CSX Train Location Updates: June 2018

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CSX Train Location Updates: June 2018

Unread postby J3rsdm5 » Fri Jun 01, 2018 6:07 am

Q32801 by Brighton at 06:57.
By West end SL at 07:09

Q32701 by East end of SL at 08:29
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: June 2018

Unread postby BL2-1843 » Fri Jun 01, 2018 8:14 am

Q32801 by Howell at 06:41 with 111 cars, CSX 5224+5377 on the head end, Q32701 by Howell at 09:00 with single unit CSX 5217 and 44 cars. Earlier, empty windmill train went west right after midnight with single unit CSX 5414 and 72 cars. Not sure of the train number on this one. W245 maybe?
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: May 2018

Unread postby Tlout » Fri Jun 01, 2018 9:00 am

Michigan Shore MMRR 2019, HESR 2025 with 18 hoppers, 22 tank cars south at Riley St. Holland 9:56 AM.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: May 2018

Unread postby Tlout » Fri Jun 01, 2018 9:41 am

BNSF 9349, 5902 light power south at Riley St. Holland 10:39 AM.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: June 2018

Unread postby Tier4GEVO » Fri Jun 01, 2018 12:16 pm

BL2-1843 wrote:Q32801 by Howell at 06:41 with 111 cars, CSX 5224+5377 on the head end, Q32701 by Howell at 09:00 with single unit CSX 5217 and 44 cars. Earlier, empty windmill train went west right after midnight with single unit CSX 5414 and 72 cars. Not sure of the train number on this one. W245 maybe?


W247-30, came down from Flint and turned west at Plymouth. Heading over towards the BN outside Chicago at Cicero.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: June 2018

Unread postby J3rsdm5 » Fri Jun 01, 2018 12:46 pm

Tier4GEVO wrote:
BL2-1843 wrote:Q32801 by Howell at 06:41 with 111 cars, CSX 5224+5377 on the head end, Q32701 by Howell at 09:00 with single unit CSX 5217 and 44 cars. Earlier, empty windmill train went west right after midnight with single unit CSX 5414 and 72 cars. Not sure of the train number on this one. W245 maybe?


W247-30, came down from Flint and turned west at Plymouth. Heading over towards the BN outside Chicago at Cicero.

Any chance of another loaded run to Flint?
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: June 2018

Unread postby Wabash1070 » Fri Jun 01, 2018 2:15 pm

J3rsdm5 wrote:
Tier4GEVO wrote:
BL2-1843 wrote:Q32801 by Howell at 06:41 with 111 cars, CSX 5224+5377 on the head end, Q32701 by Howell at 09:00 with single unit CSX 5217 and 44 cars. Earlier, empty windmill train went west right after midnight with single unit CSX 5414 and 72 cars. Not sure of the train number on this one. W245 maybe?


W247-30, came down from Flint and turned west at Plymouth. Heading over towards the BN outside Chicago at Cicero.

Any chance of another loaded run to Flint?

There's a chance but last time they didn't run the loaded down the Plymouth
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: June 2018

Unread postby trnwatcher » Fri Jun 01, 2018 6:16 pm

18:50 EDT Q32701 WB GRANDVILLE. CSXT 5217 LEADING. 115 CARS APPROX.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: June 2018

Unread postby Saturnalia » Fri Jun 01, 2018 6:18 pm

trnwatcher wrote:18:50 EDT Q32701 WB GRANDVILLE. CSXT 5217 LEADING. 1115 CARS APPROX.

WOAH that's a real landbarge!! :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: June 2018

Unread postby Wabash1070 » Fri Jun 01, 2018 6:54 pm

Saturnalia wrote:
trnwatcher wrote:18:50 EDT Q32701 WB GRANDVILLE. CSXT 5217 LEADING. 1115 CARS APPROX.

WOAH that's a real landbarge!! :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:

I can't begin to imagine how many units are on that
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: June 2018

Unread postby Jochs » Fri Jun 01, 2018 8:19 pm

Heard P370-01 at Hilltop in St. Joseph at 9:09 pm.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: June 2018

Unread postby ~Z~ » Fri Jun 01, 2018 9:53 pm

FYI, saw some covered hoppers spotted at Elston Richards in Grand Rapids tonight. Hasn't been an active shipper for a bit.. I don't think it was just cars for Cascade engineering as the cars were far down the spur, spotted next to the building.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: June 2018

Unread postby MiRailProductions » Sat Jun 02, 2018 8:13 am

A westbound (I assume 327) is lined at East End Brighton.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: June 2018

Unread postby J3rsdm5 » Sat Jun 02, 2018 8:16 am

MiRailProductions wrote:A westbound (I assume 327) is lined at East End Brighton.

Stick around, I hear them approaching South Lyon. :D
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: June 2018

Unread postby SD80MAC » Sat Jun 02, 2018 8:21 am

~Z~ wrote:FYI, saw some covered hoppers spotted at Elston Richards in Grand Rapids tonight. Hasn't been an active shipper for a bit.. I don't think it was just cars for Cascade engineering as the cars were far down the spur, spotted next to the building.

Most likely extra cars for Cascade but you never know.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: June 2018

Unread postby MiRailProductions » Sat Jun 02, 2018 8:35 am

Q327 at East End Brighton at 09:32 with CREX 1214 and a BNSF GEVO Leading.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: June 2018

Unread postby BL2-1843 » Sat Jun 02, 2018 9:04 am

MiRailProductions wrote:Q327 at East End Brighton at 09:32 with CREX 1214 and a BNSF GEVO Leading.


7651 was the BNSF unit. 327 had its usual 40 some cars (45 today) Earlier, Q32802 went east at 05:50 with CSX 3236+591 and 82 cars
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: June 2018

Unread postby Tlout » Sat Jun 02, 2018 12:26 pm

BNSF 8482, 8532 north at Riley St. Holland 1:24 PM. BNSF 5902, 9349 pushing.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: June 2018

Unread postby SD80MAC » Sat Jun 02, 2018 12:55 pm

Q327 arrived at Wyoming about an hour ago with the aforementioned CREX-BNSF lash up.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: June 2018

Unread postby Tlout » Sat Jun 02, 2018 4:33 pm

West Olive empties south at Riley St. Holland 5:30 PM.
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