Amtrak Updates April 2017

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Amtrak Updates April 2017

Unread postby justin_gram » Sat Apr 08, 2017 8:43 pm

Amtrak 370, 30, and 354 have all been stopped at CP 507 for a few hours. P370 just got to move a block forward, now all stopped a 506 on track 1. They *should* all be on the move in the next 10 minutes, 1 more westbound freight to get by on the single track.

By the way, I hear that 370 has AMTK 42 trailing tonight.

22:00 ET - P370 clear 506, track 1E.
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Re: Amtrak Updates April 2017

Unread postby bctrainfan » Wed Apr 12, 2017 8:38 pm

355 stopped for red signal w/b at CP Custer, waiting for 354 e/b to pass enroute to its stop in Battle Creek.
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Re: Amtrak Updates April 2017

Unread postby AARR » Tue Apr 18, 2017 11:58 am

Eastbound into Ann Arbor right now
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Re: Amtrak Updates April 2017

Unread postby atrainguy60 » Thu Apr 20, 2017 8:21 pm

I Cana hear 364 approaching Durand right now.
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Re: Amtrak Updates April 2017

Unread postby Mackinac Mac » Tue Apr 25, 2017 11:00 am

Amtrak Update for tomorrow April 26th 2017

Train 350:
2 P42DC locomotives
Normal consist
NXGX 391 Skykomish River (ex-OMRX 800503 exx-BNSF 60 Stephens Pass, exxx-BNA 12, nee-GN 1180) LW 7 Dupl. Rmt - 4 Sec - 3 DBR - 1 Comp.
AMTK 10002 Track Geometry Car
AMTK 10004 American View (viewliner theater car)

Consist will wye and come back the same on train 355 in the evening.

Upon returning to Chicago the NXGX 391 will go back to Cicero yard via the BNSF and the 10002, 10004, will be added to Amtrak 48 of the 27th along with heritage sleeper 10020 Pacific Cape.

You can learn more about the NXGX 391 state of the art inspection car here at this article (offsite link)

http://m.railwayage.com/index.php/m_and_w/nxgen-rail-services-completes-testing-at-ttci.html
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Re: Amtrak Updates April 2017

Unread postby CR900945 » Wed Apr 26, 2017 3:39 pm

Amtrak #350 today through Wayne with back to back Genesis engines, three coaches, food service car, viewliner baggage, two track geometry cars, and rear window inspection car. Going back as #355 tonight. Good photo conditions!
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Re: Amtrak Updates April 2017

Unread postby ~Z~ » Sun Apr 30, 2017 7:37 pm

Amtrak engine 69 with 7 bilevel cars sitting facing northbound at the Memphis Amtrak depot.
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