Bad order repair moved from Fresh Pond to ENY (?)

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Bad order repair moved from Fresh Pond to ENY (?)

Postby DogBert » Thu Jun 29, 2017 10:27 am

http://www.timesledger.com/stories/2017 ... ntent=guid

The freight line will relocate its “Track 11” repair track – which runs alongside Otto Road from 67th Place to 69th Place – to a non-residential area in East New York. The track is located in the railway’s Fresh Pond Rail Yard and is currently used to fix rail cars. Repairs usually consist of hammering, drilling, welding, and includes everything from changing wheels and brake shoes, fixing mechanical problems, and repainting identifying letters and numbers.

Is this going to be north or south of the tunnel?
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Re: Bad order repair moved from Fresh Pond to ENY (?)

Postby Teutobergerwald » Sat Jul 01, 2017 8:16 am

Wasn't the railroad there first ??????????????????????????
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Re: Bad order repair moved from Fresh Pond to ENY (?)

Postby DogBert » Sat Jul 01, 2017 9:40 am

Yeah but NIMBYs.

Also, nimbys with money vs. the residents of East New York - though if the track will be in an otherwise industrial area, maybe it's a better fit.

I'm not sure if LIRR did repairs to freight cars here. They had that maintenance shop at Yard A. Even if LIRR didn't do repairs at fresh pond, I'd imagine NY&A has been doing so for quite some time. I recall seeing bad order cars spotted there ten years ago.
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Re: Bad order repair moved from Fresh Pond to ENY (?)

Postby freightguy » Mon Jul 03, 2017 7:48 pm

I think like mentioned the CURES people got their way. South side of the tunnel, but you guys are right a lot more industrialized down there. Heritage Paper and Gershow recycling weren't too far from the mouth of the ENY tunnel. I see the former Brenner Paper plant near Glendale trk 11 and the wye is a 24 hour gym. More high paying jobs!
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Re: Bad order repair moved from Fresh Pond to ENY (?)

Postby ConstanceR46 » Tue Jul 25, 2017 9:23 pm

Hi. First time posting. Might be related, might not, but near the Livonia Yard cutoff, clearly visible from the L and presumably 3 trains, is a cut of old beat-up GERX gondolas and 9321. This could have been where they moved it? Or is 9321 just on the way out?
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Re: Bad order repair moved from Fresh Pond to ENY (?)

Postby DogBert » Thu Jul 27, 2017 12:53 pm

Hmmm... The GERX cars belong to Gershow recycling - I'm not sure if any of them are still used. They do have a siding on that stretch of track. Sounds like it might be the end of 9321. If they were going to do anything productive with it, they would have rolled it down to the locomotive shop at fresh pond (which is staying put).
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Re: Bad order repair moved from Fresh Pond to ENY (?)

Postby gregorygrice » Thu Aug 03, 2017 9:43 am

ConstanceR46 wrote:Hi. First time posting. Might be related, might not, but near the Livonia Yard cutoff, clearly visible from the L and presumably 3 trains, is a cut of old beat-up GERX gondolas and 9321. This could have been where they moved it? Or is 9321 just on the way out?



Those are old CDEX cars, not GERX. The Heritage Paper track is used for bad order storage.
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