CN September Updates 2017

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CN September Updates 2017

Unread postby detroitbench » Fri Sep 01, 2017 6:55 am

116 CN 3007 leading CN 2143 is south on the Holly at the Milwaukee Junction making the turn south onto the Shoreline.
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Re: CN September Updates

Unread postby Saturnalia » Fri Sep 01, 2017 4:34 pm

U745, with 3 loads and 45 empties, okay on both of their track authorities from Gladstone to Algoma Jct and Algoma Jct to Partridge. Pair of GEs leading. Should be around Algoma Jct in Escanaba presently.
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Re: CN September Updates

Unread postby Robertrains » Fri Sep 01, 2017 9:53 pm

I photographed southbound train 385 today (9-1), 6:09 p.m., in Fraser!!!! I waited for the "Flashing Yellow Approach" signal at the new "CP Beck" off Utica Road!!!!
The train had CN SD70M-2 #8004, CN SD70M-2 #8908(?) and CN SD75I #5632, 116 cars!!!!
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Unread postby ConrailDetr​oit » Sat Sep 02, 2017 3:45 pm

514, CN 7071 brought 5 Covered Hoppers to the elevator in Blenheim around 9am and returned to Chatham at 11am with 6 cars. After, they ran east to Thamesville to switch the elevator and tied up in Chatham around 1pm.

438 will be led by the CN 5643 LHF out of Van De Water.
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Re: CN September Updates

Unread postby Dan Cluley » Mon Sep 04, 2017 3:17 am

An unusually late 116 by East Lansing at 03:10 with CN 2016 & 2126

148 was right behind at 03:22, CN 2022 & IC 1033
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Re: CN September Updates

Unread postby Dan Cluley » Mon Sep 04, 2017 8:19 pm

CN 2401 is the 3rd unit on an eastbound going through East Lansing at 20:15
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Unread postby ConrailDetr​oit » Tue Sep 05, 2017 12:32 am

399, CN 5786 entering the USA. 3 CNs.
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Re: CN September Updates

Unread postby ConrailDetr​oit » Tue Sep 05, 2017 12:44 am

[quote="Dan Cluley"]CN 2401 is the 3rd unit on an eastbound going through East Lansing at 20:15[/quot

Entering Canada.
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Re: CN September Updates

Unread postby ConrailDetr​oit » Tue Sep 05, 2017 12:48 am

383? CN 2610 at Tappan. Getting a track authority from Ash to North Haven.

Meeting 384 at Haven.
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Re: CN September Updates

Unread postby ConrailDetr​oit » Tue Sep 05, 2017 1:19 am

271 entering USA. 1 CN.
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Unread postby ConrailDetr​oit » Tue Sep 05, 2017 2:39 am

149, CN 2022 & IC 1011 entering the USA.
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Re: CN September Updates

Unread postby ConrailDetr​oit » Tue Sep 05, 2017 3:24 am

385, CN 2694 is at Tappan.
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Re: CN September Updates

Unread postby Dan Cluley » Tue Sep 05, 2017 4:50 am

About 04:40, 505 with CN 2300 headed west out of Durand.

At 04:44 514 with gtw 4916 headed south on the Holly sub at Durand.
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Unread postby Dan Cluley » Tue Sep 05, 2017 6:35 am

399 by the west side of Lansing at 06:34
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Unread postby Dan Cluley » Tue Sep 05, 2017 8:51 am

At 8:45 149 cleared the detector at mp 257.

At 8:47 514 was approaching Durand northbound.
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Re: CN September Updates

Unread postby blueheron13 » Tue Sep 05, 2017 9:03 am

What are 384 and 385 doing out there in the middle of the night?
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Re: CN September Updates

Unread postby ConrailDetr​oit » Tue Sep 05, 2017 9:03 am

397, CN 2299, 2155 & 2231 is at Hobson. The CN 5783 is following 397 into the tunnel to become the power for 533 in Port Huron later.

382 came out of the St Clair River Tunnel at 7.30am. They set off the CN 5783 in Sarnia.
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Re: CN September Updates

Unread postby ConrailDetr​oit » Tue Sep 05, 2017 2:12 pm

385, CN 2848 is leaving Port Huron with 533 radio blocking behind.

396, CN 2925 is at MacGregor. BCOL blue 4651 and CN 2128 is in their 4 engine consist.
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Re: CN September Updates

Unread postby ConrailDetr​oit » Tue Sep 05, 2017 6:24 pm

WB at Tappan.

EB waiting to enter Port Huron tunnel.
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Unread postby MtClemensRailFan » Tue Sep 05, 2017 7:15 pm

384 I beliebe, CN 2302, is okay from Beck to Ash??? I forgot where Ash is now. :lol:
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