Destined to Brazil, but will first head to Mimico to be painted up
CN has recently taken delivery of several containers used to keep the air charged on long trains. They seem to be using them on manifest trains as well.
Stressfull? Hardly... After a cold winter, cutting rail the steel will expand (pull); now with the mild temperatures we destress the track (contract). With no hydraulic pullers available, we make ... (more)
Its been just over a year since I operated on the rails... Downsizing from a locomotive to a hirail bus, what a shame! Here an acquired Algoma Central bus brings up the rear of the tie gang over n... (more)
A damaged QCM unit sits atop a QTTX, arriving off train M37721 20 from Montreal
Deadheading home... My hardhat label says it all!
On the evening of October 6, CP 114 derailed here on the CP while entering the CN Bala (directional running zone) spilling a few containers.
This GP9U had some problems in Chapleau, Ontario a few days ago. CP #435-CP 6044, 5573, 8213, local, 11 h/e woodchip cars, 1 ice breaker, mixed, CNR Haulage-148 axles @ 12:10 ~ s/o 11 woodchips
CP 9756 + CP 9159 pull 87 cars with ease breaking a fresh trail on the rail.
Almost new CP ES44AC 8858 sits at the old Marathon West. That is one heck of a view eh?! The Lake Superior north shore out the windows.
Pushing snow at Otterdale, stopping to PK CN Q107 with GTW 5949, CN 2108, CN 2448! This is the machine I operate for the winter months on CN, keeping the trains a moving!
Bringing up the tailend of CP 420, is a new GO Transit bi-level cabcar fresh from Bombardier in Thunder Bay. This is travelling as "BBRX 302" from Thunder Bay, a common ID used from coaches out of... (more)
Brand new... Cab complete with a fridge, hot plate, and microwave. (photographed with permission and in PPE)
CP Ramp Flat 411000 hauls a spreader west
A spacious cab, plenty of room for the crew