Strates Circus Train Status in New Jersey

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Re: 2015 Strates Train

Postby mainetrain » Tue May 12, 2015 6:30 pm

Heading through Tuxedo towards Southfields

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Re: Strates Train Status in New Jersey

Postby Jeff Smith » Mon May 14, 2018 3:24 pm

I'll be folding some other Strates topics into this thread; it appears we haven't been tracking in a while:

Per the Strates FB page on 5/11 (Friday):

Train Update:
CSX is finalizing the arrangements for the locomotives that will pull the train to Jersey City, NJ, and we have been assured that the train will be underway by Sunday! As soon as we have an exact departure time we will post it.

CSX will hand the train off to Norfolk Southern Corp for a short run to The Meadowlands where it will be unloaded on Thursday on New Jersey Transit tracks. From there, Norfolk Southern will take the empty train to the Middletown, NY area for storage.
Next stop, Willoughby
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Re: Strates Circus Train Status in New Jersey

Postby Jeff Smith » Wed May 16, 2018 10:42 am

Per Strates FB, train moving to Meadowlands via NS this morning. https://www.facebook.com/StratesShowsInc/
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Re: Strates Circus Train Status in New Jersey

Postby R&DB » Thu May 17, 2018 4:22 am

Wow! How are they going to fit all those cars into the Meadowlands? And the 85' car with a single pickup truck was a laugh! Thanks for the link Jeff.
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