With train M302 stalled on the Albreda Sub hill, empty grain train G834 was able to sneak by on the much steeper Robson Sub. Normally this line only sees westbound traffic.
Coming from Switzerland, we were kind of expecting the canadian winter to involve more than homeopathic doses of snow. Well, it's still a nice winter scenery.
Capreol - Toronto train 412 heads Southbound on the Bala
Chetwynd-Vancouver train A472 leans into "Whiskey Curve" west of Valemount.
CN extra 301 eases along with 100 cars
CN 2579, 2407, 6014 pull 301 through Richan
CN Q114 makes his way out knuckle with a lone dash 9 hauling a short stacker.
2579 comes out of the woods and rounds the curve at Utterson, about to cross Highway 141.
The former site of Utterson Station (a humble structure as I recall), you can still see where there used to be a passing track in the foreground.
2579 leads a short 450 across Old Muskoka Road in Allensville.
CN Q10531 28 heads north on the CP Directional running splicing a block signal
A morning eastbound crosses Prairie Creek Trestle in Hinton.
CN 2579 and CN 5296 slowly lead a long and heavy M347 towards Jasper.
A light power move heads for Fort Frances through the old siding location of Kabaigon. Power 2679-6009-5551-5554.
CN 420, a Windsor to Toronto freight, is passing the east end of the Brantford yard @ 07:38 with CN 2579 - CN 2513 - CN 9483 and 78 cars with van 79621 bringing up the rear.