CN Updates- January 2019

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X117 by 205 at 0220. Unit on either end.

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148 by 205 at 0255. 2 units. Lots of empty wells in the second half.

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Westbound through Lapeer empty well car train led by SD70
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AARR wrote:Westbound through Lapeer empty well car train led by SD70
As in SD70 Standard Cab?
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Eb manifest by 205 with 2 cn at 1112

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Sorry, it was one of the SD70 variants not a standard SD70
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AARR wrote:Westbound through Lapeer empty well car train led by SD70
As in SD70 Standard Cab?
PatC created a monster, 'cause nobody wants to see Don Simon no more they want AARR I'm chopped liver, well if you want AARR this is what I'll give ya, bad humor mixed with irrelevant info that'll make you roll your eyes quicker than a ~Z~ banhammer...

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Eb by 205 at 1227. Lined onto m1 at potterville so probably 502. Ns 8940 and 9912. 6 loads of steel plate in the mix

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AARR wrote:Sorry, it was one of the SD70 variants not a standard SD70
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AARR wrote:Westbound through Lapeer empty well car train led by SD70
As in SD70 Standard Cab?
By 205 at 1300. CN 5707 SD-75I leading. Has anyone heard a train number for this thing? There was a lot of cp and bnsf equipment on it. Video in 4k will be up soon.

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Wb manifest by 205 at 1330. 2 cn cowls elephant style. 2436 and 2424 zebra. Video soon. Of interest was 4 cars loaded with pine logs.

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Westbound through Lapeer. GE 2600, GE cowl, SD70 variant and SD70 variant. Racks on the head end then mixed freight including long string of glossy black tank cars.
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AARR wrote:Westbound through Lapeer. GE, GE cowl, SD70 variant and SD70 variant. Racks on the head end then mixed freight including long string of glossy black tank cars.
Do you got numbers for the units by any chance?
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First unit was 2600. Didn’t get the rest :(

Eastbound going through Lapeer. No visual, only getting an audio.
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AARR wrote:Westbound through Lapeer. GE, GE cowl, SD70 variant and SD70 variant. Racks on the head end then mixed freight including long string of glossy black tank cars.
Do you got numbers for the units by any chance?
PatC created a monster, 'cause nobody wants to see Don Simon no more they want AARR I'm chopped liver, well if you want AARR this is what I'll give ya, bad humor mixed with irrelevant info that'll make you roll your eyes quicker than a ~Z~ banhammer...

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eb manifest by 205 at 1534. cn x csx elephant style. Less than 10 cars.

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GTW 5847 (still in original blue paint) was traveling long hood forward southbound through Linden at 3:45pm.

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1645 wb manifest by 205 with 4 cn. 2nd unit is a zebra cowl

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Eb by 205 with 3 cn. Meeting one at okemos. Mixed freight

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Another wb by 205 at 2207. Looks like mostly racks. Missed the power

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Eb by 205 about 0325 with a mid train dpu. Sounded like a long train. No visual and I missed the axle count. I was just trying to get up for work.

Update: by 219 at 0350 with 646 axles.

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396 just went by Durand. Going to meet 501 at Van Slyke Road in Flint.

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Has anyone seen "PTC Test" trains with cabooses now? I haven't seen any new posts about them! I want to catch one of these cabooses!!!! Please help find them!!!!
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