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Rarely has CN intermodal train 149 (Halifax - Chicago) turned up when I'm watching the Bayview Jct area.  It was a double surprise to catch it meeting its counterpart train 148 there on 2019 March 19 around 1:43PM.
CN 148 has a GMD SD70M-2 in the lead, second unit is a standard-cab EMD SD60.  
CN 149 was powered by CN 8022 leading (SD70M-2) and GECX 9507 (C41-8W in UP colours, except for CN-painted A/C unit). 
Head ends of both trains crossed near the signals at the bridge over Hwy 403.
Tail ends of both trains crossed near the spot where front of 148 is.
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Caption: Very rarely do I see a westbound intermodal train on a day when I'm watching the Bayview Jct area in good-light hours.
Often-seen eastbound CN 148 (Chicago - Halifax) has westbound counterpart 149; I assume it usually passes here in the dark.
People with access to CN train numbers indicate that the train on the north (far) track is westbound CN train 199.

I eastbound (approaching) train is presumably CN 148, with a GMD SD70M-2 in the lead, second unit standard-cab EMD SD60.
The other train, westbound 199, had CN 8022 leading (SD70M-2) with GECX 9507 (C41-8W in UP colours, except CN-painted A/C unit).

Head ends of the trains met near the signals at the bridge over Hwy 403, at about 1:43 PM on Tuesday 19 March 2019.
Tail ends of the trains crossed a few minutes later around where the front of 148 is in this picture.

Photographer:
John Pittman [202] (more) (contact)
Date: 2019-03-19 (search)
Railway: Canadian National (search)
Reporting Marks: CN 8890, CN 5431 (search)
Train Symbol: CN 148 meets CN 199 (search)
Subdivision/SNS: CN Dundas Sub 0.3 (search)
City/Town: Hamilton West (search)
Province: Ontario (search)
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5 Comments
  1. I just know from people who saw it further west down the line, and was confirmed later by those who’d know.

    And agreed, a rare treat to see two stack trains meeting on the Dundas, regardless of which two.

  2. Is the way that you guys find out the train number available to me ?
    I submitted request to substitute new caption and correct Train symbol on March 21.

  3. Thanks for that correction, the only intermodal I see regularly is 148 … didn’t hear anything on the scanner, so 149 was just a guess. Still a lucky catch meet.

  4. Yes 8022 was 199

  5. sure that wasn’t a 199 ? There was a Prince Rupert marine container train WB on Tuesday..PM sometime

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