CSXT OCS is visiting their yard in Taft which is split down the middle by CFRC's double track/ex-CSXT Sanford Subdivision mainline. The West Yard is where most of the local work is done while the... (more)
Office Car Special, northbound over Palm River, has run from Yeoman to Rockport, where they turned the train so it can run to Orlando the following morning.
Office Car Special is on day one of three days across Florida, repeating a trip they did one year prior. Today they will head straight to Miami, only stopping to recrew in Lakeland....oh, and Sum... (more)
OCS making its second visit to Taft Yard since being repainted. Naturally, the effort to do so has questions circulating. Even passing commuter trains remarked on the sight.
OCS heads down the Bypass towards the Yeoman Yard office where passengers will disembark, while the train will continue a short distance southward to Rockport to turn back north. On return, it wi... (more)
The OCS has detrained passengers at the yard office on the "Bypass" in Yeoman and is continuing a short distance south on the main to turn the entire train. Upon return, they will shuff... (more)
So...here's where property lines get tricky. CFRC maintains & operates the double track mainline in Taft, but CSXT maintains & operates the yard leads and adjoined yard on either side of it, in e... (more)
Exactly one year after the repainted OCS passed this spot for the first time, it's back. This time in full sunlight...and with a third motor. In Tampa, the consist was switched around a bit, all... (more)