At west Livingston MRL 4307 shoves hard on the rear of a westbound coal load along with MRL 259 and 4405.
A westbound BNSF coal load as just picked up a 3 unit MRL helper set for the climb up Bozeman Pass.
A BNSF manifest sits in Livingston, Montana awaiting an MRL crew to take it to Laurel.
Although updates have made the billowing clouds of smoke a thing of the past, an SD45 bursts out of the tunnel with plenty of gusto behind it! The first MRL train to feature an SD45 as a leader in... (more)
Montana Rail Link SD45 No. 351 sprints along the Second Subdivision just east of Livingston, Montana, leading a BNSF manifest freight on September 28, 2014. Even though these flared locomotives ar... (more)
Montana Rail Link EMD SD40-2XR (rebuilt SD40) No. 265 has work performed in the railroad’s shops in Livingston, Montana, on May 7, 2012. Also in the shops that day on the right are SD35 No. 705 an... (more)
With 125 loads of coal and 4 BNSF motors in Run 8, the Livingston Helpers give it all they have, with the oldest SDP40 in existence sandwiched between. In a few miles, the assault will be over and... (more)
Just short of Elton, the LM heads west alongside the Yellowstone River, as the unseasonably warm weather has caused the river to start running again.
The LM is almost a quarter of the way to its destination of Missoula as it approaches Livingston with a set out and a wait for helpers before it tackles the hill ahead.
MRL SD40s and SD45s are stored outside of their Livingston, MT shops on Memorial Day 2009. The units would continue in use for the next decade both on MRL and in lease to other carriers. The SD45 ... (more)
The ML eases down to East Livingston for a meet with a westbound manifest.
A westbound BNSF loaded grain train departs Livingston, Montana for the trip over Bozeman Pass with MRL helper set #2 shoving on the rear.
With orders to assist a westbound BNSF loaded grain train over Bozeman Pass, a crew member on helper #2 climbs off the MRL 4405 to line a switch at the west end of Livingston in order to run aroun... (more)
Roaring up the eastern slope of Bozeman Pass, an MRL helper set pushes hard on the rear end of a BNSF general freight just outside of Livingston, Montana.
MRL's Livingston helper set #2 shoves on the rear of a westbound BNSF grain load as it begins the slow trip up Bozeman Pass.