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Pertaining to all railroading subjects, past and present, in New Jersey

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  by NJT4149
SA-31 permission on Church 2:51 PM
  by Jersey Rail FIlmmakers
Sa31 talking right now... at 3:44
  by Jersey Rail FIlmmakers
Lol... the dispatcher and Sa31 are having miscommunications.
  by NJT4149
Lined and locked normal 3:58 PM
  by RailsEast
CSX 4429 leading CSX 2798 with 14, approaching Maxwell Rd in Eatontown at 5:00 in the pm. 1 brick car on the head end, with a low-side gon right behind...haven't seen a low-side gon in awhile. 12 for Woodhaven this week......
  by Jersey Rail FIlmmakers
Sorry, this is 2 weeks late, but this is the run from 5/10/18.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fuEZvDqG0Sg" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Chris if you want to know what I'm talking about, that it stops after Maxwell Rd, go to the end of the video, and I put a clip of it stopped.
  by NY&LB
Should be on the move shortly, was given permission to open Church not too long ago
  by RailsEast
On NJT now, lined & locked at Church at 3:45 in the pm.
  by RailsEast
CSX 4429, CSX 4432 + 18, 17 Woodhavens and one tank, by Sycamore Ave at 4:35 in the pm.
  by Jersey Rail FIlmmakers
The train just past Hamilton Rd at 5:12pm
  by RailsEast
Radio was scratchy, but I though I heard South Jersey warn SA-31 about a brush fire near the tracks... couldn't make out the milepost though. There was nothing at MP 43 in Tinton Falls....
  by Jersey Rail FIlmmakers
Yeah, Chris, I was able to make something out about that too. For some reason today, my scanner income was all scratchy. I could hardly hear anything.
Btw, thanks for the heads-up today!
  by NJT4149
There may or may not be a daylight run up the Southern tomorrow... Apparently there is no SA-38 crew tonight
  by RailsEast
Thanks for the video, Erik, and thanks for the heads-up for tomorrow, Donny. The fire turned out to be behind the train at or about MP43; I don't know what the situation was, but it happened just after the train passed by Pine Brook Rd or thereabouts. While driving to Farmingdale, I saw 2 Tinton Falls Fire vehicles racing towards the area, so something was definitely up.

Anywho, this was a special run for me, as a certain young man who I met while chasing a Santa Train 5 or 6 years ago is now in his early 20's and has hired on to Conrail as a conductor. I'm not sure if this was his first trip down the Southern, but it was very cool to see Chris realize his goals in person. Keep up the good work, my friend....

Underneath the GSP........
http://njtwom.rrpicturearchives.net/sho ... id=4961706" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Pulling up to Extech, as Chris exits the cab to throw the switch.......
http://njtwom.rrpicturearchives.net/sho ... id=4961708" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

And attaching the FRED to the empty brick car.......
http://njtwom.rrpicturearchives.net/sho ... id=4961709" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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