Railfanning in a remote area along the Mountain Sub. Those small structures on the left house switch heaters for keeping snow and ice out of the points. They are remotely operated by the RTC dispa... (more)
Ethonal empties are now in the hands of the TC&W as they use CP run through power across the Mississippi River in Minneapolis.
With CP's recent operating plan of using remotes on tail end high priority intermodal trains for better train handling and fuel economy, we see it's good use already as CP 8507 brings up the tail ... (more)
A single AC4400 is in charge of a 6296ft train, as it rounds the superelevated s-curve at Maple Springs. It was travelling at about 55mph.
Two AC4400's running elephant style move on to the mainline in the fading September light.
Northern Ontario Railraoding is Awesome!!!
Leading a westbound mixed freight on the NS Chicago Line.
CP #106-CP 8507, 9120, intermodal, 1 autorack, 1 flatcar w/l 3 Securicor trucks, autoracks-382 axles @ 14:15 ~ 1 TOFC, 2 Safmarine, 4 Maersk, 1 Hapag Llyod ~ 7418ft (5558tons)
Cabshot, conductors side
CP 8507 rounds the curve leaving CP's Bensenville Yard & passing Tower B17.
CP 8507 rounding the curve out of B-17. Second unit is HLCX 6327.
CP 8507 on the CN main just south of Deval Tower.
Eastbound heading out of the yard.