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Date: 12/01/22 05:57
"Train Time" - Windsor, CT
Author: cinder

Southbound Amtrak Regional from Greenfield, MA arrives at the historic Windsor, CT depot at 7:30 am, the day before Thanksgiving. Note the short high platform that barely accomodates the two-car consist.  Also note the "Heritage" engine and sequential crossing gates.

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 12/01/22 06:06 by cinder.

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Date: 12/01/22 13:37
Re: "Train Time" - Windsor, CT
Author: WM_1109

Not bad for a "poacher".
Serously, I found it interesting. And the beautiful depot didn't hurt either.

Date: 12/01/22 13:40
Re: "Train Time" - Windsor, CT
Author: goneon66

are 2 cars the usual consist for this train?


Date: 12/01/22 14:01
Re: "Train Time" - Windsor, CT
Author: MEKoch

With double gates auto drivers cannot steer around the downed gates.  GOOD.

Date: 12/01/22 18:57
Re: "Train Time" - Windsor, CT
Author: cinder

The two-car consist is probably normal.  The "sequencing gates" are timed so as not to trap cars in the crossing.

Date: 12/08/22 16:08
Re: "Train Time" - Windsor, CT
Author: rustyr0824

I would have thought that after the Second set of gates came down, the bells would stop and only leave the flashers.

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