Tag: norfolk southern

2023 Calendars Available

I’ve continued my tradition of putting out a 12-month wall calendar with a new NS B-Line 2023 calendar available now. This edition features a 611 excursion picture, a photo of the NS Training First Responders train, heritage units (Interstate Railroad,…

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…