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RailPAC Photos of the Month, May, 2013

Here are 5 photos by RailPAC photographers. Click on each photo to see it full size! Contributions to this page are welcome. Send your jpg rail photos to RailPAC Photo Editor, at info@railpac.org. THIS MONTH: Reno, Van Nuys, Sacramento, Metrolink, Santa Paula.

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The refurbished very busy Van Nuys Amtrak-Metrolink station. Station agent Monique Curry greets guests. (Photo by Paul Dyson)

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Amtrak’s new Northeast Corridor electric locomotives are being constructed at the Siemens plant in Sacramento. The rollout of the first units took place in early May. (Amtrak photo courtesy Marcus Jung)

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The eastbound California Zephyr, train #6, has arrived in the Reno trench station 10 minutes early on the photographer’s first Zephyr trip across Donner Pass. (Photo by Mike Palmer)

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The latest Steel Wheels mentioned Ventura County and the endangered former SP Santa Paula branch…as you might have heard, Pacific Railroad Society chartered a train to run the entire route, on May 18, 2013. I was on that train and spent most of the time in an open-air car. Here is a pic at the Santa Paula station… (Photo by Mike Palmer)

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The graphic display outside the new Metrolink Rotem cars showing the train number and the origination and destination terminals. (Photo by Noel Braymer)

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