CN Updates: August 2018

Daily whereabouts of train locations along with sightings for heads ups to other railfans.
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This evening on the Holly Subdivision.

391 was by Caniff Street in Detroit at 7:15pm - CN 5720, BCOL 4625 and 2171.

533 was a few minutes behind 391 with CN 5607. They dropped off the auto parts cars picked up in Mt. Clemens at East Yard before heading north to Moterm.

Q141 started to work after L533 cleared at Moterm with CN 3057 and CREX 1510. They passed by downtown Royal Oak.at 9:34pm.

502 was by Royal Oak at 10:41pm. CN 2321 and CN 5764.

Amtrak 355 had 38, and Amtrak 352 with 29.

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Q141 is at MP245 on the Flint Subdivision. 501 is behind them at Vernon, and 391 is at Durand.

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Eb mixed freight by 205 with 3 units 0049

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Wb mixed freight by 205 at 0538. Single unit

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116 working Moterm.

Amtrak 351 crossing over to Main 2 to get around 116.

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Stack train wb at mill 1208

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KC8RBK wrote:Stack train wb at mill 1208
149 by 205 at 1220

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Looks like one just finished its pickup at the west end of cory 1908

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384 going past 15 mile right now. Didn't catch the power

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Eb m2 at maple 0050. Couldn't see what it was from the highway

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UP 7178 cleared the detector MP 59.9 at 6:19 AM, 4369 feet long, 216 axles. possibly 116.

149 cleared the detector 257.1 at 6:17 AM, 728 axles. CN 2997.


Edit to add:

That southbound was 116 I caught it at Airport Rd. at 6:57 AM, UP 7178, BNSF 8016.
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149 by 205 at 0830 I missed the power, just crawling out of bed :lol:

Edit: now that I checked all my notifications I see it listed above. It was a very long train. Did he have some kind of issue between 205 and 257 that anyone heard? 2.5h to go 50 miles seems odd for a Q train.

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Wb rack train by 205 at 0858. I believe the Single cn unit was 2612

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365 by 205 at 0906

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451 turning the corner at Milwaukee Jct.

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I caught what should be 451 at Williams Lake Rd. at 5:57 PM, BNSF 8016, UP 7178.
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L533N went through New Haven at 21:25. CN 2647 with 75 cars.

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148 screaming by 205 at 2330. 2 cn, zebra cowl trailing.

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About 545 3 units with a wb mixed freight by 205, another with the same description now 0620
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384 met 385 at Vinewood in Detroit just after 7pm.

384 - CN 2618, CN 2563, and BCOL 4650.
385 - CN 3000 and 2864.

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