list of trains and trails I have ridden 2017

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list of trains and trails I have ridden 2017
Posted by CandOforprogress2 on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 5:25 PM

Vermonter Brattleboro VT to Springfield MA jan 2017

CSX Boston and Albany line to Selkirk NY

CSX Water Level Route to Buffalo

Coach USA from Buffalo to Jamestown NY

Coach USA from Jamestown to Salamanca NY

Buffalo and Pittsburgh E Salamanca Station to Bradford PA

Auto ride from Bradford to Clarion PA following route of Knox and Kane Railroad

Butler Coach Grove City College PA to Butler PA.

Butler PA to Pittsburgh PA via Butler Coach

Pittsburgh Trolley under River to Steeler Stadium

Pittsburgh Port Authority bus to Swickely PA

Cab ride on Hussy Copper works loco for 200 feet in Swickley PA.

Local Train to Conway PA yard from Hussy Copper.

Police Courtesy Ride from Conway PA to Beaver Falls PA.

Tour of P&LE Station by Geneva College Prof in Beaver Falls PA.

CSX Train to New Castle PA

New Castle Industrial RR cab ride for 2 miles into town

New Castle Transit to Mahoningtown PA

CSX New Castle to Connellesville PA

WM rail trail to Cumberland MD

CSX Cumberland to Hagerstown MD.

NS Cresent Corridor Vargo Yard to Lynchburg VA

NS Falwell yard to Radford VA

Roanoke Coach to Roanoke VA from Radford and back to Lynchburg

Amtrak Lynchburgh to Washington DC

MARC Train DC to Perryville MD

Car ride to Newark DE

SEPTA Newark DE to Philly Broad

SEPTA Philly to Trenton

NJ Transit Riverline up one stop to the beer store and back

D and L canal path to Yardly PA from Morrisville PA

NJ Transit Trenton to Port Jervis via Secause Transfer

AT Trail to Newburg NY and via Coach USA

Metro North Ferry Newburg to Beacon NY

Walk right of way of Beacon Branch to Hopewell Jnt. NY

Uber to Poughkipsie

Dutchess County Bus to Pawling NY

Metro North Pawling to Wassaic 

Car ride to Lakeville NY

Central New England Rail Trail to Salisbury CT

Houstonic Canaan to Great Barrington NY

 

 

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Posted by Penny Trains on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 6:36 PM
  1. Cuyahoga Valley Line to Hale Farm 1976 behind 4070.
  2. Cuyahoga Valley Line to Akron Northside 2016 behind 767.
  3. Um.....do amusement park trains count?  Big Smile

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Posted by zugmann on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 8:55 PM

1. the trains I worked.

2. um... those were enough.

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Posted by MidlandMike on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 10:14 PM

   "Walk right of way of Beacon Branch to Hopewell Jnt. NY"

Is the branch getting weed overgrown, or are they doing some maintenance?

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Posted by richg1998 on Thursday, June 22, 2017 10:25 AM

I have ridden a few trains but the best was standing in the back of a passenger car on the Mt Washington cog railway pushed to the top of the mountain, 6,280 feet by a little 1937 steamer. I could feel the heat from the smokebox and put my arm out the window and covered with soot in about twenty seconds.

A nine step turnout near the top is quite something.

Trails. I ride my bicycle nearly every day on local rail trails in MA where I live and sometimes in CT.

Rich

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Posted by zugmann on Thursday, June 22, 2017 12:07 PM

richg1998
I have ridden a few trains but the best was standing in the back of a passenger car on the Mt Washington cog railway pushed to the top of the mountain, 6,280 feet by a little 1937 steamer. I could feel the heat from the smokebox and put my arm out the window and covered with soot in about twenty seconds.

Just not the same with those diesel things they use now (except for the few steam trips).   Honestly, the whole atmosphere of the place changed.  Just seems so touristy-disneyesque now.  Esp. with the moron running around taking photos to try to sell to you.  I hate that business practice with a passion.

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Posted by CandOforprogress2 on Friday, June 23, 2017 11:40 AM

MidlandMike

   "Walk right of way of Beacon Branch to Hopewell Jnt. NY"

Is the branch getting weed overgrown, or are they doing some maintenance?

 

 Once a month a hyrailer truck goes thru and clears brush and trees. Grade Crossing have been repaired and updated. This according to the Metro-North MOW Crew I net in Fishkill NY at the Mobil there/

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Posted by MidlandMike on Friday, June 23, 2017 9:00 PM

CandOforprogress2

 

 
MidlandMike

   "Walk right of way of Beacon Branch to Hopewell Jnt. NY"

Is the branch getting weed overgrown, or are they doing some maintenance?

 

 

 

 Once a month a hyrailer truck goes thru and clears brush and trees. Grade Crossing have been repaired and updated. This according to the Metro-North MOW Crew I net in Fishkill NY at the Mobil there/

 

 

Glad to hear it gets at least nominal maintenance.  MetroNorth has asked for proposals from the public on uses for the line.

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