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MRL 254 SD40XR

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A quad of MRL AC's (4304-4307-4310-4305) await a crew at the foot of the Mullan Pass. A Westbound coal train with three H3 ES44AC's (BNSF 6015 leading) is sitting on the station track nearby. As I left town for Spokane, the AC's headed east to give BNSF a 'push'.

Not much else going on in Helena, only MRL 253 SD40-2XR (ex-BN SD40) on the other end of the yard. It's worth noting that the SD70ACe's are also used with older '645 power' - I spotted 4308-254 at the Missoula fuel stand two hours later.
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