CN Updates - October 2017

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Re: CN Updates - October 2017

Unread postby Wabash1070 » Tue Oct 24, 2017 4:28 pm

kc8bdr wrote:
blueheron13 wrote:L503 NB at Clay Ave at 12:36. CN 3112 and 3063.


I am taking it that 503 has taken the place of 451?

That is correct
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Re: CN Updates - October 2017

Unread postby kc8bdr » Tue Oct 24, 2017 5:34 pm

502 cleared the detector MP 34.2 southbound at 5:28 PM. a grand total of 108 axles. CN 3034 leading.
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Re: CN Updates - October 2017

Unread postby kc8bdr » Tue Oct 24, 2017 5:36 pm

Wabash1070 wrote:
kc8bdr wrote:
blueheron13 wrote:L503 NB at Clay Ave at 12:36. CN 3112 and 3063.


I am taking it that 503 has taken the place of 451?

That is correct


Thanks.
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Re: CN Updates - October 2017

Unread postby KC8RBK » Tue Oct 24, 2017 8:18 pm

L503 clear 205 at 2015. 2 cn units in the lead elephant style
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Re: CN Updates - October 2017

Unread postby KC8RBK » Wed Oct 25, 2017 7:47 am

Wb by 205 with a single cowl in the lead. 0745
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Re: CN Updates - October 2017

Unread postby GTW » Wed Oct 25, 2017 9:13 am

Don't have much details but CN will run a OCS train up the MTC Sub. with management on board. Heard it will stay in Port Huron on the 27th and head back to Chicago via Flint.
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Re: CN Updates - October 2017

Unread postby KC8RBK » Wed Oct 25, 2017 9:22 am

149 past 205 at 0917. I missed the head end so not sure on power.
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Re: CN Updates - October 2017

Unread postby Manistique » Wed Oct 25, 2017 12:21 pm

Train 503 went NB past MP 22.5 on the Holly around 11:45am with two NS units leading.
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Re: CN Updates - October 2017

Unread postby blueheron13 » Wed Oct 25, 2017 12:37 pm

CN M383 SB at Delray heading over Conrail bridge at 12:32. CN 2845 and CN 3018.
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Re: CN Updates - October 2017

Unread postby firemedic54 » Wed Oct 25, 2017 4:19 pm

Our neighboring fire department Springfield Township is reporting a train that's broke down blocking crossings in Davisburg. Ongoing for about 30 minutes from what I've heard.
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Re: CN Updates - October 2017

Unread postby Manistique » Wed Oct 25, 2017 6:11 pm

Amtrak 350/355 had three additional cars on the rear and two locomotives on the front back to back. Two of the three cars were double-decker with the one on the very end a glassed-end observation car. All were Amtrak Equipment. They must have wyed 350 in Pontiac.
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Re: CN Updates - October 2017

Unread postby GTW » Wed Oct 25, 2017 7:15 pm

CN "OCS" by 135.9 on the South Bend Sub. with CN 2228 on the point with 6 cars.
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Re: CN Updates - October 2017

Unread postby Robertrains » Wed Oct 25, 2017 7:32 pm

GTW wrote: » Wed Oct 25, 2017 7:15 pm
CN "OCS" by 135.9 on the South Bend Sub. with CN 2228 on the point with 6 cars.


Cool!!!! Does anyone have more information on this train? What time will it head up the Mt. Clemens Subdivision on Friday 10-27? I sure would like to catch this train!!!! :mrgreen:
Too bad it doesn't have E-units leading!!!!


"Update" (photo by Tim Parrott...CN Freeport Sub, 10-25-2017, Cherry Valley IL. Facebook® "Grand Trunk Western® Tracker"): Image :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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Re: CN Updates - October 2017

Unread postby CN_Okemos » Wed Oct 25, 2017 9:48 pm

Robertrains wrote:
GTW wrote: » Wed Oct 25, 2017 7:15 pm
CN "OCS" by 135.9 on the South Bend Sub. with CN 2228 on the point with 6 cars.


Cool!!!! Does anyone have more information on this train? What time will it head up the Mt. Clemens Subdivision on Friday 10-27? I sure would like to catch this train!!!! :mrgreen:
Too bad it doesn't have E-units leading!!!!


"Update" (photo by Tim Parrott...CN Freeport Sub, 10-25-2017, Cherry Valley IL. Facebook® "Grand Trunk Western® Tracker"): Image :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:


Is it overnighting in battle creek or lansing?
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Re: CN Updates - October 2017

Unread postby GTW » Wed Oct 25, 2017 10:07 pm

Overnighting in Battle Creek
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Re: CN Updates - October 2017

Unread postby CN_Okemos » Wed Oct 25, 2017 10:22 pm

GTW wrote:Overnighting in Battle Creek


Thanks
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Re: CN Updates - October 2017

Unread postby KC8RBK » Thu Oct 26, 2017 12:03 am

Q116 by 205 at 00:02
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Re: CN Updates - October 2017

Unread postby ConrailDetr​oit » Thu Oct 26, 2017 11:15 am

Something reported going by Holly and will be entering Pontiac Yar per dispatch.
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Re: CN Updates - October 2017

Unread postby Manistique » Thu Oct 26, 2017 6:37 pm

An early 391 or late 503 flying up the Hill at MP 22.5 with two NS units as power at 6:36 pm.
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Re: CN Updates - October 2017

Unread postby Robertrains » Thu Oct 26, 2017 7:45 pm

OK, any "Updates" to this "OCS?"; I hope to catch it on the Mt. Clemens Subdivision:

Robertrains wrote: » Wed Oct 25, 2017 7:32 pm
GTW wrote: » Wed Oct 25, 2017 7:15 pm
CN "OCS" by 135.9 on the South Bend Sub. with CN 2228 on the point with 6 cars.


Cool!!!! Does anyone have more information on this train? What time will it head up the Mt. Clemens Subdivision on Friday 10-27? I sure would like to catch this train!!!! :mrgreen:
Too bad it doesn't have E-units leading!!!!


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