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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.
  by Big Bri
 
Monday, Feb. 24, 2020
No matter how many Thousands of freight trains I've caught Under Pennsy Wires since
the 1970's, it's still a thrill to watch and hear. . . H86 by Prospect Parks Sta up #3 THREE Track this morning. . .

(H86) Amtk #3 trk 4:09am
NS 6969 SD60E
NS 6983 SD60E

19 Cars
88 axles

Bri
NAHX 580677
  by Big Bri
 
Wed. Feb. 26, 2020
H86 back to running the usual #1 track. By me at Prospect Park Sta. . .

(H86) Amtk #1 trk 4:21am
NS 6969 SD60E
NS 6983 SD60E

21 Cars
96 axles

NAHX 580434

Butt Weight!!! There's More!!!

Upon driving down to the Wawa in Essington my timing was Perfect at Jansen Ave when the inbound loaded Oil
train K162-24 came by on CR's Chester Sec.

(K162-24) 4:29am
CSX 8822 SD40-2(ex-CR 6413)
CSX 8319 SD40-2(ex-L&N 1243)
CSX 4379 SD40-3
BNSF 4367 C44-9W
CSX 5304 ES40DC

115 Cars (1 Cov Hopp/113 Tanks/1 Cov Hopp)
490 axles

Bri~
  by Big Bri
 
Thurs. Feb. 27, 2020
Fast moving H86 by Prospect Park Sta. . .

(H86) Amtk #1 trk 4:30am
NS 6969 SD60E
NS 6983 SD60E

28 Cars
124 axles

Bri
NAHX 580580
  by Big Bri
 
Friday, Feb. 28, 2020
Nice sized H86 by PP Sta with an added addition of 15 mty CR BH1D Ballast Cars on the head end.
More than likely heading back to Dyers Quarry on the Turkey Path up near Birdsboro, Pa. . .

(H86) Amtk #1 trk 4:19am
NS 6969 SD60E
NS 6983 SD60E

55 Cars (15 mty Ballast/40 Mixed)
232 axles

Bri
NAHX 580500*
  by Big Bri
 
Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020
Leap-Day H86 with a lot of loaded Braskem covered hoppers rumbling by Prospect Park Sta. . .

(H86) Amtk #1 trk 3:57am
NS 6969 SD60E
NS 6983 SD60E

31 Cars
136 axles

Bri
NAHX 580436, 580616, 580624, 580683*, 580872
  by Big Bri
 
Wed. March 4, 2020
Missed H86 the last 3 days due to the erractic nature by which it was running?
By Prospect Park Sta. . .

(H86) Amtk #1 trk 4:17am
NS 6983 SD60E
NS 6969 SD60E

28 Cars
124 axles

Bri
NAHX 580436, 580872
  by Big Bri
 
Thurs. March 5, 2020
A very healthy H86 rumbling by Prospect Park Sta!

(H86) Amtk #1 trk 3:48am
NS 6983 SD60E
NS 6969 SD60E

47 Cars
200 axles

Bri
NAHX 580580, 580693, 580720, 580897*
  by Big Bri
 
Friday, Mar. 6, 2020
Short H86 gliding by Prospect Park Sta. . .

(H86) Amtk #1 trk 3:49am
NS 6983 SD60E
NS 6969 SD60E

14 Cars
68 axles

Bri
  by Big Bri
 
Saturday, March 7, 2020
H86 by Prospect Park Sta. . .

(H86) Amtk #1 trk 4:45am
NS 6983 SD60E
NS 6969 SD60E

34 Cars
148 axles

Bri
  by Big Bri
 
Tues. Mar. 10, 2020
Average sized H86 breezing by Ridley Park Sta. on this balmy March morn. . .

(H86) Amtk #1 trk 4:02am
NS 6983 SD60E
NS 6969 SD60E

30 Cars
132 axles

Bri
NAHX 580547*, 580614, 580855
  by Big Bri
 
Thurs. March 12, 2020
Small, but interesting H86 by Prospect Park Sta. Train had 2 M/W Track Panel Flats head out.

(H86) Amtk #1 trk 5:06am
NS 6983 SD60E
NS 6969 SD60E

18 Cars
84 axles

B
  by Big Bri
 
Friday, March 13, 2020
Lucky Friday the 13th! And it sure is so far. . . very healthy H86 splashing through the Rain by
Prospect Park Sta!

(H86) Amtk #1 trk 4:26am
NS 6983 SD60E
NS 6969 SD60E

46 Cars
196 axles

Bri
NAHX 580654, 580818, 580901
  by Big Bri
 
Sat. Mar. 14, 2020
H86 scooting by Prospect Park Sta. . .

(H86) Amtk #1 trk 5:37am
NS 6969 SD60E
NS 6983 SD60E

25 x 21 = 46 Cars
4,278 Tons
196 axles
3,183 feet

Bri
NAHX 580633, 580649, 580654, 580791
  by Big Bri
 
Sunday, March 15, 2020
Wee-Little H86 by Prospect Park Sta. . .

(H86) Amtk #1 trk 5:26am
NS 6969 SD60E
NS 6983 SD60E

14 Cars
68 axles

Bri
NAHX 580574
  by Big Bri
 
Monday, March 16, 2020
Tiny little H86 by RIDLEY Park Sta. . .

(H86) Amtk #1 trk 4:07am
NS 6969 SD60E
NS 6983 SD60E

7 Cars
40 axles

Bri
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