CSX Train Location Updates: August, 2018

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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: August, 2018

Unread postby ~Z~ » Mon Aug 27, 2018 9:35 pm

As of 10:34pm, q327 parked in the siding at Grand Junction, E800 between Gross and Kirk walking their train. Conductor near headend and took the brakes off a couple cars, but neither were the ones the hotbox detector flagged. Amtrak at Kirk awaiting E800 to move, been there an hour so far.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: August, 2018

Unread postby justin_gram » Mon Aug 27, 2018 9:48 pm

22:48 - E800 back on the move, Medium Approach Medium indication at EE Kirk, going around Amtrak.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: August, 2018

Unread postby Jochs » Mon Aug 27, 2018 11:03 pm

E800 should be around Stevensville by now.
Q327-27 is currently going through Coloma. Sounds like CSXT 514 leading.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: August, 2018

Unread postby justin_gram » Tue Aug 28, 2018 4:40 am

Coal east at Bangor at 04:34. Sounds like they’re currently working the hill.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: August, 2018

Unread postby GP30M4216 » Tue Aug 28, 2018 5:09 am

Plannersad’s report helps corroborate my own late night report from Zeeland:

2 covered hoppers on Plastcore’s siding so at least one of them was setoff yesterday.

Yellow former CNW covered hopper at Vandan Bosch feed. Has NOKL reporting marks but the logo looked like it might be in OK shape for any CNW fans out there. I havent been keeping a scientific report but this is somewhere around their 16th car of the year or so.

Z Limber spur was empty over the weekend so not surprised they had a setoff, too.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: August, 2018

Unread postby trnwatcher » Tue Aug 28, 2018 9:51 am

P371-28 WAS BY BANGOR AT 08:48. OVER AN HOUR AND 15 MIN LATE. D700 WB BANGOR AT 09:09 WITH CSXT 2048 6-CH,1-CS,2-LF.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: August, 2018

Unread postby justin_gram » Tue Aug 28, 2018 9:55 am

D700 west at Vine at 10:52. 52 axles, 701 feet at 91.9 DD. CSXT 2048 leading.

Q326 currently at CSX E. Curtis/NS CP-497.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: August, 2018

Unread postby SD80MAC » Tue Aug 28, 2018 10:01 am

Y106 westbound at Breton at 11:01, after having died on the main at Fox last night.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: August, 2018

Unread postby BL2-1843 » Tue Aug 28, 2018 10:29 am

Q32928 by Howell at 11:10, CSX 751+4083 with 111 cars. 22 more stone loads on the head end. Earlier, Q32828 went east by Howell at 06:55. CSX 294+5388, power from yesterdays Q326, with the often times of late, 75 cars.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: August, 2018

Unread postby justin_gram » Tue Aug 28, 2018 10:47 am

Sounds like Amtrak got their hour delay from that coal train attempting to double the hill. Not sure what's going on, but sounds like they're still messing with the train as D802-27...

11:46 - re-crewed coal train at Wells, will take first 65 up to the Saugatuck pass, then come back for other half.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: August, 2018

Unread postby CantBeShook.WeHot » Tue Aug 28, 2018 11:29 am

q32928 ensel lansing. q32828 arrived Detroit 8:30am. q32628 sawyer MI cg106.
n80027 wells MI cg41 at 8am. d80227 wells MI cg41 11:$45am.
d70028 sawyer MI cg105. d70828 on duty lansing.
e80027 in system.
q15028 on duty north Baltimore OH. q15128 glenwood MI cc88.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: August, 2018

Unread postby justin_gram » Tue Aug 28, 2018 12:22 pm

Q326-28 east at Vine at 12:56. CSXT 5415, CSXT 256. Approach Limited indication at Vine, had to wait for crews to get off of SJ Bridge.

D700 east at Vine at 13:09. CSXT 2048. Approach Indication at Vine, stopped at Hilltop. 4 NS coils, 2 loaded centerbeams, 6 covered hoppers, 3 high tops.
D700 upgrade Approach Slow indication at Hilltop at 13:22.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: August, 2018

Unread postby KC8RBK » Tue Aug 28, 2018 12:25 pm

Something moving west at the 95 near Lansing. 1322
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: August, 2018

Unread postby SD80MAC » Tue Aug 28, 2018 1:46 pm

Y106 eastbound at Breton 14:45.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: August, 2018

Unread postby GP30M4216 » Tue Aug 28, 2018 2:11 pm

At MA in Lansing today:

10:45hrs, JAIL nb with 4 boxcars (looked like the same ones they brought south yesterday).

12:10hrs, Q329 by with consist previously described.

13:45hrs, JAIL sb with 2 boxcars + 2 CSXT coils.

14:05hrs, D708 stop signal at MA. Upgrade signal at 14:15. Usual power + 2 tanks + 2 covered hoppers.

Also, two loaded centerbeams were spotted at MPC Cashway lumber on Grand River last night.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: August, 2018

Unread postby trnwatcher » Tue Aug 28, 2018 3:44 pm

16:44 EDT Y10628 WB ELMDALE. CSXT 2039 LEADING.

CORRECTED: 18:15 EDT Y10628 WB ALTO. CSXT 2039 IN THE LEAD. THEY MUST HAVE HAD ALOT OF WORK AT ALTO TODAY. BEEN HEARING THEM ON THE SCANNER FOR THE LAST 90 MINUTES PLUS.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: August, 2018

Unread postby O Scale Railfanner » Tue Aug 28, 2018 7:04 pm

327 cleat Culver’s.

CSX 256 Leading, Seaboard Coast Line Sticker Unit.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: August, 2018

Unread postby Jochs » Tue Aug 28, 2018 8:31 pm

P370-28 is currently going through Benton Harbor. Sounds like IDTX 4615 leading.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: August, 2018

Unread postby justin_gram » Tue Aug 28, 2018 9:32 pm

O Scale Railfanner wrote:327 cleat Culver’s.

CSX 256 Leading, Seaboard Coast Line Sticker Unit.

Some foamer must have swiped the conductor side sticker, as it wasn’t on my side of 326 this morning :lol: Engineer side is indeed there, seen on Bangor cam.

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327 with this unit leading was west at Bangor at 21:52.

P370 east at Bangor at 22:07. Charger + 3 Superliners, no trail unit.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: August, 2018

Unread postby Jochs » Tue Aug 28, 2018 10:19 pm

Q327-28 is currently going through Benton Harbor. CSXT 256 leading.
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