Created 24-Sep-11
Modified 1-Oct-11
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Metro-North Railroad and New Jersey Transit having equipment stranded at Port Jervis, New York, enlisted the help of New York, Susquehanna, & Western Railway to reach New Jersey due to "catastrophic" damage between Harriman and Suffern as a result of Hurricane Irene.Saturday, September 24, 2011:

This move was highly anticipated, and kept local railfans on edge for weeks. When it finally happened, the total number of people spotted did not exceed 8.

Saturday, October 1, 2011. A second day of moves occurred with trains swapping at Day Road at 1315. Westbound had 4914, 4193 and 5 coaches. Eastbound through Chester at 1400 with 4913, 4901, 5 coaches. Cab car leading.

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William McMorris/Train538(non-registered)
Wow! Now that's quite a catch!! I'm glad they put the Geep on the front (for obvious reasons-haha). Glad you were able to see the move!!
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