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The Weekend 51: 4-Train Saturday With K8N, 37T, 10A And 11A

Norfolk Southern K8N with 45 cars @ 07:03 a.m….     Norfolk Southern 37T with 113 cars @ 07:23 a.m….     Norfolk Southern 10A with 25 cars @ 5:48 p.m….     Norfolk Southern 11A with 49 cars @ 6:04 p.m….   Guide To Understanding Norfolk Southern Train Symbols: Train Number Series Extra Series […]

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TGIF: 37T With A Lot Of Containers + 11A, A Washed Out 10A And 14R

Norfolk Southern 37T with 136 cars @ 07:35 a.m….     Norfolk Southern 11A with 46 cars @ 5:15 p.m….     Norfolk Southern 10A with 25 cars @ 6:55 p.m….     Norfolk Southern 14R with 47 cars @ 7:46 p.m….   Guide To Understanding Norfolk Southern Train Symbols: Train Number Series Extra Series […]

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State Panel Awards More Than $1.5 Million Dollars For Rails In Lackawanna County

By Borys Krawczeniuk for The Times-Tribune A state panel approved more than $1.5 million in grants Thursday for railroad-related projects in Lackawanna County. The Pennsylvania Northeast Regional Railroad Authority will receive $630,000 to install 9,000 new ties, costing an estimated $900,000, on its 18 miles of track between its downtown Scranton headquarters and Carbondale. The […]

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Thursday Railfanning With 37T, 10A And 11A

Norfolk Southern 37T with 74 cars 07:22 a.m….     Norfolk Southern 10A with 41 cars @ 5:47 p.m….   Norfolk Southern 11A with 64 cars @ 6:10 p.m….   Guide To Understanding Norfolk Southern Train Symbols: Train Number Series Extra Series Symbol Train Description 000-099 R Special Trains 100-199 M Merchandise Trains 200-299 I […]

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Heavy Traffic Hump Day With Trains 36T, 11Z, 37T, K82, 14R, 10A & 11A

Norfolk Southern 36T with 77 cars @ 05:39 a.m..     Norfolk Southern Train 11Z with 84 cars and a new SD70ACU leading @ 06:09 a.m..     Norfolk Southern 37T with 40 cars @ 06:38 a.m..     Norfolk Southern K82 with 41 cars @ 08:15 a.m..     Norfolk Southern 14R with 62 […]

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The Bridge Over “The Bridge Line” Battle Finally Comes To An End

Norfolk Southern Train 37T sits idle on the main line at Taylor Yard waiting for a new crew @ around 4:30 p.m.. The train was parked here in the morning of Monday, May 9 because of the line being closed about 10 miles north due to the demolition of the Sunset Road bridge in La […]

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Mega-Train Tuesday With 36T, K81, 10A, 11A And The Reading & Northern At Taylor Yard

  Norfolk Southern 36T with 85 cars @ 09:11 a.m..     36T making a rare switching move @ Taylor Yard with K81 and 2 Reading & Northern crews working Taylor Yard and the Stauffer Industrial Park.     Norfolk Southern 10A with 35 cars @ 6:46 p.m..     Norfolk Southern 11A with 70 […]

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First Enter, Now Exit Sandman

After years of residency in Taylor Yard, the fracking sand loading facility is gone…. The rumor is that garbage will be taking its place…. Not the traditional household-type garbage but rather building materials, plaster and stuff like that…. That’s the rumor and it hasn’t been validated yet, but what is certain is that the sandman […]

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Perspective: A Lesson Learned At The Cove

An unidentified Norfolk Southern intermodal train races eastbound past the signals @ Cove, Pa. (M.P. 116). <<<< Last When it comes to railfanning some places are clearly better than others…. But then again, better is in the eye of the beholder isn’t it?… Harrisburg, Pa. is known as the crossroads of the Norfolk Southern system […]

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16 Trains On The Norfolk Southern Pittsburgh Line (Part 2 of 2): Harrisburg, Pa. (CP Paxton)

Norfolk Southern Train 12R: Linwood, NC – Enola Yard Daily @ 07:15 p.m..   Norfolk Southern Train 20J @ 08:50 a.m..   Norfolk Southern Train 21M: Croxton Yard – Jersey City, NJ to Corwith Yard – Chicago, IL (BNSF) Daily     Norfolk Southern Intermodal Train 25B     Norfolk Southern Herzog Ballast Train 937   […]

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