Trains and operations in Browns Yard

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Re: Trains and operations in Browns Yard

Post by painterman » Tue Jul 06, 2010 12:54 pm

Kaback9 wrote:By the way a report sent to me says CSX 4428 in Conrail Quality Blue has been sent to Browns.
Don't you mean CSX 4428 in Shared Assets Rust?

It'd be nice if they'd throw a fresh coat of blue paint on the remaining CR units.

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Re: Trains and operations in Browns Yard

Post by Kaback9 » Tue Jul 06, 2010 1:07 pm

painterman wrote:
Kaback9 wrote:By the way a report sent to me says CSX 4428 in Conrail Quality Blue has been sent to Browns.
Don't you mean CSX 4428 in Shared Assets Rust?

It'd be nice if they'd throw a fresh coat of blue paint on the remaining CR units.
Take what you can get. :-)
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Re: Trains and operations in Browns Yard

Post by painterman » Tue Jul 06, 2010 2:00 pm

Kaback9 wrote:Take what you can get. :-)
Very true. I hope that CSX GP15 I saw at Port Reading makes its way down to Browns. Either that or maybe a genset or sw1500.

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Re: Trains and operations in Browns Yard

Post by wolfboy8171981 » Tue Jul 06, 2010 2:45 pm

painterman wrote:
Kaback9 wrote:Take what you can get. :-)
Very true. I hope that CSX GP15 I saw at Port Reading makes its way down to Browns. Either that or maybe a genset or sw1500.
I do not beleive the Gen-Sets are in the NJT timetable, making them not avaliable to travel over the NJCL. There is at least one Gen-Set assigned to South Kearny yard, and possibly a second at E-port in the CSX side of the yard.

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Re: Trains and operations in Browns Yard

Post by painterman » Tue Jul 06, 2010 3:43 pm

Does anyone know anything about the construction being done @ Browns Yard by the Bordentown Ave crossing?

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Re: Trains and operations in Browns Yard

Post by painterman » Tue Jul 06, 2010 7:00 pm

I'm still puzzled with whats going on w/ the Bordentown Ave crossing. Drove past it. Not sure if they're rebuilding the road crossing or what.

Caught CSX 4428 heading west around 6:30 tonight.
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Re: Trains and operations in Browns Yard

Post by Kaback9 » Tue Jul 06, 2010 7:37 pm

The crossings are being redone, per the info I was given today. It looks as if some others are going to get work as well.
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Re: Trains and operations in Browns Yard

Post by RailsEast » Sun Jan 30, 2011 1:46 am

Fast-forward to the winter of '10-'11.....
After the CR Sno-Jet derailed at Bordentown Ave., they requested that the SA-2 go ahead to break the large drifts along the Gillespie Branch to the wye, where the CR MoW crew would follow and clear the switches at the west end from there.....
A few pics from the east end in Sayreville.....

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http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPi ... id=2385857
http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPi ... id=2385871
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Re: Trains and operations in Browns Yard

Post by ChrisU » Sun Jan 30, 2011 5:53 am

Nice pictures.

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Re: Trains and operations in Browns Yard

Post by RailsEast » Sun Mar 27, 2011 8:39 am

For all you old Erie Lackawanna & EMD fans......

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Re: Trains and operations in Browns Yard

Post by Mike77E9 » Thu Nov 17, 2011 3:28 pm

Hey all, I finally have a day off tomorrow and I thought I would try to shoot something different for a change. I've been reading up on the locals out of Browns Yard, but some of the info seems to be fragmented and/or possibly outdated.

Would there be any trains running down through Helmetta or down the NJCL at all tomorrow? Any specific duty times for these trains? Any help is appreciated, thanks!

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Re: Trains and operations in Browns Yard

Post by bigblue5277 » Tue Aug 19, 2014 10:03 pm

A traffic light malfunction on Applegarth Rd and S. Middlesex Ave. spiced things up a bit on the Hightstown Industrial Track. http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.p ... 71&nseq=19" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: Trains and operations in Browns Yard

Post by RailsEast » Thu Aug 21, 2014 4:02 pm

Timing is everything; great capture, Jason
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Re: Trains and operations in Browns Yard

Post by ChrisU » Wed Sep 03, 2014 10:27 am

Anybody know the schedule for the steel plant train?

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Re: Trains and operations in Browns Yard

Post by bigblue5277 » Wed Sep 03, 2014 12:15 pm

Steel Mill Train (SA22) runs north out of the yard late afternoon / early evening five days a week. I've heard it runs Sun mornings too.
Sometimes you can see it around 5 - 6 pm ready to leave the yard or see it getting assembled in the yard.
Lately, I haven't seen this when passing by at 5 - 6 pm. so I'm thinking SA22 could be running earlier or later.
If you have an afternoon free OI16 comes in from east M - F at 5 - 5:30 ish.
SA33 departs west M - F at 5:30 - 6ish pm.
Sometimes you can see SA33 waiting to leave west end of yard.
You can try catching OI16 first, then SA33 second, all the while keeping an ear open to hear SA22 crossing Bordentown Rd.

my experience is that SA22's run time is most variable, while OI16 is least variable.

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