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Month: July 2017

Photo - The big news this month is the arrival of CSX F40PH-2 9998 (Ex-AMTRAK F40PHR 280), the second to be sent to Montreal, QC for a complete rebuild at Cadrail.

The big news this month is the arrival of CSX F40PH-2 9998 (Ex-AMTRAK F40PHR 280), the second to be sent to Montreal, QC for a complete rebuild at Cadrail. She …read more

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Updated: July 21, 2017 — 1:02 pm

Photo - A nix mix of locomotives, CN 8850, CN 5734 ,and CN 2266 lead #149 at Belleville, ON on June 11th, 2017.

A nix mix of locomotives, CN 8850, CN 5734 ,and CN 2266 lead #149 at Belleville, ON on June 11th, 2017. (Ron Visockis) www.canadianrailwayobservations.com …read more

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Updated: July 21, 2017 — 12:55 pm

Photo - Stan Sienicki was in Stratford, Ontario on July 20th and clicked Reassigned Quebec & Gatineau GP35 (QGRY 2500) resting in the yard. This unit was built by EMD Lagrange, IL as Southern Pacific GP35 7724 and has racked up many many miles, and deserves a little rest!

Stan Sienicki was in Stratford, Ontario on July 20th and clicked Reassigned Quebec & Gatineau GP35 (QGRY 2500) resting in the yard. This unit was built by EMD Lagrange, IL …read more

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Updated: July 21, 2017 — 12:36 pm

Photo - Goderich & Exeter Railway GP38-3 2073 Shut down and tied down for the night at Stratford, Ontario July 20, 2017.

Goderich & Exeter Railway GP38-3 2073 Shut down and tied down for the night at Stratford, Ontario July 20, 2017. (Stan Sienicki) www.canadianrailwayobservations.com …read more

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Updated: July 21, 2017 — 12:28 pm

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Updated: July 21, 2017 — 12:02 pm

Photo - VIA RAIL NEWS: Train service along the existing Via Rail line could be improved as part of a proposal to build a dedicated passenger route, a company spokesperson said.

VIA RAIL NEWS: Train service along the existing Via Rail line could be improved as part of a proposal to build a dedicated passenger route, a company spokesperson said. …read more

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The plan, in its early stages, would see the Crown corporation build a new rail route between Toronto and Ottawa as part of a larger line from Windsor to Quebec City.

On Wednesday JULY 19th, Frontenac County council endorsed a resolution from the Eastern Ontario Wardens’ Caucus (EOWC) that called on the federal and Ontario governments to financially support the high-frequency rail project. A map of the proposed route showed the new rail line passing through Tweed, Sharbot Lake and Smiths Falls. “One of the options under consideration by Via Rail includes the Shining Waters Railway Plan, which aims to provide passenger service from Toronto to Ottawa through Smiths Falls, using existing or discontinued railroad rights of way,” Via Rail spokesperson Mariam Diaby wrote in an email to the Whig-Standard on Thursday. “There are several options for stops along the route being considered, it would be premature to comment further at this time.” The plan is meant to allow VIA to operate trains on a more frequent basis, solving what the company says is the biggest obstacle to travellers choosing the train. Via trains currently run on tracks owned by Canadian National Rail, which limits how often the passenger trains can run. A new passenger route would benefit communities along the existing Via route, Diaby added.
“For the existing routes, residents along the Toronto-Kingston-Montreal-Quebec corridor will see improved scheduling and service tailored to their community’s needs,” Diaby wrote.
The plan was submitted to Via Rail’s shareholder in December 2016 and is currently under review by the federal government, Diaby stated. (Peterborough Examiner) http://www.thepeterboroughexaminer.com/2017/07/20/via-confirms-proposed-rail-route” >FB-RSS feed for Canadian Railway Observations (CRO)

Updated: July 21, 2017 — 11:57 am

Winter Park, FL Residents Moved Near the Tracks; Now Complain About Train Horns

Winter Park, FL Residents Moved Near the Tracks; Now Complain About Train Horns

Winter Park residents tormented by late-night CSX train horns | Winter Park-Maitland Observer | West Orange Times …read more

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Updated: July 21, 2017 — 11:39 am
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