CP 286 of CSX's Syracuse Terminal Subdivision at East Syracuse, NY

  Control Point (CP) 286 sits at milepost (MP) 286.6 of CSX's Syracuse Terminal Subdivision. CP 286 is just west of CSX's DeWitt Yard in East Syracuse, New York. In conjunction with CP 285, CP 286 controls movements on the STS into and out of DeWitt Yard. The CP controls movements on mainline tracks 1 and 2, North Runner, Inbound Lead, Track 7, and Track 8. 

CSXT 39 leads M561 west on the North Runner at CP 286
CSXT 39 and CN 2838 lead M367-07 west on the North Runner. The Inbound Lead, next to North Runner, diverges from Track 1 here.

  The eastern end of CP286 is east of the Burnet Avenue overpass and sits along Carr Street. The track arrangement, from south to north, is Track 2, Track 1, Inbound Lead, and North Runner. The westbound absolute signals (WAS) are next to the former Pandrol Jackson/Speno rail services facility, which was a former NYC engine servicing facility. The Inbound Lead diverges from Track 1 and runs east between the North Runner and Track 1 to DeWitt Yard. 

Priority intermodal train I001-07 rolls west on Track 2 under the westbound cantilever signal bridge.
Priority intermodal train I001-07 is westbound on Track 2 under the westbound cantilever signal bridge. To the right is where the former Pandrol Jackson/Speno Rail Services building once stood.

  The western end of CP286 is west of Burnet Avenue and east of Thompson Road. On the western end Track 7 begins, diverging from Track 2. Track 7 runs west to CP291 and serves Syracuse's Amtrak and bus station. Track 8 runs west on the north side of Track 1, from the end of North Runner to CP290.

I001-07 is westbound on Track 2 at CP286, passing under the Burnet Ave. overpass
I001-07 is passing under Burnet Avenue on Track 2. In the bottom-left is Carr St. In the distance is the eastbound absolute signal bridge. 


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