Trains 141, 142
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My wife had an uncle, Clyde Yates, that regularly fired Monroe to Roanoke,
Roanoke - Monroe.
On Sat, Feb 3, 2018 at 11:04 PM, CW Long <cwlongjr at gmail.com> wrote:
> Ray, Harry:
> Continuing Ray's question, were 141 & 142 Bristol trains?
> Charlie Long
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>> Reviewing 1949 timetables from N&W's Norfolk Division and Southern's
>> and Danville divisions, it *appears* that No. 10 originating on the N&W
>> became No. 142
>> at Montview. Seven minutes was allocated for the move between Montview
>> Kinney. No. 141 became N&W No. 9 at that point. Nos. 9/10 were mail and
>> express trains on the N&W, but did carry a rider coach. Southern Nos.
>> 141-142 made
>> limited stops between Monroe and Alexandria--Charlottesville was the only
>> stop from No. 141. With service solely in Virginia, Nos. 9 and 10
>> disappeared in the
>> late 50s. N&W cited lack of passenger patronage for discontinuance.
>> For Norfolk Division train crews, the train was handed over to Southern
>> train crews
>> at Kemper Street, but engine crews swapped at Monroe, so between Kemper
>> and Monroe, it was a mixed crew. Harry Bundy
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