Leyland AB-Prince Rupert BC train C769 is on the final ascent into Jasper where it will receive it's second crew change.
A mixed bag of power, including CN SD75I 5715, CN C40-8M 2437 and CN GP38-2W 4766 slow towards a stop signal at English with M303's freight.
After chasing this train all the way from Edson to Jasper, I finally catch the train in a bit of sunshine, as it slows to a stop, following CN M309 into town from English.
VIA F40PH-3 6406 heads into Jasper with "The Canadian." A couple of Rocky Mountaineer's "Whistler Mountaineer" cars are returning west from painting in Toronto.
After clearing the PSO at English, CN 2319 notches up, shoving train Q106 east towards Henry House.
CN SD70M-2s 8932 and 8925 approach English on the north track of the Edson Sub with Prince Rupert bound train Q199.
CN SD70M-2 8890 and CN C44-9W 2658 crawl up to English with all 8700 horses pulling at their max.
Sometimes luck is on your side. CN 2222 grinds up hill to Jasper with M301's freight, while it's counterpart, M302 speeds off towards Edmonton.
A loaded coal train from the recently re-opened coal mine at Obed (Dalehurst) heads west into Jasper for a crew change. This only the 5th or 6th load out of the mine which opened again in July, an... (more)