Westbound manifest Q437 passes the still outlawed Q427 on the secondary track in Palmer in the last little bit of sunlight Saturday evening.
Charging Up The Hill, CSX Q437 Is Making Good Work Of The Grade As They Pass The Chester Depot On A Beautiful Saturday Evening.
Running About Hour And A Half Behind The Q427, It Is Now Q437 That Rolls West Past The Steaming Tender.
After allowing P449 and P513 to run around them at CP 33, Q437 resumes the trip west as it approaches the Westborough MBTA station.
After meeting Disney's "A Christmas Carol" promotional train on the east side of town, Q437 throttles back up to track speed as it passes through the MBTA station in Westborough, MA.
Q437 passes through North Grafton with a mix of GE and EMD units for power.
CSX's Q-437 heads west out of West Springfield Yard.
The rear end of the daily Framingham, MA to Selkirk, NY. mixed bag passes through the Amtrak Station and across The Connecticut River.
Q437 splits the signals at CP 23 while building his train
CSX 714 rolls through heavy snow around MP 88 leading Q437 west on the Boston Line.
A few rays of the late day sun catch the shiny paint of the CSX 706 as it emerges from the cut at MP 128 on the Berkshire Sub.
AC60s have made a strong reappearance on Boston Line manifests of late, exemplified by this pair of AC60s led by an unusually clean #632!!!
A late afternoon westbound is about to enter the rock cut at MP 128. For the next several miles the train will be tackling one of the steepest portions of the railroads climb over the Berkshires.
A light Q437 picks up a couple of light engines and a long cut of westbound cars...Destination: Selkirk Yard...In early march, there were 5 of the 20 CSX ACes assigned to Boston Line trains...
An Ex Conrail leader emerges from the darkness of the relatively short State Line tunnel, located along the CSX Boston Line just to the west of the New York/Massachusetts state line.