Uniq. Eqpmt Sightings: Private Varnish (PV's), Charters, etc

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Re: Uniq. Eqpmt Sightings: Private Varnish (PV's), Charters, etc

Post by jhdeasy » Sat Oct 05, 2019 6:46 am

PV photo opportunity:

Northern Pacific 549
BABBLING BROOK
train 58(05) from NOL to CHI

Dome coach 549 is making her first trip on Amtrak since NRPC retired her in the 1970s. She has just completed a lengthy overhaul & refurbishment in New Orleans, and looks great in original NP colors. You will find her operating on the 2019 Autumn Colors Express (successor to the New River Train) in West Virginia later this month.

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Post by mtuandrew » Sat Oct 05, 2019 7:37 am

jhdeasy wrote:
Sat Oct 05, 2019 6:46 am
PV photo opportunity:

Northern Pacific 549
BABBLING BROOK
train 58(05) from NOL to CHI

Dome coach 549 is making her first trip on Amtrak since NRPC retired her in the 1970s. She has just completed a lengthy overhaul & refurbishment in New Orleans, and looks great in original NP colors. You will find her operating on the 2019 Autumn Colors Express (successor to the New River Train) in West Virginia later this month.
Saw some photos of her on Instagram, and she really does look beautiful. https://www.instagram.com/p/B3N8GspHXOW

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Re: Uniq. Eqpmt Sightings: Private Varnish (PV's), Charters, etc

Post by jhdeasy » Sun Oct 06, 2019 1:50 pm

Northern Pacific 549 + BABBLING BROOK will be on train 48(06) from CHI to ALB.

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Post by Tadman » Mon Oct 07, 2019 9:06 am

At NOUPT on saturday. Had to shoot through the fence, but she was looking good.
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Re: Uniq. Eqpmt Sightings: Private Varnish (PV's), Charters, etc

Post by mcgrath618 » Mon Oct 07, 2019 3:27 pm

jhdeasy wrote:
Sun Jun 16, 2019 10:37 am
Private car KITCHI GAMMI CLUB will be on train 19(17) from NYP to NOL.
NS 23 will also be on the train apparently.

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Re: Uniq. Eqpmt Sightings: Private Varnish (PV's), Charters, etc

Post by jhdeasy » Wed Oct 09, 2019 1:16 pm

mcgrath618 wrote:
Mon Oct 07, 2019 3:27 pm
jhdeasy wrote:
Sun Jun 16, 2019 10:37 am
Private car KITCHI GAMMI CLUB will be on train 19(17) from NYP to NOL.
NS 23 will also be on the train apparently.
My original posting that you referenced pertained to a movement of KITCHI GAMMI CLUB on train 19 departing NYP on JUNE 27, 2019.

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Re: Uniq. Eqpmt Sightings: Private Varnish (PV's), Charters, etc

Post by mcgrath618 » Wed Oct 09, 2019 2:29 pm

jhdeasy wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 1:16 pm
mcgrath618 wrote:
Mon Oct 07, 2019 3:27 pm
jhdeasy wrote:
Sun Jun 16, 2019 10:37 am
Private car KITCHI GAMMI CLUB will be on train 19(17) from NYP to NOL.
NS 23 will also be on the train apparently.
My original posting that you referenced pertained to a movement of KITCHI GAMMI CLUB on train 19 departing NYP on JUNE 27, 2019.
Yikes. I should pay better attention to post dates...

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Re: Uniq. Eqpmt Sightings: Private Varnish (PV's), Charters, etc

Post by jhdeasy » Thu Oct 10, 2019 12:41 pm

PV photo opportunity:

Update: LAMBERTS POINT is on train 50(10) from CHI to NYP. Could come off at WAS, but I suspect will run thru to NYP , given that it is based at PHL. Car may have been re-lettered with the new name CONEWAGO CREEK.

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Re: Uniq. Eqpmt Sightings: Private Varnish (PV's), Charters, etc

Post by jhdeasy » Fri Oct 11, 2019 1:24 pm

PV photo opportunity:

MOONLIGHT DOME + BERLIN on train 3(11) from CHI to ABQ.

MOONLIGHT DOME is substituting for FRANK THOMSON. Amtrak was unwilling to add FRANK THOMSON to train 51(09) at IND for the trip to CHI because the Cardinal was more than 45 minutes late arriving at IND. So, despite the padding in the Cardinal’s schedule, someone at CNOC decided to screw the car owner and his passengers.

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Post by Backshophoss » Sat Oct 12, 2019 2:07 am

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Re: Uniq. Eqpmt Sightings: Private Varnish (PV's), Charters, etc

Post by Tadman » Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:41 am

According to fb, the Frank Thompson is on her way to chicago.
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Post by John_Perkowski » Sat Oct 12, 2019 10:59 am

Tadman wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:41 am
According to fb, the Frank Thompson is on her way to chicago.
That may have been a scheduled post. Are you in Chi today? If yes, there’s always the Roosevelt Road viaduct over the Union Station throat..l
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Re: Uniq. Eqpmt Sightings: Private Varnish (PV's), Charters, etc

Post by Train2009 » Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:32 pm

jhdeasy wrote:
Thu Oct 10, 2019 12:41 pm
PV photo opportunity:

Update: LAMBERTS POINT is on train 50(10) from CHI to NYP. Could come off at WAS, but I suspect will run thru to NYP , given that it is based at PHL. Car may have been re-lettered with the new name CONEWAGO CREEK.

DOVER HARBOR on The Ethan Allen
October 12, New York to Rutland
October 15, Rutland to New York

While in Vermont, car will travel from Rutland to Burlington and return on Vermont Rail System.
Got the Northbound train this afternoon in Hastings.

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Re: Uniq. Eqpmt Sightings: Private Varnish (PV's), Charters, etc

Post by charlesriverbranch » Tue Oct 15, 2019 7:00 am

At South Station in Boston Saturday afternoon, I saw an odd Amtrak consist on track #1: two Genesis diesels with a single cafe car between them. Presumably this short train was going somewhere other than the NEC. Was it some sort of deadhead move , perhaps to Albany?

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Re: Uniq. Eqpmt Sightings: Private Varnish (PV's), Charters, etc

Post by Tadman » Tue Oct 15, 2019 8:06 am

John_Perkowski wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 10:59 am
Tadman wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:41 am
According to fb, the Frank Thompson is on her way to chicago.
That may have been a scheduled post. Are you in Chi today? If yes, there’s always the Roosevelt Road viaduct over the Union Station throat..l
I was there for a bit Saturday. Problem is that viaduct is a haul from where I’m usually at and it was kind of cold... I’m out in LA on business today and going to sneak out and see 4014 at lunch.
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