F40PH-3 #175 makes her first run west on the Rock Island, with recently overhauled repainted MP36PH-3C #423 in tow. 175 is the first F40 to receive Metra's new F40 paint scheme.
Metra In Cincinnati?, Metra 175 waits for a train to pick it up to return to its home in the Windy City but not before spending some time in the Queen City. 175 is sporting its new paint the same... (more)
Running left-hand style commuter ops the UP NW Line, things are done a little different here in Chi Town. On the right-hand side, an outbound takes a green into the station.
An express pours it on as the local slows under the signal bridge holding the classic C&NW E type heads.
Passing the pond at Eden Park, the 175 coasts her train into the station stop in Zion.
A lone F40 pushs a long string of cars towards OTC. Likely this consist will be split into smaller sections.
Coming to a stop at the station...