Winter has arrived on the Coal Branch. CN ES44AC 2902 drops downgrade into Parkhill Junction with a loaded 51 car coal train. Once they arrive at Holloway (~36 miles to the east) they will double ... (more)
CN ES44AC 2902 leads a loaded 51 car coal train down a steep 2.2% grade on CN's Mountain Park Sub.
With a decent sized 21 car train, VIA #1 departs the siding at Medicine Lodge after meeting train M348, who's tailend coke empties can be seen in the distance.
Gotta love it when the skies clear after a fresh snowfall! Prince George-Edmonton train M348 is about to disappear into the Brule Tunnel between Park Gate and Swan Landing on CN's Edson Sub. The A... (more)
BCOL C40-8M 4608 leads Vancouver bound M309 west on the Robson Sub. These beauties are starting to come out of storage. 15 out of 25 are roaming the rails again as of today.
CN ES44AC 2975 leads an empty grain train along the shores of Moose Lake, as a bit of fall colour hangs on for dear life.
Bringing up the rear of a loaded frac sand train at Galloway is one of CN's brand new GE ET44ACs, #3089
Brand new CN ET44AC 3089 shoves hard on the rear of a loaded sand train destined for the Grande Prairie region.
Still quite new, CN ET44AC 3118 hustles around a curve east of Henry House with train M309 in tow.
A matched pair of clean CN SD75Is (presumably fresh out of storage) lead a healthy Edmonton-Prince George train M303 towards Jasper. Of the 112 cars in tow, 59 of them are loaded coke cars on the ... (more)
CEFX SD38-2s 6056 and 6057 go about their business up in the siding track at Hinton before heading back down to the mill with empties.
M347 makes a pickup in Jasper with a nice lead unit.
CN ET44ACs 3061 and 3018 idle on the shop track in Jasper after delivering a loaded sand train to Dalehurst earlier in the morning.
Brand new CN ET44AC 3096 leads train A459 south on the Grande Cache Sub.
Brand new CN ET44ACs 3096 and 3110 join an older ES44AC 2876 heading south on the Grande Cache Sub with a short train A459.