OT: CONRAILS in Detroit, Jersey, Philly etc...greenspun.com : LUSENET : TimeBomb 2000 (Y2000) : One Thread
Holy moley man, they're all over the place!
Detroit operations Northern New Jersey operations Philadelphia/Southern New Jersey operations
-- Ivan (firstname.lastname@example.org), February 02, 2000
---hahahahahaha! now I got to get you and Hokie both! sheesh! hahahahaha! Good one!
-- zog (email@example.com), February 02, 2000.
See, and you thought I was just pulling your leg!!!
Conrail operations over nearly 90 miles of rail lines in the Detroit area are focused in the corridor connecting Trenton, Detroit and Sterling Heights/Utica. Major yards served by Conrail include Livernois, North, River Rouge and Sterling yards. Conrail's local service provides Detroit area rail users, including all the major automobile manufacturers, with efficient service to the entire North American rail freight network through CSX and Norfolk Southern.
Northern New Jersey operations
Conrail operations on nearly 200 miles of rail lines in the northern half of New Jersey are concentrated in Essex, Hudson, Middlesex, Monmouth Ocean. and Union counties.
The hub of Conrail activities in the region is Oak Island Yard in Newark, with smaller local serving yards located in Bayonne, Greenville (Jersey City), Linden, Manville, Metuchen, Newark, Old Bridge, Port Reading (Woodbridge), and Red Bank. Conrail also operates new automobile distribution facilities in Northern New Jersey on behalf of its owners. In addition to providing local service for customers along the shared assets lines, Conrail operates provides local freight service along Amtrak's Northeast Corridor between Newark and Trenton.
Philadelphia/Southern New Jersey operations
Conrail operates about 250 miles of rail lines in the Philadelphia- South Jersey area.
In Southern New Jersey, Conrail provides local freight service on virtually all rail lines south of Trenton, and provides connections with the short lines serving the remainder of the region.
Good one Ivan! I'm surprised they didn't have good pics of the trains, cause they certainly are standing still long enough to get a good clear shot. All those coal trains in Newport News have yet to budge since rollover. It's been a month. I've never seen anything like it! I bet all our chemtrails here have just made the engineers too sick to drive!
-- Hokie (Hokie_@hotmail.com), February 02, 2000.