AMT 1340 is leading EXO 1207 for Mascouche over the Lachine Canal on the frigid afternoon after a snowstorm hit Montreal. I'm standing on a snowbank that is about 7-8 feet high for some elevation.
CP 251 is about to cross over to the south yard track as it approaches Farnham Yard with CMQ 9017 leading.
'That's a good roll-by B730, bon voyage'. The inbound crew has just given potash train CN B730 a good roll-by as it leaves Turcot Ouest, with CN 3908 bringing up the rear.
A crewmember is moving some blue flags in preparation for the trainsets at right to head to Central Station for the evening rush hour. AMT 1342 and AMT 1340 are leading two consists for the Mascou... (more)
After arriving in Farnham Yard, CP 251 is changing crews.
CN 327 has CSXT 3205, CSXT 477 and 84 cars as it heads west through Pointe-Claire.
Potash train CN B730 is leaving Turcot Ouest after a crew change as VIA 67 passes with VIA 912 up front and VIA 900 shoving.
Built nearby. Built by CN in their Pointe St-Charles shops nearby here (now demolished), CN 79834 is being shoved through the Pointe St-Charles Yard before this train heads towards the Port... (more)
VIA 906 has its marker lights lit as it brings up the rear of VIA 63.
After having arrived at Farnham and changed crews, CP 251 is about to work the yard before departing for Montreal, with the conductor seen about 5 car lengths back. Power is SD40-2F's CMQ 9017 & C... (more)
The mid-day run on the Vaudreuil/Hudson is leaving Montreal West station westbound in the midst of a fierce snowstorm as it splits a pair of signals.
VIA 63 has VIA 919 and VIA 6412 up front, with VIA 906 on the tail end.
As if CP never took over. More than a year after CP completed its takeover of CMQ's Canadian lines, a solid set of CMQ power is surprisingly still the power on CP 251 as CMQ 9017 & CMQ 9011... (more)
Out of work. Numerous lines of MR-90 cars (surely the entire fleet) are stored at the Pointe-Saint-Charles Maintenance Centre, their service no longer needed and their continued existence v... (more)
A wave from a caboose. Once a common sight, a wave from a caboose is not something you'll see often these days. With the Pointe St-Charles switcher in Montreal now assigned a caboose for lo... (more)