Tag: b-line

CNJ Heritage Unit Leading NS Train 203

Norfolk Southern train 203 heads east on the NS B-Line through Linden, Virginia led by the Central Railroad of New Jersey heritage unit (NS SD70ACe #1071) on Tuesday, August 10, 2021. A photo and video are below. Photograph Video

Happy Independence Day!

Yesterday, Union Pacific SD70AHs #9086 & 8981 with C44AC #6739 led Norfolk Southern train 214 west on the NS B-Line through Delaplane and Linden, Virginia. I thought the UP trio of units in American flag paint was very fitting for…

N&W Class J 611 Ferry Move

Yesterday, I had the good fortune of seeing Norfolk and Western Class J #611 in tow on her way to the Strasburg Rail Road, where she will spend the next few months for numerous events including public excursions. Here is…

Norfolk Southern Geometry Train

Yesterday evening, I saw Norfolk Southern C44C6M #4013​ leading train 902 west past Linden, Virginia with research cars 34 & 33. Photos and video are below. The research cars measure and analyze track geometry and find defects. Photos Video

Erie Heritage Unit Leading NS Train 202

NS SD70ACe #1068​ leads train 202 north near Front Royal, Virginia on the former Norfolk and Western Shenandoah Valley Line on February 6, 2021

On Saturday, timing worked out to see Norfolk Southern train 202 heading north on the ex-Norfolk and Western Shenandoah Valley line with NS SD70ACe #1068 (the Erie Railroad heritage unit) leading near Front Royal. A photo and video are below.…

NS 227 on Linden Hill in the Snow

With a two mile long train, Norfolk Southern train 227 stalled last Sunday on the snowy rails going up Linden Hill. After 227 was sitting for a few hours, NS 228’s power cut away from their train and coupled up…

NS #4002 leads train 227 up Linden Hill

NS 227 is led by AC44C6M #4002 (special horse's mane paint scheme) at Belle Meade, VA on 1/24/21.

Here’s a photo and video from today at Belle Meade on the B-line of Norfolk Southern train 227 climbing Linden Hill with a long train led by NS AC44C6M #4002 in a special horse’s mane paint scheme. Photo Video