NYAR Train Sighting Thread

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Re: NYAR Train Sighting Thread

Postby Teutobergerwald » Sun Feb 05, 2017 11:27 pm

Any video of that NYA test train on the Port Jefferson Branch ?????
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Re: NYAR Train Sighting Thread

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Re: NYAR Train Sighting Thread

Postby Train2009 » Sat Mar 25, 2017 7:58 pm

Last Saturday morning 3/18 at 11:54 AM #300 and #301 went by Queens Village on RS50 eastbound from Pine-Aire. For the trip back home it was took over by #271 leading and #268 as seen in Jamaica at 2:47 PM that afternoon.
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Re: NYAR Train Sighting Thread

Postby gregorygrice » Sat Mar 25, 2017 9:11 pm

Train2009 wrote:Last Saturday morning 3/18 at 11:54 AM #300 and #301 went by Queens Village on RS50 eastbound from Pine-Aire. For the trip back home it was took over by #271 leading and #268 as seen in Jamaica at 2:47 PM that afternoon.


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Re: NYAR Train Sighting Thread

Postby B&M 1227 » Mon Mar 27, 2017 11:24 pm

I haven't lived around here long enough to pick up on who symboled what, but choochoo-somethingsomething was spotting a couple refrigerator cars behind brooklyn terminal market around 21:30 tonight.
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Re: NYAR Train Sighting Thread

Postby ccutler » Wed Mar 29, 2017 7:48 am

Where is Brooklyn Terminal Market?
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Re: NYAR Train Sighting Thread

Postby AlKaLI » Wed Mar 29, 2017 8:25 am

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It's in Brooklyn on the line to Bay Ridge.
See the attached link. in the satellite image you can see where the spur comes off the NY&A line.

https://www.google.com/maps/@40.6434834 ... !1e3?hl=en

There's also a thread about the Brooklyn Terminal Market on the LIRR forum. Interesting that one of the last posts there was asking how active is it and B&M1227 photographs a move.
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Re: NYAR Train Sighting Thread

Postby gregorygrice » Wed Mar 29, 2017 8:41 am

AlKaLI wrote:^
It's in Brooklyn on the line to Bay Ridge.
See the attached link. in the satellite image you can see where the spur comes off the NY&A line.

https://www.google.com/maps/@40.6434834 ... !1e3?hl=en

There's also a thread about the Brooklyn Terminal Market on the LIRR forum. Interesting that one of the last posts there was asking how active is it and B&M1227 photographs a move.



Pictured is the RS-20 and BTM is served almost every night or atleast every other night.
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Re: NYAR Train Sighting Thread

Postby ccutler » Wed Mar 29, 2017 9:57 am

Thanks for identifying the location.
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Re: NYAR Train Sighting Thread

Postby AlKaLI » Mon Apr 17, 2017 9:23 am

Nothing spectacular. Was driving around Farmingdale on Saturday, 4-15-17 about 2:40 PM and swung by Coastal. Then I noticed empty CB flats on the double-ended siding and caught NYA GP38-2s 270/261 with 4 mt flats and 9 loaded C&D gons apparently just having switched out Coastal. Amazingly the Geeps pushed the train west to Route 110 and looked to head east after allowing passage of LIRR Mu train. Posillico Asphalt had full storage tracks of aggregate hoppers. Paving season in business apparently.
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Re: NYAR Train Sighting Thread

Postby Train2009 » Sun Apr 23, 2017 6:13 pm

A late post I am sorry, on Saturday morning 4/8 at 10:06 AM RS70 had GP38-2 268, 271, 261 and 270 headed westbound past Queens Village. For the eastbound trip it went by Queens Village at 1:30 PM/1:31 PM in the afternoon.
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Re: NYAR Train Sighting Thread

Postby Train2009 » Sat Jun 03, 2017 8:26 am

At 12:23 PM last Saturday afternoon 5/27 RS70 had GP38-2 #271 and #270 as it went by westbound past Queens Village with C&D and ballast cars.
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Re: NYAR Train Sighting Thread

Postby tj48 » Mon Jun 12, 2017 9:10 am

This morning NYAR 300, 270,155 with 6 cars (4 box (including 1 very clean RBOX), 1 loaded centerbeam, 1 tank) on the siding in Wyandanch. 300 was very clean compared to the 2 others. 300 also appears to have tinted cab windows.
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Re: NYAR Train Sighting Thread

Postby Train2009 » Mon Jun 19, 2017 2:10 pm

tj48 wrote:This morning NYAR 300, 270,155 with 6 cars (4 box (including 1 very clean RBOX), 1 loaded centerbeam, 1 tank) on the siding in Wyandanch. 300 was very clean compared to the 2 others. 300 also appears to have tinted cab windows.


I caught those 3 locos last Sunday 6/11 headed westbound past Queens Village at 1:24 PM in the afternoon headed from Pine to Fresh Pond.
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Re: NYAR Train Sighting Thread

Postby mirrodie » Fri Jun 23, 2017 11:42 pm

Thx to the pair of Geeps and large hoppers of stone that stopped at Grand ave xing in Lindenhurst this Monday Jun 19. I gave a wave and honk as the let us pass. Where was that stone or trash going up the Central?
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