West Shore restoration (aka "real" River Line)

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Re: West Shore restoration (aka "real" River Line)

Postby michael.klatsky@gmail.com » Wed Sep 13, 2017 9:21 am

Amtrak is running a special on october 14 and 15th on the River Line!

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Re: West Shore restoration (aka "real" River Line)

Postby pdtrains » Fri Sep 15, 2017 7:52 pm

Sounds like after Newark....its gonna be down to NK,reverse, then thru Oak Island and up the Nat Docks/bergen tunnel/northern/river line.
Sounds like an electric and DM on the head end and a P42 on the rear, out of NYP. Just speculating...
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Re: West Shore restoration (aka "real" River Line)

Postby umtrr-author » Sun Sep 17, 2017 6:38 pm

That would be quite the "rare mileage" trip. I suppose it wouldn't be wise to even tempt myself by seeing if there are still tickets available...
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Re: West Shore restoration (aka "real" River Line)

Postby ryanov » Mon Oct 16, 2017 1:13 pm

I took the Saturday trip. It was operated with two P42s, one at each end, and an ACS-64 between one of them and the 9800, which was on one end of the consist.

Here's the route, for anyone who's curious. Note that it leaves the tracks a number of times -- we did not.

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