The Atlantic City Line Thread

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Re: The Atlantic City Line Thread

Postby chuchubob » Thu Nov 09, 2017 4:15 pm

The TGIV was at Cherry Hill on Thursday.
Train 4627 departed on time.
The Harsco ballast tamper was south of the station.
Minutes after train 4627 had crossed, the Delair bridge opened.
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Re: The Atlantic City Line Thread

Postby liftedjeep » Thu Nov 09, 2017 5:04 pm

blockline4180 wrote:
liftedjeep wrote:
I wonder why only Geeps #s 4205 & 4213 have that particular paint scheme?
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I believe those two geeps were sent out west somewhere a few years ago( Maybe Idaho?) and came back rebuilt with that new paint scheme. Why the others weren't sent out like that is beyond my understanding.


Per a separate thread:

Re: NJT Geep Paint Schemes
Postby Backshophoss » Thu Nov 09, 2017 2:41 am
Believe these 2 GP40 H's were repainted when they were shopped at MMC to what could be called the second gen version of the "Disco Stripes"
matching the Pl-42's and the ALP-46's factory "fresh" second gen "Disco Stripes" scheme.
Believe the other "re-manufactured" GP40's after loosing the HEP Gen-set,will wind up with second gen "Disco Stripes".

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Re: The Atlantic City Line Thread

Postby liftedjeep » Sat Dec 30, 2017 6:00 pm

-NJ Transit Atlantic City Line #4670 northbound through Pennsauken at Westfield Ave, through the final snowfall of 2017:

http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPi ... id=4867926

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Re: The Atlantic City Line Thread

Postby MedicSutton » Tue Feb 06, 2018 2:35 pm

Any word on a service plan for Thursday? Just Sayin.. #remember08
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Re: The Atlantic City Line Thread

Postby liftedjeep » Tue Feb 06, 2018 3:22 pm

MedicSutton wrote:Any word on a service plan for Thursday? Just Sayin.. #remember08


As of now, the schedule looks to be service as usual. PATCO has already released a modified schedule for Thursday however. I think that would be your best bet to get into the city from Jersey.
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Re: The Atlantic City Line Thread

Postby GooStats » Tue Feb 06, 2018 10:17 pm

Regular service, with one extra trip each way. It’s not going to be enough.
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Re: The Atlantic City Line Thread

Postby liftedjeep » Wed Feb 07, 2018 4:18 pm

Regular service, but five car sets. One extra.
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Re: The Atlantic City Line Thread

Postby CLamb » Thu Feb 08, 2018 1:34 am

According to the NJT website ticket sales for Thursday have been suspended. http://www.njtransit.com/sa/sa_servlet.srv?hdnPageAction=CustomerNoticeTo&NoticeId=2523 This makes sense to avoid overcrowding but why can't they add more than one extra train each way? Is there a lack of available equipment? This would be a great opportunity for rail to shine.
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Re: The Atlantic City Line Thread

Postby sammy2009 » Thu Feb 08, 2018 2:55 am

I'm wondering the same. Why didn't NJT add some extra service for this special event.... are all the cars really out on the runs in North Jersey. ? I know many people are not gonna wanna drive in the city, why not swap those sets and throw MLV's on the line. That would possibly double the capacity. NJT really treats the Atlantic City Line like crap when a even for the feeding city can give the line a time to shine. They instead are throwing the load on the RIVERLINE. I wonder if it has to do with freight tracks along the schedule on the AC Line ?
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Re: The Atlantic City Line Thread

Postby time » Thu Feb 08, 2018 6:39 am

Last week a train from New York Penn arrived at Newark Broad Street Station. The doors opened, and people literally fell out of the train as the doors opened. A few hundred people got off the train, but that was only because they had to let the 20-50 people off at Broad Street. The rest, plus another 50 or so waiting on the platform, proceeded with the process of mashing each other back onto the train. It took 4 tries to close the doors. Some people gave up and waited for the next train.

No, NJT does not have extra equipment for Eagles fans. :P
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Re: The Atlantic City Line Thread

Postby chuchubob » Thu Feb 08, 2018 11:42 am

The AC Line ran extra train 4614 with eight cars and ALP45-DP 4527 pushing.
Train 4616 ran with seven cars instead of the usual four (summer) or three (winter).
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Re: The Atlantic City Line Thread

Postby R36 Combine Coach » Fri Feb 09, 2018 7:51 pm

sammy2009 wrote:I'm wondering the same. Why didn't NJT add some extra service for this special event.... are all the cars really out on the runs in North Jersey. ? I know many people are not gonna wanna drive in the city, why not swap those sets and throw MLV's on the line. That would possibly double the capacity. NJT really treats the Atlantic City Line like crap when a even for the feeding city can give the line a time to shine. They instead are throwing the load on the RIVERLINE.
Not even the pope could bring the Multilevels to the AC Line.
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Re: The Atlantic City Line Thread

Postby liftedjeep » Fri Feb 09, 2018 8:33 pm

R36 Combine Coach wrote:
sammy2009 wrote:I'm wondering the same. Why didn't NJT add some extra service for this special event.... are all the cars really out on the runs in North Jersey. ? I know many people are not gonna wanna drive in the city, why not swap those sets and throw MLV's on the line. That would possibly double the capacity. NJT really treats the Atlantic City Line like crap when a even for the feeding city can give the line a time to shine. They instead are throwing the load on the RIVERLINE.
Not even the pope could bring the Multilevels to the AC Line.


I'm wondering if clearance issues on the Delair Bridge restrict the use of Multilevels on the Atlantic City Line. I know that's why autoracks and double-stack container cars are prohibited in South Jersey (not that there is a need for them, but regardless).
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Re: The Atlantic City Line Thread

Postby R36 Combine Coach » Fri Feb 09, 2018 8:47 pm

Multilevels operated on AC Line on the ACES train, so that isn't a problem.
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Re: The Atlantic City Line Thread

Postby liftedjeep » Fri Feb 09, 2018 9:27 pm

R36 Combine Coach wrote:Multilevels operated on AC Line on the ACES train, so that isn't a problem.


You're absolutely correct! I completely forgot
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