RailPictures.Net Photo: NS 1067 Norfolk Southern EMD SD70ACe at Elizabeth, New Jersey by Marc Glucksman/River Rail Photo
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» Norfolk Southern (more..)
» EMD SD70ACe (more..)
» E-Rail Intermodal Terminal 
» Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA (more..)
» April 01, 2023
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» NS 1067 (more..)
» NS 253 (more..)
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A Gift For Conrail Day on Conrail. On April 1, 1976, the Reading Railroad, which had been founded as the Philadelphia and Reading Rail Road in 1833, became part of the Consolidated Rail Corporation (Conrail). Conrail was created to rescue the bankrupt northeast railroading industry, and was later privatized and taken over, but April 1 is still celebrated as "Conrail Day". Norfolk Southern Corporation perhaps coincided the re-release of the Reading Railroad Heritage Unit 1067 (SD70ACe, EMD) after rehabilitation and repainting at the Juniata Locomotive Shop in Altoona, Pennsylvania for this day, sending it east on Train 22X the previous night. On April 1, 2023, it traveled over the trackage of the current day descendant of that company, Conrail Shared Assets, arriving and leaving on the same day with its "Bee Line Service" paint scheme restored to its bright yellow and green. After arriving that morning on Train 22X with NS 9575 (C40-9W, GE) and BNSF 6346 (ES44AC, GE), the power set turned for train 253. It is seen in the evening making up the train at Norfolk Southern's E-Rail Intermodal Terminal with the Bayonne Bridge in the background. The unit is seen leading Train 22X over the Hackensack River from Kearny into Jersey City, New Jersey with NS 9575 (C40-9W, GE) and BNSF 6346 (ES44AC, GE). After traveling overnight from 47th Street Yard in Chicago, Illinois, it will soon arrive at its destination, the Croxton Intermodal Facility.
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