Tag: b-line

NS 4003 (Red Mane) Leads Train 25A

Today, Norfolk Southern train 25A was led by NS AC44C6M 4003, painted in an experimental red mane scheme applied at the Roanoke Shops, east on the B-Line through Front Royal, Virginia. Here is a photo and video: Photo Video

Lehigh Valley Heritage Unit Leading NS Train 25A

Norfolk Southern ES44AC #8104 (Lehigh Valley Railroad heritage unit) led a short train 25A (formerly 211) east through Markham, Virginia on the NS B-Line. Aside from the symbol change, 25A also now runs 7 days a week (was previously Tuesday-Saturday).…

Tree Trimming Along the B-Line With A Helicopter

I shot this video this evening in Linden, Virginia as a helicopter trimmed trees along the Norfolk Southern B-Line. I spoke briefly with a worker who said they do tree trimming along railroads, pipelines, and powerlines. Following behind the helicopter,…

Norfolk Southern Safety Train

Timing worked out well for me to catch Norfolk Southern train 975 rolling through Belle Meade, Virginia today on the NS B-Line. NS train 975 was the symbol for the safety train today that visits locations across the Norfolk Southern…

NS 053 Military Train

Yesterday, Norfolk Southern train 053 came through on the B-Line with military vehicles and supplies led by NS AC44C6M #4102. Photos and video are below. Photo Video

NS 203 in the Spring Snow

Norfolk Southern train 203 was led by SD70ACe #1064 as it rolled through some spring snow in Virginia today. Photos and video below. Photographs Video

NS 203 Along Happy Creek Road

Norfolk Southern train 203 is led by SD70IAC #1215 as it runs eastward past Front Royal today. I believe the yellow flowers in the foreground are called yellow rocket and are an invasive species.

NS 779 with Mid-train and Rear DPUs

Norfolk Southern train 779 with empty PGNX hoppers is over two miles long climbing Linden Hill on the NS B-Line in Virginia led by AC44C6Ms 4446 & 4370 with mid-train DPUs ES-44AC 8180 & SD70ACC 1834 and rear DPUs ES-44ACs…