• Pan Am Railways (PAR) Maintenance of Way (MoW) Activity

  • 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 CN9634
 
This is not Pan Am or Amtrak— this is MaineDOT FASTLANE Grant $$ to expand the “intermodal” facility. There was a 5-pack of wells sitting in the pen for almost a year that was just pulled to make room for a project cargo move of airplanes to (or from I can’t remember) Europe. The airplanes, in pieces and wrapped, are currently stored in the pen.

See the FASTLANE grant project here, sorry to say but this is a another great use of Government $$ (sarcasm of course) https://www.maine.gov/mdot/grants/tiger ... rative.pdf
  by CPF363
 
How will the interlocking at Royal Jct. be configured when all is said and done? Looks like there is a new cross over just east of Greely Road that would allow moves from the new track on to the Freight Main Line (Back Road). Is there an effort to extend the new track to the east of the switch to the Freight Main Line or even further up the Lower Road?
Last edited by MEC407 on Sun Dec 15, 2019 3:03 pm, edited 1 time in total. Reason: unnecessary quoting
  by 690
 
Bulletin order 4-12B was put out putting the new #2 in service between CPF185 and CPF189. Another interesting change is the old #2 between CPF192 and CPF194 has been redesignated as a controlled siding, and the former #1 is now single track.
  by 690
 
Nope, there aren't any (and never were as far as I know). Not sure the rationale behind that move, but I'm sure it was done for some specific niche reason.
CPF363 wrote: Sun Dec 15, 2019 2:36 pm How will the interlocking at Royal Jct. be configured when all is said and done? Looks like there is a new cross over just east of Greely Road that would allow moves from the new track on to the Freight Main Line (Back Road). Is there an effort to extend the new track to the east of the switch to the Freight Main Line or even further up the Lower Road?
There's an equilateral switch at CPL1, and an equilateral switch at CPF189 (both are limited speed turnouts for the diverging route (the left hand route)), then there's a crossover between CPF185, and Greeley Road, from Tk 1 to Tk 2. Now you can do the following routes:

Single - Tk 1
Single - Tk 2
Controlled siding - Tk 1
Controlled siding - Tk 2
Brunswick Branch - Tk 1
Brunswick Branch - Tk 2

Presumably for Amtrak they will try to route them from Brunswick Branch - Tk 1 for westbounds, and Single - Tk 2 for eastbounds, to keep them moving along, and not have them slow for the interlocking.
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