A combined 250 car E-RBCSCM empty coal "super train" meets an ethanol train at West End and proceeds east.
An ethanol train clears up at West End, where they'll meet a "super train" (two empty coal trains combined) before continuing west.
A BNSF Barstow,CA - Pasco,WA wildfire reroute is crossing Bozeman Pass on MRL's 2nd Subdivision and emerging from the newer 3,015 foot tunnel built in 1945 by the Northern Pacific.
The LAUBOZ pops out of the tunnel at West End in the late evening.
"MRL GP40 at West End"
Montana Rail Link's only EMD GP40, #500, leads the combined Jimbo Work Train and Stone Extra east past the West End shack on the Bozeman Pass portion of th... (more)
"MRL EMD Unicorns at West End"
Montana Rail Link's Jimbo Work Train shoves back west to assist the Stone Extra up the mountain grade on the Bozeman Pass portion of the MRL 2nd Su... (more)
BNSF train C-SCMRBC1-50F, lead by CREX 1425, has nearly completed its assult on the grade up the west side of Bozeman Pass. The train will soon duck into the 3,015 foot tunnel at the summit of Boz... (more)
BNSF 6186 and two other locomotives put on a heck of a smoke show as they exit the west portal of the 3,015 foot tunnel at the summit of Bozeman Pass leading train C-SXMRBG2-60F.
A pair of Montana Rail Link EMD SD70ACes power MRL’s Laurel to Missoula manifest freight through a curve just west of west End, Montana, after surmounting Bozeman Pass on the afternoon of June 2... (more)
A westbound BNSF unit coal train tops the summit at Bozeman Pass at it exits Bozeman Pass Tunnel in a cut at West End, Montana, on June 23, 2020. The longer and more-restrictive original bore is o... (more)
The head end of a westbound BNSF coal train led by EMD SD70ACe No. 9193 has just reached the summit of Bozeman Pass as the train exits Bozeman Pass Tunnel at West End, Montana, on the afternoon of... (more)
Led by Montana Rail Link EMD SD45 No. 355, MRL’s Bozeman turn exits 3,015-foot Bozeman Pass Tunnel at West End, Montana, on July 2, 2019.
Montana Rail Link’s Bozeman turn exits 3,015-foot Bozeman Pass Tunnel at West End, Montana, led by SD45 No. 355 on July 2, 2019.
A westbound BNSF coal train begins its descent of Bozeman Pass on Montana Rail Link as it departs West End, Montana, on June 29, 2018.
Almost to the summitA westbound BNSF manifest freight powered by three Montana Rail Link SD45s exits Bozeman Pass Tunnel in a swirl of exhaust and is about to crest the summit of Bozema... (more)