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Raw Footage of Siemens Charger SC-44 4601 Cummins QSK95 Testing @ The TTCI in Pueblo, CO (125 MPH)
READ FIRST: EDIT 7: As of April 2017, the first 6 Caltrans locos have been delivered to Oakland. IDTX 4611 is now in Chicago. 9 locomotives have been conditionally accepted by IDOT after having completed their burn-in testing at Pueblo. EDIT 6: As of early March 2017, the first two WASDOT locomotives have been complete and are undergoing burn-in testing @ Pueblo before being sent to Washington State for introduction on Cascades services. EDIT 5: As of late February 2017, IDTX 4611 is undergoing test runs on WSDOT Cascades territory; here is the best clip of the locomotive testing so far: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e6Gz_kZ2NjQ EDIT 4: As of 12/8/16, the first AAF Brightline train has departed the Siemens plant enroute to Florida: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ELkw306DaCo EDIT 3: As of 12/2/16, 4611 is on WSDOT property for Cascade service testing (or at least testing in that territory). The status of 4603 is unknown at this time. EDIT 2: As of 11/14/16, the following is known: 4601-4602 are back @ the Siemens Plant, 4604 remains on MARC property. 4603 is to head north to Washington State for testing along the Cascades route. All remaining locomotives up to and including 4610 to head to Pueblo, CO for 500 mile burn-in testing before being shipped to Chicago for acceptance and entry into service on Chicago based regional routes. Additionally, initial roster numbers revealed; IDOT 4601-4632, Caltrans 2101-2120, WSDOT 1400-1407. EDIT 1: As of 8/10/16, 4601 & 4602 have concluded testing @ TTCI; 4604 has arrived on the NEC for late night testing in real-world conditions later this month. EDIT 2: As of 9/7/16, 4604 is in Philadelphia for testing on the Northeast Corridor within the next week. Before you ask, ALL info on the Charger can be found compiled here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siemens_Charger As I did with the ACS-64 when that tested at the TTCI, here's new footage of the Siemens Charger (SC-44) locomotives (4601) testing at 125 miles per hour out in Pueblo Colorado with MARC bilevel cars. This is the first time we get to hear what the new Cummins QSK95 high speed diesel sounds like. I get the impression that it makes the Charger sound like an oversized Dodge Ram lmao. Enjoy the action, and stay tuned for delivery updates that I will post in this description as I did on the ACS-64 b-roll video. Credits to Amtrak, IDOT, and Siemens.
Views: 81830 Fan Railer
NYC Subway HD 60fps: First Second Avenue Subway Train Departs 72nd St Wrong Rail (Governor Onboard)
Shot 1/1/17. Enjoy this preview and stay tuned for more =) Full SAS opening day action shots: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9XPBqDdeXWY Ride SAS opening day round trip: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGidC6-4OWA
Views: 6263 Fan Railer
Bay Area Rapid Transit HD 60fps: 10 Car Fremont Trains Fly Out Of Union City Station Sunset 7/22/15
8:00 PM and 8:20 PM. Under full acceleration, a full length 10 car train can hit 45-48 MPH before the last car leaves the platform. Enjoy =)
Views: 33932 Fan Railer
Amtrak HD 60fps: High Speed 125 MPH Train Action @ Jersey Avenue 6/11/15 w/ ACS 64 Veterans Unit
Due to some landscaping that was going on just north of the station, there was a Flagman on duty, which means that you are guaranteed horn action from every passing train. Great day to hit up Jersey Avenue! Enjoy =) Equipment includes ACS-64, AEM-7AC, & Acela Express train sets. Action is between 1:15 PM and 2:15 PM.
Views: 32320 Fan Railer
Washington Metrorail HD 60fps: Kawasaki 7000 Series Green & Yellow Line Trains @ College Park
7000 series only video; shot 6/6/16. Due to power draw issues on the other lines, the entirety of the 7k fleet has been moved to and restricted to service on the Green and Yellow Lines only for the time being. This means that they are quite prevalent throughout the day, even during the off-peak period. Enjoy =)
Views: 14865 Fan Railer
Amtrak HD EXCLUSIVE 60fps: Siemens ACS-64 642 Veterans Unit First Day in Revenue Service 7/2/15
Amtrak's ACS-64 Salute Our Veterans Unit #642 entered service today (7/2/15) on the Northeast Regional trains 184 - 129 rotation. We see her on train 184 at Secaucus Junction and on train 129 at Metropark. Enjoy =) Side note: I would have gotten 642 on 184 at Metropark also, if NJ Transit hadn't royally fucked me over (making me miss a crucial connecting train) and left me hanging at Secaucus Junction. Next time I am on such a tight time schedule, I am most certainly driving. Fuck NJ Transit.
Views: 32428 Fan Railer
Siemens Provides First Look at New Amtrak ACS-64 Cities Sprinter Locomotives For Northeast Corridor
EDIT 2: I did find two new videos apparently from someone who has access at Pueblo. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JcGEHDxUiMg - Flyby video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vJMhKgEnnNc - Video of info screen showing acceleration with 8 amfleets from stop to 125 mph. I find the comments from the crew about the engine being "too quiet" amusing. #thatsthewayitshouldbe EDIT 1: New video of locomotive 601 testing at 125 mph out in Pueblo, CO: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HbHIUFajhbM That's a beautiful sounding 3rd Generation K5LA. Here are some links to keep track of the locomotives: http://w3.usa.siemens.com/mobility/us/en/rail-solutions/locomotives/Pages/amtrak-cities-sprinter.aspx - Siemens USA Page, including a tracking feature, to help railfans and buffs to plan ahead and catch the cross country moves. http://w3.usa.siemens.com/mobility/us/en/interurban-mobility/rail-solutions/locomotives/Documents/Amtrak_DataSheet_2013_LR.pdf - Official Siemens Datasheet for the locomotives. Still lacks a tractive effort curve graph, which somewhat disappoints me. Credits to Amtrak and Siemens
Views: 96321 Fan Railer
Port Authority Trans-Hudson HD 60fps: Kawasaki PA5 NWK-WTC Trains Single Tracking @ Harrison 7/19/15
Yea, I'ma rebel. #IDGAF Enjoy the action and the nice WABCO AA-2 horn from one of the trains =)
Views: 49695 Fan Railer
New Jersey Transit HD: ALP-45DP 4506 Making Mode Change with RVL Train @ Newark Penn
Going from electric mode to diesel mode. Shot on 6/5/14.
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Raw Footage of New Amtrak ACS-64 Cities Sprinter Locomotives For The NEC Testing at Pueblo (125 MPH)
EDIT 23: I am aware that there's something wrong with this video lol. It appears to have somehow become corrupted. Hopefully it fixes itself; if not, oh well. EDIT: I did find two new videos apparently from someone who has access at Pueblo. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JcGEHDxUiMg - Flyby video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vJMhKgEnnNc - Video of info screen showing acceleration with 8 amfleets from stop to 125 mph. I find the comments from the crew about the engine being "too quiet" amusing. #thatsthewayitshouldbe New footage of the ACS-64 locomotives testing at 125 miles per hour out in Pueblo Colorado. Just watching these things fly along the test track makes me all the more anxious for them to begin testing on the NEC and enter service later this fall. Credits to Amtrak and Siemens.
Views: 206341 Fan Railer
NYC Subway HD 60 FPS: Passing R160B Second Avenue Subway Wrap Trains @ Coney Island Yard (12/20/16)
A pair of trains has been wrapped in anticipation of the opening of the Second Avenue Subway on January 1st, 2017. It is believed that these two trains will be the first revenue trains to arrive at and depart from 96th Street. Enjoy and stay tuned for more =) More info: http://www.mta.info/news/2016/12/19/governor-cuomo-announces-time-opening-second-avenue-subway
Views: 12327 Fan Railer
Amtrak HD 60fps: Final Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus Train @ Newark Airport (5/10/17)
READ FIRST: Siemens ACS-64s 642 (Veterans Unit) & 661 lead the last revenue Circus Train through Newark Liberty International Airport Station. Enjoy =) Watch all the Amtrak action @ EWR station: http://youtu.be/Xgwmzm5ff_s Watch all the Circus Train action (NS, AMTK, & LIRR): http://youtu.be/tDHnpol-G18
Views: 23959 Fan Railer
NYC Subway HD 60fps: Kawasaki R160B Siemens & Alstom Q Trains @ 86th Street - Second Avenue 1/2/17
Enjoy =) Full SAS opening day action shots: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9XPBqDdeXWY Ride SAS opening day round trip: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGidC6-4OWA
Views: 6324 Fan Railer
SEPTA HD 60fps: ABB N-5 MU Trains On Norristown High Speed Line @ Ardmore Avenue 7/11/16
Enjoy =) Norristown High Sped Line ABB N-5 cab ride: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vT9BIeBXv00
Views: 4464 Fan Railer
Amtrak HD 60fps: Northeast Regional & Acela Express Trains @ Secaucus Junction 7/2/15 Veterans Unit
Highlight of this clip: ACS-64 642 on train 184. Also seen are a few Keystone trains and the northbound Silver Meteor. Enjoy =)
Views: 4739 Fan Railer
Amtrak HD 60fps: Northeast Corridor Action @ Newark Penn Station 5/15/16
Due to switch work at DOCK interlocking, only tracks A, 1, and 2 were in service on this day. Enjoy the action =)
Views: 12470 Fan Railer
LA Metro Bus HD 60fps: NABI 60-BRT Metro Liners on Orange Line BRT @ North Hollywood (3/11/16)
Enjoy =) Powertrain: Cummins-Westport ISL-G 8.9L coupled to an Allison B500R6 Gen-IV
Views: 44365 Fan Railer
Train Simulator 2014 HD Developer's Tutorial: How to Modify Your Steam Engine's Tender Capacity
Here is the tutorial on how to modify Steam Locomotive Tender Capacity in Railworks Train Simulator. Hope this is informational and helpful for all you people out there.
Views: 2458 Fan Railer
NJ Transit HD 60fps: Christmas Holiday Extra Trains On Morristown Line @ Short Hills 12/26/16
EDIT; 7-car Arrow III MU set makes its appearance on President's Day extra trains 953 & 954: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kZrtOFrwefs Assorted morning action the day after Christmas. Enjoy =) Table of Contents: 0:00 - Extra 8908 (ALP-46A 4663 + 10 MultiLevels) 2:07 - Extra 953 (PL42AC 4019 + 3 Comets) [This set WAS supposed to be 7 Arrow III MUs, but last minute equipment problems resulted in the consist swap and the 20 min late arrival time]. 4:15 - Extra 955 (ALP-46A 4657 + 8 Comets) 6:16 - Extra 954 (953's set returning) 8:09 - 6913 (ALP-45DP 4512 + 8 MultiLevels)
Views: 23008 Fan Railer
NYC Subway Nostalgia HD 60fps: Chasing R1/9 Holiday Train Between 2nd Ave. & Queens Plaza (2016)
READ FIRST: 1930s museum train on the 2016 "Shopper's Special". Mostly shot on 12/18/16. Clips from 2nd Avenue, 14th Street, 23rd Street, 34th Street - Herald Square, 53rd Street & 5th Avenue, and Court Square - 23rd Street, not necessarily in that order. I did my best to try to capture the loud motor sounds from R1 car 381 which was on the north end of the consist this year. As you can see, 34th St wasn't very cooperative lmao. Enjoy =) Remember to visit the New York Transit Museum in Brooklyn: http://www.nytransitmuseum.org/ Ride R1 381 from 2nd Av to Queens Plaza: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qaYbD6iCbv8 Chasing R1/9 Subway Swing Excursion: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WYYYnYBh8hU
Views: 9944 Fan Railer
PATH HD 60fps: Assorted PA-5 Action @ 14th Street, 23rd Street, & Journal Square Stations (3/12/18)
READ: Pretty standard sequence of PATH train action at the aforementioned stations. It is worth noting that the Revenue Collection Train (aka Money Train) makes an appearance at 14th Street. Enjoy =)
Views: 10692 Fan Railer
Amtrak HD: Freshly Rebuilt GE P32-8WH 512 Leads Pennsylvanian Train 43 Through Tyrone, PA (3/18/15)
EDIT: Video from 3/22/15 with 512 and Viewliner Bag Car 61006: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=74G1_Fk2t8E Being based in State College puts me pretty close to Tyrone and Altoona, both of which are stops on the Pennsylvanian. I was lucky enough to catch the newly overhauled GE Dash 8-32BWH 512. Apparently the Dash 8s are undergoing a rebuild program at Beech Grove, with 512 receiving hers slightly early due to her 7FDL-12 prime mover quitting on the job about a year ago. Here she is, back with a new coat of Phase V paint and wicked sounding Hybrid K5LA. Enjoy =)
Views: 2167 Fan Railer
New York & Atlantic Railway HD 60fps: PR20B 300 & 301 Lead  RS-20 Through Livonia Avenue (4/23/17)
Read first: Here is RS-20 traversing the Bay Ridge Line, shot from the stairwell @ Livonia Avenue station on the NYC Subway L line. Train is bound for 65th Street yard from Long Island City via Lower Montauk & Fresh Pond. You can see EMD SW1200 9321 in the background. My friend is in the C/R seat. Enjoy =) Check out his channel here: http://www.youtube.com/user/gregorygrice
Views: 4359 Fan Railer
Amtrak HD 60fps: High Speed 125 MPH Train Action @ Princeton Junction w/ ACS-64 Veterans Unit 642
Welcome back to Princeton Junction on 6/10/15. I am pleased to be able to offer you guys improved video from this location, using my iPhone 6 to record in 1080p & 60 FPS. Today, we catch plenty of Amtrak trains between the hours of 9:50 AM to 1:00 PM and 6:10 PM to 8:10 PM, most of them powered by ACS-64 locomotives, as well as the ACS-64 642 Veterans Unit Test Extra. Enjoy the 125 MPH action =) More specific breakdown coming never... lol
Views: 185319 Fan Railer
Washington Metrorail HD 60fps: Red & Green Line Trains @ Fort Totten (5/19/18)
Enjoy =) I was with: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQ1Ad6JzF6UAy8W6_dMGQSA (Ben) Check him out!
Views: 3362 Fan Railer
Amtrak & Metro North Railroad HD 60fps: Early Evening Rush Hour @ New Rochelle 6/23/16
The New Haven Line gets VERY busy during the rush hours, and that is evident from only half an hour of my being there (5:00 pm to 5:30 pm). Enjoy the action =) Among the many trains seen is a 12 car M8 EMU set, and Amtrak ACS-64 670 on its first revenue run double heading with 649 on Northeast Regional train 137. The unit was testing only just yesterday, but experienced a cab signal failure, and had to be put on a revenue train in the trailing position so it could be moved back down to Washington DC for inspection and repair.
Views: 17447 Fan Railer
NYC Subway Nostalgia HD 60fps: Chasing R1/9 Holiday Train Museum Subway Swing Excursion (12/10/16)
Aside from the regularly scheduled public runs on Sundays in December, the R1/R9 Holiday Train made a special run on Saturday, 12/10/16, as part of a New York Transit Museum excursion, which picked up passengers at Second Avenue, before running to the NYTM for late-night festivities (https://web.archive.org/web/20161211045614/http://www.nytransitmuseum.org/program/subway-swing/). During this chase, we see the train arriving @ Second Ave after deadheading from 207th Street Yard, passing Broadway - Lafayette Street after picking up passengers, relaying @ Hoyt - Schermerhorn Streets into the Museum, deadheading through Utica Ave, and deadheading through 181st Street. Enjoy and be sure to visit the Transit Museum and the Holiday Train for its final two Sunday schedules this year =) Remember to visit the New York Transit Museum in Brooklyn: http://www.nytransitmuseum.org/ Chasing the R1/9 Shopper's Special Holiday Train: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6HwQkm8CtQ Ride R1 381 from 2nd Av to Queens Plaza: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qaYbD6iCbv8 I was with: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQ1Ad6JzF6UAy8W6_dMGQSA (Ben) Check him out!
Views: 13194 Fan Railer
Amtrak HD 60fps: High Speed 125 MPH Train Action @ Princeton Junction w/ Temp Platform (8/3/16)
To accommodate the high speed rail project between County and HAM interlockings, track 4 has been closed for most of the summer. Therefore, the semi-permanent platform extensions have been in place @ Princeton Junction and Hamilton, which makes for some interesting moves and lots of horn. Included are the Acela 10003 Geometry Car on 2163, 670's return on her first revenue run on 85, and Veterans Unit 642 on 127. Enjoy the action =) Morning @ Edison: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=saY1siKq3H8 Princeton Dinky: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymxeIQ7w25s
Views: 24830 Fan Railer
Amtrak HD 60fps: First Day of Empire Corridor Service into Grand Central Terminal @ Harlem-125th St.
READ FIRST: Due to necessary track repair work at NY Penn Station, starting July 10th, 2017, 3 round trips of the Empire Corridor Service began serving Grand Central Terminal, marking Amtrak's regular return to GCT for the first time in several decades.The P42DC is isolated, and only functions as a cab car. Enjoy the action =) Empire Corridor Schedule: https://www.amtrak.com/ccurl/217/717/Empire-Service-W08rrr-071017.pdf Full action from 125 yesterday: https://youtu.be/mes6xAa_8tA 242/239 & Grand Central: https://youtu.be/GV5GXCpBRnE I was with: http://www.youtube.com/user/avasic1995 http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzlktYIbt3hFU-kL_LyaFCA http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQ1Ad6JzF6UAy8W6_dMGQSA Check them out!
Views: 16774 Fan Railer
Amtrak HD RARE: GE P42DC #2 w/ Train 156 Stealing N&W 611's Thunder @ Manassas, VA w/ Much Horn
Shot 6/7/15. Engineer lays on the K5LA real thick. Enjoy =)
Views: 11240 Fan Railer
Amtrak HD 60fps: Siemens ACS-64 AC Traction Motor Start Up Sound (624 Depart Stamford w/ Train 135)
Shot on 7/5/15. Enjoy =) The rest of my shots from this day: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3rezNdg_xQ4
Views: 5592 Fan Railer
NJ Transit HD 60fps: Riding MCI D4000 on Route 321 (Vince Lombardi to New York City) 1/6/17
Very light traffic, still coming off of the New Year holiday. Also just missed the express bus lane run by about 20 min. You can see them retrieving the dividers. Enjoy =) Outbound to Vince Lombardi Park and Ride: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PvY6pbo6GF0
Views: 11852 Fan Railer
LA Metro Rail HD 60fps: AnsaldoBreda P2550 Gold Line Cab Ride (APU/Citrus College-Union Station)
Finally, on my third attempt at fanning the Foothill Extension, I am successful! The operator is even chill enough to let me record out the cab window (huge advantage over uptight operators on the east coast). Car ridden is 718. Enjoy the ride into Downtown Los Angeles =) Time-lapse Version: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CSxyfx7t-EM
Views: 99320 Fan Railer
Altamont Corridor Express HD 60fps: ACE Trains #4 & #6 @ Livermore Station (EMD F40PH-2C)
Amazing K5LA horns on the Bombardier BiLevel Cab Cars. Enjoy the action and stay tuned for the on board ride in the coming weeks =)
Views: 3885 Fan Railer
AirTrain Newark HD 60fps: Riding Monorail Train From Terminal C to Rail Link Station 7/30/15
A bit archaic compared to AirTrain JFK, but the sunset makes up for it haha. Enjoy the ride =)
Views: 10869 Fan Railer
Amtrak HD 60fps EXCLUSIVE: Walkdown of Siemens Charger SC-44 4604 @ Washington Union Station
Shot 8/10/16. IDTX 4604 arrived in WAS on Capitol Limited train 30 (9) for late night high speed testing on the Northeast Corridor later this month. Here she is sitting on the lower level platforms @ Union Station after just arriving. She still has that new locomotive smell lol. Enjoy the walkdown and stay tuned for late night testing action later this month =) 4604 @ Harpers Ferry: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y4_b9wPZpTk 4601 testing @ TTCI: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ipu4cTNdqLo
Views: 7417 Fan Railer
NYC Subway Nostalgia HD 60fps: BMT D-type Triplex & R1/9 Holiday Train Departs Euclid Avenue
Bound for Pitkin Yard, 12/27/15. And with that, the 2015 nostalgia train season ends. Look forward to seeing you in 2016; big things planned for this year. Stay tuned and enjoy =)
Views: 2052 Fan Railer
NJ Transit HD 60fps: Alstom EMD PL42AC 4009 IGBT Inverter AC Traction Motor Sound Capture (5/9/16)
READ FIRST: More train porn lol. Shot 5/9/15 @ Convent Station (Train 880); best capture yet, in my opinion. Alstom ONIX AC Traction Motor model 6FXA4057 + associated propulsion inverters (IGBT, VVVF). Enjoy =) Here is the accompanying higher-speed pitch change video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oGtW548s920 Full length video from Convent on this day: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aYLdapauFKw
Views: 6194 Fan Railer
SEPTA, NJT, MARC, & Amtrak HD 60fps: Borrowed Push-Pull Power on SEPTA Regional Rail (7/28/16)
Assorted action consisting of push-pull equipment, most leased, at Trenton Transit Center and 30th Street Station. To date, one NJT set, one Amtrak set, and two MARC sets are being used in service, with a third MARC set being prepped for service. Two out of the three MARC sets do not have cab cars, thus necessitating SEPTA to tack one of their own cab cars to the end of the consist, creating quite an amalgamation of equipment which I affectionately call AmMARCTA lol. Enjoy =)
Views: 11146 Fan Railer

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