Massachusetts Coastal Railroad

Massachusetts Coastal Railroad

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Thank you Massachusetts Coastal Railroad f or choosing SP Enterprises for your C ar Mate Trailers Inc. purchase.
Finally got to see the Ca pe Cod Canal Railroad lift bridge lower ed, in person, with Mass Coastal Railroad 's engine 2008 coming across. Thanks to Chr is Podgurski for the info on t he best times to catch it.
Coming through W. Barnstable station. 🚂
A step into the past.
To all Toms family, friends an coworke rs. Want to extend my sorrow a nd prayers. Tom was a awesome g uy.
God Bless You All
The horn guys
Chr is Walsh and Grandson Critter Walsh
We're pleased to announce the websi te redesign for Massachusetts Coastal Railroad. We' re super into all things locomotive he re, so this was a particularly co ol site for us. Find them onli ne at www.masscoastal.com.
“High Iron Artistry”! Where the o ld meets the new... 2 views of t he same joint with new wooden ti es, tieplates, spikes, rail joiners, bolts, nu ts, and signal bonding. West Barnstable, MA 08/22/20 20
The recent Sandwich, MA Rte.6A gra de crossing rebuild looks great. Job we ll done.
Here’s a picture of the Massachuset ts Coastal Railroad freight at Wha rf Yard yesterday. You can see whe re the museum was up until 2016. Capecodchapt er NRHS’s boxcar 33401 is seen awaiti ng movement to the Cape.
Very Impressive
Another great one from Richard Patters on
Innovation!

Provides connecting freight service to sou th coast and Southeast Massachusetts. Class I partn er with CSX Transportation.

Operating as usual

3 Brightline train crashes in 4 da ys in Palm Beach County 02/17/2022

3 Brightline train crashes in 4 da ys in Palm Beach County

3 Brightline train crashes in 4 da ys in Palm Beach County A Brightline train early Wednesday morni ng collided with a vehicle for t he third time in four days in Pa lm Beach County.

Building A Diesel-Electric Locomotive Start To Fini sh! 02/13/2022

Building A Diesel-Electric Locomotive Start To Fini sh!

Building A Diesel-Electric Locomotive Start To Fini sh! This is an amazing clip of t he the building of a diesel-electric locomoti ve beginning to end! Your average diesel-electr ic locomotive: Can weigh upwards of 400,0 00 lbs Has 4000 horse power H as 16 cylinders arranged in a V sha pe Can generate approximately 109,000 lbf of tracti ve effort H

Mass Coastal Railroad MC-4 at Inga ll St. Taunton, MA 02/05/2022

Mass Coastal Railroad MC-4 at Inga ll St. Taunton, MA

Mass Coastal Railroad MC-4 at Inga ll St. Taunton, MA Mass Coastal MC-4 is seen at Inga ll St. in Taunton, MA with t wo reefers bound for Maritime Terminal in N ew Bedford, MA. 12/2021Flickr:https://www.flickr.com/...

Penn Central Railroad: Map, Logo, Bankrupt cy, Photos 02/03/2022

Penn Central Railroad: Map, Logo, Bankrupt cy, Photos

Penn Central Railroad: Map, Logo, Bankrupt cy, Photos The Penn Central Transportation Company w as a railroad created through the merge rs of the NYC, PRR, and N ew Haven. It failed almost immediately.

Photos from Cape Cod Central Railroad 's post 01/22/2022

Photos from Cape Cod Central Railroad 's post

12/17/2021

Mass Coastal Railroad is seeking a Cla ss A CDL Driver for Hi-Rail Bo om Truck with Tag Trailer. EXPERIENCE IS REQUIR ED. Do not apply if not experienced.

Th is position is for a CDL Tru ck Driver/Operator at Mass Coastal Railroad in Ea st Wareham, MA. The ideal candidate wi ll be required to perform routine maintenan ce and construction work on railroad trac ks, bridges, and right-of-ways.

Key Qualifications:
•High Scho ol Diploma or equivalent required
•2 years of experien ce on a railroad is preferred
•Experience wi th crossing signal maintenance is a plus
•Mu st be able to read and comprehe nd written safety rules, procedure and safe ty manuals, government regulations, operating and maintenan ce instructions, memos and other work-related information
•Ab le to think and act quickly in respondi ng to emergency and non-emergency situations
•Excellent or al and written communication skills
•Must be ab le to handle medium to heavy wo rk; lift up to 50 pounds occasional ly and up to 80 pounds on a ra re basis
•Knowledge of safety rules and regulatio ns to prevent on duty accidents a nd injuries
•Must be able to work outsi de in all weather conditions including extre me heat and cold
•Must be able to wo rk in an extremely loud work environment

Addition al Information
•Applicant must be currently authorized to wo rk permanently in the United States
•Applicant mu st be able to pass a pre-employme nt drug test and background check J ob Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $22.00 to $25. 50 /hour

12/17/2021

Mass Coastal is looking for locomoti ve mechanics/electrician/machinist.
Contact Tony Farrar GM at [email protected]

Do n ot apply without Heavy Diesel Experienc

Photos from The New Haven Railro ad Today's post 12/03/2021

Photos from The New Haven Railro ad Today's post

Photos from Cape Cod Central Railroad 's post 10/10/2021

Photos from Cape Cod Central Railroad 's post

Cape Cod Central Railroad Dinner Tra in evokes a bygone era 09/04/2021

Cape Cod Central Railroad Dinner Tra in evokes a bygone era

Pretty Cool Article

Cape Cod Central Railroad Dinner Tra in evokes a bygone era Cooking everything on the train is a challen ge but people eat with elegance of da ys of yore.

09/02/2021
JAZZ BRUNCH TRAINS featuring LIVE MUS IC with Jazz Trio onboard 07/21/2021

JAZZ BRUNCH TRAINS featuring LIVE MUS IC with Jazz Trio onboard

JAZZ BRUNCH TRAINS featuring LIVE MUS IC with Jazz Trio onboard ALL NEW! NEW THIS SEASON! Jo in us aboard our JAZZ BRUNCH TRA IN! Enjoy a delicious, three-course meal whi ch is freshly prepared on board, a nd a two-and-a-half-hour round trip ride fr om Hyannis to the

07/02/2021

Classic Cape

This shot never gets o ld!

After a quick run a ha lf mile north to Cohasset Narrows, t he 5 PM dinner train run o ut of Hyannis is headed back sou th off the bridge lined up towa rd the Falmouth Branch.

Mass Coastal's ex CD OT FL9 #2011 (blt. Sept. 1960 as NH #20 38) on the south end and sist er FL9 #2026 (blt. Sept. 1957 as NH 20 07) on the north are bracketing t he five car dinner train on t he Cape Cod Canal lift bridge. T he train is framed under the 271 ft sou th tower that supports the 544 lo ng lift span crossing the canal. Bui lt by the Public Works Administration it open ed in December 1935 and at t he time of its completion, it w as the longest vertical lift span in t he world.

Canal Junction is MP 54.9 on t he MassDOT owned and Mass Coastal operat ed Cape Mainline. The train will ta ke their time pausing at multiple shoresi de views for the guests to rev el in while enjoying their dinner, t he slow trip will allow for t he passage of the northbound CapeFLYER th at the dinner train will follow o ff the branch in an hour or so befo re reversing again here to head ba ck to Hyannis and wrap up the ir trip.

Bourne, Massachusetts
Saturday June 26, 2021

Photos from Cape Cod Central Railroad 's post 06/26/2021

Photos from Cape Cod Central Railroad 's post

05/26/2021

The Saga of A Derailed Sn ow Spreader on Donner Pass, Part-One

05/21/2021

Mass Coastal Railroad GP9RM 2008 lea ds thirty cars and two engines throu gh Howlands in Freetown, MA on t he New Bedford Line. MC-4 with 2008 a nd the first two cars are enrou te to New Bedford to interchange wi th the Bay Colony Railroad as t he rail train was being towed to sta rt dropping rail north of Braley Rd. in Freetown. With both trains goi ng in the same direction they combin ed and ran south together.

New Bedfo rd Line
Mass Coastal Railroad
Howlands, Freetown, MA
5/20/2021

05/14/2021

Skako ballast train at Milliken Pa rk

Photos from The New Haven Railro ad Today's post 05/12/2021

Photos from The New Haven Railro ad Today's post

[HD] Mass Coastal Cable Conduit Tra in - 4/21/2021 04/30/2021

[HD] Mass Coastal Cable Conduit Tra in - 4/21/2021

[HD] Mass Coastal Cable Conduit Tra in - 4/21/2021 0:00 Route 140, Taunton, MAFlickr:[email protected]/Comments?" rel="nofollow,noopener" target="_blank">https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/Comments? Questio ns? Just leave a note in t he comment section and I'll get back ...

04/28/2021

Mass Coastal is looking for locomoti ve mechanics/electrician/machinist.
Contact Tony Farrar GM at [email protected]

Do n ot apply without Heavy Diesel Experienc

Massachusetts Coastal Railroad updated their websi te address. 04/28/2021

Massachusetts Coastal Railroad updated their websi te address.

Massachusetts Coastal Railroad updated their websi te address.

Photos from The New Haven Railro ad Today's post 04/18/2021

Photos from The New Haven Railro ad Today's post

Photos from The New Haven Railro ad Today's post 04/14/2021

Photos from The New Haven Railro ad Today's post

Photos from Mass Coastal Railroad Maintenan ce of Way's post 03/18/2021

Photos from Mass Coastal Railroad Maintenan ce of Way's post

02/28/2021

Trains Run Under Thick Ice

02/24/2021
Photos from The New Haven Railro ad Today's post 02/13/2021

Photos from The New Haven Railro ad Today's post

RAIL GRINDER in Action | RA IL GRINDING TRAIN Speno RR 32 M -3 01/11/2021

RAIL GRINDER in Action | RA IL GRINDING TRAIN Speno RR 32 M -3

NOTICE: MASSCOASTAL Railroad on behalf of MASSD OT Rail will be conducting a ra il grinding operation on the Framingham Subdivisi on. (Between Mansfield MA and Framingham)
Work is schedul ed to begin this weekend January 16 th and continue thru the week.

The Machin es are LOUD and NOISEY and em it sparks.

Any concerns call the Mass Coast al RR Dispatcher Emergency # at 888-783-4316.

We will update Schedule

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RAIL GRINDER in Action | RA IL GRINDING TRAIN Speno RR 32 M -3 Rail Grinder Speno RR 32 M -3 starts grinding some rails in Germa ny. Rail grinders are utilized to resto re the profile and remove irregularities fr om worn tra...

12/16/2020

The New Haven Railroad Today

South Coast Rail Train

As part of t he South Coast Rail Project new ra il needs to be laid to repla ce the ex-NH stick rail that is sti ll in place all over the Sou th Coast. New welded rail is replaci ng that 100+ year old stick ra il and some of it was deliver ed to locations along the Fall Riv er Secondary today. I was able to cat ch the welded rail train as we ll as MC-4 this morning. Click on phot os for individual captions.

Berkley and Freeto wn, MA
12/15/2020

12/03/2020

Podgurski Corporation

MASS INDUSTRIAL SERVICES is loading RO CK SALT at 45 Cushman Street in Taunt on! Call Randy at 508-535-5151 for hou rs and pricing! Picked up or delive ry is available!

THE ROCK SALT WE PROVI DE IS MINED IN THE USA w/ AMERIC AN LABOR

11/28/2020

Cape Cod Central Railroad

Our Dancing Chefs and Waiters, t he Hero Boy, the Hobo, Santa, a nd all of us at the Pol ar Express Train Ride look forward to welcomi ng you aboard! Get your tickets tod ay at: https://www.capetrain.com/rides/the-polar-express-train-ride/

10/11/2020

Dave Blaze Rail Photography

On Borrowed Time

Keolis/MBTA train 743 cur ls around the Lewis Wye off t he Franklin Line (former New Haven Midla nd Division) and on to the Framingh am Secondary for the just under fo ur mile trip to their endpoint at Foxbo ro Station. The service to Foxboro w as a year long pilot program th at began in Oct 2019 funded in pa rt by Robert Kraft to provide servi ce for employees and customers of h is massive Patriot Place shopping, entertainment, a nd sports complex centered around Gillette Stadi um. But the Pandemic decimated whatever (dubio us) demand their was so come Novemb er 1 these trains will disappear. Alleged ly they will return in the spri ng of 2021, but I have my doub ts if they ever will.

Given their endanger ed nature I figured a few phot os were worth my effort especially on a li ne that saw no regular daily passeng er service after 1933 until these trai ns returned.

For those interested in histo ry the line to Foxboro was buii lt as the Mansfield and Framingham Railro ad in 1870 and the 21 mi le route between its two namesake poin ts came under the aegis the O ld Colony Railroad in 1879 and th en the New Haven in 1893 wh en that system absorbed the OCRR. 40 yea rs later passenger service ended, but f or the past 86 years the li ne has been an important freight rou te. Passing from the NH to PC, CR, and ultimately CSXT the li ne was sold by the latter in Ju ne 2015 to MassDOT for $23 milli on. The line is now dispatched a nd maintained under contract by Mass Coast al (except for the four miles fr om Walpole to Foxboro under Keolis contr ol) with CSXT retaining the perpetual freig ht rights. Excepting the rebuilt and signal ed portion between here and Foxboror t he branch line is a 10 M PH railroad that normally sees 4 trai ns a day on its fairly fl at route through wooded semi rural a nd suburban Boston bedroom communities.

Standing at le ft in the background is the 1893 Uni on Station originally served the Old Colo ny Railroad (along the present day Framingh am Sub side) and the New Yo rk and New England (along the prese nt day Franklin Line side) although by 1898 it w as all under the aegis of t he New Haven.

Walpole, Massachusetts
Wednesday October 7, 2020

10/01/2020

Terrific Drone image of the MC/CCC RR "Mixed" consist. Image by Robert Chalme rs.

09/24/2020

Very Cool!

It’s 1955 and a four c ar extra is pulling into Fall River ’s Ferry St. Station. This likely w as the temporary shuttle train that operat ed between Fall River and Newpo rt during the stone bridge outage. Th is service started running in January a nd lasted into March.

Fast forward to 2019 a nd Mass Coastal Railroad 2010 is at t he same location switching tracks to r un around it’s train. South of he re the tracks to Sakonnet River a re out of service.

Historic pho to link: https://flic.kr/p/2jKKhV7

Ferry St. Fall River, MA
1955/20 19

09/17/2020

Cape Cod Central Railroad

IT'S 99 DAYS UNTIL CHRISTMAS !? !?! 🎄❄️🚂 🔔 🎅

We are getti ng our website ready to sell ticke ts for the return of The POL AR EXPRESS Train Ride! Our Christmas trai ns are the most festive annual holid ay tradition for families on the Ca pe.

Dates will run November 27th throu gh December 23rd. Stay tuned for laun ch of sales. Ho-ho-ho!

Address


12 Harding Street, Unit 201
East Wareham, MA
02347