Eastbound revenue train takes siding at Bristol so following-on Special using F units can have the main.
Three F Units have no problem moving the three-car Special toward Roanoke.
23G is passing work train 946 which is making a final clean-up run prior to Thursday's planned NS President's Special on the Bristol line using the F units.
After removal of a switch to the former Westinghouse Plant, track crews make a smooth joint in the rail. Wash bucket catches sparks to prevent R/W fires.
Filling in for their in-shop steam locos
Two-car special research train eases past 22A upon arrival in now noticeably clean yard property.
Building up air prior to departure
Ballast train leaving siding eastbound
Entire train is visible.
Work train is on siding doing R/W clean up
Work train moves to exit on to the siding
Crew members of work train 946 stand by as the eastbound moves through on the main.
Having backed out of the siding, special is now ready to sprint to Roanoke.
Train is split to fit on two tracks. Bristol local is facing opposite direction; 22A is on the main.