With the growing Raleigh skyline behind them, the Raleigh & Fayetteville returns south to Fuquay-Varina.
RF01 pulls down to Southern Jct. for a signal from CSX shortly after departing NS Glenwood Yard with a train of interchange traffic.
Raleigh & Fayetteville RF01 cuts through Raleigh as they work their way south out of Glenwood Yard with a train of interchange traffic off NS.
RJCC SD40T-2 8569 was built as SP 8569 in 1979. In sounds crazy, but this Tunnel Motor has spent more time on RJ Corman railroads than SP!
Raleigh & Fayetteville's road train waits for a recrew at Lillington with all three of their units for power.
RF01 rolls along US-401 on their way through Kipling.
An SD40T-2, GP38-2 and SD40-2 bring RF01 over the roller coaster grade profile on the VF Line southbound towards Fayetteville.
Raleigh & Fayetteville switches the Harnett Transload in Chalybeate Springs. This is one of the busier locations RFCC serves.
RF01 rounds the sharp curve at Rawls, showing off their entire 11 car consist.
After getting a warrant from Varina to Lillington, RF01 departs south with a cut of cars for the former NS VF Line to Fayetteville.
Raleigh & Fayetteville's daytime job works their way south with a Tunnel Motor leading on the former "old" NS Line.
RF01 departs Raleigh for Fayetteville with a trio of EMDs for power.
The Raleigh & Fayetteville's turn to Raleigh waits for a signal at the CSX-controlled interlocking at Southern Junction with an ex-SP Tunnel Motor leading.
RF01 has just departed Glenwood Yard with cars off of NS as they pull down to Southern Junction to wait for the AM passenger rush to clear up in Raleigh before heading south.
The daily ALCAN train uses CSXT on either end of its trip between Louisville & Berea, KY, running the ex-L&N Eastern Kentucky Division "Old Road" inbetween. Downtown Frankfort has a var... (more)