Michigan Shortline Updates August 2017

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Michigan Shortline Updates August 2017

Unread postby SD80MAC » Tue Aug 01, 2017 11:28 am

GRE rolling through Ada, sounded westbound.
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Re: Michigan Shortline Updates August 2017

Unread postby Raildudes dad » Tue Aug 01, 2017 11:56 am

Didn't run yesterday
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Re: Michigan Shortline Updates August 2017

Unread postby SD80MAC » Tue Aug 01, 2017 1:40 pm

I was mistaken, GRE was eastbound earlier. Headed west through Ada at 14:35.
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Re: Michigan Shortline Updates August 2017

Unread postby GrandTrunkFan » Wed Aug 02, 2017 12:44 am

Is GRE running every other day?
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Re: Michigan Shortline Updates August 2017

Unread postby SD80MAC » Wed Aug 02, 2017 6:27 am

GrandTrunkFan wrote:Is GRE running every other day?

Normally Monday Wednesday Friday but sometimes they deviate based on crew availability and customer needs.
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Re: Michigan Shortline Updates August 2017

Unread postby Raildudes dad » Wed Aug 02, 2017 7:46 am

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
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Re: Michigan Shortline Updates August 2017

Unread postby Patriot » Thu Aug 03, 2017 9:33 am

GRE --- EB Leonard at 10:30 with one non-King CH
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Re: Michigan Shortline Updates August 2017

Unread postby Patriot » Thu Aug 03, 2017 1:19 pm

GRE --- WB Leonard at 2:17 with 10 CHs
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Re: Michigan Shortline Updates August 2017

Unread postby SD80MAC » Tue Aug 08, 2017 10:27 am

GRE Eastbound Ada 11:25.
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Re: Michigan Shortline Updates August 2017

Unread postby strugglin » Sun Aug 20, 2017 1:18 am

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.
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Re: Michigan Shortline Updates August 2017

Unread postby mikerm19 » Sun Aug 20, 2017 5:52 pm

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


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Re: Michigan Shortline Updates August 2017

Unread postby Patriot » Mon Aug 21, 2017 9:15 am

GRE --- WB Leonard at 10:14 with six CHs.
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Re: Michigan Shortline Updates August 2017

Unread postby csx801 » Mon Aug 21, 2017 10:56 am

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
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Re: Michigan Shortline Updates August 2017

Unread postby csx801 » Mon Aug 21, 2017 3:43 pm

Michigan Shore railroad back into Muskegon at 1645

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12 mixed tanks
9 sand hoppers (Mixed throughout)

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Re: Michigan Shortline Updates August 2017

Unread postby AARR » Mon Aug 21, 2017 5:32 pm

Would you know which site is shipping the sand? Muskegon or Berry Jct?
csx801 wrote:Michigan Shore railroad back into Muskegon at 1645

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Re: Michigan Shortline Updates August 2017

Unread postby csx801 » Tue Aug 22, 2017 3:27 pm

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.
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Re: Michigan Shortline Updates August 2017

Unread postby AARR » Tue Aug 22, 2017 6:25 pm

Thanks.

Is the sand plant at Berry Jct. shipping daily?
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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.
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Re: Michigan Shortline Updates August 2017

Unread postby csx801 » Tue Aug 22, 2017 10:01 pm

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.
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Re: Michigan Shortline Updates August 2017

Unread postby SD80MAC » Wed Aug 23, 2017 8:56 am

GRE eastbound at Ada.
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Re: Michigan Shortline Updates August 2017

Unread postby Plannerdad » Wed Aug 23, 2017 8:27 pm

Lowell had no or few hoppers yesterday, today there are 30-40 around town, including south of the river.
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