Uploaded on Oct 25, 2009
Class was over so I thought I'd pay a visit to Joliet Union Station.
With the construction of Union Pacific's new Global Four in South Joliet, MOW equipment is commonly seen going to and from the site. A GREX work train shoves West on the BNSF Chillicothe Subdivision with Self Propelled Slot #6000 at the rear.
Chicago-bound Metra 514 departs right on schedule.
Cab Car #8560
Traffic has subsided on the Rock Island and sure enough, two line-ups appear on the BNSF. Soon enough, a Westbound Z-train comes into sight and thunders across the diamonds.
BNSF ES44DC #7565
BNSF ES44DC #7620
BNSF C44-9W #4640
BNSF C44-9W #4782
The tail end of the first Z-train goes out of view as an Eastbound comes into view with H1 power leading.
BNSF C44-9W #1045
BNSF C44-9W #4540
BNSF ES44DC #7559
BNSF C44-9W #4975
Metra 511 arrives into Joliet 5 minutes late due to the usual excuse- "track construction".
The Northbound Texas Eagle arrives into Joliet right on time ready to set off and pick up passengers. Surprised they didn't have the sightseer lounge in the consist...
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