After working a customer in Savona, CP's V52-14 "Ashcroft Local" departs the double track heading back to Ashcroft.
Winter has begun to rear its ugly head over the Yellowhead Pass. CN SD75Is 5633 and 5769 lead train Q186 along the single track between Grant Brook and Fitzwilliam on CN's Albreda Sub.
V52-14, CP's Ashcroft Wayfreight, has just lifted 3 cars out of the customer track at Savona Specialty Plywood, and will tie back onto the train before setting out 2 empties.
Kamloops-Coquitlam train Q109 coasts down the main at Savona behind a trio of GE products.
Just as the sun is about to set, M355's train prepares to knock down the light at the west end of McAbee.
As the day draws to a close, daylight shines on one more movement over the CN bridge at Mile 45.8 of CN's Ashcroft Sub. A 224 car long Kamloops-Coquitlam train Q109 provides the photo-op, crossing... (more)
CP SD30C-ECO 5005 arrives at the Ashcroft Terminal with the Ashcroft Wayfreight from Kamloops.
CN SD70ACe 8101 glides across the Thompson River just east of Ashcroft, BC on the tailend of a loaded potash train.
CN SD70M-2 8016 leads a westbound potash train along the shores of the Thompson River.
After meeting a set of loads at Ashcroft, CP ES44AC 9366 shoves a train of empties east on the Thompson Sub.
CN ES44AC 2829 leads train M310 out of a small tunnel just west of Ashcroft on CN's scenic Ashcroft Subdivision.
With train A412 ahead working at Ashcroft, M310 finds a parking spot alongside the Thompson River waiting for them to finish.
CP SD30C-ECO 5005 and GP38-2 3046 return to Ashcroft from Kamloops with 36 cars for the Ashcroft Terminal.
With home rails high above on the right, CP ES44AC 8845 leads train 401-20 westbound on CN's Ashcroft Sub, part of the shared CN/CP directional run zone.
One of CN's 4 SD70ACes shoves the tailend of B759's potash loads west on the Ashcroft Sub.