Todays 57 has 6416 leading with it's beat up looking nose.
Westbound 45 with 908 and 8 LRC cars in tow flying past at 95 mph.
Catching some downtime in the yard.
CN 5782 and 5615 power 149 through Belleville. If you look close enough, you can see that 5615 has recently recieved new trucks and axles.
Crew change at the VIA station with CN 2510 with mismatched number boards, 5657, 5247, and 2543 for power. 2510 is also running with its white class lights on today.
Westbound 57 with Telus mobility painted 6429 and 5 stainless steel Budd built cars in an early April blizzard in South-East Ontario
Westbound station stop with a rather interesting consist today. Inbetween the stainless steel baggage car and coaches is a VIA 1 LRC car.
Eastbound stopped for a crew change with CN 5418, 5696, and 5508 all elephant style.
Waiting to get a signal after a crew change in Belleville. Unit built June 1996, serial number 956616-07
Pulling up to the station in Belleville. Todays consist had 6407 and 6 stainless steel Budd built cars.
Station stop in Belleville.
Westbound VIA 61 entering Belleville city limits with 5 LRC cars in tow. Unit has had a bad nose job re-paint !
VIA's very first P42DC leads 57 today. About 95% of the time VIA 57/60 are led by F40PH-2's with stainless steel cars, so a P42DC is rare on this run.
369 led by CN 5632, 5643, and 5260. 5260 is 1 of only 2 CN sd40-2(w)'s that recieved a pacesetter for coal dumping and loading. Getting a new crew for the run West.
With -34 c. temperatures, only 2 other people braved the cold besides myself to see the train leave the station, here a mother and daughter watch some family members head off Westbound