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Re: North Jersey Coast Line Thread

Postby Zuccaraillo » Tue Jun 05, 2018 11:22 pm

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Re: North Jersey Coast Line Thread

Postby NJT4149 » Tue Jun 05, 2018 11:31 pm

As of last night, both veterans ALP-45s were in Bay Head: 4507 is on a shuttle set and 4534 is on a Multilevel set. There’s also a PL on the line; the rest of the sets have ALPs.

Also, at least two new deadheads have arisen with the new schedule changes:
X320, an evening deadhead from Long Branch to NY (runs somewhere around 9:30-10:00 PM)
X434, an evening Bay Head to Long Branch deadhead that becomes 4375; X434 runs just ahead of 4378
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Re: North Jersey Coast Line Thread

Postby Zuccaraillo » Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:20 pm

X320 comes off 3275. X434 could've been easily 4376.
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Re: North Jersey Coast Line Thread

Postby trainster78 » Fri Jun 08, 2018 5:42 am

I'm surprised there is no MMC - Bay Head deadhead, would be common being there are no services that bring sets to replace the shuttles unless the shop moves run.
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Re: North Jersey Coast Line Thread

Postby GSC » Sun Jun 10, 2018 12:29 pm

Business must be picking up. I'm seeing 6-car shuttles now, and a 7-car shuttle occasionally. More heads in windows on westbound trains that normally are almost empty as they go through Bradley Beach.

Did I read that the 2300s are no longer running? So much for the Hoboken trip I was planning with the grandkids.

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Re: North Jersey Coast Line Thread

Postby NJT4149 » Sun Jun 10, 2018 8:48 pm

GSC wrote:Business must be picking up. I'm seeing 6-car shuttles now, and a 7-car shuttle occasionally. More heads in windows on westbound trains that normally are almost empty as they go through Bradley Beach.

Did I read that the 2300s are no longer running? So much for the Hoboken trip I was planning with the grandkids.

"Take mass transit!" they scream. Good in theory, but you can't get there from here.

Correct, the 2300s aren’t running until next year. I saw a five car set on 4760 while driving home from work today.
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Re: North Jersey Coast Line Thread

Postby trainster78 » Mon Jun 11, 2018 6:27 pm

4507 is working the 3200 and 2600 series now. paired with 5014, its Comet salad and 6075.

6075 has recently returned to service after having PTC installed.
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Re: North Jersey Coast Line Thread

Postby ryanov » Tue Jun 12, 2018 10:52 pm

You can change in Secaucus for Hoboken. I may have even heard they are removing the extra charge for going via Secaucus for the duration.
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Re: North Jersey Coast Line Thread

Postby NJT4149 » Wed Jun 13, 2018 9:21 am

Per Facebook, there is some kind of work train on the Raritan River Interchange with 4112 and 4204.
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Re: North Jersey Coast Line Thread

Postby trainster78 » Wed Jun 13, 2018 10:24 am

Slow orders between Long Branch and Middletown today. Northbound trains wrong railing from Red Bank to Hazlet, and MoW is starting work on track two now, not sure if any rail equipment is coming though.
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Re: North Jersey Coast Line Thread

Postby trainster78 » Wed Jun 13, 2018 10:31 am

Any chance this work move is for Red Bank, Long Branch or Bay Head Donny? There is currently a cut of tie and ballast cars in Red Bank yard, possibly picking them up?
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Re: North Jersey Coast Line Thread

Postby NJT4149 » Thu Jun 21, 2018 9:07 pm

I have some updated rotations for the Bay Head shuttles:

Shuttle set 1: 4324/4315/4332/4323/4344/4335/4360/4351/4372/4367/4384/4383/4398/4397

Shuttle set 2:
4306/X433/4330/4321/4340/4331/4352/4343/4366/4355/X434/4375

Shuttle set 3: 3310/3711/3720/3361/4378/4379/4392/4393
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Re: North Jersey Coast Line Thread

Postby NJT4149 » Thu Jun 21, 2018 10:00 pm

MM-14 WB through Belmar at 10:55 PM
4529-4025-Comet coach
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Re: North Jersey Coast Line Thread

Postby Zuccaraillo » Fri Jun 22, 2018 2:08 am

Shuttle set 2 by what I know is PL42 4003+6 Comets+6035 as of Wednesday
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Re: North Jersey Coast Line Thread

Postby NJT4149 » Fri Jun 22, 2018 11:53 am

Last month, a friend and I filmed the evening rush hour in Long Branch; the video is linked below. Enjoy!

https://youtu.be/Hj_p_L5wM7w
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