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    #1 GojiMet86

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    Posted 28 October 2016 - 10:44 PM

    Something you don't see everyday. Two MP15AC locomotives hauling four M7A cars on the approach to the Hell Gate bridge. Happens on Thursdays, but I've seen the time vary from a quarter to 10 to almost 12. This is being done to install PTC on the M7A.

     

     

     

     

    Plus ACS-64 #662 being hauled after becoming disabled earlier in the day.

     


    Edited by GojiMet86, 28 October 2016 - 10:45 PM.

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    #2 Cait Sith

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    Posted 29 October 2016 - 04:13 PM

    That could very much explain the 2-4 car sets of MNRR cars I see at the LIRR shop.


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    #3 Tom Meadow

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    Posted 30 October 2016 - 07:50 PM

    I found some articles online about mnrr trains being fixed at lirr shops.One reason the m7 might be bombardier has a office I think in Jamaica or the arch street shops.couple more years we will be seeing more mnrr trains when going into pennstation.
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