CN 120 has CN 2942, CN 2100 & CN 2648 up front and CN 8853 as mid-train DPU as it leaves Taschereau Yard. This 640-axle long intermodal train originated in Toronto and will terminate in Halifax.
A surprising consist. VIA 669 heads west through Pointe-Claire with VIA 908 (wrapped for Canada's 150th anniversary), followed by 4 LRC cars and 3 Renaissance cars. VIA's Renaissance cars d... (more)
A heavy train. With 205 loaded potash cars and a train weighing close to 30,000 tons, CN B730 has just left Turcot West after changing crews. Power is 4 AC units with CN 2948 & CN 3065 and ... (more)
A pair of EMD workhorses, still earning their keep. SD50 CSXT 8537 (built in 1984 for the Seaboard System Railroad) and SD40-2 CSXT 8161 (built in 1981 for the Seaboard Coast line) are stil... (more)
CN 120 has CN 3074, IC 1037, CN 2600 and DPU CN 2685 for power as it passes MP 6 of CN's Montreal Sub, with CN 149 lined on the south track. At left is where the Lachine Spur used to leave the mai... (more)
Leaving Montreal, New York City-bound. The Adirondack is leaving the city of Montreal behind after making its first stop at St-Lambert Station. At the end of the day the train will f... (more)
Wrapped and unwrapped P42DC's. With 17 of VIA Rail's 21 P42DC's wrapped for Canada's 150th anniversary, it's getting rarer to get a non-wrapped one leading; it's also rare to see two P42DC'... (more)
Two secondhand standard cabs up front. CN 149 is leaving the Port of Montreal with two standard cab units that CN picked up secondhand (SD60 CN 5482 & C40-8 CN 2100), with CN 2648 third. Th... (more)
Open for business again. Closed as recently as last week (and since the end of last summer), I was glad to discover that the tower that I took this shot from (controlled by Parks Canada) wa... (more)
The fourt and second to last F40 wrap. VIA 6437 is the fourth and second to last F40 to get a Canada 150 wrap. Here it pushes VIA 33 over the Lachine Canal after leaving Central Station in ... (more)
VIA 633 has unwrapped VIA 6420 leading and wrapped P42DC's VIA 905 mid-train and VIA 907 at the tail end as the 48-axle long train passes the curve at MP 6 of CN's Montreal Sub. The rear consist b... (more)
A bit of everything the length of the train. CN 310 (which runs from MacMillan Yard in Toronto to Joffre Yard near Quebec City) often has a bit of everything, and it's no exception as it pa... (more)
A pair of CSXT ES44AH's with steerable trucks (CSXT 954 & CSXT 813) lead CN 327 around a curve in Beaconsfield.
VIA 6445 leads VIA 622 eastbound, on its way to Quebec City after making its first station stop at St-Lambert Station.
Downtown in the background. CN 120 with clean CN 8900 leading CN 2275, CN 8807 & CN 2233 has 636 axles as it heads east on the St-Hyacinthe Sub, with the skyline of downtown Montreal in the... (more)