LIRR Gondolas By PSE&G Hicksville

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LIRR Gondolas By PSE&G Hicksville

Post by newkirk » Fri Jul 28, 2017 3:23 pm

On the same track were those bogies are intertwined with the weeds are some LIRR gondolas.

They look like they haven't turned their wheels in many years.

What's the story about them ?

Are they surplus until the railroad needs them or candidates for scrap or resale to other railroads ?

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Re: LIRR Gondolas By PSE&G Hicksville

Post by Backshophoss » Fri Jul 28, 2017 11:13 pm

Believe everything on that siding is scrap material,the gons are outdated (air brake wise) and cannot be interchanged due to age.
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Re: LIRR Gondolas By PSE&G Hicksville

Post by gregorygrice » Sun Aug 06, 2017 11:34 pm

All of the equipment will be scrapped very soon.

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Re: LIRR Gondolas By PSE&G Hicksville

Post by Teutobergerwald » Mon Aug 07, 2017 1:00 pm

Scrapped on-site next to the PSE&G property, or pulled west to Hicksville Yard to meet the torch ???
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Re: LIRR Gondolas By PSE&G Hicksville

Post by gregorygrice » Mon Aug 07, 2017 1:22 pm

Teutobergerwald wrote:Scrapped on-site next to the PSE&G property, or pulled west to Hicksville Yard to meet the torch ???
I'm pretty sure they'll be scrapped on site and loaded onto trucks since there is access right where the old industrial track went into PSE&G.

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