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Construction of the GO East Rail Maintenance Facility progresses, with the west side railbeds partially installed,
 

   as VIA #6401 leads the mid morning J train,  #62  to Montreal and  #52 to Ottawa (with 6434 ) ,  slowing for the Oshawa station stop,


   and in the background the tail end of an auto parts / auto racks westbound exits the south service track  powered by a CN  8889 / 2191 / 5442   combo:  SD70M-2 /  Dash 8-40 CW  / SD60; 


   Image from the since removed Hopkins St overpass, Whitby, October 12, 2016 digital by S.Danko


   Noteworthy: 


The GM Oshawa plant ceased production December 2019. There will be a return of  auto parts/ racks action  (whether CP may be involved n/k ) at the renewed GM facility: pickup production is targeted to begin in January 2022 with the next-generation Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra, including their heavy-duty variants.
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Caption:

Construction of the GO East Rail Maintenance Facility progresses, with the west side railbeds partially installed,

as VIA #6401 leads the mid morning J train, #62 to Montreal and #52 to Ottawa (with 6434 ) , slowing for the Oshawa station stop,

and in the background the tail end of an auto parts / auto racks westbound exits the south service track powered by a CN 8889 / 2191 / 5442 combo: SD70M-2 / Dash 8-40 CW / SD60;

Image from the since removed Hopkins St overpass, Whitby, October 12, 2016 digital by S.Danko

Noteworthy:

The GM Oshawa plant ceased production December 2019. There will be a return of auto parts/ racks action (whether CP may be involved n/k ) at the renewed GM facility: pickup production is targeted to begin in January 2022 with the next-generation Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra, including their heavy-duty variants.

Photographer:
sdfourty [485] (more) (contact)
Date: 10/12/2016 (search)
Railway: VIA Rail (search)
Reporting Marks: VIA 6401 (search)
Train Symbol: VIA #62 (search)
Subdivision/SNS: Whitby (search)
City/Town: Whitby (search)
Province: Ontario (search)
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