BNSF 5836 Leads a Backwards Amtrak 4

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BNSF 5836 Leads a Backwards Amtrak 4
Posted by Yard Limit on Thursday, June 07, 2018 7:10 AM

We lead off with Amtrak 3 being led by AMTK 3 as it passes through Bernalillo, NM. 
After a tragic derailment near Kingman, AZ, Amtrak 3 became Amtrak 4 in Flagstaff, AZ.  Passengers were bused in from California and Kingman.  Unfortunately, the train was still pointing west so BNSF 5836 was attached to the end of the train to lead it east. 
In this video we see it approaching Albuquerque, New Mexico where the BNSF engine is removed and the train turned around; a process that added an additional 3 hours to an already 6 hour late train.

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Posted by diningcar on Thursday, June 07, 2018 7:58 AM

The location of this photo cannot be Bernalillo since that town is located beyond Albuquerque on the route toward Lamy, Las Vegas and on toward La Junta.

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Posted by charlie hebdo on Thursday, June 07, 2018 8:06 AM

Yard Limit
n this video we see it approaching Albuquerque, New Mexico where the BNSF engine is removed and the train turned around; a process that added an additional 3 hours to an already 6 hour late train.

Three hours to turn?  Then why bother turning if it takes so long?

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Posted by Yard Limit on Thursday, June 07, 2018 2:03 PM
The video of BNSF 5836 was taken in Barelas, just south of Albuquerque.

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