Friday, October 30, 2020
Friday, October 23, 2020
Oct 11/98 MDTX 897690 at Belleville
Jan 21/99 NAHX 93632 with Trackmobile at Bowmanville
Apr 3/99 MDTX 897754 at Belleville
May/99 MDTX 897884, 8977776, 897799 setout at Belleville
Jun 24/99 MDTX 897754, 897829, 897720, 897887, 897774, 897693 at Bowmanville
No date? SMMX 100001, NAHX 93402 short
Sep 28/99 MDTX 897851, 897879, 897857 and NAHX 93632 short at Bowmanville
Nov 6/99 MDTX 897825, 897892 Belleville setout
Mar 5/00 MDTX 897829 to Bowmanville
Aug 24/00 MDTX 897720 lifted by CN No 365 at Belleville
May 17/10 Rusty rails, no cars due to Bowmanville strike.
July 10/14 Rail shipping has resumed.
Rapido Trains Inc. announced Flexi-Flo cars at the Amherst Train Show in January 2019, and since this post has languished in Draft form for 18 months, the models are now being delivered!
Thursday, October 15, 2020
Sharing the tracks along the Kingston Sub on this morning were track tamping on the parallel CP at Port Hope, a CN pickup doing a run-by inspection at Coport, and meeting a four-car LRC consist at Trenton Junction. A Canadian Forces Hercules was on final for CFB Trenton, taken just west of Belleville:
Back to the roomette, it took several minutes to wash off accumulated road grime. This was not a northern Ontario, single track mainline, this was the busy, slag-ballasted, oily Kingston Sub with higher speeds and therefore higher amounts of grime! Out the roomette window, just before crossing over to the south track at Ernestown:Nearly on-time arrival at Kingston - sleeping car porters and train service manager enjoying the sunshine on the platform. With only one station stop made, it was time to hike down the platform! (L.C. Gagnon photo):