Amtrak train preparing for a station stop in Ashland, VA hits a SUV that failed to stop for the lights and gates. SUV struck the train and then bounced off into a building across the street.
The curtain falls on 146+ years of the greatest show on earth. The final "purple" train heads south, it's final journey home. Goodbye Friends!
This is the very last Red Unit Circus train you will see. It's seen here passing our live cams in Ashland, VA at 03:58am on May 11, 2017. Thanks for a lifetime of memories from the greatest show on rails.
Live video footage courtesy of KSDK-TV
Virtual Railfan was pleased to be able to broadcast live from one of the last trips of an American Institution. Check out our Facebook page for more footage about the Greatest Show on Rails. A huge thanks to M. Harper Lee, we appreciate you!
Q458 Experiences a train separation at Martin St. in Folkston.
For those of you that follow our Facebook page be on the lookout for FB Live notifications from Virtual Railfan. We're super excited to be riding along with M. Harper Lee as she documents the last trips of the Circus Train aboard the red unit. She'll be broadcasting live from...
Watch as an eastbound freight breaks in two as it comes by our live cams in Hesperia, CA. The train goes into emergency and comes to a stop as the separated section makes a hard joint.