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AMT Montreal commuter trains

Postby AMTFan1 » Tue Aug 20, 2013 2:24 pm

I've decided to create a topic in which I will present some of the videos I've taken of the AMT Montreal commuter trains. Feel free to post any videos or pictures of the AMT commuter trains.

Here are my videos, enjoy! ;)

AMT ALP-45DP & F59PHI at Parc train station: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bhV62ryMz4s

AMT train #189 at Parc train station: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O165hQAaqUM

AMT MR 90 departing from Sunnybrooke train station: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UpXlIUZw44E

AMT commuter trains rush hour at Montreal-West station (part 1): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AZv5CDzV0e8

AMT commuter trains rush hour at Montreal-West station (part 2): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q2U8MdZ1yjE

A ride aboard the AMT multilevel cars between Montreal-West and Lucien-L'Allier station: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZB8804EX4xg

AMT MR-90 train #1006 leaving Sunnybrooke train station: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6k6KKp7-HCs

AMT Deux Montagnes train line - video compilation: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dcx3ndDjo6M

AMT Montreal commuter trains - August 2013: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Fmu-RVmJz4
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Re: AMT Montreal commuter trains

Postby AMTFan1 » Tue Sep 24, 2013 11:16 pm

After having been out of service for over 3 years, and freshly refurbished and repainted, the AMT 700 series cars are starting to enter service on the Candiac train line. They were spotted on train #89 going toward Candiac during the evening rush hour.

AMT 700 series cars back in service: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vCvfrhqc4pQ
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Re: AMT Montreal commuter trains

Postby AMTFan1 » Sat Oct 05, 2013 11:34 pm

Here's an assembly of many videos of the AMT commuter trains that I've taken at the beginning of this fall:

AMT commuter trains - Fall 2013: http://youtu.be/1BDkoxPUcXk
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Re: AMT Montreal commuter trains

Postby AMTFan1 » Mon Dec 23, 2013 11:29 pm

Here's a few of my videos I've taken and produced on the occasion of this holiday season:

CP holiday train at Valois train station - November 2013: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I_yL3qdR6Pg

Montreal passenger trains during Christmas Eve: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kpt2KAlFzPc
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Re: AMT Montreal commuter trains

Postby NS VIA FAN » Mon Dec 30, 2013 11:25 am

These are excellent! Thanks for posting. Especially liked the CP Holiday train.

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Re: AMT Montreal commuter trains

Postby AMTFan1 » Sat Mar 15, 2014 10:49 pm

Since I haven't posted any other videos since Christmas (because I've been very busy and it has been a very cold winter!), I've decided to publish some old videos I've taken last fall. I haven't published these since that time because I hoped that I could also add some videos of the ALP-45DP locomotives being tested in electric mode in this assembly. Unfortunately, even if the construction work has been completed at the eastern junction on the Deux-Montagnes line last fall, the electric engines of those locomotives haven't still been tested and the multilevel cars are still not in regular service on the overcrowded Deux-Montagnes line...

http://youtu.be/n-xlyX4ox7I
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Re: AMT Montreal commuter trains

Postby AMTFan1 » Sat Mar 29, 2014 9:19 pm

Here's a video I filmed aboard the first cab of an AMT commuter train leaving Montreal Central Station. I wished I could filmed more but I had a problem with my camera during the ride:

AMT Deux-Montagnes train ride - March 2014 : http://youtu.be/eb3mulNbSsg
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Re: AMT Montreal commuter trains

Postby AMTFan1 » Sun Apr 13, 2014 1:36 pm

After having been delayed for 2 years, the AMT ALP-45DP dual-power locomotives have finally been tested in electric mode on the Deux-Montagnes line in April 13th 2014!

EXCLUSIVE! - AMT ALP-45DP finally being tested in electric mode: http://youtu.be/YGLKkbfiV6I
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Re: AMT Montreal commuter trains

Postby AMTFan1 » Tue May 13, 2014 8:02 pm

Here's several videos of the AMT Deux-Montagnes commuter train line, taken at different places at Montreal west island. They were filmed during the beginning of this spring:

Railfanning AMT Deux-Montagnes train line - April & May 2014: http://youtu.be/FcakvviSXqQ
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Re: AMT Montreal commuter trains

Postby AMTFan1 » Mon Jun 09, 2014 12:22 am

Here's two other videos that I've made recently. In the first one I've made an assembly of old and new videos presenting some rides aboard some AMT commuter trains. The song belongs to Bon Jovi, "You want to make a memory!":

AMT commuter train rides: http://youtu.be/BWjKD8oPYNw

AMT Deux-Montagnes train ride - June 2014: http://youtu.be/lVZizU7fcqs
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Re: AMT Montreal commuter trains

Postby Ken V » Mon Jun 09, 2014 9:06 pm

Thanks for the videos. I gather the ALP-45DPs are still not in use on the Deux-Montagnes line. Any word on when this might happen? I am also curious if there's ever been any talk of AMT electrifying and using the freight-only parallel track between Val-Royale and Autoroute 13?
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Re: AMT Montreal commuter trains

Postby AMTFan1 » Sun Aug 10, 2014 9:15 am

Ken V wrote:Thanks for the videos. I gather the ALP-45DPs are still not in use on the Deux-Montagnes line. Any word on when this might happen? I am also curious if there's ever been any talk of AMT electrifying and using the freight-only parallel track between Val-Royale and Autoroute 13?


The ALP-45DP's are still not used on the Deux-Montagnes line. Apparently, the AMT doesn't have enough multi-level cars in order to add more trains on the Deux-Montagnes line. Some tests have, however, occurred a few months ago. About the electrification of the freight-only parallel track, there's a project to double the track of the Deux-Montagnes line between Val-Royal and Roxboro. But it seems that they won't be using this track since it still belongs to CN, despite the fact that the AMT has purchased the Deux-Montagnes subdivision at the beginning of this year.

Here's another of my video:

AMT Montreal commuter trains - July & August 2014 : http://youtu.be/Vmj3Q_8CBAM
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Re: AMT Montreal commuter trains

Postby AMTFan1 » Thu Aug 14, 2014 10:10 pm

Here's another video of the AMT commuter trains. I've taken those videos while I was testing my new camera. Enjoy!

AMT commuter electric trains - August 2014: http://youtu.be/x8_J1eobSEQ
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Re: AMT Montreal commuter trains

Postby AMTFan1 » Sun Aug 24, 2014 11:10 am

A train ride aboard the AMT train #811 on the Mont-Saint-Hilaire train line, between Saint-Lambert and Central Station at Montreal. We can have here a beautiful sight on the St. Lawrence River when the train is crossing the Victoria Bridge.

AMT Mont-Saint-Hilaire train ride - Between Saint-Lambert and Downtown Montreal - August 2014 : http://youtu.be/2EpPuHsNWYI
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Re: AMT Montreal commuter trains

Postby AMTFan1 » Fri Sep 05, 2014 9:18 pm

Here are some pictures of the AMT commuter trains I've taken recently with my new camera. They are available on flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/126736258@N05/
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