Today's Ocean not due into Montreal till 23:00 tonight 14/17

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Today's Ocean not due into Montreal till 23:00 tonight 14/17

Postby gaspeamtrak » Sat Oct 14, 2017 9:47 pm

What happened to the "Ocean #15" last night after she left "Matapedia" 3 minutes late and lost almost 11:45 leaving "Causapscal" at 10:55 this morning!!!???
She is scheduled to arrive in Montreal at 23:30 tonight ! ?
I don't mind being on late trains but this may be a little much???
Can anybody provide any info on what happened ??? :wink: :-D
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Re: Today's Ocean not due into Montreal till 23:00 tonight!

Postby NS VIA FAN » Sun Oct 15, 2017 5:53 am

Certainly not the norm for the Ocean which usually runs on time or very close......but a message on the Can-Pass-Rail Group is reporting there were wheel-slip issues with engine # 6445 not loading.

-#15 Backed up to Clark Brook and waited for an engine from #14.
-Delayed again at Mont Joli with engine issues.
-Rcrewed at Ste Florence (Original crew expired)
-Wait for meet at St. Andre (Jct with the NTR freight main from the Maritimes)
-Recrewed at LaPocatiere
-Medical Emergency at St. Charles and met by paramedics at route #279 crossing.

(BTW…..this was #15 that left Halifax on Friday the 13th!!)
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Re: Today's Ocean not due into Montreal till 23:00 tonight!

Postby NS VIA FAN » Sun Oct 15, 2017 7:50 am

gaspeamtrak wrote:What happened to the "Ocean #15" last night after she left "Matapedia" 3 minutes late and lost almost 11:45 leaving "Causapscal" at 10:55 this morning!!!???


Please change your title to reflect Oct 15/17 as other's will be reading this going forward from today.
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