Occasions to see the old "HEP" cars in Montreal are become rare, VIA 60/69 on Saturdays is currently the only regular one to be so equipped. After having offboarded all its passengers at... (more)
VIA 69 has VIA 6432, four LRC cars and a single HEP car.
Racing side by side. VIA 69 and VIA 37 are both westbound at the same speed and side by side as they pass parked cars near Turcot Ouest.
Apparently VIA 6445 was working out west for awhile, as I hadn't shot it since 2018 and was not aware that it was wrapped. Here it leads VIA 69 by Turcot Ouest.
VIA 69 has wrapped P42DCs at each end and four LRC cars in four paint schemes as it passes the Turcot Interchange.
Buffers be gone. After a favourable result to numerous tests, VIA Rail stainless steel consists no longer require a buffer car at each end, as had been the case since the end of last year. ... (more)
CN 527's tail end clears just in time to get a shot of VIA 6402 leading VIA 69. VIA 6402 had been out of service for quite a number of months.
VIA 69 is passing Turcot Ouest with VIA 6418 and four LRC cars.
VIA 69 has VIA 916 and six stainless steel cars.
The sun makes a timely appearance as VIA 69 passes parked cars.
The golden October sun lights up VIA's 69 double-headed by F40PHs 6459 and 6415 and a consist of LRC cars, crossing the Lachine Canal near MP 3 on CN's Montreal Sub.
VIA 69 heads west with VIA 6431 & 6 LRC cars.
VIA 69 with VIA 6413 and six LRC cars passes two tracks worth of grain cars.
VIA 69 passes Turcot Ouest with VIA 6437 and four LRC cars.
Tripleheader. VIA 69 is rather overpowered as it passes rush hour traffic with VIA 6443, VIA 6458, VIA 911, three HEP cars and a single LRC car.