RailPictures.Net Photo: KCS 2824 Kansas City Southern Railway EMD GP22ECO at Krum, Texas by Craig Walker
 
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» Kansas City Southern Railway (more..)
» EMD GP22ECO (more..)
» Metro Junction (more..)
» Krum, Texas, USA (more..)
» October 13, 2011
Locomotive No./Train ID Photographer
» KCS 2824 (more..)
» Unknown
» Craig Walker (more..)
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On October 13, 2011, a pair of Kansas City Southern GP22ECO locomotives (2810 and 2824, both originally Western Pacific GP40s) have just dropped off their train at Metro Junction, just north of Krum, Texas. Before long, the train will depart northbound with BNSF Railway power. This operation, which occurs nearly ever day, is called the "pig swap" bcause the trains are loaded with containers and trailers (and trailers on flat cars used to be known as "piggyback" service).
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