CN Updates - January 2018

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CN Updates - January 2018

Unread postby KC8RBK » Mon Jan 01, 2018 12:18 am

391 clear 205 at 0015
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Re: CN Updates - January 2018

Unread postby CN_Okemos » Mon Jan 01, 2018 11:06 am

149 clearing Durand 11:04
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Re: CN Updates - January 2018

Unread postby KC8RBK » Mon Jan 01, 2018 12:26 pm

eb by 205 at 1222. I think it was 502, the right time of day and a shortish train. 2 units, ns power trailing. According to dispatcher on the radio 711 is waiting at Walton for something to get out of the way for him to get to the service and snow yard.
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Re: CN Updates - January 2018

Unread postby KC8RBK » Mon Jan 01, 2018 12:42 pm

149 clear 205 at 1240. pretty short train today. Maybe a second segment later today or its the other half of what went by last night.
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Re: CN Updates - January 2018

Unread postby Todd_F » Mon Jan 01, 2018 1:30 pm

2936 east leading short train near 219 at 1:25.
502 leaving Cory with 8819 leading an NS unit (reservoir probs on 2nd unit), has 18 cars for Durand.
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Re: CN Updates - January 2018

Unread postby KC8RBK » Mon Jan 01, 2018 3:05 pm

short wb by 205 at 1503. trailing unit was bcol 4607
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Re: CN Updates - January 2018

Unread postby atrainguy60 » Mon Jan 01, 2018 3:17 pm

KC8RBK wrote:short wb by 205 at 1503. trailing unit was bcol 4607


451.


502 is in Durand right now switching the yard.
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Re: CN Updates - January 2018

Unread postby atrainguy60 » Mon Jan 01, 2018 4:21 pm

502 was going around the Chicago Wye heading south down the Holly Sub at 4:00pm.
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Re: CN Updates - January 2018

Unread postby KC8RBK » Mon Jan 01, 2018 4:59 pm

711 with cn power clear 205 at 1657
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Re: CN Updates - January 2018

Unread postby Robertrains » Mon Jan 01, 2018 5:30 pm

Well Folks today, 1-1-2018, I got my "FIRST TRAIN OF 2018!!!!" I photographed atop a "Snow Mound" southbound train 533 at the station in Mt. Clemens, 3:16 p.m., 1-1-2018! :D
:mrgreen: Again it had "Black" IC SD70 #1027!!!! :mrgreen: It had 17 loaded "Well Car" sets "Flying Snow!" I head on scanner it passing the "Hot Box" at 44 m.p.h.─but felt it going 60 m.p.h. :shock: "FAST!!!!"
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Re: CN Updates - January 2018

Unread postby KC8RBK » Mon Jan 01, 2018 10:39 pm

116 by 205 at 2234. One cn unit up front. Maybe a single 5 pack well on the tail end, the rest was mixed freight, mostly racks.
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Re: CN Updates - January 2018

Unread postby atrainguy60 » Tue Jan 02, 2018 12:11 am

KC8RBK wrote:116 by 205 at 2234. One cn unit up front. Maybe a single 5 pack well on the tail end, the rest was mixed freight, mostly racks.


Through Durand and down the Holly Sub at 12:08am. 6 wells on the end.
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Re: CN Updates - January 2018

Unread postby KC8RBK » Tue Jan 02, 2018 2:09 pm

502 working cory at 1408. 2 cn units up front. Short train.
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Re: CN Updates - January 2018

Unread postby Dan Cluley » Tue Jan 02, 2018 10:18 pm

116 with CN 5796 solo through East Lansing at 22:18
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Re: CN Updates - January 2018

Unread postby CN_Okemos » Tue Jan 02, 2018 11:23 pm

Dan Cluley wrote:116 with CN 5796 solo through East Lansing at 22:18


116 Just cleared Durand. Pretty long train for only one locomotive.
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Re: CN Updates - January 2018

Unread postby AARR » Wed Jan 03, 2018 9:17 am

Pontiac Yard local is building its train to Warren. Lots of center beams.
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Re: CN Updates - January 2018

Unread postby KC8RBK » Wed Jan 03, 2018 2:10 pm

502 working cory at 1408. Decent size train. Up and me power. Ns unit has fire damage
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Re: CN Updates - January 2018

Unread postby Manistique » Wed Jan 03, 2018 3:59 pm

Train 950 NB past MP 22.5 on the Holly at 3:55 pm with new power: 4925.
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Re: CN Updates - January 2018

Unread postby atrainguy60 » Wed Jan 03, 2018 4:30 pm

KC8RBK wrote:502 working cory at 1408. Decent size train. Up and me power. Ns unit has fire damage


UP 7639 and NS 9405. 502's in Durand right now, about to back into the yard.
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Re: CN Updates - January 2018

Unread postby blueheron13 » Wed Jan 03, 2018 5:26 pm

Pontiac evening yard job is underway. GTW 4925 is working near the office building.
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