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 Ringling Circus Train on CSXAdded: December 09, 2008 

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CSX Transportation (CSXT) (more..)
EMD SD50 (more..)
Brownsand (more..)
Junction City, Georgia, USA (more..)
December 03, 2008
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CSX P910 (more..)
Joe Hill (more..)
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Remarks: The Ringling "Blue Unit" Circus train is headed back to Florida for the winter before beginning another year of fun next spring. At 61 cars, this is the longest circus train to grace the rails of CSX's Fitzgerald Subdivision to date.
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  User Comments on this Video (7)

Posted by Rob Anderton on December 10, 2008

Now that is a "SHOW" of it's own!!

Posted by hrljr on December 10, 2008

That's awesome! For some reason I always thought the circus moved by tractor-trailer?

Posted by Ron Gatewood on March 19, 2009

You had a ring side seat for free to see this part of the circus....great! Ron

Posted by Yay468 on July 29, 2009

So cool! I've never seen a circus or circus train. Well I did now. I also thought they were carried by trucks.

Posted by Joe Hill on July 30, 2009

Ringling has two trains used to tour the west/east coasts each year; the "Blue" and "Red" Units which run with 50+ cars each. The Gold unit, which is smaller in size, uses trucks. Everything is based out of Florida, and both trains come through the area I live in on their way in/out of the Southeast. And they do a good job of turning the heads of motorists stopped at crossings!

Posted by Duke on December 15, 2009

There is a lot more than the eyes see in putting on a circus. Thanks for the perspective.

Posted by A Hicks on July 24, 2010

Wow! Did anybody count the number of cars , flat beds making up this train?

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