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The former Pennsylvania Railroad south of Philadelphia is an electrified multiple-track raceway. Decades ago this was the stomping ground of the railroad’s famous streamlined GG1 electrics.
Fastest of today’s trains is Amtrak’s Acela Express.
The long tangent at Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania offers a good place to watch and photograph these fast trains at speed.
Last Sunday, Pat Yough and I paid a visit and photographed Sunday-only Acela Express 2211 on its run to Washington D.C.