CN 435 with CN 2707 - CN 5773 & 116 cars is passing CN 398 (sitting on the North track) who just finished re-marshalling his head end cars at Brantford.
GP40-2W's used to be standard power though Bayview, however in modern times even one is rare! 435 today hosted a pair of them in new CN paint.
CN 435 rolls through Brantford behind 9579, 9618 and 7025 with 31 cars in tow.
A blast from the past lash-up on CN 435 today. A pair of GP40-2's and a GP9RM throttle up as they start into the grade out of Brantford. CN 9579 - CN 9618 - CN 7025 with 31 cars.
CN 435 through Brantford @ 16:24 with CN 5661 - CN 8842 and 83 cars.
A brace of GEs cross the Grand River in Paris.
CN 435 struggles up grade out of Brantford due to CN 5685 having ground relay problems
Caught 435 with a great all-GMD consist today. SD75I 5754, SD60F 5540, SD40-2W 5250 and GMD1u 1422 working at Oakville Yard about a mile back are paused momentarily near Trafalgar Road. Someone as... (more)
Railfans Michael Da Costa and Ian Deck are watching on as 435 is passing under the signal
435 gets the signal to leave Oakville Yard having waited for 556 and a GO train or two to clear out of the way.
Leading another cowl unit and GP9, the units muscle the train through the S-Curves and 1% grade which stretches 10 miles from Bayview Jct to Copetown.
CN 435 takes the right track to Windsor.
CN 5333 and 5330 get under way at Paris West, Ontario, with 435's train after meeting an eastbound freight. A workblock has the double tracked Dundas Sub operating as single track through here. Le... (more)
435 exits Oakville Yard after being held up with speedo/distance recorder problems.