Month: September 2017

Norfolk Southern Office Car Special

NS train 956 is led by NS F-9A #4271, F-7B #4276 and F-9A #4270 east by Linden, Virginia on 9/22/2017.

Aside from steam excursions, the Norfolk Southern office car special is my favorite train to catch. I was able to catch the NS business train led by old EMD F-units (NS F-9A #4271, F-7B #4276 and F-9A #4270) east by…

NS 16T and 51K on the H-Line

NS train 16T is led by NS SD60E #7008 northbound near Front Royal, Va on 9/13/2017.

Yesterday evening, I caught Norfolk Southern trains 16T and 51K head north toward Front Royal on the ex-N&W H-line (aka the Shenandoah Valley line). Power on 16T was NS SD60E #7008 and D9-44CWs #9824 & #9428. 51K’s power was NS…

NS 12R West At Marshall

NS train 12R is led by ES-44AC #8062 west through Marshall, Va on 9/12/2017.

This evening, I went to Marshall, Virginia and saw Norfolk Southern train 12R head west on the NS B-line across the East Main Street (Route 55) crossing. Power was NS ES-44AC #8062 and NS D9-44CWs #9356 & #9910. A photo…

NS AC44C6Ms 4003 & 4004 Leading NS train 781

NS AC44C6Ms 4003 & 4004 lead train 781 north at Riverton Junction, Va on 9/6/2017.

Thanks to heads-ups from Mike W. and Kenneth M., I headed out to see Norfolk Southern train 781 on the H-line at Riverton Junction after dinner. Thinking I might have missed the train, I was getting ready to head home…

NS 290 On Linden Hill

Norfolk Southern train 290 is led by D9-44CW #9438 and SD70M #2605 up Linden Hill on 9/1/2017.

Last Friday, I was off work so went over to Linden Hill to watch Norfolk Southern train 290 on a gloomy day. Picture and video below: Photo Video