A system-wide look at the Montana Rail Link railroad in action. Includes a nice system map and roster. See exciting MRL trains as they travel across the big sky country of Montana. This ex Northern Pacific line features some of the steepest and rugged terrain as it heads up and over and through the beautiful Rocky Mountains. This exciting program includes trains traveling along the Yellowstone and Clark Fork Rivers. The steep grade helper districts of Bozeman and Mullan passes, with up to two helper sets per train.
Trains blasting out of 3 different tunnels and plenty of ex-NP depots from Billings to Paradise. MRL train action includes: yard switching, locals, mainline road freights and BNSF run through trains. MRL diesel models include SW12, SW15, GP9, GP19-1, GP35, SD9, SD19-1, SD35, SD40, SD45, SD45-2, & F45.