VIA's newly Jasper assigned RDCs idle in the station track after a fairly unsuccessful test run to Prince Rupert.
After setting off a "High Impact" car at Jasper and a change of crews, C721 resumes its long trip from Wyoming to Prince Rupert, BC. You know it's cold when you can see the exhaust from the units!
CN ES44DC 2257 and BNSF SD70MAC 8935 climb into Jasper with PRB coal loads for export at Prince Rupert, BC. Pyramid Mountain stands tall in the background on this clear, frigid -34C/-29F morning.
Recently assigned to the Jasper-Prince Rupert line, a pair of RDCs undergo maintenance in Jasper after a fairly unsuccessful test run.
A pair of rebuild Budd RDCs depart Jasper on their maiden voyage to Prince Rupert.
Intermodal takes off after a quick crew change.
CN ES44DC 2263 and SD70M-2 8915 cross to the north track at English with 101 car train M301.
Chicago-Roberts Bank train Q119 climbs into Jasper.
This will take some getting used to! The new trainset for VIA Rail's "Skeena" trains #5/6 has just arrived from the east on train #1 and is prepped for service in the coming days.
Changes for The Skeena. VIA Rail has sent 2 RDCs to Jasper for testing and presumable use on trains #5 and #6 between Jasper and Prince Rupert. VIA 6251 and 6219 are tacked onto the tailend of The... (more)
Canadian National train No. 117 passes Windy Point west of Devona, Alberta, on July 16, 2013. This westbound train only has a few more miles before a quick crew change at Jasper, as it passes beau... (more)
CN 2691, BCOL 4601 and CN 2425 hustle Toronto bound containers east.
Train A411 hustles towards Jasper behind a pair of GEs.
Tied down on the north track just west of Henry House, Q198 awaits the clearing of yet another derailment on the Edson Sub at Peers before being able to resume its trip to Chicago.
The Skeena prior to departure west.