The 11-car train, led by three FP9 units, roared through Mechanicville, N.Y., on its way to Montreal, after having spent Sunday in Kenwood Yard in Albany.
A CP spokesman says the train is one of a number of inspection trains CP operations executives, including President and CEO Keith Creel, run throughout the year.
“This is an operating railroad conducting an operating inspection,” the representative says.
UPDATED: A Canadian Pacific representative responded to a Trains request for comment. Oct. 30, 2018. 2:40 p.m. Central time.