Strates Circus Train Status in New Jersey

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Strates Carnival Train in NJ

Postby SecaucusJunction » Mon Jul 09, 2007 10:57 am

I heard that the Strates train would be in the area this week... does anyone have any information on times of movements for this train?
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Strates Carnival Train

Postby chuxter26 » Sat Jun 11, 2011 7:24 am

Heading north on the Trenton Line this morning....
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Re: Strates Carnival Train

Postby wolfboy8171981 » Sat Jun 11, 2011 8:12 am

Mark me off Sick............
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Re: Strates Carnival Train

Postby waldwickrailfan » Sat Jun 11, 2011 9:23 am

chuxter26 wrote:Heading north on the Trenton Line this morning....


where is it heading to?
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Re: Strates Carnival Train

Postby chuxter26 » Sat Jun 11, 2011 10:14 am

Good move Wolfboy......train has to be turned on the Third track.....
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Re: Strates Carnival Train

Postby wolfboy8171981 » Sat Jun 11, 2011 10:52 am

Joy..... I bet PN3 will be trying to runaround 5000 feet of trash at the same time..........
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Re: Strates Carnival Train

Postby DutchRailnut » Sat Jun 11, 2011 11:52 am

waldwickrailfan wrote:
chuxter26 wrote:Heading north on the Trenton Line this morning....


where is it heading to?


Middletown NY see NY state forum for more detail.
If Conductors are in charge, why are they promoted to be Engineer???

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Re: Strates Carnival Train

Postby bigkidtrainz31 » Sun Jun 12, 2011 10:00 am

thru Rutherford station
@ 10:55 am...
surprised seeing it since
thought it would be an rare
early appearance of the H-O7
when i heard the horns in the
distance...
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Re: Strates Carnival Train

Postby bigkidtrainz31 » Sun Jun 12, 2011 10:03 am

wait...was the train that
just went up the BCL
another carnival train?
if so, moderator please
move my posts accordingly...
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Strates Circus Train Status in New Jersey

Postby chuxter26 » Thu Apr 24, 2014 11:59 am

This years version was scheduled to run to Oak Island via CSXT to be turned over to NS on Saturday for the run up NJT to The Southern Tier....Some reports suggest it is quite a bit behind schedule...
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Re: 2014 Strates Train

Postby waldwickrailfan » Sat Apr 26, 2014 11:53 am

H90 (James E. Strates Carnival Train) clear WC (Waldwick,NJ) at 12:45PM

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Re: 2014 Strates Train

Postby sullivan1985 » Sun Apr 27, 2014 12:39 am

So whats the story? Will it come back east this time around or will it continue west when the show wraps up? I'm seeing that they lost their contracts in New York. http://www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/ ... cades.html

This train has always gone through without me getting a shot of it.
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Re: 2014 Strates Train

Postby waldwickrailfan » Thu May 07, 2015 2:26 pm

2015 Strates train in Virginia now heading up to NY again. Should be here tomorrow evening based on where it is now.
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Re: 2014 Strates Train

Postby gravelyfan » Fri May 08, 2015 12:08 pm

Running as H55 out onto HX Draw westbound just after 1pm Fri May 8
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Re: 2014 Strates Train

Postby gravelyfan » Fri May 08, 2015 1:16 pm

Suffern 2:15
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