NYAR Train Sighting Thread

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Re: NYAR Train Sighting Thread

Postby mainline » Fri Feb 22, 2019 11:56 pm

The LIRR had three ballast hoppers at AH so they had to head east to LD.
They travelled out to Paraco first. I headed home after that. Could also went BRT.

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Re: NYAR Train Sighting Thread

Postby mainline » Mon Mar 04, 2019 9:48 pm

RS 70 worked Paraco today. On they way back they stopped at BRT to picked up anulled freight.
Caught them at Holbrook. GP38-2 261, MP15AC’s 151,159 and 271 followed by 26 empties. First switch for Paraco after
LIRR Westbury incident.

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Re: NYAR Train Sighting Thread

Postby AlKaLI » Tue Mar 05, 2019 10:09 am

mainline wrote:RS 70 worked Paraco today. On they way back they stopped at BRT to picked up anulled freight.
Caught them at Holbrook. GP38-2 261, MP15AC’s 151,159 and 271 followed by 26 empties. First switch for Paraco after
LIRR Westbury incident.

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With the LIRR Westbury accident on last Tuesday, 2-26-19 and then weekend trackwork between Hicksville and Ronkonkoma, how often was the NY&A able to run?
Was the NY&A able to run east of Jamaica last week? Customers like Coastal Distr. want to get switched daily.
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Re: NYAR Train Sighting Thread

Postby LINYARailfan » Tue Mar 05, 2019 2:08 pm

mainline,
When the RS70 switches paraco, how long to they wait on the siding at LD before running around in LD? And which train do they follow on the RS71 run around/ westbound trip to Pine Aire?
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Re: NYAR Train Sighting Thread

Postby NYR2218 » Tue Mar 05, 2019 2:33 pm

LINYARailfan wrote:mainline,
When the RS70 switches paraco, how long to they wait on the siding at LD before running around in LD? And which train do they follow on the RS71 run around/ westbound trip to Pine Aire?

They usually leave LD after the 1:29 train at Riverhead. At least that’s what they did when I saw them out there a few weeks ago.
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Re: NYAR Train Sighting Thread

Postby mainline » Tue Mar 05, 2019 10:40 pm

LINYARailfan wrote:mainline,
When the RS70 switches paraco, how long to they wait on the siding at LD before running around in LD? And which train do they follow on the RS71 run around/ westbound trip to Pine Aire?



Three loaded ballast hoppers at AH siding . This is changing the move at present. The previous move had engines on each end. They switched Paraco and then moved to LD Siding to wait for the eastbound.

Yesterday they were Moving thru LD at 1:38. They arrived approximately 12:20 but no other eastbound customers switched.

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Re: NYAR Train Sighting Thread

Postby tj48 » Mon Mar 11, 2019 10:29 am

Something I've never seen before. MP15ac/GP38-2 with 41 cars eastbound between Wyandanch and Deer Park followed apx 5 mins later by another GP38-2/MP15ac pair eastbound with 9 cars.
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Re: NYAR Train Sighting Thread

Postby NYR2218 » Mon Mar 11, 2019 4:41 pm

tj48 wrote:Something I've never seen before. MP15ac/GP38-2 with 41 cars eastbound between Wyandanch and Deer Park followed apx 5 mins later by another GP38-2/MP15ac pair eastbound with 9 cars.

Saw them both in Pinelawn. 70 pulled right out onto the main line as the 40 came through. Probably something you’ll never see again.
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Re: NYAR Train Sighting Thread

Postby LINYARailfan » Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:01 pm

Today 4/10, around 11:04AM 151 was seen headed eastbound past Nassau Tower in Mineola on the RS40 with six CDEX gondolas, one TTX centerbeam, and three GATX hoppers.
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Re: NYAR Train Sighting Thread

Postby trainspot » Tue Apr 23, 2019 9:14 am

RS40 thru Bellerose 4/23 10am with 159,156 both facing west . Video here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4W8_cIIONl4
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Re: NYAR Train Sighting Thread

Postby LINYARailfan » Wed Apr 24, 2019 12:21 pm

Last night 4/23,
159, 300, and 156 were seen headed eastbound at around 10:02PM through Mineola with CDEX gondolas for Coastal and GATX hoppers for Posillico.
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at around 10:16PM 270, 268, and 261 were seen on the RS51 through Mineola.
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Re: NYAR Train Sighting Thread

Postby PlaneLoverA380 » Thu Apr 25, 2019 11:10 am

Tuesday 156 and 159 led the RS40 westbound through Mineola with some stone hoppers. Didn’t see if they were full or not, I’m not used to NYAR operations.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=z7HLHidbZ8w
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Re: NYAR Train Sighting Thread

Postby gregorygrice » Thu Apr 25, 2019 12:23 pm

PlaneLoverA380 wrote:Tuesday 157 and 159 led the RS40 westbound through Mineola with some stone hoppers. Didn’t see if they were full or not, I’m not used to NYAR operations.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=z7HLHidbZ8w


Empties west.
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Re: NYAR Train Sighting Thread

Postby Uncle Cheapo » Thu Apr 25, 2019 2:46 pm

157?
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Re: NYAR Train Sighting Thread

Postby PlaneLoverA380 » Thu Apr 25, 2019 4:03 pm

Uncle Cheapo wrote:157?


Sorry, meant 156.
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