After a brief stop, to manually operate the switch, train M85 departs Itirapina and begin the trip to west, heading to Pederneiras, to be loaded.
Sunny morning at Mairink region, with northbound empty MRS train arriving at Km 154, preparing to a halt.
SF30C #3735 heading the northbound empty train M85, standing by at Km 154 yard.
Northbound MRS train headed by ex-ATSF unit, arriving at Km 154 yard, at region of Mairink.
Northbound empty MRS M85 eases the curve at Km 149.5 departing Guaiana yard, running to Pantojo. In the next months, we expect see double track at this location.
Northbound empty MRS M85 with C36ME at Km 79, Canguera. The C36ME units are very common in MRS trains at exportation corridor, between Pederneiras and Santos.
Northbound MRS train M85 arriving at Canguera.
M85 rolls west past the abandonded buildings in downtown Crum, WV.
M85 sets off a bad-order covered hoppers in the siding at Maher, WV. One could feel for the conductor when the hot box detector demanded his attention.