Dash8-40CW CSXT 7836 and GP38-2W CN 4809 lead a 46-car CN 327 towards the St-Dominique crossing in Coteau-du-Lac.
AMT (Agence Métropolitaine de Transport) F59PHI #1326 leading a deadhead move from Candiac back to downtown Montréal.
VIA Rail Canada P42DC #912 leaving Dorval Station with westbound Montréal to Toronto train #67.
Veterans. Twenty-five year old Dash8-40CW CSXT 7836 and forty-three year old GP38-2W CN 4809 are still earning their keep on the main line, as they lead CN 327 over the Ottawa River and off... (more)
A pair YN2 AC4400CW's (CSXT 94 & CSXT 139) operating elephant style are the power on a 320-axle CN 327 which is seen passing on the Valleyfield Sub wye at Coteau.
Getting rarer. With an increasing number of CSX locomotives in the YN2 paint scheme being stored, taken off the roster or repainted, it's becoming rarer and rarer to catch a solid YN2 consi... (more)
A pair of CP SD40-2's (CP 5788 & CP 5926) along with spreader CP 402893 are stopped near the Montreal West station after clearing the Westmount sub. This was a week after after a record-breaking s... (more)
CP 143 is starting to leave Dorval with UP 5550 as the sole head end unit. KCS 4166 which was trailing it on CP 142 the day before was used as mid-train DPU.
CN 120 (with CN 2893, CN 2658 & CN 2956 up front and CN 2858 mid-train) is exiting Taschereau Yard on the freight track, just as the tail end of CN 149 passes on the north track. The south track i... (more)
Westbound manifest led by CN ES44AC No. 2941 and CN ET44AC No. 3087.
An inconsiderate drone user. With dozens of railfans waiting for the CP 150 train to enter the Port of Montreal, a drone user launched his drone nearly at track level (seen just to the left... (more)
Canadian National Railways ES44DC No. 2255 crossing Rivière Nicolet with an eastbound manifest in tow.
CN 120 (with CN 2893, CN 2658 & CN 2956 up front and CN 2858 mid-train) is rounding a curve in the Ville St-Pierre neighbourhood of Montreal. With the days getting much shorter, shadows are a big ... (more)
A CSX SD70MAC basks in the sun in Beauharnois a few hours before sunset. With EMD's being stored in large number on CSX, it was a nice surprise to encounter this unit here.
A long run. What might be the longest run for a freight train in North America is nearly at an end as Prince Rupert-Montreal stack train CN 186 passes through Dorval Station with CN 2316 at... (more)