I see a hand! Was hoping for a STLH SD40-2 leading the westbound Expressway, but had to settle for CP 8812 and CP 5994. At least the light was perfect and the engineer was friendly! ... (more)
As the sun sets on Montreal, the last AMT train of the week, pass the CN Southwark Yard on the CN Saint-Hyacinthe Subdivision.
A pair of clean C40-8's. With an elephant style lashup of two standard cab GE's in great paint (NS 8716 & NS 8701), a very late CN 528 heads east through the Turcot area of Montreal.... (more)
Shutting her down for the day. An Exporail volunteer is on top of CP 1608 as he is in the middle of shutting the GP9 down after a day of switching.
The windmill train, pull by 3 QGRY units, pass MP 59 on the QGRY Trois-Rivieres Subdivision.
By a cloudy morning, the "windmill train" rolls beside the road #138 near Yamachiche, Qc.
As it pass on the "Bordeaux" bridge, QGRY 3016 leads some W10 dimensionals over "Des Prairies" river.
Bringing up the rear. Strathcona Park brings up the rear of VIA 15 (The Ocean) as it enters Montreal slightly early.
As it pass mile 1 on the QGRY Trois-Riviere Subdivision, the windmill train heads towards CP St-Luc Yard where it will be interchanged to CP.
Switching a Park Car. CP 1608 was doing some switching today at Exporail, including putting the non-refurbished Sibley Park dome observation car in hangar #5. Here it backs up... (more)
The British connection. Today the Dominion of Canada entered the main hall at Exporail. It was accorded a pride of place beside CP 2850 in the center of the main hall. Both en... (more)
In the sunset, Amtrak #69 brings up "Babbling Brook" on the rear. The Babbling Brook was built for the New York Central Railroad in 1949. Having problems competing with inexpensive and faster air... (more)
Under the clouds, the "Windmill train" rolls beside the future AMT Mascouche station. The AMT Montreal/Mascouche line will open in December 2014.
As the sun sets on Montreal, CN 525 pass over the highway 116, with 5 cars.
In the sunset, CN 309 meets VIA #14 (Montreal-Halifax) on the CN Saint-Hyacinthe Subdivision. At the end of VIA #14, you can see "Tweedsmuir Park".