Semi Off topic AAPRCO special

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Semi Off topic AAPRCO special

Postby Sprinter611 » Sat Sep 20, 2014 7:39 pm

Tomorrow Sunday 9/21 the AAPRCO special will depart East Deerfield at 7am and will head east along the Fitchburg Route to Ayer where it will go up the Stony Brook Main to Andover then will go to Portland, ME. The AAPRCO special consists of 3 Amtrak P42's and 26 private cars. MBTA stations where you can see this

Fitchburg
North Leominster
Shirley
Ayer
Lowell
Ballardvale
Andover
Lawrence
Bradford
Haverhill

Also on the 25th the train will go to Boston following the downeaster route then go down the Grand Junction where it will split into Eastern and Western sections.
T stations where you can see this

Haverhill
Bradford
Lawrence
Andover
Ballardvale
Wilmington
Anderson RTC
Mishawam
Winchester Center
Wedgemere
W. Medford

Eastern Section T stations
Yawkey
Back Bay
South Station(will stay overnight in South Station then will go down the NEC on train 67 on 9/26)
Ruggles
Forest Hills
Hyde Park
Readville
Rt.128
Canton JCT
Sharon
Mansfield
Attleboro
S Attleboro
Providence
TF Green
Wickford JCT

Western Section
Newtonville
West Newton
Auburndale
Wellesley Farms
Wellesley Hills
Wellesley Square
Natick
W Natick
Framingham
Ashland
Southborough
Westborough
Grafton
Worcester

Good Luck!!
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Re: Semi Off topic AAPRCO special

Postby mtuandrew » Sun Sep 21, 2014 11:43 am

Moderator's Note: copied to New England Railfan.
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Re: Semi Off topic AAPRCO special

Postby highgreen215 » Sun Sep 21, 2014 8:36 pm

About what time will it traverse the Grand Junction? That would be a good show.
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Re: Semi Off topic AAPRCO special

Postby jhdeasy » Thu Jan 29, 2015 11:32 am

Here is a video of the AAPRCO Pine Tree Limited convention special train on the Grand Junction Line in Cambridge MA on 9/25/2014.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=svMUlyYvt3A

You should have seen the expressions on peoples' faces as this train of 3 locomotive and 26 antique cars rolled slowly thru the campus and the city.
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