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Date: 03/20/20 11:31
Let's enjoy a diversion like the FRA inspection train
Author: VFPNSFAN

All photos and videos taken at MP 24.5 on the NS Harrisburg Line, Phoenixville, PA

#1 & #2 - Led by NS GP38-2 #5308, friendly engineer at the throttle, FRA Inspection train east bound on main one, 3/16/20

#3 - H44 west bound in black & white, 3/17/20

 








Date: 03/20/20 11:36
Re: Let's enjoy a diversion like the FRA inspection train
Author: VFPNSFAN

#4 - 14G east bound for Abrams splits the 24 signal, 3/18/20

#5 - 21E in early morning light west bound, 3/18/20

#6 - H44 west splits the 24 signal, 3/20/20








Date: 03/20/20 11:37
Re: Let's enjoy a diversion like the FRA inspection train
Author: VFPNSFAN

#7 - 14G, 3/20/20

#8 - 21E coming out of the fog, 3/20/20






Date: 03/20/20 11:43
Re: Let's enjoy a diversion like the FRA inspection train
Author: VFPNSFAN

FRA train video

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Date: 03/20/20 11:46
Re: Let's enjoy a diversion like the FRA inspection train
Author: VFPNSFAN

Correction - friendly crew was on the return trip west.  3/18/20

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Date: 03/20/20 13:37
Re: Let's enjoy a diversion like the FRA inspection train
Author: Rmosele

#8 is awesome. Now THAT'S railroading!



Date: 03/20/20 13:51
Re: Let's enjoy a diversion like the FRA inspection train
Author: mopac1978

I captured these cars running northbound behind a BNSF unit while on the UP Springfield Sub, ex-GM&O at Shirley, IL last November.  The overcast day allowed the geometry lasers to show up in the shot.




Date: 03/20/20 22:17
Re: Let's enjoy a diversion like the FRA inspection train
Author: 8notch

I agree with #8 being a great shot. Has IOTD written on it.



Date: 03/21/20 04:25
Re: Let's enjoy a diversion like the FRA inspection train
Author: VFPNSFAN

mopac1978 Wrote:
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> I captured these cars running northbound behind a
> BNSF unit while on the UP Springfield Sub, ex-GM&O
> at Shirley, IL last November.  The overcast day
> allowed the geometry lasers to show up in the
> shot.

Nice catch with the lasers👍👍

Appreciate the kind words gentleman.



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