CN Updates- January 2019

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Re: CN Updates- January 2019

Unread postby KC8RBK » Thu Jan 03, 2019 1:59 pm

NS3322 wrote:
KC8RBK wrote:I hear the PTC test train is working around Lansing today. Some of the guys watching my stream said it's been by a couple times today. Last time about 1215. Its the one with the caboose and 2 units.


Which direction is it going?


Looks like the last pass was eb, not moving real fast. I probably should have looked that up before I posted before. I've not been monitoring the radio or atcs to have any idea where it may have gone.
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Re: CN Updates- January 2019

Unread postby Robertrains » Thu Jan 03, 2019 8:44 pm

"First Train of the Year!!!!" Southbound train 533 crossing Masonic Road, Fraser, 5:35 p.m. It had CN SD75I #5707 and CN SD60 #5475 with
three empty "Center Beam" flatcars!!!!
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Re: CN Updates- January 2019

Unread postby KC8RBK » Thu Jan 03, 2019 11:20 pm

I forgot to post immediately but 116 was by 205 a bit ago. 2 units and mostly containers. On atcs he's just about to mill at 2220. another eb on the approach here now. I'll report when I get a visual.
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Re: CN Updates- January 2019

Unread postby KC8RBK » Thu Jan 03, 2019 11:40 pm

KC8RBK wrote:I forgot to post immediately but 116 was by 205 a bit ago. 2 units and mostly containers. On atcs he's just about to mill at 2220. another eb on the approach here now. I'll report when I get a visual.


764, 2 in the lead 1 pushing, currently about to knock down mill 2240
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Re: CN Updates- January 2019

Unread postby ChiefMeesh » Fri Jan 04, 2019 12:41 pm

PTC test train EB by East Lansing Amtrak station at 11:35. CN 5748 with caboose GTW 79197 sandwiched between another CN unit
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Re: CN Updates- January 2019

Unread postby Wabash1070 » Fri Jan 04, 2019 2:58 pm

CN M397 clear 232.8 CN 8817 leading
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Re: CN Updates- January 2019

Unread postby KC8RBK » Fri Jan 04, 2019 9:44 pm

wb by 205 at 2044. 2 units pulling. Guessing 451 was the one working cory when I can back from town a bit ago and this would be that train. 492 axles
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Re: CN Updates- January 2019

Unread postby KC8RBK » Fri Jan 04, 2019 10:21 pm

364 by 205 at 2118
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Re: CN Updates- January 2019

Unread postby KC8RBK » Fri Jan 04, 2019 11:01 pm

116 by 205 at 2155 with 2 cn and mostly stacks.
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Re: CN Updates- January 2019

Unread postby KC8RBK » Fri Jan 04, 2019 11:05 pm

wb passing east lansing amtrak station m1 with 7 units... friend didn't give me a breakdown on flavor. It will be waiting on 116 at cedar. 934 servicing customers on the service between hope and mill. 2200
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Re: CN Updates- January 2019

Unread postby KC8RBK » Sat Jan 05, 2019 12:03 am

KC8RBK wrote:wb passing east lansing amtrak station m1 with 7 units... friend didn't give me a breakdown on flavor. It will be waiting on 116 at cedar. 934 servicing customers on the service between hope and mill. 2200


7 unit train by 205 at 2302. Didn't see the make of first 2 but then citx, cn cowl and 3 bnsf orange.
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Re: CN Updates- January 2019

Unread postby KC8RBK » Sat Jan 05, 2019 1:18 am

Eb manifest by 205 at 0018. Missed the power.
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Re: CN Updates- January 2019

Unread postby KC8RBK » Sat Jan 05, 2019 1:33 am

148 by 205 by 0032. 2 units. Cn trailing, couldn't see the leader.
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Re: CN Updates- January 2019

Unread postby KC8RBK » Sat Jan 05, 2019 1:54 am

Wb short manifest by 205 at 0054. I didn't see the power.
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Re: CN Updates- January 2019

Unread postby KC8RBK » Sat Jan 05, 2019 2:31 am

Empty rack train eb by 205 at 0130. Single unit pulling.
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Re: CN Updates- January 2019

Unread postby KC8RBK » Sat Jan 05, 2019 9:56 am

Eb by 205 at 0850. Mixed freight. 2 cn, zebra leading.
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Re: CN Updates- January 2019

Unread postby KC8RBK » Sat Jan 05, 2019 10:06 am

Eb rack train. Single orange bnsf leader by 205 at 0905
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Re: CN Updates- January 2019

Unread postby KC8RBK » Sat Jan 05, 2019 10:20 am

365 by 205 at 0920
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Re: CN Updates- January 2019

Unread postby KC8RBK » Sat Jan 05, 2019 10:59 am

399 in emergency near mp220. train 276, that bnsf rack train is eb on the service about to pass them. 149 stopped at trowbridge.
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Re: CN Updates- January 2019

Unread postby TwisterJay29 » Sat Jan 05, 2019 2:58 pm

451 going thru birmingham. I think it has 5 engines today
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