Large GRWO on 07/17/2014

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Large GRWO on 07/17/2014

Postby frrc » Thu Jul 17, 2014 9:07 pm

Noticed a rather super long (ran from the P&W yard, up the hill, way past Union Station almost into downtown Worcester) GRWO train this afternoon around 4:00pm. Never seen that many (50+) auto racks and other loads on this type of train. The Worcester main was also tied up with a massive CSX container train just West of Union station. Haven't seen the yards this clogged in a while

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Re: Large GRWO on 07/17/2014

Postby jgeary27 » Tue Jul 22, 2014 5:02 pm

Not sure if it's related, but yesterday morning I noticed what appeared to be a couple of derailed autoracks on the Providence line right at the beginning of 146. Today on the way home there was still 1 rack there apparently not re-railed yet.
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