NS On the NEC

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Re: NS On the NEC

Post by nova08 » Thu Oct 03, 2019 7:19 am

mcgrath618 wrote:
Tue Oct 01, 2019 12:37 pm

New to this discussion. Do you mean that it went over the CSX Philadelphia Sub, and then proceeded to the SEPTA Airport Line?
Yes

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Re: NS On the NEC

Post by Big Bri » Fri Oct 04, 2019 5:20 am

Philly Sub between PARK and EASTWICK, correct. They only run that way occasionally. Preferred route is via Amtrak between PHIL and HOOK.

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Re: NS On the NEC

Post by Big Bri » Fri Oct 04, 2019 5:23 am

Friday, Oct. 4, 2019
H86 by Prospect Park Sta with a small train. . .

(H86) Amtk #1 trk 4:29am
NS 7714 ES44DC
NS 9348 D9-44CW

20 Cars
92 axles

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Re: NS On the NEC

Post by Big Bri » Sat Oct 05, 2019 4:16 am

Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019
Short H86 Northbound by Ridley Park Sta. . .

(H86) Amtk #1 trk 5:01am
NS 7714 ES44DC
NS 9348 D9-44CW

23 Cars
104 axles

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Re: NS On the NEC

Post by Big Bri » Tue Oct 08, 2019 5:18 am

Tues. Oct. 8, 2019
H86 by Prospect Park Sta with a scant 18 car train heading back to Abrams Yd.

(H86) Amtk #1 trk 4:25am
NS 7714 ES44DC
NS 9348 D9-44CW

18 Cars
84 axles

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Re: NS On the NEC

Post by Big Bri » Wed Oct 09, 2019 5:27 am

Wed. Oct. 9, 2019
NS 9348 gone, NS 9774 in it's place and yet the 7714 still lingers on H86 after nearly 3 1/2 months.
Decent sized H86 by Prospect Park Sta. . .

(H86) Amtk #1 trk 4:50am
NS 7714 ES44DC
NS 9774 D9-44CW

43 Cars
184 axles

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Re: NS On the NEC

Post by Big Bri » Fri Oct 11, 2019 3:06 am

Friday, Oct. 11, 2019
And still nothing can beat Freight "Under Pennsy Wires". Especially when H86 runs up #3 Track.
By Prospect Park Sta with a healthy train of Cov Hopps and LPG Tanks.

(H86) Amtk #3 trk 3:42am
NS 7714 ES44DC
NS 9774 D9-44CW

40 Cars
172 axles

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Re: NS On the NEC

Post by Big Bri » Mon Oct 14, 2019 2:20 am

Monday, Oct. 14, 2019
A Wee-Munchkin sized H86 slithering by Prospect Park Sta. . . with just mty Boxcars and LPG Tanks.

(H86) Amtk #1 trk 3:08am
NS 7714 ES44DC
NS 9774 D9-44CW

16 Cars
76 axles

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Re: NS On the NEC

Post by Big Bri » Wed Oct 16, 2019 3:05 am

Wed. Oct. 16, 2019
Car loadings must be way down on NS, yet another short H86 by Prospect Park Sta. . .

(H86) Amtk #1 trk 3:39am
NS 7714 ES44DC
NS 9774 D9-44CW

22 Cars
100 axles

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Re: NS On the NEC

Post by Big Bri » Sat Oct 19, 2019 3:03 am

Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019
H86 back on some semblance of its normal schedule after 3 days. NS 9774 now leading. . .
By Prospect Park Sta.

(H86) Amtk #1 trk 3:36am
NS 9774 D9-44CW
NS 7714 ES44DC

32 Cars
140 axles

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Re: NS On the NEC

Post by Big Bri » Sun Oct 20, 2019 4:19 am

Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019
H86 northbound by Prospect Park Sta. . .

(H86) Amtk #1 trk 3:44am
NS 9774 D9-44CW
NS 7714 ES44DC

31 Cars
136 axles

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Re: NS On the NEC

Post by Big Bri » Mon Oct 21, 2019 5:22 am

Monday, Oct. 21, 2019
In my 20 years of catching the H86 never have I seen one this Short! A whopping EIGHT cars by Prospect Park Sta.

(H86) Amtk #1 trk 4:03am
NS 9774 D9-44CW
NS 7714 ES44DC

8 Cars
44 axles

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Re: NS On the NEC

Post by Big Bri » Tue Oct 22, 2019 3:00 am

Tues. Oct. 22, 2019
Much better than yesterdays 8 car H86. By Prospect Park Sta. . .

(H86) Amtk #1 trk 3:39am
NS 9774 D9-44CW
NS 7714 ES44DC

26 Cars
116 axles

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Re: NS On the NEC

Post by Big Bri » Wed Oct 23, 2019 5:12 am

Wed. Oct. 23, 2019
Once again a short H86 gliding past Ridley Park Sta. . .

(H86) Amtk #1 trk 4:40am
NS 9774 D9-44CW
NS 7714 ES44DC

21 Cars
96 axles

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Re: NS On the NEC

Post by Big Bri » Sat Oct 26, 2019 3:55 am

Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019
TWO NS freights by Prospect Park Sta. within 1/2 an Hour of each other! Southbound 62W loaded stone train from H&K Quarry
in Birdsboro and northbound H86 coming up #2 Track! Nice!!!!

1.(NS-62W) Amtk #1 trk 4:02am
NS 9748 D9-44CW
NS 9774 D9-44CW

90 Stone Hoppers
12,443 Tons
372 axles
4,346 feet
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2.(H86) Amtk #2 trk 4:30am
NS 6983 SD60E(ex-NS 6665)
NS 7714 ES44DC

36 Cars
156 axles

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