NYGL Dundee Spur Status - 2009-present

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Re: NYGL Dundee Spur Status - 2009?

Postby blockline4180 » Tue Oct 19, 2010 5:08 pm

kamerad47 wrote:What happened tp this RR line??? I remember when the would switch everyday at Atlantic coast fibers at least 1 maybe 2 boxcars?? It looks like ACF ships all by truck now! That building was build to bring RR cars right it the building ! now nothing-!! Did inter-model kill this just like it did allot of boxcar deliveries???



ACF still gets cars very sporadically...They got box cars back in May and June...They are not totally dead yet.
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Re: NYGL Dundee Spur Status - 2009?

Postby Otto Vondrak » Wed Oct 20, 2010 8:29 am

Is the NYGL and the Dunee Spur officially closed, or is service down to "provided as needed?"

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Re: NYGL Dundee Spur Status - 2009?

Postby kamerad47 » Wed Oct 20, 2010 2:42 pm

Don't really know? nothing has moved in a while! ? who do they get to come in & run the loco & switch when they don't have regular employees ?
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Re: NYGL Dundee Spur Status - 2009?

Postby brianc02 » Tue Feb 01, 2011 8:55 am

Drove by on Saturday and noticed a mountain of snow in the middle of the ROW by Passaic Street interchange. Would take some bulldozers to free up the mountain. Looks like no activity so far this winter.
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Re: NYGL Dundee Spur Status - 2009-present

Postby blocksignal » Sun Oct 14, 2012 9:49 pm

Hi anyone know the status of this spur? If there still is activity what days and times does the local drill this line? - Thanks.

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Re: NYGL Dundee Spur Status - 2009-present

Postby PVRX1 » Wed Oct 17, 2012 8:21 pm

Earlier this year they were moving gondols in for loading. They were making the short run to the interchange and back bewteen 1030 and 1130 as needed. Not sure now.
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Re: NYGL Dundee Spur Status - 2009-present

Postby Teutobergerwald » Thu Dec 14, 2017 11:58 am

There's a Youtube video of M&E's Alco Century 424's 18 and 19, symbolized as MX-29 for the movement, traversing the line to get the U-34CH and take it to Boonton. Very interesting video- rarely used trackage, Alco motive power, street running, etc.
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Re: NYGL Dundee Spur Status - 2009-present

Postby rr503 » Thu Dec 14, 2017 10:50 pm

It also seems that freight is back on the spur.

http://www.railpictures.net/photo/641119/
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Re: NYGL Dundee Spur Status - 2009-present

Postby ccutler » Thu Dec 14, 2017 11:21 pm

:-D happy they are still in business
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Re: NYGL Dundee Spur Status - 2009-present

Postby brwfan » Fri Dec 15, 2017 10:26 am

Anyone know who the new customer is and what the recieve or ship?
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Re: NYGL Dundee Spur Status - 2009-present

Postby brianc02 » Sun Dec 17, 2017 7:57 pm

While passing through Garfield/Monroe St. on 12/16 I noticed a string of cars sitting on their interchange siding along the NJT Bergen CTY Line. It looked like trash gons, but could have been the hoppers seen in an earlier post. No idea what the commodity was or for who.
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Re: NYGL Dundee Spur Status - 2009-present

Postby BVERailer » Sat Feb 03, 2018 9:40 am

There are still customers along the Dundee, and the rail equipment from NYGL is still there. I have a feeling that one day there will be a move of one of the pieces of equipment to a historical society or something like URHS.
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Re: NYGL Dundee Spur Status - 2009-present

Postby adama1 » Sun Mar 18, 2018 7:00 am

rr503 wrote:It also seems that freight is back on the spur.

http://www.railpictures.net/photo/641119/


Does anyone know which customers may be active (again)? Us there any news available on the NYGL?
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Re: NYGL Dundee Spur Status - 2009-present

Postby sully7302 » Sun Mar 18, 2018 7:37 pm

There are currently 6 clay hoppers on the interchange, while one is in the NYGL facility in Passaic, making a total of 7 cars. The rail has been cut at Monroe Street and Pierre Ave for unknown reasons, so basically the one hopper is stranded for now.
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Re: NYGL Dundee Spur Status - 2009-present

Postby sully7302 » Fri Apr 27, 2018 11:28 pm

NYGL just got another DME hopper interchanged last night by HC20. Only problem is that the rail is still cut. The other DME car is still standed in Passaic.
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