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I suspect this will mean the end for a substantial portion of the locomotives on the railroad. #47 has bounced around since it left the Detroit and Toledo Shoreline where it began its career, but has never ventured outside of the Michigan, Indiana, Ohio area under ownership. The only time it may ha...
In 1998 when it became clear that the Conrail merger was imminent, Ohio Valley Holdings LLC. decided to begin contacting CSX once it was decided that the former PRR line from Walbridge to Tiffin would go to the eastern giant. At first CSX was reluctant to deal with a new investment group with no exp...
- Thu Nov 03, 2016 11:13 pm
- Forum: Paper Railroads
- Topic: Lima Fostoria Connecting Railroad
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With NS and CSX both looking to cut various lines that aren't vital to the system, the former LE&W from Fostoria to Lima was spun off in early 2016 to some of the former higher-ups of the BLE before it became CN. The line from Fostoria to Arcadia remained under NS control with trackage rights grante...
- Mon Feb 29, 2016 10:50 pm
- Forum: Railfanning Information
- Topic: CSX Locomotive Roster News, Updates & Information Thread
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All YN3 or YN3B but these things are going way too fast for my likingCSXTSD40-2 wrote:For those that care, looks like the next four Boise bound Deuces arrived in Clearing. 8458, 8855, 8442, and 8444.
Here is an updated TSCR Roster: AC6000CW - 9339 - 9372 SD40X-3ECO - 8449 - 8454 ES44DC - 1000 - 1059 ES44AC - 862 - 887(Ex-GR&P), 888 - 918(Ex-OC&M), 919 - 949(Ex-IAIS), 950 - 999, 1060 - 1076, 1077- 1099 ET44AC - 1100 - 1104, 1105 - 1209(ordered) SD70MAC - 6829 - 6853(Ex-GR&P) SD70M-2 - 6801 - 6829...
TSCR 1100 - 1104 have been delivered and are being readied for service in Chicago. These will be delivered in the 1100 - 1209 series unlike previous reports stated. These are the first of a 110 unit order of new ET44AC's that were originally going to go in the 2000 - 2109 series. With carloads down ...
News: With CP going after NS, TSCR has openly stated that they are not in favor of a "final solution" round of mergers and are against creating two huge rail systems in North America. TSCR believes a final round of mergers would be unbeneficial to the TSCR system and finding a partner would be a gre...
An order has been placed to GE for 110 ET44AC's to be numbered 2000-2009 and plans have been announced to lease and test two pairs of EMD SD70ACe-T4's short term. TGTX 8033 - 8142 have been returned to TSCR and will become TSCR 6190 - 6299 and are slated to have their cabs and trucks upgraded and re...
- Wed Oct 28, 2015 11:16 pm
- Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
- Topic: Georgia Tech Student Jumped onto Moving Train.
- Replies: 3
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He probably shouldn't have done that
News: TCSR is completing its final stages of selling the Western Division west of Pierre to UP. This section of track includes access to the PRB. The November 1st date to complete the purchase of the B&P is fast approaching and plans have been announced to upgrade trackage from Pittsburgh to Buffalo...
- Tue Oct 13, 2015 9:45 am
- Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
- Topic: Where Is It?
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Here is a somewhat tricky location. (Hint:I took this 4 weeks ago....where was Jochs 4 weeks ago?) upmystery1.jpg I know the answer as I was next to you and another person who I ban from answering. I will add a hint to this. We are looking east and it isn't MI. That is all I can give. Porter, IN