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Railfan Pictures of the Week - 03/18/2018
 
Amtrak Northeast Corridor Cornwells Heights Station Bensalem PA March 12 and 15 2018
 
As a follow up to last week's page, hopes of catching Acelas passing each other have been dashed, at least for the time being. The change to daylight savings time ushers in the spring maintenance of way season and with it, a change in operations on the NEC due to track work. As they are replacing the rails on Track 3 (the westbound express track) between Grundy and Holmes, Acela Express 2117 now runs on Track 4 (the westbound local track) between the interlockings, slowly passing Cornwells Heights at 13:00 ...
which may confuse those SEPTA passengers waiting for their local train, as well as delay them. SEPTA train 738 is due at 13:04 but was held at Grundy to follow 2117, arriving at 13:11.
On the other hand, Keystone Train 645 ran opposing on Track 2 (the eastbound express track).
A few days later the same ...
except this time 645 was running cab car forward.
 
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