• POED / EDPO (Portland - East Deerfield trains)

  • 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

  by atholrail
 
EDPO 319-317-615 has its 4th crew onboard since Deerfield, and their still not out of D3 as of 2230.....
  by jaymac
 
Power problems? Congestion east of 345?
Back in the USRA days, the complaint was that average freight train speed was 10 mph. Dunno why -- almost a century later -- PAR makes that "heritage" part of its practice.
  by Rockingham Racer
 
Ineptitude, basically, and maybe a little greed [milking the property] thrown in. I know: I'm being harsh. :wink:
  by atholrail
 
POED 614-613 and 42 cars needed a push up the hill from GL to 345 today. FI-1 518 had the honors.

EDPO this morning out of Deerfield had only Fitch/Ayer traffic. About 50 cars with the 307-610-517-603. Heavy with cement/pellets/syrup. Power then went to Grainteville for an LOED.
  by newpylong
 
This morning 0830 hrs EDPO putting together train Gardners fitchburgs ayers and Lawrences. 66 cars 8400 tons no Ports
  by CN9634
 
Wonder if they'll grab some Eimskips at Ayer to ferry back. The dedicated train for intermodal seems to be stalling out... couple of mills have tried the service but I have yet to hear anything of substance come out of those trials. That's what happens when you don't have an IMCS who control the freight signed on...
  by MEC407
 
Photo by Doug Boudrow:

http://www.railpictures.net/photo/604421/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
  by MEC407
 
Nice video by drc930 of POED and EDPO being handled by the new-to-PAR Dash 8s:

https://youtu.be/4IAwfDKJDEc?t=3m29s" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
  by johnpbarlow
 
Saw a lengthy EDPO accelerating east through CPF-AY at 1030 today and then got ahead of it at CPF-WL with 30 seconds to spare. Thought EDPO would tackle the Stony Brook track at 10ish mph but it streaked over Willow Rd at a breath-taking 25mph! Has track work been done recently?

Edited 3/21/17 to add portrait of EDPO zipping through CPF-WL on 3/20/17
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  by newpylong
 
#1 track 25 up to Willows East for a while now. Naturally it goes to 10 where PAS ends.
  by CPF363
 
Will CSX require Pan Am to block its westbound interchange as part of EHH's “Precision Scheduled Railroading?” If so where will they do this and how much longer will it take for POSE's to run to Barber?
  by QB 52.32
 
My guess would be CSX might want Willard, OH and Selkirk NY *miscellaneous" blocks. Given the nature of the traffic seems to me a Willard block would predominate and the change wouldn't be too challenging.
  by MEC407
 
Video by drc930:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TX3Gj5Yvdo4" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;


Video by 16th Ave Productions:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YHu_rjReGwM" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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