Discussion of the past and present operations of the Long Island Rail Road.

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  by Teutobergerwald
 
The 163, 171 & 152 are the power for a long LIRR ballast train located between Northport station and the Pulaski Rd. overpass for the past few hours.
  by Train2009
 
Here is a report from today:

#164 and #150 were on a work train east of Woodside this morning
At 9:45 AM #171 and #172 were running light westbound past Queens Village
At 1:07 PM this afternoon #167 and #152 were running light east past Queens Village
At 1:45 PM #171 and #172 pulling a small tie train with wooden ties to Belmont Park
#154 and #157 on a other work train in Woodside this afternoon
#161 was the Jamaica switcher
Note: #171 and #172 was also pulling the Welded Rail Train from Fresh Pound to just east of Jamaica station.
  by Train2009
 
#160 and #166 was spotted east of Woodside station this morning on a work train on the eastbound express track on the Main Line, saw that train again when it was entering belmont Park right after train #8016 went by sometime after 10:40 AM. At 12:43 PM this afternoon #160 and #166 left Belmont Park light westbound as seen in Queens Village.
  by Train2009
 
#157 was the Jamaica switcher today, this morning right after 9:45 AM in Queens Village #161 and #150 were pulling a short 3 car Ballast train westbound to Fresh Pound, #150 and #161 returned back eastbound to Hicksville this afternoon at 1:47 PM.
  by Train2009
 
#154 was the Jamaica switcher today, #168 was seen west of Woodside this morning on a work train with flat cars, #171 and #167 were on RF1 out of Hicksville as seen in New Hyde park at 10:40 AM headed westbound. #171 and #167 were seen again but this time in Queens Village at 1:09 PM this afternoon pulling the rail train eastbound from Jamaica to Atlantic Pipe back in Hicksville.
  by Train2009
 
#160 was the Jamaica switcher today
A unknown power was seen pulling a work train out of Belmont Park yard this morning with Gondolas headed westbound at around 9:30 AM
At 12:45 PM this afternoon #167 and #164 was seen running light westbound to Morris Park past Queens Village
  by Train2009
 
#161 and #160 were seen yesterday morning on 2 separate work trains at Harold Interlocking, #164 with a other unknown # were seen on the fuel pad at Morris Park, #167 was the Jamaica switcher. #161 was seen again in the afternoon before 3:30 PM in Queens Village with its work train, a few flat cars and mow cars loaded with ballast, the train backed up into the Queens Village team yard to dropped off the flat cars.
  by Train2009
 
#163 was the Jamaica switcher today, #168 was on a work train with one flat car and was seen twice, first it was west of Woodside in the morning on one of the outbound side tracks then in the afternoon near Harold interlocking. #171 was sitting near Harold this morning by itself.
  by Train2009
 
#167 was the Jamaica switcher today, #172 and #166 were on RF1 this morning as seen in Queens Village at 9:50 AM with 5 Hopper cars. A few minutes later it went up the Hempstead Branch to Garden City to picked up open Gondola cars, the work train came back into Queens Village at about 11:45 AM headed westbound with the same 5 Hopper cars and the Gonolda cars bound for Fresh Pound.
  by murfunit
 
Saw two MP15's with red fire protection tank car sandwiched between them heading west through Mineola at about 1:10PM today.
  by Train2009
 
murfunit wrote:Saw two MP15's with red fire protection tank car sandwiched between them heading west through Mineola at about 1:10PM today.
The power was #160 and #166, speaking about #166 it was seen this morning at Morris Park with (#158?). #171 and #172 were seen running light west at 1:44 PM this afternoon and #167 still the Jamaica switcher since I saw it last Sunday.
  by Train2009
 
#160 was the Jamaica switcher today, #163 and #161 was running light past Queens Village this afternoon at around 3:25 PM headed east. Also this afternoon #158 and #166 was seen at Morris Park.
  by tj48
 
3 MP-15ac (couldn't get their numbers) east bound through Deer Park around 12 noon with a welded rail train today.
  by Train2009
 
Saw #163 and #161 again this morning since I saw them 4 days ago last Wednesday afternoon 10/14 as it was seen in Queens Village at 10:47 AM as it was headed light from Hicksville yard to Garden City for the day. It came back from Garden City this afternoon after 3:30 PM also running light for the trip back to Hicksville.
Last edited by Train2009 on Mon Oct 19, 2015 7:08 pm, edited 2 times in total.
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