With dynamic brakes howling, CN 5331 - CN 5561 hold 152 cars in check as they come downgrade through Brantford.
CN 2645 - CN 2585 lead 84 cars consisting of 56 platforms on the head end & 28 mixed freight filling out the train on the tail.
Former LMSX 733, now IC 2460 - CN 2272 lead this eastbound with 98 cars. A splash of blue, especially leading, sure beats same old, same old.
After dropping off the Conductor to make the cut, the engineer notches it up to pull ahead to the west end of the Brantford yard to make their set-off.
CN 2232 - CN 2618 - CN 5672 arrivied with 1... (more)
393 is accelerating up the grade out of Brantford after setting off 6 cars and lifting 11. Power consists of CN 2614 - CN 5738 who were working pretty hard to lift 167 cars up the grade to Hardy.
580 is arriving back at Branford after going to Paris to pick up 7 tank cars that had been set off there. The tank cars will be spotted in the Brantford Yard for SOR 597 to lift that night.
The sun poked through the clouds at just the right time to capture CN 6012 - CN 5343 on this stack train consisting of 66 platforms. The 6012 was rebuilt by AMF from CN 5009 in 1995.
CN 2591 - CN 2449 are westbound from Toronto to London with 63 cars.
Although their ranks are thinning, a faded but still running SD40-2W leads 148 through Brantford. CN 5319 - CN 2439 provide the power for todays train consisting of 29 mixed cars on the head end f... (more)
BCOL 4609 - CN 2711 lead 69 cars eastbound towards Toronto. The fleet of BCRail Dash 8-40 units were upgraded from 4000hp to 4400hp and Dash 9 specifications in a program starting in 1995 and comp... (more)
CN 148 passing by the yard at Brantford with a pair of SD60F's CN 5554 - CN 5543 with 51 mixed freight on the head end followed by 77 platforms.
What I think was CN 394 is drifting downgrade through Brantford with CN 5698 - CN 5649 and 116 cars.
CN 396 is arriving at Brantford where he will make a 20 car set-off off empty flyash hoppers that are on the headend directly behind the units. CN 2519 - CN 5542 - CN 2295 - CN 2289 are powering t... (more)
CN 2251 - IC 6130 - UP 5718 are handling 100 cars eastbound through Brantford as the pass they west end of the platform.
CN 5693 - IC 6139 (now in CN paint) lead 83 cars as they come down the grade in through Brantford.