The BNSF Transcon is about as mundane as it gets power wise in this increasingly standardized period in railroading. It's a great place to sit and watch 70+ trains scream by most days, but you wo... (more)
Nick and I were out bumming around before I went to work. We made the usual round of KC and and headed north of the river. By chance we saw this move's headlight, and it ended up being O KCMKCM2... (more)
Transfer from BNSF Argentine Yard sits at Olive Street, MP 2 of the KCS Pittsburg Sub. with cars for Knoche Yard.
Again we find MNA Train KCMNA 06 easing to a stop in Harrisonville to tie the train down. A Carthage Crew will be on duty in 2 hours to take the train on south.
The rollercoaster profile of the MNA Carthage Sub. is evident as MNA Train KCMNA 06 comes out of a hogback at the north end of Ore Siding.
Crawling over Lees Summit Hill on the UP Sedalia Sub. is MNA Train KCMNA 06 with her trio of EMDs still in Notch 8.
An extra split crew on KCT Train 112 dumps ballast on the east end of the KCT Sheffield Flyover with the help of BNSF Engineering Personnel.
A large consist takes MFWNP 05 past General Mills on the High Line of the KCT Metro Sub.
Just out of the gate at Sheffield, KCS Train Q-KCNL-28 rolls towards Mexico on the KCS Pittsburg Sub. with a pair of Belles.
Switching out industries in the middle of State Line Avenue we take in UP Train YFX54R 27 with a pair of MP15ACs.
Amtrak Train #311 is backing west so it can pull back east on KCT Main Track 4 to Union Station.
Biz Special KCS Train B-KCSH 12 blasts back south on the KCS Pittsburg Sub. for Shreveport after a quick jaunt into Kansas City this morning.
Continuing north on the KCS Pittsburg Sub. at 187th Street is the Southern Belle KCS Train B-SHKC 11.
The Belle heads north at MP 36 on the KCS Pittsburg Sub. as KCS Train B-SHKC 11, bringing the big wigs back into Kansas City on an inspection trip.
A single NS Dash-9 takes racks on UP Train AKBNSR 27 through Kansas City Union Station.