With tunnel motor 3054 out for repairs, GEXR is back running like the old days with 5 EMD motors in notch 8 as they climb up the grade through Mount Pleasant past an EB GO Transit commuter
GEXR 431 cruises by Kent st with a fairly large train in tow.
With its crew out of time, GEXR 431-09 sits in its irregular terminus of Kitchener. Later this evening, another crew will jump on and head towards Stratford.
Due to time constraints, GEXR 431-09 is seen yarding their train in Kitchener this afternoon rather than the usual terminus of Stratford.
GEXR SD40-2 3393 idles at the west end of the Shantz elevator track while its conductor knocks off handbrakes on their pickup.
GEXR 431-05 makes a setout into the yard at Kitchener.
GEXR 431-06 makes a 23 car lift from the P&H elevator at Shantz with a colourful motive power consist.
GEXR 431-06 flies through Mosborough with a short 9 car train from CN's Toronto MacMillan yard.
Stratford bound GEXR Train 431-05 creeps through "Guelph Junction" with a short 12 car train from CN's Toronto MacMillan Yard.
After switching for what seemed like ages at the Shantz grain elevator, 431-07 speeds west towards Kitchener finding the absolute last light of the day.
With a decent sized train in tow, GEXR SD40-2 3393, GEXR SD40T-2 3054 and GSCX SD40-2 7369 climb out of Acton with train 431-02.
With Engineer Trainee Snook at the helm, a trio of SD's lead 8,000 tons of train through Shantz at track speed.
Just beyond the bales of straw outside Seaforth, Ontario, GEXR train 581 with GEXR 3393, GEXR 2303 and LLPX 2210 continue their trek to Goderich, Ontario with 20 hoppers in tow.
GEXR 581 has just cleared the town of Stratford, Ontario with 18 grain loads and 2 empty hoppers for Goderich. GEXR 3393, GEXR 2303 and LLPX 2210 provide the power.
GEXR 581, the turn which runs from Stratford to Goderich, has GEXR 3393, GEXR 2303 and LLPX 2210 for power today with 18 grain loads and two empty hoppers for Sifto Salt.