2018 Toys Train

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2018 Toys Train

Postby badorder » Sun Nov 25, 2018 1:52 pm

The 2018 Train is coming up,check the web site for stops and times,www.operationtoytrain.org From good itel,there is a change in the train consist and some interesting power. Please take photos and leave new unwrapped toys, Semper Fi !
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Re: 2018 Toys Train

Postby njt/mnrrbuff » Sun Nov 25, 2018 3:29 pm

I was on the operationtoytrain.org page. I saw the times listed as well as the boxcars that will be in the consists. I don't see the motive power listed. What will be the motive power?
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Re: 2018 Toys Train

Postby badorder » Mon Nov 26, 2018 9:02 pm

The NS H02 is moving the Toys Train from Dover with a stop at Boonton to the NYSW at Saddle Brook on Thursday, I guess we will have to wait and see what they bring.
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Re: 2018 Toys Train

Postby ClearlyDiverging » Wed Nov 28, 2018 2:54 pm

njt/mnrrbuff wrote:I was on the operationtoytrain.org page. I saw the times listed as well as the boxcars that will be in the consists. I don't see the motive power listed. What will be the motive power?


The host railroads are responsible for the power. So whatever the NYSW and M&NJ have available this weekend is what will be used.

Remember.. This is NOT a railfan event. It is not designed for or catering to railfans. This a benefit for area children who are not as fortunate as others. If you're going to go out and shoot pictures or videos of this train, please bring a new and unwrapped toy to at least one of the stops.
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Re: 2018 Toys Train

Postby njt/mnrrbuff » Wed Nov 28, 2018 8:09 pm

Correct, it is definately not catered toward railfans. It's purpose is to give to the needy children. I plan to do that. Hopefully other's will follow the advice too.
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Re: 2018 Toys Train

Postby badorder » Fri Nov 30, 2018 5:50 pm

The Toys Train on Sunday(M&NJ) is suppose to make a meet with the returning Toys Train from Albany at Campbell Hall,N.Y. at 1:00 p.m., for a planned photo.
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