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Picture: The Heritage 3 painted BNSF ES44DC is the lead unit of a string of 4 General Electric locomotives on the point of a 500 axle train waiting to cross over the mountains via Tehachapi pass in California U.S.A. BNSF Railway is currently ordering 3/4s of its locomotives from the General Electric, a living proof of working relationship between the manufacturer and the customer! Picture by John McKey 2008.

NJ Transit EMD GP40PH-2B #4216 waits at the Atlantic City Rail Terminal to pull Train 4622, a 3-car Comet IV train, to 30th Street Station.

from National Geographic News

Oil Train Revival: Booming North Dakota Relies on Rail to Deliver Its Crude

Oil Train Revival: Booming North Dakota Relies on Rail to Deliver ... ( and to delay Amtrak passenger trains)