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By:Colin Ritchie
Dates:11/15/2020 - 11/15/2020
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CN #998, E/B TEST (Track Evaluation System) train, testing Yale Sub track and approaching Gladwin Road crossing
Title:  CN #998, E/B TEST (Track Evaluation System) train, testing Yale Sub track and approaching Gladwin Road crossing
Description:  CN #998 on the southmost track of Yale Sub
Photo Date:  11/15/2020  Upload Date: 11/23/2020 2:44:32 AM
Location:  Abbotsford, BC
Author:  Colin Ritchie
Categories:  Track,Action
Locomotives:  CN 5330(SD40-2W)
Views:  40   Comments: 0
CN #998, E/B Track Evaluation train, just east of Gladwin Road crossing
Title:  CN #998, E/B Track Evaluation train, just east of Gladwin Road crossing
Description:  CN TEST train consists of the CN locomotive 5330, followed by CN 414852 which has a DGRMS (Deployable Gauge Restraint Measurement System) and is a lowerable axle/rail wheels, hidden by the side skirts. The trailing test car is CN 1057 "Louis Jolliet" and contains the test capturing equipment.
Photo Date:  11/15/2020  Upload Date: 11/23/2020 2:45:01 AM
Location:  Abbotsford, BC
Author:  Colin Ritchie
Categories:  Track,Action
Locomotives:  CN 5330(SD40-2W)
Views:  38   Comments: 0
E/B CN #998, Track Evaluation System Train, east of Gladwin crossing and meeting a W/B CP covered hopper grain train just exting the Matsqui curve
Title:  E/B CN #998, Track Evaluation System Train, east of Gladwin crossing and meeting a W/B CP covered hopper grain train just exting the Matsqui curve
Description:  E/B CN #998, Track Evaluation train. CN rail detector confirmed 18mph speed and a total of 15 axles (including the deployable testing axle)
Photo Date:  11/15/2020  Upload Date: 11/23/2020 2:45:29 AM
Location:  Abbotsford, BC
Author:  Colin Ritchie
Categories:  Track,Action
Locomotives:  CN 5330(SD40-2W)
Views:  33   Comments: 0
CN #998, E/B Track Evaluation train meeting W/B CP covered hopper grain train
Title:  CN #998, E/B Track Evaluation train meeting W/B CP covered hopper grain train
Description:  CN #998 E/B Track Evaluation train on the south track, CP covered hopper grain train has the middle track, meeting east of Gladwin Road crossing. CP covered grain hoppers still rounding the curve on the right.
Photo Date:  11/15/2020  Upload Date: 11/23/2020 2:46:00 AM
Location:  Abbotsford, BC
Author:  Colin Ritchie
Categories:  Track,Action
Locomotives:  CN 5330(SD40-2W) CP 8007(AC4400CWM)
Views:  33   Comments: 0
CP 8007 W/B with covered grain hoppers, approaching Gladwin Road crossing
Title:  CP 8007 W/B with covered grain hoppers, approaching Gladwin Road crossing
Description:  W/B CP unit covered hopper grain train
Photo Date:  11/15/2020  Upload Date: 11/23/2020 2:46:56 AM
Location:  Abbotsford, BC
Author:  Colin Ritchie
Categories:  Track,Action
Locomotives:  CP 8007(AC4400CWM)
Views:  36   Comments: 0
Trailing DPU, UP 2718, W/B just past Gladwin Road crossing with a unit covered hopper grain train
Title:  Trailing DPU, UP 2718, W/B just past Gladwin Road crossing with a unit covered hopper grain train
Description:  UP 2718 pushing a CP led covered hopper grain train just west of Gladwin Road crossing.
Photo Date:  11/15/2020  Upload Date: 11/23/2020 2:47:45 AM
Location:  Abbotsford, BC
Author:  Colin Ritchie
Categories:  Track,Action
Locomotives:  UP 2718(ET44AH)
Views:  36   Comments: 0
W/B unit covered grain hopper train with trailing DPU, UP 2718
Title:  W/B unit covered grain hopper train with trailing DPU, UP 2718
Description:  Trailing DPU, UP 2718 W/B approaching Glenmore crossing
Photo Date:  11/15/2020  Upload Date: 11/23/2020 2:48:12 AM
Location:  Abbotsford, BC
Author:  Magnus Ritchie
Categories:  Track,Action
Locomotives:  UP 2718(ET44AH)
Views:  32   Comments: 0
W/B CN mixed freight consist led by CN 2842, approaching Gladwin crossing
Title:  W/B CN mixed freight consist led by CN 2842, approaching Gladwin crossing
Description:  CN 2842 W/B with additional hoppers and center beam flats seen in the distance through the Matsqui curve.
Photo Date:  11/15/2020  Upload Date: 11/23/2020 2:49:13 AM
Location:  Abbotsford, BC
Author:  Colin Ritchie
Categories:  Track,Action
Locomotives:  CN 2842(ES44AC)
Views:  29   Comments: 0
W/B mixed freight consist led by CN 2842, west of Gladwin crossing
Title:  W/B mixed freight consist led by CN 2842, west of Gladwin crossing
Description:  CN 2842 W/B Yale Sub, distant to Glenmore crossing
Photo Date:  11/15/2020  Upload Date: 11/23/2020 2:49:40 AM
Location:  Abbotsford, BC
Author:  Magnus Ritchie
Categories:  Track,Action
Locomotives:  CN 2842(ES44AC)
Views:  31   Comments: 0
W/B mixed freight consist with trailing DPU, CN 3805 west of Gladwin crossing
Title:  W/B mixed freight consist with trailing DPU, CN 3805 west of Gladwin crossing
Description:  CN 3805 W/B at sunset.
Photo Date:  11/15/2020  Upload Date: 11/23/2020 2:50:05 AM
Location:  Abbotsford, BC
Author:  Colin Ritchie
Categories:  Track,Action
Locomotives:  CN 3805(ES44AC)
Views:  30   Comments: 0
CN #998, Track Evaluation train, reversing W/B approaching Gladwin Road crossing
Title:  CN #998, Track Evaluation train, reversing W/B approaching Gladwin Road crossing
Description:  CN #998 Track Evaluation train reversing W/B through the same area of track it had just come through. Worker on the Test car balcony is confirming to the engineer that the Gladwin crossing is clear. the Gladwin crossing
Photo Date:  11/15/2020  Upload Date: 11/23/2020 2:50:30 AM
Location:  Abbotsford, BC
Author:  Colin Ritchie
Categories:  Track,Action
Locomotives:  CN 5330(SD40-2W)
Views:  32   Comments: 0
CN #998, Track Evaluation train reversing W/B (towards the sunset) approaching the Gladwin Road crossing
Title:  CN #998, Track Evaluation train reversing W/B (towards the sunset) approaching the Gladwin Road crossing
Description:  CN #998, Track Evaluation train reversing W/B on the Yale Sub towards the sunset and while raining. The CN worker on the TEST car balcony is the lookout for the locomotive engineer.
Photo Date:  11/15/2020  Upload Date: 11/23/2020 2:51:02 AM
Location:  Abbotsford, BC
Author:  Colin Ritchie
Categories:  Track,Action
Locomotives:  CN 5330(SD40-2W)
Views:  40   Comments: 0
CN #998, reversing W/B across the Gladwin Road crossing
Title:  CN #998, reversing W/B across the Gladwin Road crossing
Description:  CN 414852 has a deployable axle/rail wheels for track evaluation. It is located under the rear half of the converted box car, behind the side skirts.
Photo Date:  11/15/2020  Upload Date: 11/23/2020 2:51:35 AM
Location:  Abbotsford, BC
Author:  Colin Ritchie
Categories:  Track,Action
Locomotives:  CN 5330(SD40-2W)
Views:  50   Comments: 0
CN #998, powered by CN 5330 reversing W/B just past Gladwin crossing
Title:  CN #998, powered by CN 5330 reversing W/B just past Gladwin crossing
Description:  CN 5330 with open front hatch, reversing W/B on the Yale Sub through Gladwin crossing
Photo Date:  11/15/2020  Upload Date: 11/23/2020 2:52:09 AM
Location:  Abbotsford, BC
Author:  Colin Ritchie
Categories:  Track,Action
Locomotives:  CN 5330(SD40-2W)
Views:  41   Comments: 0


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