On the Road (again)

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On the Road (again)

Post by rrnut282 » Fri Dec 07, 2018 1:17 pm

Anybody else notice the BART cars rolling down I-69 on a flat-bed semi? I've seen three in the last couple of weeks. Hard to get a photo when your closing speed is in excess of 150mph. :wink:
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Post by rrnut282 » Wed Dec 12, 2018 8:13 am

This morning, I saw another BART car on a semi trailer rolling West on Jefferson, so is it coming out of the fort, or just passing thru?
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Re: On the Road (again)

Post by rrnut282 » Fri Dec 14, 2018 7:52 am

On Thursday, my wife saw one of these cars rolling down (old) SR1 near the airport.

I found a news story stating the cars are manufactured by Bombardier in Schenectedy, NY. So, how is FWA on the route from there to San Fran?
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Re: On the Road (again)

Post by rrnut282 » Tue Dec 15, 2020 4:03 pm

I think I know why we are seeing those BART cars roll through the fort. I saw three of them sitting off Engle Rd at a specialized carrier yard, leading me to believe a Fort Wayne company (or at least an office) is involved in the transportation.
IIRC BART is wide gage so no rail operations on standard gage.
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Re: On the Road (again)

Post by Notch 8 » Wed Dec 16, 2020 5:15 am

Buchanan Hauling & Rigging would be the name of the Company doing the hauling

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