Tunkhannock Viaduct

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WhartonAndNorthern
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Re: Tunkhannock Viaduct

Post by WhartonAndNorthern » Mon Oct 21, 2019 10:00 am

Dead thread I know, but it made sense to keep it in the current topic.

What are current traffic levels like over the viaduct. I should have asked before I visited yesterday. Is it measured in trains per day or more like trains per week/as needed?

johnpbarlow
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Re: Tunkhannock Viaduct

Post by johnpbarlow » Tue Oct 22, 2019 6:10 am

I believe there should be 6 train movement each weekday:
- 11Z Binghamton to Enola pre-dawn
- 14R Enola to Binghamton afternoon
- 36T Binghamton to Allentown evening
- 37T Allentown to Binghamton evening
- H97 Binghamton to Scranton and return to Binghamton overnight turn

As you can see much of the activity across the viaduct is nocturnal.

pumpers
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Re: Tunkhannock Viaduct

Post by pumpers » Tue Oct 22, 2019 8:39 am

Do the Binghamton to Allentown (and return) jobs go via the Lehigh Gorge on the Reading & Northern, or the long way around via Sunbury to stay on NS?

WhartonAndNorthern
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Re: Tunkhannock Viaduct

Post by WhartonAndNorthern » Tue Oct 22, 2019 7:14 pm

johnpbarlow wrote:
Tue Oct 22, 2019 6:10 am
I believe there should be 6 train movement each weekday:
- 11Z Binghamton to Enola pre-dawn
- 14R Enola to Binghamton afternoon
- 36T Binghamton to Allentown evening
- 37T Allentown to Binghamton evening
- H97 Binghamton to Scranton and return to Binghamton overnight turn

As you can see much of the activity across the viaduct is nocturnal.
Thanks! That's much more than I expected.

johnpbarlow
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Re: Tunkhannock Viaduct

Post by johnpbarlow » Thu Oct 24, 2019 3:12 am

Pumpers, the 36T/37T Binghamton - Allentown trains do run via trackage rights over RBM&N through the Lehigh Gorge.

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