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#1 NS VIA Fan

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Posted 15 October 2017 - 06:15 AM

Certainly not the norm for the Ocean which usually runs on-time or very close to it....but thing do happen....and the Ocean that departed Halifax on Friday the 13th arrive in Montreal over 13 hours late:

-Delayed at Alton between Halifax and Truro while a CN freight was recrewed
-Wheel slip issues with engine 6445 not loading after departing Matapedia.
-#15 Backed up to Clark Brook and waited for an engine from #14.
-Delayed again at Mont Joli with engine issues.
-Rcrewed at Ste Florence (Original crew expired)
-Wait for meet at St. Andre (Jct with NTR freight main from the Maritimes)
-Recrewed at LaPocatiere
-Medical Emergency at St. Charles and met by paramedics at Route #279 crossing.

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-Arrived Montreal at 2322 on Saturday evening 13hr 19min late.

Edited by NS VIA Fan, 15 October 2017 - 06:44 AM.


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Posted 16 October 2017 - 07:37 PM

That makes me a bit nervous. I'm arriving in Montreal on Christmas Eve and flying out at 2.
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Posted 16 October 2017 - 07:50 PM

Thats not a problem, thats the 24th, not the 13th.
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Posted 19 October 2017 - 09:37 AM

What a difference 6 days make. Just arrived in Montreal 5 mins early and we were early at most stations along the way.

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Posted 19 October 2017 - 09:47 AM

Just dont break a mirror.
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