 03 2018 The end is nigh - RETIRE! Almost all of SEPTA's AEM-7's and ALP-44 on the West Trenton Line May and June 2018
May 27 2018 CSX P920: James E. Strates Carnival Train at CP Berry on CSX Trenton Line Philadelphia PA May 15 2018
May 20 2018 A relic of the past: what is left of a Pennsylvania Railroad B60b baggage car in PRR's home city Philadelphia PA April 1 2018
May 13 2018 Parting shots of the Tie Laying Machine Cornwells Heights, Andalusia, Torresdale and Holmesburg Junction PA April/May 2018
May 06 2018 SEPTA Sprinters: getting delivered and testing/training Neshaminy and Main Lines April 21 through May 5 2018
Apr 29 2018 Far fewer but more interesting interruptions in the afternoon for the Tie Laying Machine Eddington Station April 11 2018
Apr 22 2018 Constant interruptions to an early morning start for the Tie Laying Machine Eddington Station April 11 2018
Apr 15 2018 Amtrak tie gang and Loram Railvac running ahead of the Tie Laying Machine Eddington Station April 9 2018
Apr 08 2018 Amtrak Tie Laying Machine working its way west on the Northeast Corridor Croydon PA April 5 2018
Apr 01 2018 SEPTA wire work on West Trenton Line and track work on Main Line and Doylestown Branch March 26 and 28 2018
Mar 25 2018 A different diesel engine pulling the same two electric motors: CSX W991 and SEPTA Extra 70 March 23 and 24 2018
Mar 18 2018 Spring Maintenance Season on Amtrak Northeast Corridor causes operational changes March 12 and 15 2018
Mar 11 2018 Trying to catch Amtrak Acela Expresses passing at speed, plus bonus CSAO FJ10 March 5 and 6 2018
Mar 04 2018 CSX Sampler on Trenton Line: Q409, Q140, Q403, Q300, Q031 and Q032 February 26, 27 and 28 and March 1 2018
Feb 25 2018 SEPTA's new toys: ACS-64 SPAX 902 and 903 join 901 Lansdale and Neshaminy Falls PA February 17 and 21 2018
Feb 18 2018 CSX W012 Continuous welded rail train with ex-Conrail power through Langhorne PA February 1 2018
Feb 11 2018 FLY EAGLES FLY ON THE ROAD TO VICTORY!!!!! Eagles wrapped Silverliner V's Lansdale PA September 1 2017
Feb 04 2018 SEPTA Sprinter out for testing pulls down some wires - ooops! Neshaminy Falls, Trevose and Philmont PA January 30 2018
Jan 28 2018 CSX Brandt R4 Power Unit on a gondola work train CP Berry Philadelphia PA January 16 2018
Jan 21 2018 Liberty Bell Trail and Madison Lansdale Station progress Lansdale PA January 13 2018
Jan 14 2018 SEPTA AEM-7 SPAX 2303 tagged Neshaminy Falls and Langhorne PA January 10 and 11 2018
Jan 07 2018 CSX Q140 back to lunchtime runs on Trenton Line Philadelphia and Langhorne PA January 2, 4, 5, 10, 11 and 12 2018
Dec 31 2017 Empty CSX/BNSF oil train and 2017 heading off into the sunset CP Berry Philadelphia PA December 29 2017
Dec 24 2017 Sperry inspection hi-rail SRS 770 and CSX Q032 CP Berry Philadelphia PA December 21 2017
Dec 17 2017 Believe it or not, CSX Q272: my first double stack at CP Berry Philadelphia PA December 15 2017
Dec 10 2017 GMTX 331 off lease from ESPN in Quakertown and going home Lansdale PA December 3 and 4 2017
Dec 03 2017 Amtrak 91 Silver Star and 20 Crescent, plus new rail for the NEC Eddington Station Bensalem PA November 29 2017
Nov 26 2017 New Jersey Transit at North Philadelphia Station on Thanksgiving Sunday Philadelphia PA November 29 2017
Nov 19 2017 SEPTA Wash Train with newest SEPTA engine SPAX 80 Lansdale PA November 11 2017
Nov 12 2017 A trip up the Bethlehem Branch Quakertown and Souderton PA November 11 2017
Nov 05 2017 CSX Ethanol train K602 with a three pack of BNSF Philadelphia PA November 2 2017
Oct 29 2017 Soon to be a memory: the forgotten power on the all but abandoned Bustleton Branch Philadelphia PA October 25 2017
Oct 22 2017 SEPTA Wire train working in the quiet zone Heacock Road Lower Makefield PA October 12 2017
Oct 15 2017 Before work under the clouds: SEPTA and CSX trains Neshaminy Falls Station Neshaminy Falls PA October 13 2017
Oct 08 2017 After work in sun and shadow: SEPTA and CSX trains plus a Sperry car Langhorne Station Langhorne PA October 4 2017
Oct 01 2017 Fancy meeting you here: Chasing and being chased by the newest AEM-7 still running September 28 and 29 2017
Sep 24 2017 Is that really a CSX train? Norfolk Southern power on K602 CP Berry Philadelphia PA September 21 2017
Sep 17 2017 CSX local C770 having trouble trying to get into its own yard CP Fairless Jct and Woodbourne PA September 14 2017
Sep 10 2017 Next stop, Cornwells Heights, well, that is if we CAN stop! SEPTA train 733 Cornwells Heights PA September 7 2017
Sep 03 2017 CSX still running ethanol to Philly, this time with Kansas City Southern power Langhorne PA August 29 2017
Aug 27 2017 SEPTA displays its newest engine and a couple vintage busses for Founders Day Lansdale PA August 26 2017
Aug 20 2017 A couple of trains out of the Sunshine State: one hauling people, the other orange juice August 9 and 11 2017
Aug 13 2017 Amtrak cab cars on Keystone Trains on the Northeast Corridor Cornwells Heights and Eddington Stations July and August 2017
Aug 06 2017 CSX W951 empty tie train with ET44AH CSX 3292 and which color is CSX MOW standard? Philadelphia PA July 6 2017
Jul 30 2017 A lunch hour on Amtrak's Northeast Corridor at Cornwells Heights PA July 5 2017
Jul 23 2017 SEPTA's latest version camera car 451-452 Landale MU Yard Lansdale PA July 9 2017
Jul 16 2017 CSX Q388 with retired B20-8/B40-8's en route to Pan Am Railways Philadelphia July 6 2017
Jul 09 2017 Less oil, more alcohol: CSX K542 loaded ethanol to Philadelphia June 12 2017
Jul 02 2017 Two pair: The engines of the Cape May Seashore Line Tuckahoe NJ June 12 2017
Jun 25 2017 No fun and games on SEPTA West Trenton Line Neshaminy and Langhorne PA June 2017
Jun 18 2017 The best laid plans: CSX combines Q032 and Q034 Philadelphia PA May and June 2017
Jun 11 2017 CSX P922 James E. Strates Carnival Train Philadelphia PA May 22 2017
Jun 04 2017 CSX P923 The LAST RBBB Circus Purple Unit Funeral Train Philadelphia PA May 24 2017
May 28 2017 CSX P927 RBBB Circus Red Unit Funeral Train Neshaminy Falls PA May 10 2017
May 21 2017 CSXT cars on Tropicana Orange Juice Train CSX Q140 May 1 and 2 2017
May 14 2017 Introducing the new Tropicana Orange Juice Train: CSX Q140 May 1 and 2 2017
May 07 2017 RBBB Circus Blue Unit Train at Woodbourne Station on CSX Trenton Line March 13 2017
Apr 30 2017 CSX and SEPTA in this year's snow January 10, February 10 and March 10 2017
Apr 23 2017 A cold day in hell, er, Bensalem: Winter on Amtrak's NEC March 17 2017
Apr 16 2017 The view from the top: new vistas from atop Lansdale Parking Garage April 14 2017
Apr 09 2017 CSX High rail truck and its terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day February 14 2017
Apr 02 2017 Loram Railgrinder RG045 in transit on CSX Trenton Line November 30 2016
Mar 26 2017 Surprise! EMD leaders on CSX Trenton Line March 2, 7, 8 and 10 2017
Mar 19 2017 RBBB Circus Blue Unit Train at CP Berry on CSX Trenton Line February 21 2017
Mar 12 2017 BNSF power on oil train K138 at CP Berry on CSX Trenton Line February 24 2017
Mar 05 2017 A blast from the past - Brand new CW60AC's on CSX Trenton Line October 1999
Feb 26 2017 A blast from the past - CSX Office Car Special on CSX Trenton Line October 1999
Feb 19 2017 A blast from the past - Norfolk Southern patches on Conrail engines October 2000
Feb 12 2017 A blast from the past - Conrail caboose 21286 and DODX caboose 902 August 2000
Feb 05 2017 A blast from the past - Canadian Pacific and Soo in South Philadelphia PA August 2000
Jan 29 2017 A blast from the past - CSX Q174 "The Other Juice Train" Philadelphia PA August 2000
Jan 22 2017 A blast from the past - Amtrak's Northeast Corridor at Croydon PA August 2000
Jan 15 2017 A blast from the past - South Philly local working at Darien and Pattison August 2000
Jan 08 2017 A blast from the past - Union Pacific Convention Special on the move July 23 2000
Jan 01 2017 A blast from the past - Union Pacific Convention Special in South Philadelphia August 2000
   
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