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February 6th, 2005
GEXR #433, usually a dedicated train from Kitchener to London for autoframes followed #432 to Guelph and did what would normally be #580's work, except #580 doesn't run on Sundays. After watching that, we headed to Guelph Junction to catch CP's new power-transfer train, #138, with 8 units.
(map) The city of Guelph is my home town and is just East of Kitchener-Waterloo on the GEXR Guelph sub, and the Ontario Southland Railway/Guelph Junction Railway track, the other end of which is at Guelph Junction.
GEXR #433 switches at CN Guelph Junction before heading to the industrial tracks.
Guelph Junction, Ontario
(map) Technically Campbellville, Guelph Junction is the junction of the Guelph Junction Railway -- currently serviced by OSR -- the CP Hamilton sub, and the CP Galt sub. It is between Milton and Galt on the CP Galt sub.
CP #138 with 4 SD40-2s, 2 SD40-2Fs, an SD60, and an AC4400CW heads through the Junction eastbound.
A manifest freight heads eastbound through the Junction.
CP #159 One-unit-wonder high priority intermodal heads through the Junction westbound at a crawl.