Observing recrews at Wachusett during the 2010-2011 winter was particularly instructive. After the Carhartt, Dickie, or snow-mobile-suit-impeded bad-walking and ladder-climbing two-way trip to apply the required number of handbrakes, next would come wading through waist-deep unplowed snow with kits to the plowed lot for the van or cab. Reverse that for the fresh crew. Why a path from the lot to the tracks wasn't plowed is beyond puzzling. Westminster was generally kept in reasonably good shape, but Wachusett wasn't. Pick-ups, set-outs, and yard work in general would have made a hot August day look almost good.
"A gray crossover is definitely not company transportation."