With a fresh crew on board, NS 278 heads east out of Roanoke with 4003 on point
278 accelerates after meeting one at Harriman and will diverge across the K&O and head east for Norfolk.
UP 6558 brings up hotshot intermodal NS 278 through Salem, Virginia, as the clean Union Pacific visits the Star City and soon to be the port of Norfolk, VA.
NS 8000, the first numbered ES44AC, leads NS 278 over the Roanoke river with the blueridge mountains in the background, as the train heads east toward Wabun, toward Roanoke.
278 splits the signals at Burkeville on the approach to Crewe.
Having just come out of the rebuild program in the past few weeks NS 278 begins it trip east for Norfolk Virginia. NS 4521 was previously Dash 9 9348.
#278 makes a rare daylight appearance in Springfield as it passes thru the interlocker at Hazel Dell.
What looks like a CN train on CN tracks, is really the NS trackage rights train heading north towards Chicago with couple CN units. These units went to the NS on a potash train in Chicago, IL, and... (more)