RailPictures.Net Photo: MNCW 126 Metro-North Railroad Brookville BL20GHM at New Canaan, Connecticut by Marc Glucksman/River Rail Photo
 
  Login · Sign Up 


Community Response Locomotive Details Location/Date of Photo
Views: 1,154     Favorited: 8
Since added on August 30, 2023

+ Add to Favorites

+ Subscribe

+ Add to Photo Album

+ Post a Photo Comment
     
» Metro-North Railroad (more..)
» Brookville BL20GHM (more..)
» New Canaan Station 
» New Canaan, Connecticut, USA (more..)
» August 24, 2023
Locomotive No./Train ID Photographer
» MNCW 126 (more..)
» MNR Extra 126 (more..)
» Marc Glucksman/River Rail Photo (more..)
» Contact Photographer · Photographer Profile 
Remarks & Notes 
Diesel To New Canaan. On Thursday, August 24, 2023, MTA Metro-North Railroad operated a diesel test train on the New Canaan Branch Line from Stamford, Connecticut to New Canaan, Connecticut. This line has been out of service with bus shuttles replacing trains all summer while Metro-North upgrades infrastructure on the line, which will also increase speeds as much as 20 mph in some sections. The line is planned to return to rail service on Saturday, September 2, 2023. This line is exclusively served by Kawasaki M8s electric MU cars, so the presence of a "mini-bomb" (3 car) diesel train was highly unusual. BL20GHM 126 is one of 12 Brookville locomotives that CDOT and Metro-North purchased for branch line and work service. Note that because the line is out of service, the crossing gates are not active, thus railroad personnel were out to protect all of the crossings. BL20GHM 126 sits on the "main" track at the New Canaan station, the first of three tracks that it would cover during this test.
Photo Comments (0) 


 User Photo Albums Containing this Photo (1)+ Add to Album
Metro North in Connecticut

Album created by member Ellis Simon
Album Views: 9,411
Add to Photo Album or Get Your Own Photo Album


EXIF Data for this photo: [What's this?]

No header data found for this image.

Photo Copyright © 2023 Marc Glucksman/River Rail Photo. All Rights Reserved. Photo Usage Policy
This website Copyright © 2002-2024. All Rights Reserved.
Do Not Sell My Personal Information