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NKP 765 is Coming to The Chicagoland
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Author:  Djcman331 [ Fri May 20, 2016 2:33 pm ]
Post subject:  NKP 765 is Coming to The Chicagoland

On Saturday June 11th, NKP will be on display at Franklin Park Railroad Daze in Franklin Park, IL along with other equipment from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM! Then, in the morning of Sunday June 12th, it will do an excursion titled 'THE VARSITY' from The Glen of North Glenview of Glenview, IL to Fox Lake and Janesville, Wisconsin! This trip will utilize Metra/CP trackage north to Rondout, IL and then go west to make a 20 minute passenger stop in Fox Lake, IL then on to Janesville, WI and return!
Here's the schedule:
7:00 AM Depart from The Glen of North Glenview
8:00 AM Arrive Fox Lake Metra Station
8:20 AM Depart Fox Lake
11:00 AM Arrive Janesville
12:30 PM Depart Janesville
2:30 PM Arrive Fox Lake
3:30 PM Depart Fox Lake
5:30 PM Arrive The Glen of North Glenview

The extended times on the return trip are due to Metra traffic.

For tickets:
For general information:
https://fortwaynerailroad.org/2016/05/s ... ith-metra/

Author:  Matt_Viar [ Thu Jun 09, 2016 1:44 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: NKP 765 is Coming to The Chicagoland

NKP 765 is making its ferry move to Chicago today. The NS excursion cars arrived yesterday and they departed Fort Wayne shortly before 1pm today. Route is the ex-NKP main.

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