Ashby CPL signal

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Fri Apr 3 13:24:20 EDT 2009

Agreed. More tracks = more capacity = more trains!

On Fri, Apr 3, 2009 at 10:21 AM, NW Mailing List
<nw-mailing-list at>wrote:

> Here is a photo of the southward bracket signal at old Ashby on the

> Shenandoah line taken a few weeks ago. Yes, the signal at old Ashby was

> taken down Monday, and the last time I saw it, it was in a dumpster there.

> The northward colorlight signal is being reused. The old CPL northward

> home signal was retired last fall to make room for the new double track. It

> went in a dumpster too.


> Now, lets look at the bright side, shall we? This is four miles of NEW

> doubletrack on the Shenandoah line, and the old signals had to leave because

> they weren't needed at this location anymore. There's a new crossover at

> Success, and Ashby was moved three miles south. Despite the fact that the

> economy and such is down, the railroad is growing again. I hear that there

> are plans for even more doubletrack projects and growth.


> It's not all bad.


> Ben Blevins


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