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Date: 09/02/19 13:14
GrainsConnect and VIA 601-603
Author: Ray_Murphy

It was dark and rainy this morning when I decided to catch VIA 601-603 in Ville St-Pierre (Montreal). Just when I expected the VIA train to show up, a headlight came creeping around the bend in the other direction. It was GECX 2041 and CN 8830 moving a unit train of GrainsConnect hoppers that had been parked on the 4th track here all week (Pictures 1-3).

These hoppers are quite new (Picture 4), and I didn’t see a single mark of graffiti on the entire train, a welcome change.

Pictures 5 and 6 show the VIA train, led by 6455 and with 6410 for the second part of the combined train.

Ray



Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 09/02/19 13:18 by Ray_Murphy.








Date: 09/02/19 13:16
Re: GrainConnect and VIA 601-603
Author: Ray_Murphy

Pictures 4, 5 and 6...








Date: 09/02/19 15:02
Re: GrainConnect and VIA 601-603
Author: feclark

Grains Connect evidently has more corporate pride than GECX. It is nice to see a clean train; I saw a similar cut of Louid Dreyfuss grain cars in Viking a while back, and it was refreshing. I'm sure these'll get tagged eventually.
Fred



Date: 09/02/19 17:52
Re: GrainConnect and VIA 601-603
Author: algoma11

Those grain cars are new from National Steel Car I believe !

Mike Bannon
St Catharines, ON



Date: 09/02/19 21:34
Re: GrainConnect and VIA 601-603
Author: mammothlacrosse

algoma11 Wrote:
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> Those grain cars are new from National Steel Car I
> believe !

Yes your right.



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