RailPictures.Net Photo: MDTX 1062 Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) F40PH-2C at Weston, Massachusetts by Wayne Johnson
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Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) (more..)
F40PH-2C (more..)
Fitchburg Mainline (more..)
Weston, Massachusetts, USA (more..)
October 16, 2019
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MDTX 1062 (more..)
Wash-Extra (more..)
Wayne Johnson (more..)
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During every Fall, wash trains are run throughout the commuter rail system to keep the tracks clear of residue. A high pressure jet of water is sprayed onto the railhead to clear leaf residue away, allowing for better traction. Here, a Wash-Extra heads West to Wachusett under the former Central Mass Branch bridge, which hasn't been used since the Boston & Maine era in the early 80s.
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