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Amtrak was formed in 1971 and took over ailing passenger service from most U.S. railroads. Amtrak's funding each year rests in the hands of the U.S. Congress.

Push-Pull Talgo
Amtrak 90320 at Centralia, WA, 8/5/02. This is a "Talgo" train. The lead unit is an unpowered ex-FP40 and a trailing F59PHI #468 (inset) unit is in "push" mode. Talgo cars have a tilt mechanism allowing them to "lean" into a curve.
EMD F40 cab
Amtrak 90251 unpowered ex-FP40 crossing the Columbia River at Vancouver, WA, 8/27/08.
GE B32-8
Amtrak 509 at Seattle, WA, 11/03/06.
Surfliner Coach
Amtrak 9800 "Surfliner" coach at San Diego, CA, 4/29/08. Amtrak's Surfliner runs between San Diego and San Luis Obispo, CA.
GE P42DC
Amtrak 18 at Winona, MN, 12/02/00 in Phase-IV paint scheme.
GE P42DC
Amtrak 42 at Winona, MN, 7/06/01 in Phase-III paint scheme.
EMD F59PHI
Amtrak 463 on the Surfliner at San Diego, CA, 4/29/08.
EMD F40PH
Amtrak 315 at MPI in Boise, ID, 9/03/08. These rugged locomotives were the 1st purchased by Amtrak in the 1970's and served for 30 years.
GE P42DC
Amtrak 182 in Byers Canyon near Hot Sulfur Springs, CO, 8/8/02.
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