NS H-02 - sightings and reports

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Re: NS H-02 - sightings and reports

Postby blockline4180 » Thu Oct 05, 2017 10:25 am

3010 was swapped out in Washington yesterday for SD40-2 3366.... It is now the H-02 power working the Totowa Spur.
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Re: NS H-02 - sightings and reports

Postby Matt3010 » Fri Oct 06, 2017 11:05 am

blockline4180 wrote:3010 was swapped out in Washington yesterday for SD40-2 3366.... It is now the H-02 power working the Totowa Spur.

Yes...3010 was shopped due to cab signal issues. 3366 will be on the job until a 4-axle road switcher becomes available.
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Re: NS H-02 - sightings and reports

Postby Matt3010 » Mon Oct 30, 2017 9:48 pm

NS 3010's horn was swapped with a very nice sounding P5 for anybody interested.
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Re: NS H-02 - sightings and reports

Postby Matt3010 » Wed Nov 29, 2017 10:58 pm

H02 headed to BT tomorrow to interchange Toys for Tots train consist with the NYSW.

Saturday's trip will be on the NYSW and Sundays along the MNJ. Please come out this weekend to support a great cause by donating new unwrapped toys to be given to families who are less fortunate. Every donation counts! :)
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Re: NS H-02 - sightings and reports

Postby pdtrains » Wed Nov 29, 2017 11:50 pm

Matt3010 wrote:H02 headed to BT tomorrow to interchange Toys for Tots train consist with the NYSW.

Saturday's trip will be on the NYSW and Sundays along the MNJ. Please come out this weekend to support a great cause by donating new unwrapped toys to be given to families who are less fortunate. Every donation counts! :)



I guess that means down to west end around the wye and up th BC to BT. It should only take forever, dodging passenger traffic... I guess West End is the only connection between the "electric side" and the "diesel side" anymore.

I would call it the DLW side and the Erie side, but someone would busily point out that the Mail Line from Sec Jct to South Patterson is old DLW, and Montclair to Mountain View is old Erie. And Montclair to Hackettstown is diesel for that matter. Call it what u want.
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Re: NS H-02 - sightings and reports

Postby Matt3010 » Thu Nov 30, 2017 8:13 am

pdtrains wrote:
Matt3010 wrote:H02 headed to BT tomorrow to interchange Toys for Tots train consist with the NYSW.

Saturday's trip will be on the NYSW and Sundays along the MNJ. Please come out this weekend to support a great cause by donating new unwrapped toys to be given to families who are less fortunate. Every donation counts! :)



I guess that means down to west end around the wye and up th BC to BT. It should only take forever, dodging passenger traffic... I guess West End is the only connection between the "electric side" and the "diesel side" anymore.

I would call it the DLW side and the Erie side, but someone would busily point out that the Mail Line from Sec Jct to South Patterson is old DLW, and Montclair to Mountain View is old Erie. And Montclair to Hackettstown is diesel for that matter. Call it what u want.


West end is indeed the only connection. Too bad the Greenwood Lake Branch north of Mountain View is now fully vegetated, otherwise the equipment could go up that way to Pompton Junction. The tracks end in Pompton Plains about 2 miles south of PJ.

And I do agree with you on the Erie and DLW sides... ;)
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Re: NS H-02 - sightings and reports

Postby mohawkrailfan » Thu Nov 30, 2017 6:37 pm

So if they're going from Dover to West End, is that via Morristown or Montclair?
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Re: NS H-02 - sightings and reports

Postby chuxter26 » Fri Dec 01, 2017 1:06 pm

Either route would work....
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Re: NS H-02 - sightings and reports

Postby Matt3010 » Fri Dec 01, 2017 9:16 pm

mohawkrailfan wrote:So if they're going from Dover to West End, is that via Morristown or Montclair?

They took the Montclair Line east and the Morristown Line west. Track 1 was OOS between Cedar and Glen so that may be why the didn't take the MC Line back.
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Re: NS H-02 - sightings and reports

Postby riffian » Fri Dec 08, 2017 10:07 am

Is the H-02 still working five days a week? With the few remaining customers, a couple of days a week would seem to suffice.
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Re: NS H-02 - sightings and reports

Postby NYS&W142Fan » Fri Dec 08, 2017 4:34 pm

riffian wrote:Is the H-02 still working five days a week? With the few remaining customers, a couple of days a week would seem to suffice.


Yes they are, they run West to Washington M-W-F and East T-T.
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