• PAR Business Train (ST 100, 101, 102 & 103; PAR 1 & 2)

  • Guilford Rail System changed its name to Pan Am Railways in 2006. Discussion relating to the current operations of the Boston & Maine, the Maine Central, and the Springfield Terminal railroads (as well as the Delaware & Hudson while it was under Guilford control until 1988). Official site can be found here: PANAMRAILWAYS.COM.
Guilford Rail System changed its name to Pan Am Railways in 2006. Discussion relating to the current operations of the Boston & Maine, the Maine Central, and the Springfield Terminal railroads (as well as the Delaware & Hudson while it was under Guilford control until 1988). Official site can be found here: PANAMRAILWAYS.COM.

Moderator: MEC407

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  by johnpbarlow
 
On today's NEARS convention agenda we have the following two interesting presenters/topics:
10:30 – Are we ready for the new North American Rail Network?
Martin J. Oberman, Chairman, Surface Transportation Board

11:15 – Pan Am & CSX Merger Update
Kevin Boone, EVP Sales & Marketing, CSX
  by p42thedowneaster
 
OCS ran down the western today with GE 7542 as power (having PTC capability). I hear this is the norm now that regulations require such equipment, and thus the F units are no longer compliant. Is there any update as to what may come for the F's...are they part of the deal with CSX?
  by MEC407
 
Video by mec_rails of the business train blasting through Exeter yesterday with the freshly-painted Dash 8 on the point:

  by MEC407
 
The horn is a Nathan K3L. I assume they took it from one of the retired 500s.
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