Just in time for Christmas! A little surprise on VIA 97 on Christmas Eve day morning ; the AMTRAK 40th Anniversary heritage unit Phase III no.822.
GOT 602 pushes a 12 car train westbound on the Lakeshore West line. For more train photos, check out http://www.railpictures.net/photos/mtlwestrailfan/
GOT 559 pushes a train eastward towards Union Station, pulling is another F59PH (GOT 562). GO Transit only has 8 F59PH's still in use. They are seen in this extremely busy setting just west of Tor... (more)
GOT 601 pushes 12 bilevels westwards just west of Toronto's Union Station on a clear and cold morning. For more train photos, check out http://www.railpictures.net/photos/mtlwestrailfan/
A lot going on in this shot....At far left in the distance an in bound GO Transit train heads east, led by GOT 604. In the middle, GOT 614 pushes a train westwards and at right more GO Transit tra... (more)
Later in the day, I moved over to see what CP had to offer. #133 was the motive, but something happened to it between Cherrywood and Rosedale, so no Expressway for me. But here's #147 for the hell... (more)
Winter hit Toronto considerably hard, but rail traffic battled the elements for the good of the people. Here two GO inbounds race into the USRC, while a deadhead waits to enter the Oakville Subdiv... (more)
Three SD40-2's on CP #642 notch up past Rosedale, making for a real treat for the ears.
CP #147 coasts over the Balfour Ravine overpass.
This locomotive is the only item in the roundhouse which can be said to be of national significance to the history of Canadian railways. This diesel-electric road-switching locomotive appears to b... (more)
An early Christmas Gift - Amtrak 40th Anniversary heritage unit no.822 leads VIA 97 (Amtrak 64) out of Union on a snowy Christmas Eve day morning.
Engineering forces are out and about clearing off down trees from the right of way as seen here along Canadian Pacific's North Toronto Subdivision.
CP 112's remote kicks up snow.
CP #242 by Rosedale. Note mismatched numberboards.
FPON! CP 8958 leads American cousin UP 5501 past Rosedale hauling a 609.