Strange sighting at Croton Harmon

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TCurtin
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Strange sighting at Croton Harmon

Post by TCurtin » Tue Jan 29, 2019 10:50 am

Although admittedly not a Metro North sighting................

This morning There is a short Amtrak "pull-pull" (i.e., locomotive - coach - locomotive) consist standing about 1/2 mile north of Croton Harmon station --- has been standing for a while. Anybody know what that's about?

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Re: Strange sighting at Croton Harmon

Post by DutchRailnut » Tue Jan 29, 2019 11:18 am

PTC test train ?
If Conductors are in charge, why are they promoted to be Engineer???

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Re: Strange sighting at Croton Harmon

Post by radioman2001 » Fri Apr 26, 2019 1:55 pm

Might be the 2 engines MNR is renting from Amtrak

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Re: Strange sighting at Croton Harmon

Post by DutchRailnut » Fri Apr 26, 2019 2:14 pm

no, them are in Brewster.
If Conductors are in charge, why are they promoted to be Engineer???

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