After ducking into the siding to meet CP 113 + 421 ; the wayfreight departs Marathon for White River and Chapleau
An empty 112 eases into Marathon
CP 8814 pulls the priority Vancouver to Toronto stacker through Marathon
a pair of SD40-2's pull extra tonnage through Marathon which seems to have the most snow, more than any place on the Heron Bay/Nipigon Subs and CN's Caramat Sub!
CP 5988 + CP 6033 pull into the siding at Marathon with the shorthaul train
CP 8810 + SOO 6053 hustle 74 cars through Marathon
CP 9363 + UP 5533 hustle 118's 78 platforms eastward
CP 118 heads through Marathon with 12 grain loads/13 platforms/17 mixed/67 platforms
CP 5994 + CP 6608 team up with spreader CP 402890. The 6608 will be cut off with a crew waiting to jump on it to rescue a 420 at Middleton
CP 8928 lifts 100's train out of the siding around a 609
CP 8577, CP 8544 / CP 8777 rear have 104 platforms in hand
CP 9373 has a short 88 car 112 upto track speed, CP 8620 is 42 back.
After putting their train in the siding at Pringle on January 1st and bringing the power to Marathon (cold weather, and 30cm of snow inbetween) 302's power heads back to try and get the train out ... (more)
CP train 118 heads through Marathon with 61 platforms
Train 112 makes its way through Marathon in fridgid -37c temperatures