The NS Port Road: No longer dead in the day?

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The NS Port Road: No longer dead in the day?
Posted by NareBNSF on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 9:51 AM

I have been noticing whenever I go to Columbia, PA, I've been seeing trains around 9AM, and according to, the Southern Heritage Unit #8099 was spotted at Washington Boro last Saturday on 67T at 10:00 AM. I also went out to Columbia yesterday for NS 66T with the interstate heritage unit, which came at 2:25PM. Is this line still ultimately nocturnal, or is it now getting more active during the day? I want to know so I don't sit there for hours with nothing, instead of missing an oppurtunity to go to the PittL in Duncannon or Marysville.

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Posted by CandOforprogress2 on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 6:04 PM

Nighttime to give room for MARC Commuter Trains and Amtrak. Coal has given way to unit oil trains

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