MP-15ac's out & about

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172 with a string of gondolas with an excavator in one of them, on the original main facing west.

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Re: MP-15ac's out & about

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Yesterday 6/22,
157 and 165 were seen on the RF1 westbound through Mineola with one red LI flat car and four of the former circus train flats.

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LINYARailfan wrote:
Sun Jun 23, 2019 11:23 am
Yesterday 6/22,
157 and 165 were seen on the RF1 westbound through Mineola with one red LI flat car and four of the former circus train flats.
I think I saw you at Mineola. Were you by the Main St. crossing?
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Re: MP-15ac's out & about

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PlaneLoverA380 wrote:
Sun Jun 30, 2019 3:04 pm
LINYARailfan wrote:
Sun Jun 23, 2019 11:23 am
Yesterday 6/22,
157 and 165 were seen on the RF1 westbound through Mineola with one red LI flat car and four of the former circus train flats.
I think I saw you at Mineola. Were you by the Main St. crossing?
Correct

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Re: MP-15ac's out & about

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At around 6:45 PM tonight I was driving west on Montauk Highway when I noticed a MP15 (unknown #) slowly making it's way east between Patchogue and Bellport, ahead of 2714.

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Re: MP-15ac's out & about

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Sunday 7/28/2019,

MP15AC #171 and #150 were spotted on the Hollis track at around 9:15 AM, at 9:49 AM it went by Queens Village eastbound light, it came back at 12:30 PM in the afternoon with an work train westbound and then returned eastbound before 2 PM.

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150 & 171 on the concrete tie installation work train. Spotted at Brentwood Station on 7/30 and by the Route 111 RR crossing today.


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Today 8/4,
157, 160 and 164 were seen on the RF1 westbound with eighteen HERZOG hopper cars heading westbound through Mineola around 2:12PM

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Empty ballast train from Ronkonkoma double-tracking?
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Ballast train possibly from Deer Park-Brentwood concrete tie installation.

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Yesterday morning at 11:20 AM 157, 160 and 164 were pulling a Ballast train westbound past New Hyde Park station.

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163 and 168 with a string of gondolas with a small tracked excavator riding along the top of the gondolas moving slowly east on the original main just west of the Deer Park Ave overpass. Following very close behind was a hi-rail equipped crane.

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At 11:32 AM on 8/17 MP15AC #150 and #164 were seen leading a concrete tie train which it was Harsco cars with an load of new ties headed eastbound from Fresh Pond past Queens Village. #166 was the Jamaica on that day too.

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154 seen at Morris Park today with stacks covered

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At 12:33 PM the other afternoon Saturday 8/31 #165 on the west end and #153 on the east end was leading a 6 car Ballast train past New Hyde Park which it followed Train #8019 as that work train came from Merillon Avenue from a Track work program there. It came back eastbound in the afternoon at 3:07 PM after Train #7710 back to the track work program.

At 10:37 AM that same morning and station #164 and #168 went light westbound, spotted them again at 3:50 PM near Jamaica headed east.

#150 was the Jamaica protect Sat, Sunday and today.

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