NS Update, January 2019

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NS Update, January 2019

Unread postby KenB » Tue Jan 01, 2019 3:57 pm

CP #141 w.b. on Wabash in Allen Park, MI, OS Oakwood Jct @1449 on Jan 01, 2019. Power is:CP 9771, 8773,UP 4239, 5100, BNSF 284, 3938.
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Re: NS Update, January 2019

Unread postby NS C40-9 » Sun Jan 06, 2019 4:28 pm

NS 120 EB by Romulus @ 2:13 PM
NS 4171
PRLX 690

Quite short today. Sorry for the late report
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Re: NS Update, January 2019

Unread postby NS C40-9 » Sun Jan 06, 2019 4:31 pm

CP 141 WB by Romulus @ 2:16 PM
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KCS 4845
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Great lashup! Sorry for the late report.
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Re: NS Update, January 2019

Unread postby NS C40-9 » Sun Jan 06, 2019 11:31 pm

NS 121 WB by Willis @ 10:26 PM. Don't know the engines numbers I just heard him call clear on the scanner.
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Re: NS Update, January 2019

Unread postby NS C40-9 » Tue Jan 08, 2019 1:50 am

NS 181 is by Milan @ 12:48 AM with NS 7624 leading. Heard on scanner.
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Re: NS Update, January 2019

Unread postby KenB » Thu Jan 10, 2019 5:45 pm

CP #141, w.b., on the Wabash, OS ROBERTS in Taylor, MI @1636. CP 8876,8960, KCS 4845.
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Re: NS Update, January 2019

Unread postby NS C40-9 » Sun Jan 13, 2019 1:27 am

NS 121 WB is clear @ Whittaker @12:25 AM. Heard on scanner
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Re: NS Update, January 2019

Unread postby Ypsi » Sun Jan 13, 2019 2:52 am

NS C40-9 wrote:NS 121 WB is clear @ Whittaker @12:25 AM. Heard on scanner


Had former Santa Fe PRLX 208 leading. AA 1337 cleared SB right after them, then another WB got lined.
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Re: NS Update, January 2019

Unread postby NS C40-9 » Sun Jan 13, 2019 8:51 am

Ypsi wrote:
NS C40-9 wrote:NS 121 WB is clear @ Whittaker @12:25 AM. Heard on scanner


Had former Santa Fe PRLX 208 leading. AA 1337 cleared SB right after them, then another WB got lined.


Sounded like there was some nice action at Milan last night!
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Re: NS Update, January 2019

Unread postby NS C40-9 » Sun Jan 13, 2019 10:37 am

CP 140 is by Willow Road @ 9:27 AM
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Re: NS Update, January 2019

Unread postby NS C40-9 » Sun Jan 13, 2019 11:03 am

NS 289 is by Judd Road @ 9:57 AM
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Re: NS Update, January 2019

Unread postby Fred » Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:27 pm

NS 420 by River Rouge noon with NS 1073 (PC) unit leadingf
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Re: NS Update, January 2019

Unread postby AARR » Tue Jan 15, 2019 11:37 am

Westbound auto rack train approaching CSX Romulus
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Re: NS Update, January 2019

Unread postby AARR » Tue Jan 15, 2019 1:09 pm

An eastbound local was sitting by Metro Airport. Looked like it had cars from Home Depot Distribution.
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Re: NS Update, January 2019

Unread postby blueheron13 » Tue Jan 15, 2019 5:50 pm

AARR wrote:An eastbound local was sitting by Metro Airport. Looked like it had cars from Home Depot Distribution.


Do both CSX (via their industrial spur) and NS currently serve that distribution facility?
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Re: NS Update, January 2019

Unread postby ConrailDetr​oit » Tue Jan 15, 2019 6:54 pm

blueheron13 wrote:
AARR wrote:An eastbound local was sitting by Metro Airport. Looked like it had cars from Home Depot Distribution.


Do both CSX (via their industrial spur) and NS currently serve that distribution facility?


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Re: NS Update, January 2019

Unread postby NS C40-9 » Tue Jan 15, 2019 8:02 pm

AARR wrote:An eastbound local was sitting by Metro Airport. Looked like it had cars from Home Depot Distribution.

That was probably NS B73
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Re: NS Update, January 2019

Unread postby NS C40-9 » Tue Jan 15, 2019 10:46 pm

NS 121 by Willis @ 9:43. NS 120 is waiting on the main @ Milan for 121 to pass him using the Milan siding. Heard on scanner.
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Re: NS Update, January 2019

Unread postby NS C40-9 » Tue Jan 15, 2019 11:02 pm

NS 120 has gotten a signal upgrade @ Milan to clear now that 121 has passed. 120's power is NS 7534 and NS 6969.
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Re: NS Update, January 2019

Unread postby CR900945 » Wed Jan 16, 2019 12:01 pm

CP140 with the 8958 went into emergency in Romulus about 6:30 AM today (01/16/19). Dragging equipment under a multi-level car. NS mechanical forces responded about 9AM. Train was to be moved at restricted speed to Preston interlocking for further attention.
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