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February 24th, 2007
We went to Mount Pleasant GO for CN #454 with CN-CP power and CN #397 with CN-UP-CN-CEFX(BN), Georgetown for Via #84, Mansewood to see a parked CN #392 with BNSF-EMDX(UP) power, returning home for lunch and other events.
Mount Pleasant, Ontario
(map) Mount Pleasant is a GO station between Georgetown and Brampton on the CN Halton sub.
CN #454 passes through Mount Pleasant GO station en route to Oshawa with CN/IC 6256-CP 5720 and mostly empty autoracks with an irregular smattering of mixed freight.
CN #397 with CN-UP-CN-CEFX(BNSF) passes through Georgetown GO.
(map) Georgetown's CN Silver is the site of the junction between CN's Halton sub and the CN-owned, GEXR-rented Guelph sub. It is between Guelph and Brampton on highway 7.
VIA #84 pulls through Georgetown station by the GO trains parked for the weekend.
(map) Mansewood is a nice open spot with nowhere really good to park near the tracks. It is immediately North of Milton and South of Scotch Block on the CN Halton sub.