CSX Train Location Updates: May 2018

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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: May 2018

Unread postby trnwatcher » Mon May 28, 2018 12:25 pm

BL2-1843 wrote:Q32728 approaching Fowlerville at 10:55. CSX 831+360 with 69 cars, same amount as Q32828 earlier.

13:20 EDT Q32728 MEETING Q328?? AT LAKO. Q32628 EB DEWENT. SOUNDS LIKE Y10628 IS GETTING READY TO LEAVE WYOMING.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: May 2018

Unread postby KC8RBK » Mon May 28, 2018 12:51 pm

trnwatcher wrote:
BL2-1843 wrote:Q32728 approaching Fowlerville at 10:55. CSX 831+360 with 69 cars, same amount as Q32828 earlier.

13:20 EDT Q32728 MEETING Q328?? AT LAKO. Q32628 EB DEWENT. SOUNDS LIKE Y10628 IS GETTING READY TO LEAVE WYOMING.


I think 327 is passing y106 west of lake o somewhere. when 327 came through Lansing they were talking about 106 running around their train at lake o then trying to stay ahead of 327 as they worked west.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: May 2018

Unread postby Jochs » Mon May 28, 2018 2:46 pm

E800-25 is currently going through Benton Harbor.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: May 2018

Unread postby justin_gram » Mon May 28, 2018 3:02 pm

Jochs wrote:E800-25 is currently going through Benton Harbor.

E800-25 is west at Vine CG 92 at 15:59. 532 axles, 6968 feet at 91.9 DD.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: May 2018

Unread postby Jochs » Mon May 28, 2018 8:49 pm

P370-28 is currently going through Coloma. Sounds like IDTX 4621 leading.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: May 2018

Unread postby J3rsdm5 » Tue May 29, 2018 9:19 am

Q32729 by South Lyon at 10:17.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: May 2018

Unread postby BL2-1843 » Tue May 29, 2018 10:13 am

Q32729 at Fowlerville @11:05. Two EMD units today, 8815+8095 both facing forward with 75 cars. Q32829 was by Howell at 05:55 this morning with 83 cars. CSX 88+8406 on the head end.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: May 2018

Unread postby Tlout » Tue May 29, 2018 10:54 am

Michigan Shore HESR 2025, MMRR 2019 with 8 hoppers south at Riley St. Holland 11:52 AM.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: May 2018

Unread postby CantBeShook.WeHot » Tue May 29, 2018 12:01 pm

q32729 lake Odessa mi. q32629 arrived grand rapids 11:30am.
q38528 buffalo connection OH. d70829 trowbridge lansing.
d70029 sawyer MI.
no west olive coal loads seen. e80026, e80028 in system.
q15029 Fostoria OH. q15129 Carleton MI.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: May 2018

Unread postby SD80MAC » Tue May 29, 2018 1:41 pm

SD40-2 day on the Plymouth sub. Y106 went west about 13:45 from Fox with CSX 8237, followed shortly be Q327 with 8815 and 8095.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: May 2018

Unread postby Tlout » Tue May 29, 2018 1:53 pm

Michigan Shore 2025, 2019 with 6 hoppers, 11 tankers north at Riley St. Holland 2:52 PM.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: May 2018

Unread postby Jochs » Tue May 29, 2018 7:52 pm

Sounds like, about an hour ago, Q327 hit a downed tree around CG 102.3. A handrail was slightly bent, but they were able to leave. At least they got it out of the way, since the Siemens Chargers don't seem to do well against trees. :lol:
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: May 2018

Unread postby Jochs » Tue May 29, 2018 8:15 pm

P370-29 is currently departing St. Joseph. Sounds like IDTX 4621 leading.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: May 2018

Unread postby SW » Tue May 29, 2018 8:42 pm

NB Q508 just turned east at Plymouth. CSX 3413 + 947 + 110 cars.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: May 2018

Unread postby KC8RBK » Tue May 29, 2018 10:20 pm

707 pulling out of ensel, short reverse to get crew and headed for lake O to meet 328. 2315
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: May 2018

Unread postby J3rsdm5 » Wed May 30, 2018 6:17 am

Detroit sub ATCS is showing a westbound at Hines Park. (CH24.1) Not receiving anything from the Plymouth diamond, so not sure if it's going to continue West. (Anyone who usually monitors this layout, is the Plymouth Diamond usually unreachable?)

As it turns out, that was Q32730, by EE South Lyon at 7:50.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: May 2018

Unread postby SW » Wed May 30, 2018 7:54 am

Plymouth diamond is dark on ATCS. I'm told it was so ever since a fire in the yard office several years ago. Also dark from Middle River south to Sibley due to cutover to satellite.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: May 2018

Unread postby 9xs » Wed May 30, 2018 4:23 pm

justin_gram wrote:
Jochs wrote:E800-25 is currently going through Benton Harbor.

E800-25 is west at Vine CG 92 at 15:59. 532 axles, 6968 feet at 91.9 DD.


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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: May 2018

Unread postby SW » Wed May 30, 2018 6:16 pm

NB Q150 just turned east at Plymouth. BNSF 7314 + 7917 + 57 double stacks, about 40 singles, and a dozen empties.
WB D735 just turned north. CSX 5414 + 52 cars.
Hard to count cars on 2 passing trains going in opposite directions!
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: May 2018

Unread postby Jochs » Wed May 30, 2018 8:25 pm

P370-30 is currently going through St. Joseph. Sounds like IDTX 4621 leading.
Q327-30 is sitting in Benton Harbor waiting for P370 to pass.
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