Here is one of the two cars that makes up a Norfolk Southern track geometry train. This unit has an interesting history. It was first a Norfolk and Western SD35. The N&W converted it to a road ... (more)
A Norfolk Southern track geometry train (NS U48) rolls across Callahan Creek as the train approaches the yard at Andover, VA. The track geometry train is made up of research cars NS 33 and NS 34 a... (more)
Certainly a change of pace from operating coal trains for the crew of Norfolk Southern mine run U48 is operating this track geometry train. The geometry train (research cars NS 33 & NS 34) is bei... (more)
NS track geometry train 909 heads east toward Conway Yard on the Fort Wayne Line. Leading is NS 8424, a former Conrail C40-8W. Notice the bright red and yellow lights aimed at the rails under th... (more)
Norfolk Southern Research Car 36 sits on the Croxton engine tracks on this sunny saturday morning awaiting departure for rail testing on Conrail Shared Assets monday morning.
Research car NS 32 at the South Yard for locomotive adhesion testing.
The NS research train, led by a blue Conrail unit, tests Track #1 northbound at Burke. The southbound move on #2 track was cancelled after a signifigant thunderstorm moved in.