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by expbusop
Tue Aug 20, 2019 9:03 am
Forum: CSX Transportation
Topic: CSX-Oak Point/Fremont
Replies: 1918
Views: 404737

Re: CSX-Oak Point/Fremont

6:20am today observed long cut of C&D general freight on the Oak Point Link stretching from Harlem River Yard to almost 161st. No engines in sight. Probably cut off green trash cars on the head end and switched into trash facility. 7:20am on way back cut of cars still there. Also from Willis Ave Bri...
by expbusop
Sat May 11, 2019 9:40 am
Forum: MTA Metro-North Railroad and CtDOT Passenger Rail
Topic: Unusual Fleet Sightings and Freight Movements on MNRR
Replies: 183
Views: 70754

Re: Unusual Fleet Sightings and Freight Movements on MNRR

What appeared to be a rail grinder headed north at Katonah around 4:15am this morning, on my way back it was laying up on the old King Lumber siding at Goldens Bridge.
by expbusop
Tue May 07, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: Long Island Rail Road (LIRR)
Topic: Bad Optics
Replies: 45
Views: 5128

Re: Bad Optics

Pennsylvania RR if I remember correctly.
by expbusop
Sun Apr 28, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: MTA Metro-North Railroad and CtDOT Passenger Rail
Topic: Harlem Line Extension To Danbury?
Replies: 46
Views: 6397

Re: Harlem Line Extension To Danbury?

Story in todays News Times, Mayor Boughton looking to have Danbury pony up money for a study of a fast-track concept using the Maybrook Line from Brewster to Southeast. He spoke with MNR President Rinaldi and CTDOT Commissioner Giuiletti.
by expbusop
Tue Feb 12, 2019 8:44 am
Forum: CSX Transportation
Topic: CSX-Oak Point/Fremont
Replies: 1918
Views: 404737

Re: CSX-Oak Point/Fremont

How many GE's are available for east of hudson service and have they started using them yet? Anybody have pictures?
by expbusop
Tue Aug 14, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: MTA Metro-North Railroad and CtDOT Passenger Rail
Topic: Unusual Fleet Sightings and Freight Movements on MNRR
Replies: 183
Views: 70754

Re: Unusual Fleet Sightings and Freight Movements on MNRR

Engine 104 around a dozen or so side dump cars and caboose parked on main track north of New Rochelle. !st spotted Sun 8/12 still there today 8/14.
by expbusop
Thu Apr 12, 2018 5:18 pm
Forum: MTA Metro-North Railroad and CtDOT Passenger Rail
Topic: Unusual Fleet Sightings and Freight Movements on MNRR
Replies: 183
Views: 70754

Re: Unusual Fleet Sightings and Freight Movements on MNRR

Could be there to go to LIRR for PTC installation?
by expbusop
Sat Feb 10, 2018 10:47 am
Forum: MTA Metro-North Railroad and CtDOT Passenger Rail
Topic: M8 Collision in Bridgeport
Replies: 237
Views: 61930

Re: M8 Collision in Bridgeport

Minus trucks, underfloor equipment and roof housing, sure looks like M-8 carbody to me.
by expbusop
Fri Dec 08, 2017 10:50 am
Forum: MTA Metro-North Railroad and CtDOT Passenger Rail
Topic: Inspection Train Status
Replies: 351
Views: 61993

Re: Inspection Train Status

Driving to work on 684 this am, saw what looked like inspection train going NB through Purdys.
by expbusop
Wed Jul 19, 2017 8:00 pm
Forum: CSX Transportation
Topic: CSX-Oak Point/Fremont
Replies: 1918
Views: 404737

Re: CSX-Oak Point/Fremont

Mixed freight on Link at 138 St Bridge@ 12:50pm today. SD60 8759 and SD40-2 8854, 6 or 8 quick flow hoppers loaded with gravel or ballast, might that be for work at Oak Point?
by expbusop
Sat Jul 15, 2017 6:06 am
Forum: Providence and Worcester Railroad
Topic: P&W Stone Trains
Replies: 49
Views: 20376

Re: P&W Stone Trains

CHFP on ground at Oak Point yard, loaded aggregate cars.
by expbusop
Fri Jul 14, 2017 8:09 pm
Forum: CSX Transportation
Topic: CSX-Oak Point/Fremont
Replies: 1918
Views: 404737

Re: CSX-Oak Point/Fremont

3 empty lumber cars, 1boxcar, 2refridgerator cars, GP38-2 2793 caboose leading SB at Highbridge @5:55am. Also 2 RJ Corman trucks on service road of Major Deegan at E 233rd St. carrying sidewinders. Any derailments in area?
by expbusop
Wed Jul 12, 2017 4:49 pm
Forum: CSX Transportation
Topic: CSX-Oak Point/Fremont
Replies: 1918
Views: 404737

Re: CSX-Oak Point/Fremont

5:55am southbound local freight at Highbridge getting on OP Link shoving caboose first. Could not get engine number from Deegan. Seems little unusual to be shoving that distance. MN has no problem with it?

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