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by Sean N
Fri Mar 20, 2020 10:52 am
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.
Replies: 458
Views: 38689

Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Looks like a train with rail turning west in Plymouth
by Sean N
Mon Mar 16, 2020 11:52 am
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.
Replies: 458
Views: 38689

Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Kansas City Southern lead container train turning East in Plymouth
by Sean N
Thu Feb 13, 2020 12:24 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Eagle injured after being hit by train
Replies: 0
Views: 2917

Eagle injured after being hit by train

An eagle was injured after hitting a train in the Monroe area:

https://www.mlive.com/life/2020/02/bald ... t-zoo.html
by Sean N
Thu Jul 25, 2019 9:55 am
Forum: Illinois Talk
Topic: Amtrak, Metra hit impasse on new Union Station deal
Replies: 0
Views: 3189

Amtrak, Metra hit impasse on new Union Station deal

From Crain's Chicago: Negotiations have broken off between Amtrak and Metra for a new lease governing the suburban rail agency's use of Chicago Union Station casting a deep shadow on future operations of a rail terminal that serves more than 140,000 passengers a day. In what amounts to a lawsuit, Am...
by Sean N
Fri Jul 19, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CSX Train Location Updates - July 2019
Replies: 409
Views: 61188

Re: CSX Train Location Updates - July 2019

Tree across tracks in Romulus, south of Grant Rd
by Sean N
Sun Jun 23, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: City rules derail Plymouth museum's plans to buy a caboose
Replies: 15
Views: 16250

Re: City rules derail Plymouth museum's plans to buy a caboo

They were putting the caboose in behind the museum tonight.
by Sean N
Tue Mar 19, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Plymouth viewing pavillion (future)
Replies: 1
Views: 2704

Plymouth viewing pavillion (future)

From a Plymouth city commission email: The Commission also approved the first reading for a zoning change for the proposed Mill Street Ventures development at the former Lumber Mart site near S. Mill and E. Ann Arbor Trail. The approval would change the zoning from B-3 to a PUD. The PUD received Pla...
by Sean N
Sun Jan 21, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Tank cars along 96
Replies: 0
Views: 1826

Tank cars along 96

Today was driving along 96, just west of the Southfield and saw two tanks cars that looked danged on the south side of 96. Were they damaged in an accident? Or, are they for used training?
by Sean N
Fri Nov 17, 2017 8:59 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CSX Train Location Updates November 2017
Replies: 636
Views: 48637

Re: CSX Train Location Updates November 2017

Two Kansas City southern engines backing cars sb in Plymouth
by Sean N
Mon Oct 23, 2017 2:11 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Plymouth city CSX road blocking email
Replies: 34
Views: 4767

Plymouth city CSX road blocking email

The City of Plymouth has been receiving numerous complaints related to CSX Railroad blocking crossings for extended periods of time.  This would include today's blockage of a crossing for more than six hours at the Mill Street South Crossing.   We have also learned that CSX Railroad has updated thei...
by Sean N
Mon Oct 09, 2017 10:11 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: CSX Signals
Replies: 12
Views: 3105

Re: CSX Signals

Old signals are dark and hoods are off new signals, looks like the switch over being done.
by Sean N
Wed Jun 15, 2016 3:15 pm
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: Google Earth Oddity
Replies: 5
Views: 2941

Re: Google Earth Oddity

Like something out of the Dukes of Hazard
by Sean N
Fri Apr 15, 2016 4:13 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Extremely PO'd people for stopped CSX trains at Joy Road
Replies: 100
Views: 6921

Re: Extremely PO'd people for stopped CSX trains at Joy Road

Email from the City of Plymouth about the trains: The City of Plymouth has been receiving a high number of complaints from area residents related to trains blocking railroad crossings in Plymouth, Plymouth Township and Canton Township. Unfortunately, the City has no control over the operations of th...
by Sean N
Mon Feb 01, 2016 4:00 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Tank Cars - Pittsfield Twp area
Replies: 4
Views: 553

Tank Cars - Pittsfield Twp area

Neighbors are not happy about the cars being stored near them.

http://www.mlive.com/news/ann-arbor/ind ... r_home_pop
by Sean N
Mon Jul 27, 2015 3:52 pm
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: Rail Link to Hawaii (satire)
Replies: 2
Views: 1696

Re: Rail Link to Hawaii (satire)

Add a London to New York tunnel and think of all the Europeans that would visit Hawaii
by Sean N
Thu Mar 13, 2014 4:06 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: 1225 Return to Rails Excursion
Replies: 36
Views: 1651

Re: 1225 Return to Rails Excursion

Just read an article on the Trains web site that said the issue is the engines weight over some of the bridges on the route.
by Sean N
Mon Dec 09, 2013 1:33 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Jackson & Lansing equipment
Replies: 163
Views: 11737

Re: Jackson & Lansing equipment

Saw the two there for a few days, they had ABBX reporting marks on them.
by Sean N
Tue Nov 26, 2013 5:17 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Detroit River rail tunnel
Replies: 20
Views: 2742

Detroit River rail tunnel

An article from Crain's today: Detroit River rail tunnel to start construction next year, project leaders say By Bill Shea Backers of the proposed $400 million Canadian effort to build a larger commercial train tunnel underneath the Detroit River said today that they will soon have all financing and...
by Sean N
Sat May 04, 2013 4:41 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CSX Location Updates 5/4/13
Replies: 22
Views: 598

Re: CSX Location Updates 5/4/13

K385 just started moving

Unit 4032 on the rear of the train.
by Sean N
Sat Mar 09, 2013 1:12 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CSX Train Location Updates 03/09/13
Replies: 21
Views: 607

Re: CSX Train Location Updates 03/09/13

Just saw a couple of BNSF engines sitting at Sheldon Rd in Plymouth.