Southern Ontario 12.29 & 12.30

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Southern Ontario 12.29 & 12.30

Unread postby ConrailDetr​oit » Sun Jan 01, 2017 9:34 am

Thursday 12/29

In Sarnia, a CN Yard Job with a GP9M and Slug switch the yard.

ImageCN Sarnia Switcher by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageCN Slug Set switching Sarnia Yard by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageCN 7241 w. Slug - CN MacGregor by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Yard Engines

ImageCN Sarnia Yard Engines by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Just outside of London, after just missing a westbound CN mixed freight, VIA 72 heads east on the CN Strathroy Sub.

ImageVIA 72 - Denfield Rd - London, ON by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageVIA 72 in the snow by tcamp7837, on Flickr

In Ingersoll, the Ontario Southland shunts the docks at the GM CAMI Plant with the Caboose and Alco RS-23.

ImageOSR CAMI Switcher w. Caboose by tcamp7837, on Flickr

The OSR Woodstock Job was staging their cars for the run to Woodstock with an F9 and GP9.

ImageOSR 1401 - Ingersoll, ON by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageOSR 1401 - switching Ingersoll by tcamp7837, on Flickr

After they had their train assembled, they headed east to Woodstock to interchange their cars with CP.

ImageOSR Woodstock Job - Beachville, ON by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageOSR 1594 by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageOSR 1401 - Beachville, ON by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageOSR 1401 & 1594 - crossing CN at Carew by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageOSR coming into Woodstock by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageOSR 1401 - CP Woodstock Yard by tcamp7837, on Flickr

While missing an eastbound CP Train through Woodstock, VIA 73 takes the clear at Carew on the CN Dundas Sub.

ImageVIA 917 - Woodstock, ON by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageVIA 73 - Clear Carew by tcamp7837, on Flickr

A short while later, VIA 76 passes through Carew with an F40 leading en route from Windsor to Toronto.

ImageVIA 76 - CN Carew by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageVIA 6415 by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Back in Ingersoll, CN 435 passes through town heading for London.

ImageCN 435 - Ingersoll, ON by tcamp7837, on Flickr

The Ontario Southland St Thomas job spun their engines, both GP7s, around the wye before returning to the shop.

ImageOSR 378 & 383 - Ingersoll, ON by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageOSR 378 by tcamp7837, on Flickr

At Pemberton St, the Second Shift CAMI Job enters the spur to CN Beachville Yard.

ImageOSR 1245 - Pemberton St, Ingersoll, ON by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Friday 12/30

At Bayview Jct in Hamilton, a CN Mixed Freight passes through heading from the Grimsby Sub to the Oakville Sub.

ImageCn 5671 - Hamilton, ON by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageCN 5671 - Approach Bayview by tcamp7837, on Flickr

After VIA 70 passed through with an F40 leading, next was Amtrak 64, the Eastbound Maple Leaf from Toronto to New York City.

ImageAmtrak Maple Leaf - Bayview Jct by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageAmtrak Maple Leaf - Medium Clear Bayview by tcamp7837, on Flickr

A WB to EB CN Mixed Freight from Aldershot Yard followed Amtrak.

ImageCN 4785 - Burlington, ON by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageCN GP9M, GP38 - Bayview Jct by tcamp7837, on Flickr

At the GO Station in Aldershot, a GO Train stops and turns back to Toronto.

ImageGO arriving in Aldershot by tcamp7837, on Flickr

An Eastbound CN Mixed Freight heading for MacMillian Yard in Vaughan passes through the station.

ImageCN EB - Aldershot GO Station by tcamp7837, on Flickr

GO Train over King St in Aldershot

ImageGP 627 - King St, Aldershot by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Back at Bayview Jct, CN 148 enters the Oakville Sub from the Dundas Sub.

ImageCN 148 entering CN Oakville Sub by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageCN 148 - Burlington, ON by tcamp7837, on Flickr

A little while later, VIA 72 passes through Bayview Jct heading for Toronto.

ImageVIA 76 - Bayview Jct by tcamp7837, on Flickr

A few minutes later, VIA 73 passes through Bayview Jct heading for Windsor with Budd Cars.

ImageVIA 73 - Bayview Jct by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Next, two GO Trains head for Hamilton.

ImageGO 337 - Bayview Jct by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageGO Cab Car - Burlington, ON by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageGO Train thru Bayview Jct by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Next, a GO Train from Hamilton to Toronto passes through with Burlington Bay and the city of Hamilton in the background.

ImageGO thru Bayview Jct - Hamilton, ON by tcamp7837, on Flickr

In Hamilton Yard, the Southern Ontario RR moves cars around.

ImageSouthern Ontario RR switching CN Hamilton Yard by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Later in Ingersoll, the OSR CAMI 2 Job prepares to run the loaded autoracks to CN in Beachville.

ImageOntario Southland w. Caboose at GM CAMI by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageOSR 1245 & 503 by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageOSR Cami 2 Job - entering Beachville Yard by tcamp7837, on Flickr

After they were clear, the Woodstock Job brings their engines back to the shop in Salford with an Alco RS-18 and F9.

ImageOSR 182 - Ingersoll, ON by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageOSR 6508 - Salford, ON by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Later in Chatham, CN 438 heads east on the Chatham Sub from Windsor to London.

ImageCN 5636 - Chatham, ON by tcamp7837, on Flickr
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Re: Southern Ontario 12.29 & 12.30

Unread postby AARR » Sun Jan 01, 2017 5:29 pm

Thanks CRD. I like your trip reports, especially the short lines and regionals 8) .
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Re: Southern Ontario 12.29 & 12.30

Unread postby SW » Sat Jan 07, 2017 1:51 pm

Ditto. Always appreciate the rare Southern Ontario reports.
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