A pair of "dash 9" locomotives lead Norfolk Southern southbound intermodal train 218 through High Point, NC on January 4, 2018.
218 flies Eastbound through the Cook Road signal just East of Lucasville, a few miles away from a crew change in Portsmouth
One of Norfolk Southern's DC-to-AC AC44C6M's leads NS 218 east through Prichard, W.Va., passing the state of West Virginia's Prichard intermodal facility as part of the Heartland Corridor project.... (more)
The Wabash heritage unit leans into a turn on NS' hottest train on a bitterly cold day.
With a new crew on board, Norfolk Southern hotshot intermodal No. 218 departs Bellevue, Ohio led by the glowing Illinois Terminal Heritage unit. The train is heading south on the Sandusky District... (more)
The NS 1072 "Illinois Terminal" leads the NS 218 south under the soon to be extinct SOU signal bridge at Edna.
218 rolls East through Maynards Curve near Glenhayes, paralleling the Tolsia Highway, with 4001 leading the way.
After receiving word that 218 had one of the NS DC-to-AC conversion units, I made plans to make a day out of chasing the train. I awoke at about 5:00 A.M. and made the trek from Charlotte to Reids... (more)
AC44C6M Rebuild 4001 leads hot intermodal train 218 Eastbound out of the single track Tunnel 4. This tunnel was one of many along the Pocahontas Division to be notched for double stack intermodal ... (more)
The Jersey Central Heritage Unit leads UPS train 218 Eastbound through Nolan, paralleling US 119/52.
With the Jersey Central Heritage Unit leading the way, 218 passes eastbound through Sprigg, passing the CPL governing the interlocking. These CPL signals have been endangered for quite some time n... (more)
NS 1070, the Wabash heritage unit, leads stack train 218 through Thomasville, NC.
The NS 1070 Wabash leads the NS 218 south through Ruffin.
NS Train 218 negotiates a temporary alignment around track construction on the NCDOT Rail Division "Bowers to Lake Double Track Project". This project, part of the "Piedmont Improve... (more)
Crossing into West Virginia from Ohio, NS 218 spans Kenova's Ohio River bridge on a pleasant fall evening in West Virginia's western most community.