CP 8613 leads its train west out of Calgary. Trains don't normally take the siding unless it's passing another train. After the June flooding, a sink-hole developed at the east end of the siding. ... (more)
Because of the horrible weather National Train Day almost didn't happen for me but it wasn't a total wash out so I went for it. Here is CP 609 passing the two last historic railroad buildings left... (more)
Coming off the 2.4% grade into Field and taking the main at the equilateral switch with Mt. Ogden in the background. Drilled through the foot of Mt. Ogden are the Spiral Tunnels.
Rolling off the 2.4% grade into Field
Eastbound imports from China work up the grade out of Ashcroft bound to Eastern Canadian markets.
CP 101 climbs westward out of Savanne.
westbound intermodal for Vanterm, BC at Savanne
CP 107 stops for a quick crew change. After departing the train will head 9 miles west to "Selim" for a meet with 102, with the CEFX 1041.
Eastbound 232 meets Expressway 121 (5616) and 221 (CEFX 1048) at Dorval due to single track on the Vaudreuil sub.