CMSL Cape May New Jersey Seashore Lines Passenger Operations

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Re: CMSL Cape May New Jersey Seashore Lines Passenger Operat

Postby rrbluesman » Tue Nov 15, 2016 11:43 am

It seems that the engines CMSL is leasing is in preparation for their NJSL service from Lakehurst to Woodmansie is the track rehab up there ever comes to conclusion.
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Re: CMSL Cape May New Jersey Seashore Lines Passenger Operat

Postby glennk419 » Tue Nov 15, 2016 2:20 pm

I thought that might be case however Tuckahoe seems to be odd location to stage those locos unless they're planning to redo the Southern Secondary all the way to Winslow. The Woodmansie work seems to be on hold once again but that's a topic for the other thread.
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Re: CMSL Cape May New Jersey Seashore Lines Passenger Operat

Postby chuchubob » Sat Nov 26, 2016 6:45 pm

It appears that the leased Geeps are replacing the URHS "Lehigh Valley" F7A's, which now have SLRG reporting marks.
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Re: CMSL Cape May New Jersey Seashore Lines Passenger Operat

Postby chuchubob » Sat Nov 26, 2016 7:15 pm

CMSL kicked off their Santa train with the Santa Express Limited, a one-hour round trip with limited attention span little kiddies in mind, for whom the regular Santa train trips are too long. The short turns ran out of Tuckahoe on Saturday and will run from Richland on Sunday.
GMTX 2015 was on the south end with GMTX 2661 on the north end.
The 11 AM train short turn was just north of the Dorothy firehouse.

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Re: CMSL Cape May New Jersey Seashore Lines Passenger Operat

Postby hutton_switch » Sun Nov 27, 2016 12:57 pm

I and my wife were on the 2:30 train yesterday. Nice to see the freshly-painted GP-38's.
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Re: CMSL Cape May New Jersey Seashore Lines Passenger Operat

Postby chuchubob » Fri Dec 02, 2016 10:54 am

The F7A pair was at Pavonia Friday morning.
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Re: CMSL Cape May New Jersey Seashore Lines Passenger Operat

Postby glennk419 » Fri Dec 02, 2016 2:01 pm

Hate to see them go as they are two classy looking units, not to mention that I have the 87:1 versions on my railroad. Can anyone confirm where they are actually headed? I have seen references to North Carolina and Iowa Central. Also, is the HEP still functional on one or both of them?
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Re: CMSL Cape May New Jersey Seashore Lines Passenger Operat

Postby planespotting » Fri Dec 02, 2016 2:15 pm

If they have SLRG markings, the F units are likely being leased to The San Luis & Rio Grande Railroad (SLRG), part of Iowa Pacific. More details on the railroad can be found at website below. Be sure to click on the live video link to their yard. Maybe we'll see the F units there one day?

http://www.iowapacific.com/railroads/san-luis-rio-grande-railroad/
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Re: CMSL Cape May New Jersey Seashore Lines Passenger Operat

Postby liftedjeep » Fri Dec 02, 2016 5:00 pm

UPDATE!
-The two "LV" F units were separated this afternoon at Pavonia Yard. #578 was sent to the engine house, presumably for some sort of repair work, while #576 left South Jersey on CSX C759 around 4:30pm.

-Seen here trailing on C759 along Cleveland Ave in the last rays of sunlight:

http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPi ... id=4593607

-Roster of SLRG #576:

http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPi ... id=4593608

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Re: CMSL Cape May New Jersey Seashore Lines Passenger Operat

Postby Ken W2KB » Fri Dec 02, 2016 7:12 pm

planespotting wrote:If they have SLRG markings, the F units are likely being leased to The San Luis & Rio Grande Railroad (SLRG), part of Iowa Pacific. More details on the railroad can be found at website below. Be sure to click on the live video link to their yard. Maybe we'll see the F units there one day?

http://www.iowapacific.com/railroads/san-luis-rio-grande-railroad/


They are leased by URHS to the Iowa Pacific for operation by the Piedmont and Northern for use in North Carolina.
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Re: CMSL Cape May New Jersey Seashore Lines Passenger Operat

Postby glennk419 » Sun Dec 11, 2016 10:35 am

Thanks Johnnyloco. Love the river shot.
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Re: CMSL Cape May New Jersey Seashore Lines Passenger Operat

Postby TOMSTV1 » Mon Dec 12, 2016 9:52 am

Nice photos, Good job !
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Re: CMSL Cape May New Jersey Seashore Lines Passenger Operat

Postby chuchubob » Sat May 27, 2017 6:52 pm

The highlight of Richland Village Day (for railfans) was the CMSL train, which made a number of well patronized trips.

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Re: CMSL Cape May New Jersey Seashore Lines Passenger Operat

Postby TOMSTV1 » Sat May 27, 2017 9:46 pm

Good job as always there Bob ! nice pics !
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