On the last day of the year CN 149 has a pair of SD60's (CN 5420 & CN 5440) as it passes the Turcot Holding Spur at MP 4 of the Montreal Sub. Barely visible above the containers is the skyline of ... (more)
A pair of CSXT AC4400CW's still in the endangered YN2 paint scheme (CSXT 518 & CSXT 143) lead CN 327 around a curve in Beaconsfield on yet another frigid day.
EMD's CN 5608 & CN 5707 lead CN 310 over the partially drained Lachine Canal in Montreal.
Most of CN 377's train is rendered invisible by the snow it's kicking up as it heads west through Pointe-Claire with CN 2114 & CN 2512 for power.
CN 2293 and CN 2180 lead a very late and shorter than usual (93 cars) CN 369 through Pointe-Claire on yet another frigid day.
Railfanning in arctic temperatures. With the windchill showing a temperature of -36 Celsius (-32.8 Fahrenheit), somehow I'm on an overpass in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue to shoot CN 585 with tw... (more)
CN 310 is passing through Dorval as its tail end crosses from the south to north track, with CN 108 hot on its heels. Power is CN 2302 and CN 2413.
A rebuilt GE and EMD. CN 528 is crossing the Lachine Canal with the skyline of downtown Montreal in the background on a truly frigid day. Power is two recently rebuilt units: NS 4058 and NS... (more)
Older and rebuilt EMD's. CN 585 passes through Dorval with 62 cars, including 34 TankTrain cars at the rear. Power is CN 9531, a 1975-built GP40-2L(W), with NS 7298 trailing. This latter un... (more)
Lease unit trailing. Nearly finished its long journey from the West Coast of Canada, CN 108 passes through Dorval with Canada-only CN 2963 and lease unit GECX 2035 (though it sounds like CN... (more)
Class leader VIA 900 leads a shorter than usual VIA 63 through St-Henri on Christmas Eve morning.
A rare daylight appearance. Normally running into Montreal in the middle of the night for over a year now, CP 253 is seen making a rare daylight run into Montreal on a frigid and windy morn... (more)
Parked for Christmas. Arriving in Montreal around sunset on Christmas Eve, loaded potash train CN B730 was sent to park on what will be CN's new Montreal Sub right-of-way by the end of 2018... (more)
Leaving Montreal. The Adirondack is leaving Montreal with AMTK 100 leading five Amfleet cars, behind the train is the skyline of downtown Montreal.
Snow-covered power. An extra edition of VIA Rail's Ocean (with an all-stainless steel consist) is passing Montreal's skyline with snow-covered VIA 6431 & VIA 6449 for power.