Tag: shenandoah valley line

Southern Heritage Unit Leading NS 201

Last Sunday, Norfolk Southern ES44AC #8099 (the Southern Railway heritage unit) led train 201 south over Route 340 through Karo, Virginia. Karo is located south of Front Royal and just north of Bentonville. This is along the ex-N&W Shenandoah Valley…

GMTX SD60 Trailing on NS 12R

GMTX SD60 #9014 trails on NS train 12R on 10/06/2018.

Thanks to a heads-up from Cadence H., I found GMTX SD60 #9014 trailing on Norfolk Southern train 12R stopped at Success on the H-line north of Front Royal, Virginia. Pics:

SD70 Leading NS 228

NS SD70 #2539 leads NS train 228 as it makes its pickup at the Virginia Inland Port on 9/29/2018.

Norfolk Southern SD70 #2539 leads NS train 228 as it picks up at the Virginian Inland Port in Cedarville, Virginia on the NS H-line. The ex-N&W H-line is also known as the Shenandoah Valley Line. This photo was taken on…

Norfolk Southern Safety Train

The NS Safety Train is led by NS GP38-2 #5642 south through Riverton Junction, VA on 8/31/2018.

Thanks to a late-night Facebook post by Jon W., I was alerted to the Norfolk Southern Safety Train running south on the NS H-line (Shenandoah Valley Line) early this morning. Fortunately I made it to Riverton Junction this morning in…

Norfolk Southern Office Car Special

NS F-9A #4970 leads train 954 north past White Post, VA on 4/28/2018.

This morning I turned on the Norfolk Southern B-line audio feed and heard NS 954 call a clear signal heading west at the B41.4 signal. Living about 8 minutes from the tracks, I knew I wouldn’t make it in time…

SD40-2 At Front Royal

Norfolk Southern SD40-2 in Front Royal, Virginia on 4/22/2018.

Last Sunday, I swung by the old Front Royal station on the ex-N&W Shenandoah Valley Line and found Norfolk Southern SD40-2 #3333 sitting there. According to Chris Toth’s site NS #3333 is an ex-Conrail unit, built in 1977.