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a) Workings of rare locomotive types on passenger trains. ie:- FL9's 2027 & 2011 worked Metro North's Danbury branch from South Norwalk on Sunday 04/05/03.

b) Locomotive diagrams charting successive workings of locomotives and stock over passenger routes.

c) Charting the changes to services as new motive power is delivered. ie:- the run down of workings by Metra's F40C's as the new Motive Power Industries MP38PHS-3 are delivered and cleared for service.

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Shoreline East Commuter Railroad - 22/11/08

Coaster - North County Transit District 08/09/08

Metrolink 17/08/08

Metrolink observations May 2008

Altamont Commuter Express 01/08/08

Caltrain 01/08/08

Chicago Metra update 28/06/07

Metra Union Pacific Route Peak Hour Equipment Turns -

MARC Train Service update 28/06/07.

New Jersey Transit Main Line/Bergen County route update.

South Eastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority. (SEPTA) Train Service

MARC Train Service

New Jersey Transit

Chicago Metra Update 18/06/06.

Chicago Metra

Trinity Rail Express Dallas/Fort Worth. Information supplied by Richard Morrison

Virginia Rail Express.

Virginia Rail Express Diagrams. Information kindly supplied by Damian Clement.

GO Transit.
GO Transit Diagrams. Information kindly supplied by Damian Clement.

Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority.
North Diagrams. Information kindly supplied by Damian Clement.
South Diaigrams. Information kindly supplied by Damian Clement.

Metro-North Commuter Railroad.
Metro-North Commuter Railroad Diagrams. Information kindly supplied by Damian Clement.
Metro-North phasing out classic FL9s on branches

Central Puget Sound Regional Rail.
Sound Transit Diagrams. Information kindly supplied by Damian Clement.

VIA Rail.
VIA HEP Diagrams. Information kindly supplied by Damian Clement.
VIA LRC Diagrams. Information kindly supplied by Damian Clement.

Amtrak.
Empire Service 700 Series Diagrams. Information kindly supplied by Damian Clement
Amtrak Empire Service
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