The Montana Rail Link's LAUBOZ freight swings around a rock outcropping outside of Livingston, Montana as a pair of SD40-2XR's lead the charge up Bozeman Pass, making quick time with a short train... (more)
On the afternoon of July 7, 2021, Montana Rail Link’s Helena local heads upgrade on Winston Hill at milepost 215 east of Winston, Montana, on MRL’s Second Subdivision main line.
With the Yellowstone river in the foreground, and the Fairview Peak mountain range in the background, MRLs Bozeman Bullet cuts right through some of the better scenery on the system. Seen here jus... (more)
With a healthy cut of traffic for Bozeman, train LB, dubbed the “Bozeman Bullet”, wines along the Yellowstone River with two of MRLs SD40s up front. With the impending BNSF takeover, many wond... (more)
Powered by EMD SD40-2XR No. 257 and EMD SD45 No. 346, an eastbound Montana Rail Link ballast train takes the siding at Townsend, Montana, on the morning of June 26, 2019.
A late running Billings Transfer is seen arriving Laurel with a trio of MRL SD40-2s.
MRL's 1st Sub is really nothing to get excited about, but it does have code line, old signals and the Billings Transfer usually has exciting power.
The eastbound local from Livingston is seen holding outside the yard at Laurel.
With sanders blasting, the Billings Transfer arrives back at Laurel with 161 cars.
The Billings Transfer heads back to Laurel with their first 4 units notched out.
The Billings Transfer departs west out of Billings with 2 SD40-2XRs, 2 SD45s and a GP9 for power.
The Billings Transfer prepares to return to Laurel with 161 cars and 5 EMDs for power, looking good against the smoky sunrise.
The LAUBOZ heads through Greycliff with a couple EMDs for power.
The Bozeman Local nears the end of their day as they arrive back in town, passing under the NP cantilever with their lengthy consist.
The 841 job meets R-MRLBAL1 at Manhattan on their way back to Bozeman.