Utica Branch Discussion Thread

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Re: Utica Branch Discussion Thread

Postby ut-1 » Tue Nov 06, 2018 12:25 pm

Tie train on the branch today:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7G4TE3AfVWI&t=2s

I've been told these will be placed north of Sangerfield.
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Re: Utica Branch Discussion Thread

Postby ricky » Tue Nov 06, 2018 2:46 pm

nice video of the tie train nysw care about fixing their northern end but not southern end of their branch its a crying shame if i was running the nysw the whole line would be fix
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Re: Utica Branch Discussion Thread

Postby ccutler » Wed Nov 07, 2018 7:35 am

they should not rely on CSX, which might just decide that NYSW is a "boutique business" not servicing.
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Re: Utica Branch Discussion Thread

Postby lvrr325 » Thu Dec 06, 2018 2:12 am

I am fairly certain the reason no other operator is brought in is NYS&W does own the physical track structure, however not the land under it.
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Re: Utica Branch Discussion Thread

Postby ricky » Sun Dec 09, 2018 12:21 pm

hopefully 2019 will be the year these washouts will be fix in south of oxford and see trains again
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Re: Utica Branch Discussion Thread

Postby lvrr325 » Wed Jan 16, 2019 2:59 pm

quite the argument on Facebook today about this, apparently they don't want to fix it, they want to keep the customers captive to CSX interchange. Doesn't make much sense to me but wouldn't surprise me either.
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Re: Utica Branch Discussion Thread

Postby gpp111 » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:29 pm

What is the name of the Facebook page?
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