CSX Train Location Updates November 2017

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Re: CSX Train Location Updates November 2017

Unread postby ~Z~ » Thu Nov 30, 2017 8:09 am

J3rsdm5 wrote:Eastbound lined up this morning @ 05:49
The eastbound is at West end of Fox @ 7:17 (99% sure it's 384, but never assume things is something I've learned)

99% sure it's NOT 384, as the post above yours says it was at Williamston earlier, and post before that says Jetlink saw it in Woodbury last night. Quite sure your eastbound was D70729, who just went by Lake Odessa a short bit ago.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates November 2017

Unread postby J3rsdm5 » Thu Nov 30, 2017 8:56 am

~Z~ wrote:
J3rsdm5 wrote:Eastbound lined up this morning @ 05:49
The eastbound is at West end of Fox @ 7:17 (99% sure it's 384, but never assume things is something I've learned)

99% sure it's NOT 384, as the post above yours says it was at Williamston earlier, and post before that says Jetlink saw it in Woodbury last night. Quite sure your eastbound was D70729, who just went by Lake Odessa a short bit ago.

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Re: CSX Train Location Updates November 2017

Unread postby BL2-1843 » Thu Nov 30, 2017 10:24 am

Wabash1070 wrote:Q384 approach Williamston sounds like there holding him in the siding to meet Q385, Q384 has CSX 7795 leading


With a usual on average three hour run from GRP to Howell, and leaving GRP at 9:48 PM per "Z" was expecting Q384 shortly after 01:00, and, would have been close if they were not held at Williamston. More than anything, the track in Fowlerville at Van Riper road was out of service due to an automobile stuck on the tracks. Q385 went by me at 01:45 but slowly knowing they would be held at Fowlerville for awhile. CSX 256+7765+3260 with 176 cars. Q384 finally made it by Howell at 03:35 with 7795 leading as reported earlier, and 3431 trailing. The DD showed 468 axles (jetlink was close) including its two units which would equal 114 cars, yet I counted 140. Don't know how the difference could be that far apart. Now you know the rest of the story and details.

J3rsdm5 is wasting his time "guessing" what an eastbound lined up is on the opposite side of the state well out of his own territory.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates November 2017

Unread postby J3rsdm5 » Thu Nov 30, 2017 10:44 am

I... uh... hmm. :| I think I've proven to myself and everyone else that I should just shut up and stick with where I live and what I absolutely know.
I'll keep up the westbounds at SL once my face is a normal color again.

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Re: CSX Train Location Updates November 2017

Unread postby SD80MAC » Thu Nov 30, 2017 12:11 pm

There’s nothing wrong with taking a guess at what a train might be. Keep on trucking, J3, we appreciate your updates and input as much as anyone else!
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates November 2017

Unread postby Tlout » Thu Nov 30, 2017 1:20 pm

BNSF 5968, 9301 light power south at Riley St. Holland 1:18 PM.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates November 2017

Unread postby Schteinkuh » Thu Nov 30, 2017 3:30 pm

Westbound lined out of the siding at Elmdale. Y106? Not lined through Fox...

Eastbound on the main presumably getting ready to go east @Elmdale...no signal yet
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates November 2017

Unread postby Jetlink » Thu Nov 30, 2017 3:53 pm

Schteinkuh wrote:Westbound lined out of the siding at Elmdale. Y106? Not lined through Fox...

Eastbound on the main presumably getting ready to go east @Elmdale...no signal yet


No it is Y106 for sure.

Edit:

I should add, (I'm not trying to be a pretentious dink; that's what I sounded like, sorry) that's what it looks like when Y106 does the run around at Elmdale. That's the normal sequence of events and how it looks on the ATCS usually. East bound, leave train on main, clear ee elmdale (the line up shows all the way to Lake O though as it is the next controlled signal), then west through the pass (again it shows clear all the way though to Fox as this is the next controlled signal), back to the train on the main, Then they get clear signals west again even though they don't take them all right away as they only go west to alto initially.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates November 2017

Unread postby Tlout » Thu Nov 30, 2017 4:53 pm

BNSF 9301, 5968 light power north at Riley St. Holland 4:50 PM.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates November 2017

Unread postby GP30M4216 » Thu Nov 30, 2017 6:36 pm

1825 HRS. -q327 clear Grandville westbound with 173 cars mixed freight, no containers. Two GEVO units leading but missed the numbers.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates November 2017

Unread postby justin_gram » Thu Nov 30, 2017 8:24 pm

N801-29 east has a clear at Hilltop at 20:23. 532 axles, 6984 feet at 91.9 DD. BNSF 9110 lead.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates November 2017

Unread postby Jochs » Thu Nov 30, 2017 8:41 pm

Q327-30 is currently going through Watervliet. Sounds like CSXT 256 leading.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates November 2017

Unread postby SW » Thu Nov 30, 2017 9:00 pm

SB D736-30 is at South Novi. CSX 7746 leading.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates November 2017

Unread postby justin_gram » Thu Nov 30, 2017 9:13 pm

P370-30 east thru thru Vine at 21:10 with P42 #33, 3 Supers, and 90221 Veterans NPCU.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates November 2017

Unread postby justin_gram » Thu Nov 30, 2017 9:52 pm

Q327-30 west at Vine at 21:48. 704 axles, 10606 or 10616 feet at 91.9 DD.
Jochs wrote:Q327-30 is currently going through Watervliet. Sounds like CSXT 256 leading.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates November 2017

Unread postby Jochs » Thu Nov 30, 2017 9:52 pm

Jochs wrote:Q327-30 is currently going through Watervliet. Sounds like CSXT 256 leading.

Going through Stevensville. Sounds like 10616 ft. at Vine at 9:50pm.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates November 2017

Unread postby Jetlink » Thu Nov 30, 2017 10:50 pm

Eastbound at Woodbury. Assuming Q384. Scanner is off so I can't be sure.
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