Utica Branch Discussion Thread

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ricky
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Re: Utica Branch Discussion Thread

Post by ricky »

milkman wrote:
Mon Nov 04, 2019 5:08 pm
Just found out tracks are washed out again south of Oxford.Unbelievable , they just finished repairing them and they get washed out again before they had a chance to use them.
just great wow

ricky
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Re: Utica Branch Discussion Thread

Post by ricky »

this time dont bother put any more time money or work fixing this washout just pull up the rails it would a lot of head ach this time.

ut-1
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Re: Utica Branch Discussion Thread

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Utica-Sangerfield service was suspended for three weeks due to the extensive flood damage suffered by the Utica Main following the Oct 31-Nov 1st storm.

On Nov 19,the Susquehanna operated two ballast trains.

Service resumed on Nov 20th.

This video features scenes from the second ballast train

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aqgr5Ch9ln0&t=1s

JTBernier
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Re: Utica Branch Discussion Thread

Post by JTBernier »

Solar panels?

johnpbarlow
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Post by johnpbarlow »

Solar panels can be used for GPS-programmed automatic ballast distribution:

https://www.herzog.com/capability/balla ... equipment/

JTBernier
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Re: Utica Branch Discussion Thread

Post by JTBernier »

Ahhh.... thanks

ut-1
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Re: Utica Branch Discussion Thread

Post by ut-1 »

Here's UT-1 running to Sangerfield yesterday in tough wintry conditions:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2o4oW4vf7Oo

ut-1
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Re: Utica Branch Discussion Thread

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It's 14 degrees, the sun's been down a half-hour and UT-1 is heading down Utica's Schuyler Street:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ETTWG9hi8Wg&t=1s

ut-1
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Re: Utica Branch Discussion Thread

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Here's a short video featuring scenes from the 12/27/19 FX Matt Brewery switching job:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VtG4ITGPDLE&t=6s

ut-1
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Re: Utica Branch Discussion Thread

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A little drama on Schuyler St, Utica, this morning:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9qH24gtcEy4&t=2s

ut-1
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Re: Utica Branch Discussion Thread

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Here's UT-1 on Paris Hill (Greens Crossing Rd) this morning:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CdYW9EhRkZI&t=3s

ut-1
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Re: Utica Branch Discussion Thread

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A little bedlam on Schuyler Street this afternoon:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V_ELxBvDo_Q&t=2s

ricky
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Re: Utica Branch Discussion Thread

Post by ricky »

did nysw take out sangerfleild to chenango forks out of service for good?

ut-1
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Re: Utica Branch Discussion Thread

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Here's UT-1 running solo on Schuyler St this morning under snowy conditions

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_P-33CSMSs

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