CSX Train Location Updates: April, 2018.

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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: April, 2018.

Unread postby Tier4GEVO » Sun Apr 29, 2018 6:49 pm

SW wrote:NB grain empties just turned west at Plymouth. CSX 5369 + 219 + 80 cars.


V764-27 to Webberville
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: April, 2018.

Unread postby justin_gram » Sun Apr 29, 2018 8:35 pm

P370 east by Vine at 21:04, IDTX 4601 leading.

Q327-29 west by Vine at 21:33. Only 104 axles, 1302 feet.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: April, 2018.

Unread postby Wabash1070 » Sun Apr 29, 2018 9:07 pm

Sounds like V764 has finished up in Webberville and is on the move East CSX 5369
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: April, 2018.

Unread postby Wabash1070 » Sun Apr 29, 2018 11:53 pm

CSX Q384 clear East through Williamston with CSX 3190 Leading
Edit to add CSX Q384 clear East end of Williamston at 01:10 V764 is still switching Webberville but they sound like there almost done. Keep y'all posted on V764
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: April, 2018.

Unread postby SD80MAC » Mon Apr 30, 2018 7:15 am

D707 east by Breton in GR 0814. Looked like a GE and an SD40-3 with a long train.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: April, 2018.

Unread postby CantBeShook.WeHot » Mon Apr 30, 2018 10:05 am

d70729 at Lake Odessa since 9am. d70830 on duty lansing.
q32630 new buffalo. q32729 arrived Chicago 2am.
q38429 Walbridge. q38527 beck rd Plymouth MI westbound. q38528 republic OH. q38529 bailey connection NY.
no west olive coal loads seen. e80026 arrived Chicago 3am.
e80027 in system. w01728 rail train Detroit to Niagara falls in system.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: April, 2018.

Unread postby Tlout » Mon Apr 30, 2018 10:07 am

Michigan Shore MMRR 2025, 2019 with 5 hoppers, 10 tank cars north at Riley St. Holland 11:06 AM.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: April, 2018.

Unread postby ~Z~ » Mon Apr 30, 2018 10:45 am

Looks like Y106 is out at Elmdale running around their train as of 11:45am. Think D707 died at Lake Odessa this morning.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: April, 2018.

Unread postby Tlout » Mon Apr 30, 2018 11:44 am

CSX 2030 with a boxcar and caboose south at Riley St. Holland 12:43 PM.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: April, 2018.

Unread postby BL2-1843 » Mon Apr 30, 2018 11:49 am

Q-38527 by Howell at 12:35 with 181 cars. 102 of them were picked up at Plymouth. CSX 532 leading.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: April, 2018.

Unread postby Wabash1070 » Mon Apr 30, 2018 12:13 pm

BL2-1843 wrote:Q-38527 by Howell at 12:35 with 181 cars. 102 of them were picked up at Plymouth. CSX 532 leading.

Q385 clear East end of Williamston. Decent K5LA
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: April, 2018.

Unread postby BL2-1843 » Mon Apr 30, 2018 12:49 pm

With the 181 cars on Q385 and 155 cars on Q326, that's 336 cars converging on GRP all at the same time, That ought to clog up the yard for awhile.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: April, 2018.

Unread postby ~Z~ » Mon Apr 30, 2018 2:43 pm

As of 3:15pm, y106 was on the main at fox in Grand rapids. Q385 was lined through the siding.
Now at 3:40, q385 has no signal, y106 is working advance packaging. Guessing q385 had issues on thornapple hill.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: April, 2018.

Unread postby AARR » Mon Apr 30, 2018 2:47 pm

Thanks for the good information BL2.

Question to anyone - How long will it take to classify 336 cars?
BL2-1843 wrote:With the 181 cars on Q385 and 155 cars on Q326, that's 336 cars converging on GRP all at the same time, That ought to clog up the yard for awhile.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: April, 2018.

Unread postby SD80MAC » Mon Apr 30, 2018 3:49 pm

AARR wrote:Thanks for the good information BL2.

Question to anyone - How long will it take to classify 336 cars?
BL2-1843 wrote:With the 181 cars on Q385 and 155 cars on Q326, that's 336 cars converging on GRP all at the same time, That ought to clog up the yard for awhile.

Depending on what shift, anywhere from a few hours to a day or so. Depends on how ugly the trains are that come in, you can switch out a train where everything is in 5 or 10 car blocks faster than every car having to go to a different track.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: April, 2018.

Unread postby ~Z~ » Mon Apr 30, 2018 4:02 pm

~Z~ wrote:As of 3:15pm, y106 was on the main at fox in Grand rapids. Q385 was lined through the siding.
Now at 3:40, q385 has no signal, y106 is working advance packaging. Guessing q385 had issues on thornapple hill.

5pm, and q385 has a signal down the main at Fox in GR..hopefully they can get up the hill this time.
As of 5:50pm, q385 has been between the switches at fox for 45 mins
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: April, 2018.

Unread postby ChiefMeesh » Mon Apr 30, 2018 6:32 pm

3348 leading a mixed freight east at Haggerty in Plymouth at 7:30. Can’t remember the trailing units # but I know it was an SD50-3
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: April, 2018.

Unread postby justin_gram » Mon Apr 30, 2018 6:47 pm

Q327 west at Vine at 19:46. 252 axles, 3178 feet at 91.9 DD.
admin edit: BNSF 5791 and BNSF 8477 leading
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: April, 2018.

Unread postby BL2-1843 » Mon Apr 30, 2018 7:00 pm

~Z~ wrote:
~Z~ wrote:As of 3:15pm, y106 was on the main at fox in Grand rapids. Q385 was lined through the siding.
Now at 3:40, q385 has no signal, y106 is working advance packaging. Guessing q385 had issues on thornapple hill.

5pm, and q385 has a signal down the main at Fox in GR..hopefully they can get up the hill this time.
As of 5:50pm, q385 has been between the switches at fox for 45 mins


Q385 had twice the locomotives coming into Plymouth from Toledo with half the train but left two road units there for other trains, and then left for GRP with twice the train. Surprised they made Salem hill.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: April, 2018.

Unread postby Jochs » Mon Apr 30, 2018 8:27 pm

P370-30 is currently going through Benton Harbor. Sounds like IDTX 4601 leading.
9:33pm edit: Sounds like P370 is stopped in Benton Harbor with air compressor problems with the lead locomotive.
edit: 9:51pm: Sounds like there's an oil leak in the compressor, and there is no oil in the oil compressor....and they figure that they're not going anywhere for awhile.
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