MRL 264 is on duty at Blossburg, MT on top of Mullan Pass with a Jimbo work train. Today it will back the train and ballast hoppers down to Elliston, then continue west toward Missoula. MRL mainte... (more)
MRL 264 is parked at Elliston, MT with a "Jimbo" train in tow. It assists in distributing and picking up ties for maintenance of way crews, and at this time appears to be working around ... (more)
On our travel day between Miles City and Helena, the Jimbo had the railroad tied up most of the day around Big Timber. Having completed their work, the 264 puts the train away in Livingston. The... (more)
A lengthy Montana Rail Link work train curves along the Missouri River in Lombard Canyon east of Toston, Montana, on June 26, 2016. Two MRL SD40s (rebuilt and labeled SD40-2XRs) Nos. 264 and 257 p... (more)
A Montana Rail Link ballast train loads at the Pipestone ballast pit west of Whitehall, Montana, on October 1, 2013. This loader is located on the Spire Rock Industrial Track from the Fifth Subdiv... (more)
A lone MRL unit (former CNW SD40 877) eases a work train down Bozeman Pass. The old tunnel portal can be seen on the right, replaced by the Northern Pacific in 1945.
A Montana Rail Link ballast train departs Logan, Montana, on the morning of October 1, 2013, for a trip up the Fifth Subdivision. The train is headed for Pipestone for loading, pulled by two of MR... (more)
MRL 264 and 290 are assigned to rail train duties on this October day
MRL 264, along with CSXT and UP power, sits in BNSF's Clyde Facility. Notice DRSX SW1200 1209 in the fueling racks. Lots of foriegn power tonight.
Eastbound 115 with SD40-2XR MRL 264 on the point.
An interesting lash up led by two-toned MRL 264. Two FURX units, Soo 6040, UP 5091 and finally an ex-Conrail marked NREX 5446.