Two Months Until Abolishment: CSX Q417 was abolished in early July of 2017. The train formerly ran daily from Selkirk, NY to Camden-Pavonia, NJ. Its traffic would be handled by other trains... (more)
Two matched ex-Conrail SD60Ms 8757 & 8761 hustle south between light and shadows into Catskill at Brown's Crossing.
"Second Hand Foreigners"
"EMDs in the Catskills"
"Conrail EMDs at Popolopen"
Nice surprise on CSX's Q417 is a pair of matched Canadian National locomotives. The train is moving slowly toward CP5. In a few miles the train will change crews at North Bergen Yard.
"Maine Eastern Visits the West Shore"
"Fighting Forties Thru the Park"
Q417 glides along the calm waters of the Hudson river on this beautiful Spring afternoon at Bear Mountain, NY.
CSX AC6000CW #662 wearing the "Yellow Nose 3B" paint scheme and a "Yellow Nose 2" Dash 8-40C lead CSX Q417 bound for Pavonia, NJ past Cornwall Landing in Cornwall, New York aft... (more)
"On the Road Again"
Three former Maine Central units are tagging along on the Wednesday edition of Q417 through Ridgefield Park, NJ. The GP9 and FL9s are heading back t... (more)
Notched Out EMD's
With a hefty manifest in tow, two EMD locomotives haul Q417 uphill through Haverstraw, NY.
From high atop the rocks at Ft. Montgomery trains can be seen snaking along the water. This great morning light made it even better
A leased EMD leads manifest train Q417 on the border of Westfield and Clark. CSX has a large fleet of leased SD40/SD45 variants with today's leader being an ex-Southern Pacific SD45.