What a nice surprise... Utilizing 549's power, CN 570 rolls by Scotch Block with a trio of warriors and 10,682 ft of multi's for Oakville.
It's somewhat of an easy night tonight with the water works downtown not asking for a switch, so we are relegated to Mimico with two remaining customers to switch and opted to pull the third from ... (more)
Last Call! We sit by Scott St on the east side of Union Station waiting on a foreman to clear before proceeding east to the Toronto Harbour Spur with 8 cars on the hook.
5 years ago - about a half year before the provincial government terminated the Northlander passenger rail service - the northbound train is captured rounding the shore of Siding Lake at Martins w... (more)
Gone but not forgotten! On a perfect spring day back in 2011 the Ontario Northland "Northlander" winds through the curves at Mile 144 of the CN Newmarket Sub just south o... (more)
After finishing up its work in Lambton T15 gets ready to depart and head to Toronto Yard
CN Work 914 - a CWR train headed up by a GP38-2 long hood forward - is seen here holed up at Martins after using up their allotment of rail the previous few days along the northern parts of the Ne... (more)
On borrowed time CP T69, the London Pickup job splits the searchlight signals at mile 48 of the Galt Sub with 21 cars from the OSR at Guelph Junction. New signals (out of sight) have began ... (more)
No shortage of horsepower here, 6,000 ponies are galloping on the Galt Sub as the London Pickup head west through Puslinch.
Work is done for the day and the guys have gone home, tomorrow will be another day as track panel replacement continues. A GP38-2 rumbles on through leading the evening Expressway to Montreal.
It's a beautiful Saturday morning in Toronto, an Xtra CN 546 from Oshawa has begun to pull into the TTR with a D3R transformer to be off loaded. The crew will tie the car down and head back to Osh... (more)
Four years less a couple of days ago the (since discontinued) northbound Northlander is captured approaching Old North Road just north of Huntsville. Yup - a lot of "north" in there so h... (more)
An extra yard assignment out of Agincourt shoves 9 loaded clay cars into the runaround before heading to the other end to switch out Versapet on the Canpa Sub.
With the turn down in traffic, I was bored and started brain storming, well okay, somewhat... CN4713 sits in track KA39 at Aldershot after a long day on 547.
The southbound Northlander approaches South River station on a warm summer day in 2009. Unfortunately, this passenger service was discontinued in September of 2012.