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Montana Rail Link

The former Northern Pacific main line across Montana from Billings to Sandpoint which the BN sold off during the 1980s. Today must through traffic is opreated with BNSF locos while the local traffic has MRL locos.

Citirail ES44AC 1313 is seen leading a westbound unit grain at Elton, Montana along the Yellowstone River - 23/09/2014

MRL SD45s 351, 326 and 355 are seen leading a westbound Laurel-Spokane Manifest along the Yellowstone River at Elton - 28/09/2014

BNSF C44-9W 5274 is seen on an eastbound train of covered hoppers along the Yellowstone River at Elton, Montana - 06/05/2018

BNSF ES44AC 5779 is seen coming into Livingstone on a eastbound empty coal - 23/09/2014

MRL SD70Ace 4300 is seen on the rear of a unit grain before helping the train to the summit of Bozemas Pass - 23/09/2-14

BNSF ES44DC 7669 and SD70ACe 9339 are seen leading a westbound loaded grain train up Bozeman Pass at East Muir - 06/05/2018

MRL SD70ACe 4407, SD40-2XR 250 and SD70ACe 4405 are seen giving a loaded grain train a 'shove' up Bozeman Pass at East Muir - 06/05/2018

BNSF ES44AC 7695 and C44-9W 1103 are seen leading an eastbound empty grain away from East Muir siding and down Bozeman Pass - 06/05/2018

BNSF 4869 is seen leading a eastbound manifest train into Bozemen Tunnl - 30/08/2009

BNSF ES44C4 7083 is seen leading a westbound Manifest at West End - 23/09/2014

BNSF 5381 is sseen leading a manifest east at the summit of Bozemen Pass - 30/08/2009

BSNF 5428 is seen leading a Q Train east at the summit of Bozemen Pass - 30/08/2009

MRL GP35s 404 and 405 are seen leading the Livingston Local #841 west at West End having just crossed Bozeman Pass - 23/09/2014

Citirail ES44AC 1313 is seen leading a westbound unit grain at West End at the summit of Bozeman Pass - 23/09/2014

BNSF ES44DC 7519 and SD70MAC 9894 are seen leading a westbound Manifest at West End having just crested Bozeman Pass - 06/05/2018

BNSF C44-9W 5390 with C44-9W 5046 and ES44DC 7572 are seen leading Alliance, Texas to Portland Q train at West End siding on Bozeman Pass - 06/05/2018

MRL GP35s 404 and 405 are seen leading the Livingston Local #841 into Bozeman - 23/09/2014

Montana Rail Link GP35 402 and SD40-2XR 255 are seen leaving Logan with the local down the 5th Subdivision - 10/05/2018

BNSF 4064 is seen leading an eastbound manifest in Lombard Canyon - 11/09/2013

BNSF SD70ACe 9112 is seen leading an eastbound empty coal train in Lombard Canyon - 11/09/2013

UP former AC600CW 5651 is seen leading a westbound loaded coal in Lombard Canyon - 11/09/2013

MRL SD40-2 253 and 252 are seen leading a retimed Helena local east in Lombard Canyon - 11/09/2013

MRL SD70ACe 4402 is seen leading ML at Toston Dam in Lombard Canyon - 24/09/2014

BNSF C44-9W 5287 is seen leading a westbound manifest in Lombard Canyon - 06/05/2018

MRL 332 is seen leading a local train south in Lombard Canyon - 30/08/2009

BNSF 6130 is seen leading a loaded coal train in Lombard Canyon heading west - 18/09/2010

BNSF SD70ACe 9217 is seen leading a loaded coal train west in Lombard Canyon - 11/09/2013

BNSF SD70MAC 9984 is seen on a loaded coal train in Lombard Canyon - 11/09/2013

BNSF 5012 is seen leading an eastbound empty grain train in Lombard Canyon - 11/09/2013

BNSF Dash 9 5069 and SD75M 8267 are seen leading a short westbound manifest in Lombard Canyon - 11/09/2013

BNSF SD70MAC 8897 is seen leading an eastbound empty coal train in Lombard Canyon - 24/09/2014

MRL SD40-2s 263 and 261 are seen leading local #840 returning from Logan back to Helena in Lombard Canyon south of Totson, Montana - 24/09/2014

MRL SD40-2s 261 and 263 are seen leading local #840 south from Helena to Logan in Lombard Canyon - 24/09/2014

BNSF Dash 9 4405 is seen leading a westbound Manifest in Lombard Canyon - 24/09/2014

BNSF SD70MAC 9870 is seen leading a westbound loaded coal train in Lombard Canyon - 24/09/2014

BNSF SD70MAC 9695 is seen leading a unit coal train into Helena past East Helena - 25/09/2014

BNSF AC4400 5699 is seen leading a loaded coal train out of Helena on the climb up Mullan. 4 MRL SD70ACe are cut in as mid train helpers - 12/09/2013

BNSF SD70MAC is seen leading a unit coal train up Mullan Pass at Tobin with 4 MRL mid train helpers. The broke in half with a broken knuckle a few minutes after - 25/09/2014

MRL 4301 is seen coming down Mullen Pass returning to Helena- 30/08/2009

BNSF ES44AC 6989 and C44-9W 779 are seen leading a westbound tank car train down Mullan Pass east of Elliston - 09/05/2018

BNSF ES44DC 7091 is seen leading an eastbound manifest on the climb up to Mulan Tunnel east of Elliston - 09/05/2018

BNSF 5046 is seen leading a eastbound manifest up the west side of Mullen Pass - 30/08/2009

MRL 4313 with 3 other SD70ACes are seen about to be removed from the loaded coal train at Elliston - 12/09/2013

BNSF 5699 is seen arriving at Elliston where the mid train helpers will be removed - 12/09/2013

BNSF 5699 is seen leading a loaded coal train west of Elliston (The chase ended here with a blowout!) - 12/09/2013

BNSF SD70ACe 9296 is seen leading a unit grain west near Avon - 25/09/2014

BNSF SD70ACe 8531 is seen leading a westbound Boeing 737 train Wichita to Seattle west of Avon, Montana on the west slope of Mullan Pass - 09/05/2018

BNSF ES44DC 7091 is seen leading an eastbound manifest west of Avon - 09/05/2018

BNSF SD70ACe 9296 is seen leading a unit grain west near Avon - 25/09/2014

BNSF ES44DC 7091 is seen leading an eastbound manifest at Bearmouth - 09/05/2018

BNSF ES44DC 7091 is seen leading an eastbound manifest near Bonner - 09/05/2018

MRL SD70ACe 4312 and SD40-2 256 are seen leading the returning day gas down Evaro Hill into Missoula, Mt - 10/09/2013

Montana Rail Link SD40-2 256 and SD70ACe 4312 are seen leading the morning gas local up Evaro Hill north of Missoula, Mt - 10/09/2013

Montana Rail Link SD40-2XRs 263 and 259 with SD70ACe 4406 are seen leading the 'Night Gas' Local to Pipeline just north of Evero Hill - 8/5/2018

MRL 4308 is seen leading the 'night gas' along the Evero Hill line near Arlee- 30/08/2009

Montana Rail Link SD40-2 256 and SD70ACe 4312 are seen leading the morning gas local crossing a trestle near Arlee, Mt - 10/09/2013

Montana Rail Link SD40-2XRs 263 and 259 with SD70ACe 4406 are seen leading the 'Night Gas' Local from Missoula to Pipeline at Arlee, Montana - 8/5/2018

MRL 4308 is seen leading the 'night gas' west near Ravalli - 30/08/2009

BNSF ET44C4 3841 is seen leading a westbound empty grain along the 10th Sub west of Ravalli - 08/05/2018

MRL SD45 382 is seen leading the day gas along the 10th Sub at Dixon, Montana - 31/08/2009

MRL 382 is seen leading the 'day gas' near Magpie - 31/08/2009

BNSF 8920 is seen leading a empty coal train back to the Powder River Basin near Magpie - 31/08/2009

Montana Rail Link SD40-2 256 and SD70ACe 4312 are seen leading the morning gas local between Magpie and Perma, Mt - 10/09/2013

BNSF 7671 is seen leading a westbound J-Train over the 10th Sub near Perma with 2 737s - 26/09/2014

Montana Rail Link SD40-2XR 257 is seen in the siding at Perma on a work train - 08/05/2018

BNSF 8920 is seen leading a empty coal train near Perma - 31/08/2009

MRL 382 is seen leading the 'day gas' east alongside the Flat Head river east of Perma - 31/08/2009

BNSF ES44AC 5820 is seen leading an eastbound empty ethonal train at Perma, Mt - 10/09/2013

BNSF 1076 is seen leading an eastbound empty grain at Perma, Mt - 10/09/2013

BNSF AC4400 5645 is seen leading an eastbound empty coal train near Pema - 26/09/2014

Montana Rail Link SD70ACe 4408 and SD40-2XR 252 are seen leading the returning 'Day Gas' local from Pipeline to Missoula along the Flat Head River east of Paradise - 08/05/2018

Montana Rail Link SD70ACe 4408 and SD40-2XR 252 are seen leading the returning 'Day Gas' local from Pipeline to Missoula south of Ravalli - 08/05/2018

BNSF 8920 is seen leaving Paradise, Montana on the 10th Sub via Evero Hill the current main line via St Regis can be seen turning off to the left (south) - 31/08/2009

Montana Rail Link SD40-2XRs 263 and 259 with SD70ACe 4406 are seen leading the 'Night Gas' Local to Pipeline away from Missoula at DeSmet - 8/5/2018

BNSF SD70ACe 8427 with ES44AC 6063 and SD70ACe 8525 are seen leading a loaded coal train away from Missoula at DeSmet - 8/5/2018

MRL 120 is seen delivering a string of Gondolas to help with a derailment cleanup at Superior seen between St Regis and Superior - 10/09/2013

BNSF ES44DC 7495 and ES44AC 5764 are seen in the siding at Superior on an eastbound autoracks train - 8/5/2018

MRL 113 is seen leading the Paradise local to St Regis along the Clark Fork river - 31/08/2009

MRL GP9s 127 and 120 (note 127 in the new MRL livery) are seen leading Paradise Local to St Regis crossing the Clark Fork River - 26/09/2014

BNSF 4798 is seen leading a east bound manifest south out of Paradise - 31/08/2009

After the failure of MRL 113 MRL 120 worked the Paradise local on its own running long hood forward south to St Regis seen leaving Paradise, Mt - 10/09/2013

1950s built EMD GP9 MRL #113 is seen leading the Paradice local south out of Paradise along the main line torwards St Regis crossing the Clark Fork River - 31/08/2009

MRL SD40-2 252 is seen leaving Paradise in an eastbound work train up the 4th Sub crossing the Clark Fork River - 26/09/2014

BNSF SD70MAC 9811 with ES44C4 8233, ES44DC 7516, ES44AC 6519 are seen leading a loaded coal train west at Paradise over the Clark Fork River - 08/05/2018

MRL GP9 127 and 120 are seen leading a short Paradise Local returning from Thompson Falls at Plains - 26/09/2014

BNSF 1114 is seen ledaing a loaded grain train west near Plains - 31/08/2009

BNSF 5932 is seen leading a westbound coal near Plains - 31/08/2009

MRL 382 is seen leading the 'day gas' alongside the Clark Fork River west of Plains - 31/08/2009

MRL GP9 127 and 120 are seen leading a short Paradise Local returning from Thompson Falls near Plains - 26/09/2014

BNSF 1114 is seen again leading a loaded grain train west at Thompson River - 31/08/2009

MRL 113 is seen shunting the Paradise local at Thompson River - 31/08/2009

MRL GP9 120 and 127 are seen switching the lumber mill at Thompson Falls - 26/09/2014

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