MP-15ac's out & about

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Re: MP-15ac's out & about

Post by Teutobergerwald » Sat Jun 27, 2015 1:32 pm

The 163, 171 & 152 are the power for a long LIRR ballast train located between Northport station and the Pulaski Rd. overpass for the past few hours.
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Re: MP-15ac's out & about

Post by Train2009 » Sat Jul 25, 2015 6:07 pm

Here is a report from today:

#164 and #150 were on a work train east of Woodside this morning
At 9:45 AM #171 and #172 were running light westbound past Queens Village
At 1:07 PM this afternoon #167 and #152 were running light east past Queens Village
At 1:45 PM #171 and #172 pulling a small tie train with wooden ties to Belmont Park
#154 and #157 on a other work train in Woodside this afternoon
#161 was the Jamaica switcher
Note: #171 and #172 was also pulling the Welded Rail Train from Fresh Pound to just east of Jamaica station.

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Re: MP-15ac's out & about

Post by Train2009 » Sat Aug 22, 2015 6:22 pm

#160 and #166 was spotted east of Woodside station this morning on a work train on the eastbound express track on the Main Line, saw that train again when it was entering belmont Park right after train #8016 went by sometime after 10:40 AM. At 12:43 PM this afternoon #160 and #166 left Belmont Park light westbound as seen in Queens Village.

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Re: MP-15ac's out & about

Post by Train2009 » Sat Aug 29, 2015 4:50 pm

#157 was the Jamaica switcher today, this morning right after 9:45 AM in Queens Village #161 and #150 were pulling a short 3 car Ballast train westbound to Fresh Pound, #150 and #161 returned back eastbound to Hicksville this afternoon at 1:47 PM.

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Re: MP-15ac's out & about

Post by Train2009 » Sat Sep 05, 2015 4:57 pm

#154 was the Jamaica switcher today, #168 was seen west of Woodside this morning on a work train with flat cars, #171 and #167 were on RF1 out of Hicksville as seen in New Hyde park at 10:40 AM headed westbound. #171 and #167 were seen again but this time in Queens Village at 1:09 PM this afternoon pulling the rail train eastbound from Jamaica to Atlantic Pipe back in Hicksville.

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Re: MP-15ac's out & about

Post by Train2009 » Sat Sep 12, 2015 8:37 pm

#160 was the Jamaica switcher today
A unknown power was seen pulling a work train out of Belmont Park yard this morning with Gondolas headed westbound at around 9:30 AM
At 12:45 PM this afternoon #167 and #164 was seen running light westbound to Morris Park past Queens Village

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Re: MP-15ac's out & about

Post by Train2009 » Sun Sep 20, 2015 8:30 pm

#161 and #160 were seen yesterday morning on 2 separate work trains at Harold Interlocking, #164 with a other unknown # were seen on the fuel pad at Morris Park, #167 was the Jamaica switcher. #161 was seen again in the afternoon before 3:30 PM in Queens Village with its work train, a few flat cars and mow cars loaded with ballast, the train backed up into the Queens Village team yard to dropped off the flat cars.

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Re: MP-15ac's out & about

Post by Train2009 » Sat Sep 26, 2015 8:32 pm

#163 was the Jamaica switcher today, #168 was on a work train with one flat car and was seen twice, first it was west of Woodside in the morning on one of the outbound side tracks then in the afternoon near Harold interlocking. #171 was sitting near Harold this morning by itself.

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Re: MP-15ac's out & about

Post by Train2009 » Sun Oct 04, 2015 5:27 pm

#167 was the Jamaica switcher today, #172 and #166 were on RF1 this morning as seen in Queens Village at 9:50 AM with 5 Hopper cars. A few minutes later it went up the Hempstead Branch to Garden City to picked up open Gondola cars, the work train came back into Queens Village at about 11:45 AM headed westbound with the same 5 Hopper cars and the Gonolda cars bound for Fresh Pound.

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Re: MP-15ac's out & about

Post by murfunit » Fri Oct 09, 2015 12:14 pm

Saw two MP15's with red fire protection tank car sandwiched between them heading west through Mineola at about 1:10PM today.

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Re: MP-15ac's out & about

Post by Train2009 » Sat Oct 10, 2015 5:55 pm

murfunit wrote:Saw two MP15's with red fire protection tank car sandwiched between them heading west through Mineola at about 1:10PM today.
The power was #160 and #166, speaking about #166 it was seen this morning at Morris Park with (#158?). #171 and #172 were seen running light west at 1:44 PM this afternoon and #167 still the Jamaica switcher since I saw it last Sunday.

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Re: MP-15ac's out & about

Post by Train2009 » Wed Oct 14, 2015 8:46 pm

#160 was the Jamaica switcher today, #163 and #161 was running light past Queens Village this afternoon at around 3:25 PM headed east. Also this afternoon #158 and #166 was seen at Morris Park.

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Re: MP-15ac's out & about

Post by tj48 » Fri Oct 16, 2015 10:53 am

3 MP-15ac (couldn't get their numbers) east bound through Deer Park around 12 noon with a welded rail train today.

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Re: MP-15ac's out & about

Post by PUMA » Fri Oct 16, 2015 1:31 pm

Posted this vid for you guys I took a few weeks ago at HSF bridge.

#161

https://youtu.be/opiw-v5AzM4

This site has links to some nice shots...
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Re: MP-15ac's out & about

Post by Train2009 » Sun Oct 18, 2015 8:11 pm

Saw #163 and #161 again this morning since I saw them 4 days ago last Wednesday afternoon 10/14 as it was seen in Queens Village at 10:47 AM as it was headed light from Hicksville yard to Garden City for the day. It came back from Garden City this afternoon after 3:30 PM also running light for the trip back to Hicksville.
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