"First Revenue Run North In 12 Years" NYS&W Utica Branch

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"First Revenue Run North In 12 Years" NYS&W Utica Branch

Postby ut-1 » Wed Jun 13, 2018 7:52 pm

The NYS&W ran a revenue freight up its Binghamton-Utica branch today for the first time since 2006 when flooding severely damaged the line south of Sherburne.

This short video features the revenue freight at two locations in N Norwich and in Earlville:

https://youtu.be/TttWbjTycsc
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Re: "First Revenue Run North In 12 Years" NYS&W Utica Branch

Postby charlie6017 » Wed Jun 13, 2018 9:27 pm

Awesome news! Glad to see the rust knocked off the rails after so long. Thanks
for sharing the video with us! :-D

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Re: "First Revenue Run North In 12 Years" NYS&W Utica Branch

Postby Noel Weaver » Wed Jun 13, 2018 10:55 pm

Good stuff, interesting, thanks for sharing.
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Re: "First Revenue Run North In 12 Years" NYS&W Utica Branch

Postby J.D. Lang » Thu Jun 14, 2018 9:01 am

Great to see. Thanks for posting. Hopefully they will start moving traffic from Binghamton to Utica over the branch. I would think that it would a better way to handle that traffic instead of relying on CSX between Syracuse and Utica. As an aside it looks like the tracks go through quite a bit of wetlands. Hope that there aren't any more washouts in the near future.

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