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Michigan Shortline Updates August 2017

Unread postPosted: Tue Aug 01, 2017 12:28 pm
by SD80MAC
GRE rolling through Ada, sounded westbound.

Re: Michigan Shortline Updates August 2017

Unread postPosted: Tue Aug 01, 2017 12:56 pm
by Raildudes dad
Didn't run yesterday

Re: Michigan Shortline Updates August 2017

Unread postPosted: Tue Aug 01, 2017 2:40 pm
by SD80MAC
I was mistaken, GRE was eastbound earlier. Headed west through Ada at 14:35.

Re: Michigan Shortline Updates August 2017

Unread postPosted: Wed Aug 02, 2017 1:44 am
by GrandTrunkFan
Is GRE running every other day?

Re: Michigan Shortline Updates August 2017

Unread postPosted: Wed Aug 02, 2017 7:27 am
by SD80MAC
GrandTrunkFan wrote:Is GRE running every other day?

Normally Monday Wednesday Friday but sometimes they deviate based on crew availability and customer needs.

Re: Michigan Shortline Updates August 2017

Unread postPosted: Wed Aug 02, 2017 8:46 am
by Raildudes dad
Normally M W F but Tues, Thurs this week, don't know about Fri yet. CPMY has delivered twice the number of cars so far this year as compared to last year

Re: Michigan Shortline Updates August 2017

Unread postPosted: Thu Aug 03, 2017 10:33 am
by Patriot
GRE --- EB Leonard at 10:30 with one non-King CH

Re: Michigan Shortline Updates August 2017

Unread postPosted: Thu Aug 03, 2017 2:19 pm
by Patriot
GRE --- WB Leonard at 2:17 with 10 CHs

Re: Michigan Shortline Updates August 2017

Unread postPosted: Tue Aug 08, 2017 11:27 am
by SD80MAC
GRE Eastbound Ada 11:25.

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Unread postPosted: Sun Aug 20, 2017 2:18 am
by strugglin
HESR 3391, 2107, 3045 just arrived in Durand with an empty coal train 2:10am, backing into Durand Yard now with empties, will pick up a loaded coal train in the yard before heading back north to Bay City.

Re: Michigan Shortline Updates August 2017

Unread postPosted: Sun Aug 20, 2017 6:52 pm
by mikerm19
Raildudes dad wrote:Normally M W F but Tues, Thurs this week, don't know about Fri yet. CPMY has delivered twice the number of cars so far this year as compared to last year


Wahoo! :mrgreen:

Re: Michigan Shortline Updates August 2017

Unread postPosted: Mon Aug 21, 2017 10:15 am
by Patriot
GRE --- WB Leonard at 10:14 with six CHs.

Re: Michigan Shortline Updates August 2017

Unread postPosted: Mon Aug 21, 2017 11:56 am
by csx801
Michigan Shore Railroad sitting at Filmore in West Olive at 1150.

MMRR 2057

5 MOCX fertilizer hoppers from Fremont
7 tanks from Brinks (possibly a Webb tank or two mixed in)

12 total

Re: Michigan Shortline Updates August 2017

Unread postPosted: Mon Aug 21, 2017 4:43 pm
by csx801
Michigan Shore railroad back into Muskegon at 1645

MMRR 2057

12 mixed tanks
9 sand hoppers (Mixed throughout)

21 total

Re: Michigan Shortline Updates August 2017

Unread postPosted: Mon Aug 21, 2017 6:32 pm
by AARR
Would you know which site is shipping the sand? Muskegon or Berry Jct?
csx801 wrote:Michigan Shore railroad back into Muskegon at 1645

MMRR 2057

12 mixed tanks
9 sand hoppers (Mixed throughout)

21 total

Re: Michigan Shortline Updates August 2017

Unread postPosted: Tue Aug 22, 2017 4:27 pm
by csx801
AARR wrote:Would you know which site is shipping the sand? Muskegon or Berry Jct?


All sand is coming from Berry Jct. The Norton Shores facility has been dismantled for some time now.

Re: Michigan Shortline Updates August 2017

Unread postPosted: Tue Aug 22, 2017 7:25 pm
by AARR
Thanks.

Is the sand plant at Berry Jct. shipping daily?
csx801 wrote:
AARR wrote:Would you know which site is shipping the sand? Muskegon or Berry Jct?


All sand is coming from Berry Jct. The Norton Shores facility has been dismantled for some time now.

Re: Michigan Shortline Updates August 2017

Unread postPosted: Tue Aug 22, 2017 11:01 pm
by csx801
AARR wrote:Is the sand plant at Berry Jct. shipping daily?

I don't believe Nugent ships daily like they used to. I don't see them enough to give an accurate estimate though.

Re: Michigan Shortline Updates August 2017

Unread postPosted: Wed Aug 23, 2017 9:56 am
by SD80MAC
GRE eastbound at Ada.

Re: Michigan Shortline Updates August 2017

Unread postPosted: Wed Aug 23, 2017 9:27 pm
by Plannerdad
Lowell had no or few hoppers yesterday, today there are 30-40 around town, including south of the river.