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  • Discussion relating to the NS operations. Official web site can be found here: NSCORP.COM.
Discussion relating to the NS operations. Official web site can be found here: NSCORP.COM.
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  by nova08
 
mcgrath618 wrote: Tue Oct 01, 2019 12:37 pm
New to this discussion. Do you mean that it went over the CSX Philadelphia Sub, and then proceeded to the SEPTA Airport Line?
Yes
  by Big Bri
 
Philly Sub between PARK and EASTWICK, correct. They only run that way occasionally. Preferred route is via Amtrak between PHIL and HOOK.
  by Big Bri
 
Friday, Oct. 4, 2019
H86 by Prospect Park Sta with a small train. . .

(H86) Amtk #1 trk 4:29am
NS 7714 ES44DC
NS 9348 D9-44CW

20 Cars
92 axles

Bri
NAHX 580682, 580838
  by Big Bri
 
Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019
Short H86 Northbound by Ridley Park Sta. . .

(H86) Amtk #1 trk 5:01am
NS 7714 ES44DC
NS 9348 D9-44CW

23 Cars
104 axles

Bri
  by Big Bri
 
Tues. Oct. 8, 2019
H86 by Prospect Park Sta with a scant 18 car train heading back to Abrams Yd.

(H86) Amtk #1 trk 4:25am
NS 7714 ES44DC
NS 9348 D9-44CW

18 Cars
84 axles

Bri
NAHX 580535, 580605, 580670
  by Big Bri
 
Wed. Oct. 9, 2019
NS 9348 gone, NS 9774 in it's place and yet the 7714 still lingers on H86 after nearly 3 1/2 months.
Decent sized H86 by Prospect Park Sta. . .

(H86) Amtk #1 trk 4:50am
NS 7714 ES44DC
NS 9774 D9-44CW

43 Cars
184 axles

Bri
NAHX 580424, 580632, 580726, 580805, 580875
  by Big Bri
 
Friday, Oct. 11, 2019
And still nothing can beat Freight "Under Pennsy Wires". Especially when H86 runs up #3 Track.
By Prospect Park Sta with a healthy train of Cov Hopps and LPG Tanks.

(H86) Amtk #3 trk 3:42am
NS 7714 ES44DC
NS 9774 D9-44CW

40 Cars
172 axles

Bri
NAHX 580551, 580627, 580665, 580727, 580740
  by Big Bri
 
Monday, Oct. 14, 2019
A Wee-Munchkin sized H86 slithering by Prospect Park Sta. . . with just mty Boxcars and LPG Tanks.

(H86) Amtk #1 trk 3:08am
NS 7714 ES44DC
NS 9774 D9-44CW

16 Cars
76 axles

Bri
  by Big Bri
 
Wed. Oct. 16, 2019
Car loadings must be way down on NS, yet another short H86 by Prospect Park Sta. . .

(H86) Amtk #1 trk 3:39am
NS 7714 ES44DC
NS 9774 D9-44CW

22 Cars
100 axles

Bri
NAHX 580507
  by Big Bri
 
Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019
H86 back on some semblance of its normal schedule after 3 days. NS 9774 now leading. . .
By Prospect Park Sta.

(H86) Amtk #1 trk 3:36am
NS 9774 D9-44CW
NS 7714 ES44DC

32 Cars
140 axles

Bri
MCEX 351000 NAHX 580537, 580887
  by Big Bri
 
Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019
H86 northbound by Prospect Park Sta. . .

(H86) Amtk #1 trk 3:44am
NS 9774 D9-44CW
NS 7714 ES44DC

31 Cars
136 axles

Bri
  by Big Bri
 
Monday, Oct. 21, 2019
In my 20 years of catching the H86 never have I seen one this Short! A whopping EIGHT cars by Prospect Park Sta.

(H86) Amtk #1 trk 4:03am
NS 9774 D9-44CW
NS 7714 ES44DC

8 Cars
44 axles

Bri
  by Big Bri
 
Tues. Oct. 22, 2019
Much better than yesterdays 8 car H86. By Prospect Park Sta. . .

(H86) Amtk #1 trk 3:39am
NS 9774 D9-44CW
NS 7714 ES44DC

26 Cars
116 axles

Bri
  by Big Bri
 
Wed. Oct. 23, 2019
Once again a short H86 gliding past Ridley Park Sta. . .

(H86) Amtk #1 trk 4:40am
NS 9774 D9-44CW
NS 7714 ES44DC

21 Cars
96 axles

Bri
NAHX 580716
  by Big Bri
 
Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019
TWO NS freights by Prospect Park Sta. within 1/2 an Hour of each other! Southbound 62W loaded stone train from H&K Quarry
in Birdsboro and northbound H86 coming up #2 Track! Nice!!!!

1.(NS-62W) Amtk #1 trk 4:02am
NS 9748 D9-44CW
NS 9774 D9-44CW

90 Stone Hoppers
12,443 Tons
372 axles
4,346 feet
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2.(H86) Amtk #2 trk 4:30am
NS 6983 SD60E(ex-NS 6665)
NS 7714 ES44DC

36 Cars
156 axles

Bri
NAHX 580436, 580791
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