VIA 6437 is wrapped for VIA Rail's 40th anniversary as it leads VIA 33 from Quebec City over the Lachine Canal in Montreal.
Covered in snow. The power on VIA 15 (wrapped unit VIA 6402 along with VIA 6426 & VIA 6445) is covered in snow as it backs up towards Central Station in Montreal, its voyage from Halifax ne... (more)
GP9's CN 7075 & CN 7226 are crossing the Lachine Canal with 22 grain cars in tow, heading from track 29 to Pointe St-Charles Yard.
About to flag. A crewmember is about to flag the Monk Boulevard crossing before the Pointe St-Charles switcher continues west on the Turcot Holding Spur, which branches off of CN's Montreal... (more)
Delayed by CN 401. VIA 62 has had to stop just past MP 4 on the north track of CN's Montreal Sub as a short CN 401 (with CN 2599 as sole power) crosses from the north track to the freight t... (more)
Face off. AMT 1329 and CP 9739 face off as a westbound commuter train with the F59PHI pushing makes its stop at Lachine Station and CP 143 with CP 9739 leading slowly approaches the station... (more)
A gon passing at the right time. A well-placed gon on CN 310 at right allows met to get a fully lit lead unit on CN 149 as it departs Turcot West after lifting platforms on track 29. Power ... (more)
En route to the Canada-U.S. border and then interchange with the NECR in St. Albans, Vermont, CN 324 passes a cornfield in the small town of Saint-Blaise-sur-Richelieu with BCOL 4643, GTW 4900 and... (more)
Icicles on the station. On a very snowy afternoon, CP 8800 leads loaded ethanol train CP 650 past the icicle-covered Lasalle Station. Pushing at the rear is CP 8739.
Outbound detour. After being stopped at this signal gantry for a short period (waiting for a foreman to clear up ahead), detour SLR 394 is on the move again with SLR 3004 leading four more ... (more)
It's a skating rink out there. A couple of days after a large amount of freezing rain coated the remaining snow in Montreal, uncleared fields and paths are a real skating rink. Here CN 120 ... (more)
A close call! VIA 33 (shown here backing out, on its way to Ottawa) nearly blocked my shot of AMTK 514, surprisingly the power on the southbound Adirondack today. It is seen here dea... (more)
Gone from this one. VIA Rail has started to remove 'Canada 150' markings from rolling stock, as has happened with VIA 6437 (one of five F40's to feature a Canada 150 wrap). It is seen here ... (more)
Railfanning in arctic temperatures. With the windchill showing a temperature of -36 Celsius (-32.8 Fahrenheit), somehow I'm on an overpass in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue to shoot CN 585 with tw... (more)
A new ES44AC and a leased one. CN 310 is rounding a curve in the St-Henri neighbourhood of Montreal with two good looking ES44AC's for power on a sunny Christmas Eve morning. Leading is nea... (more)