Conrail's Reading Line - Page 2

The Reading Line was Conrail's route between Reading and Allentown/Bethlehem, with CP-Wyomissing on the Harrisburg Line at the west end and CP-Bethlehem on the Lehigh Line on the east. It is mainly composed of the former East Penn Railroad, which came under control of the Reading Railroad and became known as the "Crossline". 

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Almost new 6828 leads 6412 on PIOI-5 @ Longswamp, PA
CR 6997 is on the point of ALHB at CP-BURN in Allentown, Pa 10/1995
CR GP10 7519 (ex PC GP9 7058 nee PRR GP9 7058) + CR SW1500 9563 with mixed freight leaving yard (CP CLINT)

GP10 7580 leads WHRE10 through Topton. Another GP10, 7578, is on the other end of the train.

MP18.5 CR Reading Line

A GP38-2 brings Allentown-Enola manifest ALEN westbound through CP-BURN on September 7, 1990. Notice that this was clearly before the Basin St. grade crossing elimination project took place. Today, the roadbed is on a fill several feet above ground level here.
CR 8227 is on the point of ALHB at CP-BURN in Allentown, Pa 8/1994
The second Ore Train ZBB-412 on 5/28/78 is powered by MP15DC's

Conrail has two months left as this eastbound manifest heads east into the yard with four EMDs. This train may have been CAAL. Unfortunately my dad didn't keep notes so I'm 100% sure about that.

CP-Burn MP35.0 CR Reading Line

Two CSX C40-8's and the 6829 lead ALCS0 through Blandon. MP0.8 CR Reading Line
PIOI-7 with SD60I 5506 and SD50 6816 @ CP-Burn Auburn Street Allen Town, Pa

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