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by BNSF 1088
Wed Apr 15, 2009 12:05 pm
Forum: National / Other States Talk
Topic: Central Louisiana railfanning?
Replies: 6
Views: 666

Re: Central Louisiana railfanning?

The most trains that run thru the State of La is the CSX RR out of New Orleans Baton Rouge sees very few trains the BNSF Line from Iowa Jct to Avondale La runs about 8-10 trains a day which includes L&D Amtrak BNSF UP. Lake Charles mabey sees 10-15 trains a day. Up towards Shrevport you might see 10...
by BNSF 1088
Sun Mar 08, 2009 9:38 am
Forum: National / Other States Talk
Topic: Train safety requires 2 sets of eyes and ears
Replies: 6
Views: 334

Train safety requires 2 sets of eyes and ears

Train safety requires 2 sets of eyes and ears WASHINGTON - "The best closing pitchers in baseball blow saves, off-duty policemen receive speeding tickets, and human beings make mistakes," said UTU International President Mike Futhey, responding to National Transportation Safety Board revelations her...
by BNSF 1088
Sun Mar 08, 2009 9:36 am
Forum: National / Other States Talk
Topic: BNSF sheds 140 more workers
Replies: 0
Views: 131

BNSF sheds 140 more workers

BNSF sheds 140 more workers BNSF Railway shed rail 140 more of its rail network employees, putting 2 percent of its mechanical workforce on the types of indefinite layoffs that railroads call furloughs. Under that system, workers are no longer paid but the carriers hope to offer them jobs again, wit...
by BNSF 1088
Sun Mar 08, 2009 9:35 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Man claims to be a NS cop
Replies: 2
Views: 233

Man claims to be a NS cop

Man claims to be a NS cop BATTLE CREEK, Mich. -- An Edwardsburg man, 31, was arrested on a charge of impersonating a police officer after Battle Creek police said he told customers at a restaurant on Beckley Road he would arrest them. Officers said the man was intoxicated and became angry about 3:15...
by BNSF 1088
Sun Mar 08, 2009 9:34 am
Forum: National / Other States Talk
Topic: Congress corralling rail monopoly power
Replies: 6
Views: 351

Congress corralling rail monopoly power

Congress corralling rail monopoly power WASHINGTON – The railroads' arrogance toward employees and captive shippers is starting to meet resistance in Congress. The UTU PAC is playing an important role. As reported elsewhere, the UTU PAC-- which gives the UTU significant influence in Congress and sta...
by BNSF 1088
Sun Mar 08, 2009 9:32 am
Forum: National / Other States Talk
Topic: BNSF explores the fuel cell
Replies: 0
Views: 107

BNSF explores the fuel cell

BNSF explores the fuel cell TOPEKA, Kan. -- Taking shape in the BNSF Railway workshop at Topeka, Kansas, is an experimental shunting locomotive powered by hydrogen fuel cells. BNSF believes that fuel cell technology offers the potential to reduce air pollution as well as preparing the way for a futu...
by BNSF 1088
Sun Mar 08, 2009 8:56 am
Forum: Railfanning Information
Topic: BNSF Railway Lafayette Sub live radio feed
Replies: 7
Views: 1849

Re: BNSF Railway Lafayette Sub live radio feed

Here is a web site i did on the BNSF Lafayette Sub it has pictures and milepost locations to help out while you listen in.

http://bnsf1088.tripod.com/
by BNSF 1088
Fri Feb 06, 2009 12:41 pm
Forum: Railfanning Information
Topic: BNSF Railway Lafayette Sub live radio feed
Replies: 7
Views: 1849

Re: BNSF Railway Lafayette Sub live radio feed

This feed is back up and running on scanamerica since Railroadradio.net is not taking any new feeds.

http://lafayette.la.scanamerica.us/index.php

You will hear

Amtrak
BNSF
L&D
UP

I have also added some of the UP ch's.
by BNSF 1088
Mon Nov 10, 2008 7:03 pm
Forum: Railfanning Information
Topic: BNSF Railway Lafayette Sub live radio feed
Replies: 7
Views: 1849

The feed is now on Scanamerica so you can now listen to it using other media players. Just go to this link

http://lafayette.la.scanamerica.us/index.php
by BNSF 1088
Sun Nov 09, 2008 7:51 am
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: The Case Against Centralized Dipsatch Centers
Replies: 10
Views: 388

UP also dispatches out of Spring Tx along with our BNSF dispatchers due to the joint line issues in Tx and La
by BNSF 1088
Sat Nov 08, 2008 8:09 pm
Forum: Railfanning Information
Topic: BNSF Railway Lafayette Sub live radio feed
Replies: 7
Views: 1849

Yep and i am going to work on getting this feed back on RailroadRadio.net that way there will be many choices to chose from to listen to the feed. The reason i have it on teamspeak is i host the Lafayette Parish Fire feed which the FD in the parish use so i also have this feed on teamspeak in case t...
by BNSF 1088
Sat Nov 08, 2008 4:31 pm
Forum: Railfanning Information
Topic: BNSF Railway Lafayette Sub live radio feed
Replies: 7
Views: 1849

The feed is now on this server which i owen and pay for.

Midsouth Team speak

Server address

70.87.174.163:8859
by BNSF 1088
Sat Nov 08, 2008 9:02 am
Forum: National / Other States Talk
Topic: Once again in Lafayette La a truck got hung up on the tracks
Replies: 0
Views: 149

Once again in Lafayette La a truck got hung up on the tracks

Last night the DYTCSX train departed the yard by the time the headend was at MP 144 a call came in on a truck hung up on the tracks at MP 141 they had to back the entire train up 2 miles to get off the crossings. The delay for this incident was around 3-4 hrs. This is around the same area where a li...
by BNSF 1088
Fri Nov 07, 2008 10:14 am
Forum: Railfanning Information
Topic: BNSF Railway Lafayette Sub live radio feed
Replies: 7
Views: 1849

This feed covers BNSF Railway Lafayette Sub Ch 12 road priorty ch CH 36 South Yard CH 40 North Yard CH 88 Yard /this is where inbound BNSF trains will talk to the yardmaster. At this point in time there are only around 8 trains that use this line between Lafayette and Avondale La you will hear Amtra...
by BNSF 1088
Fri Nov 07, 2008 7:25 am
Forum: Railfanning Information
Topic: BNSF Railway Lafayette Sub live radio feed
Replies: 7
Views: 1849

BNSF Railway Lafayette Sub live radio feed

I have put up the BNSF Railway Live radio feed on INB Team speak.

Here is the web site to give you step by step insturctions on how to connect to the server.

http://incidentnewsbroadcast.com


INB Team speak server address
70.87.174.165:8796
by BNSF 1088
Mon Nov 03, 2008 6:15 pm
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: Writer urges, 'Be wary of Canadian Pacific'
Replies: 0
Views: 156

Writer urges, 'Be wary of Canadian Pacific'

Writer urges, 'Be wary of Canadian Pacific' (The following opinion column, "Be wary of Canadian Pacific," was written by Gerald Aftern and appeared in the Minot, N.D., Argus Leader, Nov. 3.) Fact: The Dakota, Minnesota and Eastern Railroad is considered the worst in the industry when it comes to saf...
by BNSF 1088
Mon Nov 03, 2008 6:14 pm
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: No free ride on this freight train
Replies: 0
Views: 154

No free ride on this freight train

No free ride on this freight train GASTONIOA, N.C. -- Hitching a ride on a freight train landed two Charlotteans in jail, according to the Gaston Gazette. According to an arrest warrant and affidavit, Norfolk-Southern Railway Police Officer J.A. Talley caught Rebecca Raine Rosario, 22, of the 1500 b...
by BNSF 1088
Mon Nov 03, 2008 6:10 pm
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: BNSF commits $1 million to sponsor Super Bowl
Replies: 4
Views: 309

BNSF commits $1 million to sponsor Super Bowl

BNSF commits $1 million to sponsor Super Bowl FT. WORTH, Texas - BNSF Railway has committed $1 million to hosting Super Bowl XLV in North Texas, said Roger Staubach, the Super Bowl committee chairman told the Star Telegram. The Cowboys legend, in charge of raising $30 million to host the big game in...
by BNSF 1088
Sat Nov 01, 2008 8:13 am
Forum: National / Other States Talk
Topic: Amtrak#2 Sunset Limited disaster 15th Anniversary 9-22-93
Replies: 3
Views: 803

We don't talk about that incident down here since the crews were out of New Orleans.

I think about that every time i go over 1 of our 4 draw bridges
by BNSF 1088
Sat Nov 01, 2008 8:05 am
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: Editorial: Bite the bullet on fast trains
Replies: 0
Views: 97

Editorial: Bite the bullet on fast trains

Editorial: Bite the bullet on fast trains Americans who have ridden bullet trains in Europe or Asia return home scratching their heads. If only the U.S. had such trains. In many ways, they beat flying and driving, and use much less energy, says The Christian Science Monitor's editorial board. By app...