CN X321 with CN 2310 & CN 8867 and overflow traffic from Southwark Yard heads west through Pointe-Claire on the south track of CN's Kingston Sub.
Tail ends passing. Grain train CP 332 is eastbound through Pointe-Claire, with CP 8830 bringing up the rear, passing just as the tail end of CN 327 passes on the parallel CN Kingston Sub.
CN 327 rounds a curve in Pointe-Claire just as grain train CP 332 passes on the parallel CP Vaudreuil Sub.
GP9's CN 7226 & CN 7075 head east light on the East Side Canal Bank Spur along the frozen Lachine Canal. They will pick up eight grain empties at the Ardent Mill.
The waiting. The Pointe St-Charles Switcher is stopped on the East Side Canal Bank Spur, waiting its turn to join the CN Montreal Sub. It will have to wait until intermodal train CN 120 pas... (more)
VIA 6442 leads VIA 35 through Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue.
Done flagging. After flagging Monk Boulevard, a crewmember is about to climb back onto CN 7075 as the Pointe St-Charles Switcher leaves the Turcot Holding Spur with two boxcars in tow.
CN 5740 & CN 2030 lead CN 368 through Beaconsfield, a welcome respite from the usual 1+1 GEVO's found on this train.
VIA 600 is leaving Rivière-à-Pierre after making its stop at the station, seen in the distance. This train originated in Jonquière in northern Quebec and is bound for Montreal. At Hervey Jct it wi... (more)
Short and fast. CN 327 with CSXT 5338 & CSXT 506 for power has only 41 cars as it speeds west along the Kingston Sub; the hot box detector just east of here clocked the train doing 61 mph.
Loaded ethanol train CP 650 is speeding past the Lasalle Station with CP 8638 & UP 5506 for power a bit before the afternoon commuter rush begins.
GP9's CN 7075 & CN 7226 are crossing the Lachine Canal with 22 grain cars in tow, heading from track 29 to Pointe St-Charles Yard.
An unusual consist. CN 377 always runs with a consist of mixed freight, but today it consisted of 110 autoracks. Power is CN 2693 and ex-SP AC4400CW UP 6284 as it rounds a curve through Bea... (more)
UP power trailing. CN 324 is exiting Taschereau Yard, on its way to St. Albans, Vermont and interchange with the NECR before returning to Montreal as CN 323. Power is CN 2145 leading a pair... (more)
A dog's breakfast lashup. QGRY 6908, QGRY 6904, CBFX 6028 & SLR 3004 in 3 paint schemes lead a 116-car detour SLR 393 past the mostly empty Lasalle Yard on a sunny morning.