CN September Updates 2017

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Re: CN September Updates

Unread postby Dan Cluley » Tue Sep 05, 2017 10:50 pm

116 with CN 2261 & 2641 through Lansing at 23:49
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Re: CN September Updates

Unread postby blueheron13 » Wed Sep 06, 2017 12:33 am

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

Ash is the new control point just southwest of Tappan at Range Rd.
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Re: CN September Updates

Unread postby MtClemensRailFan » Wed Sep 06, 2017 4:54 am

blueheron13 wrote:
MtClemensRailFan wrote:384 I beliebe, CN 2302, is okay from Beck to Ash??? I forgot where Ash is now. :lol:

Ash is the new control point just southwest of Tappan at Range Rd.


Thanks!

384 went through New Haven last night at 8:12. Power was CN 2302, 8835, 2335, 2336, & 2694 with 136 cars. Moving at a pretty good speed too.
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Re: CN September Updates

Unread postby AARR » Wed Sep 06, 2017 6:03 am

Something is arriving from the north into Pontiac Yard but I can't see it yet.

Edit: Now it sounds like it's going north from Pontiac
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Re: CN September Updates

Unread postby Robertrains » Wed Sep 06, 2017 7:53 pm

I photographed northbound train 384 at 14 Mile Road, Fraser, 7:53 p.m. It had two CN SD70M-2 locomotives, #8801/8848, with 127 cars!!!!
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Re: CN September Updates

Unread postby Dan Cluley » Wed Sep 06, 2017 11:35 pm

116 with CN 2022, IC 1033 & CN 5483 through Lansing at 00:22


CN 2296 & 2199 west by at 00:40
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Re: CN September Updates

Unread postby Burb8145 » Thu Sep 07, 2017 11:26 am

Dan Cluley wrote:116 with CN 2022, IC 1033 & CN 5483 through Lansing at 00:22


1033 is now on L503, which was heading north through Delray at 11:38.
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Re: CN September Updates

Unread postby Burb8145 » Fri Sep 08, 2017 9:54 am

Southbound 383 was spotted leaving Detroit on the Shoreline Sub at 6:37 AM. CN 2651, BCOL 4604, CN 5438 were at the point. It was heading to the CSX Walbridge Yard and I'm pretty sure it is now sitting there by this point.
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Re: CN September Updates

Unread postby blueheron13 » Fri Sep 08, 2017 12:45 pm

L503 clearing CP YD at 1:43pm
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Re: CN September Updates

Unread postby KenB » Fri Sep 08, 2017 12:48 pm

CN #503,n.b. On Conrail with CN 8015,2309, OS Delray @1349
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Re: CN September Updates

Unread postby Manistique » Sat Sep 09, 2017 8:54 am

Train 116 SB past MP 22.5 on the Holly with mostly mixed freight led by a CSX unit, then a CN 5400 series and GTW 4916.
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Re: CN September Updates

Unread postby MtClemensRailFan » Sat Sep 09, 2017 5:16 pm

384, CN 5425, is okay from Beck to South Haven at 1814.
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Re: CN September Updates

Unread postby MtClemensRailFan » Sat Sep 09, 2017 7:19 pm

MtClemensRailFan wrote:384, CN 5425, is okay from Beck to South Haven at 1814.


384 & 385 met at Haven.
384 came through at 7:03 and went in the siding. It had CN 5425, CSX 3195, & CN 8895 with 65 cars.
385 came at 7:39 with CN 8853, BCOL 4613, & CN 2426 with 124 cars.
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Re: CN September Updates

Unread postby MtClemensRailFan » Sun Sep 10, 2017 6:21 am

383, CN 2631, is clear of the west track at Milwaukee Jct. and is heading south on the Shoreline Sub.
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Re: CN September Updates

Unread postby GreatLakesRailfan » Sun Sep 10, 2017 2:13 pm

(late report) Had a pair of solid autorack trains through Port Huron yesterday. A loaded train west with CN 2141 as second unit, went west across Flint Sub upon departure sometime just before 4pm.

Also had an empty eastbound train come off the Mt. Clemens Sub around 1430 and headed straight into the tunnel, if I recall correctly. Leader was CN 3009. I was working on a project near the tracks, not totally focusing on the rail activity, hence my less than total recall of some details.
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Re: CN September Updates

Unread postby blueheron13 » Sun Sep 10, 2017 3:01 pm

CN 2253 and BC Rail 4608 led SB manifest on Mount Clemens sub, clearing 14 Mile Rd at about 3:55pm.
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Re: CN September Updates

Unread postby Dan Cluley » Sun Sep 10, 2017 7:12 pm

Looked like 116 going through East Lansing at 20:12.
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Re: CN September Updates

Unread postby blueheron13 » Mon Sep 11, 2017 11:29 am

CN 129 SB on Dearborn Sub. Cleared Oakwood Jct at 12:25. CN/GTW 4900 leading.
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Re: CN September Updates

Unread postby NSSD70ACe » Mon Sep 11, 2017 2:08 pm

L503 is around Shaftsburg. It's supposed to have a single BCOL barn on point. CN dispatcher has another train lined lined from Okemos all the way to W. Shaftsburg so I think they're putting 503 in the hole.

EDIT: 503 is lined for the hole at Shaftsburg
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Re: CN September Updates

Unread postby ConrailDetr​oit » Mon Sep 11, 2017 7:07 pm

229, GTW 4619 heading south by Oakwood Jct to drop cars at the NS Interchange.

Heading back to Schaefer lite.
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