CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby BL2-1843 » Thu Mar 07, 2019 8:45 pm

BL2-1843 wrote:G87406 grain load from Grand Ledge east by Lansing at 18:30. CSX 5423+239.


By Howell at 20:15. D70807 4229+4032 light power west at 20:22. Z-62407, GLC 382-399 by at 20:43 with 27 cars.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby Jochs » Thu Mar 07, 2019 9:20 pm

P370-07 is currently going through Benton Harbor. Sounds like IDTX 4603 leading.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby Tom49801 » Thu Mar 07, 2019 9:44 pm

Q327 re-entering the main track from Kirk siding mp CG72.3 @ 21:42 now that Amtrak has passed by. CSX engines #5232 + #5338(?) & 65 cars.
Q327 reported from Benton Harbor mp CG87.5 @ 22:15
E801 being diverted into Wells siding mp CG41.4 due to Amtrak having issues & stopped at Bangor station mp CG60.6 Amtrak crew was seen picking up metallic pieces from the track all the way back to the Monroe Street crossing mp CG60.7 & carrying it back to their train. Still sitting atBangor station as of 22:25
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby Jochs » Thu Mar 07, 2019 10:19 pm

Q327-07 is currently going through St. Joseph. Sounds like CSXT 5232 leading.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby Tom49801 » Thu Mar 07, 2019 10:27 pm

Jochs wrote:Q327-07 is currently going through St. Joseph. Sounds like CSXT 5232 leading.

CSX engines #5232 + #5338(?) & 65 cars.
Q327 cleared the DD at mp CG91.9 @ 22:34
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby Tom49801 » Thu Mar 07, 2019 11:03 pm

Tom49801 wrote:Q327 re-entering the main track from Kirk siding mp CG72.3 @ 21:42 now that Amtrak has passed by. CSX engines #5232 + #5338(?) & 65 cars.
Q327 reported from Benton Harbor mp CG87.5 @ 22:15
E801 being diverted into Wells siding mp CG41.4 due to Amtrak having issues & stopped at Bangor station mp CG60.6 Amtrak crew was seen picking up metallic pieces from the track all the way back to the Monroe Street crossing mp CG60.7 & carrying it back to their train. Still sitting atBangor station as of 22:25

Amtrak cleared Bangor station at 23:00
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby Tom49801 » Thu Mar 07, 2019 11:13 pm

​E801 at Saugatuck mp CG32 @23:06 & headed to Wells siding mp CG41.4 to allow a very late Amtrak to pass by.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby GP30M4216 » Fri Mar 08, 2019 9:54 am

09:50 Q328 with a pair of UP locos leading a lengthy train east at MA in lansing.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby BL2-1843 » Fri Mar 08, 2019 10:10 am

GP30M4216 wrote:09:50 Q328 with a pair of UP locos leading a lengthy train east at MA in lansing.


Q32808 is currently picking up bad order cars in the Trowbridge siding. UP 5990+6744. Q32908 is in the siding in Williamston waiting for them. CSX 58+871 with 73 cars.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby Tlout » Fri Mar 08, 2019 10:21 am

Michigan Shore HESR 2025, 2019 with 7 hoppers, 1 tank car south at Riley St. Holland 10:15 AM.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby Tom49801 » Fri Mar 08, 2019 10:40 am

Q326 with CSX engine #5232 reported by DD mp CG91.9 @ 10:38am with 252 axles & 3,752 feet long. Axle math = 2 engines & 60 cars.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby Tlout » Fri Mar 08, 2019 11:02 am

BNSF 6192, 8881 with West Olive empties south at Riley St. Holland 11:00 AM.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby BL2-1843 » Fri Mar 08, 2019 11:42 am

Q32808 by Howell at 11:37. UP 5990+6744 with 73 cars. With the two car pick up at Trowbridge it gave them the same amount of cars as Q329 had on earlier. 329 took a 90 minute delay at Williamston.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby Tlout » Fri Mar 08, 2019 11:47 am

Michigan Shore HESR 2025, 2019 with 11 hoppers, 7 tank cars north at Riley St. Holland 11:45 AM.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby Tom49801 » Fri Mar 08, 2019 11:56 am

E800 empty coal at Pullman mp CG48 @ 11:51:49 with BNSF #6192 + #8881 & 129 cars and running around Q326 at Gross mp CG61.3
E800 arrived Bangor @ 12:08:58
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby Tom49801 » Fri Mar 08, 2019 12:25 pm

Q326 arrived Bangor mp CG60.7 @ 12:19:24 with CSX engines #5232 + #5338 & 60 cars.
Q326 arrived Pullman mp CG48 @ 12:47:07
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby CR900945 » Fri Mar 08, 2019 1:03 pm

Q32808 cleared Beck Road at 12:20 PM. (Thanks to BL2-1843 for Howell passing time.)
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby SD80MAC » Fri Mar 08, 2019 2:25 pm

Q329 west at Breton in GR 14:25.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby Tom49801 » Fri Mar 08, 2019 7:47 pm

Q327 with CSX engine #58 & 69 cars was reported by the DD at mp CG19.1 @ 19:45
Q327 arrived Pullman mp CG48 @ 20:34:49
Q327 arrived Bangor mp CG60.7 @ 20:53:50 Q327 went into Kirk siding mp CG70.2 to clear up for Amtrak. Amtrak passed Kirk @ 21:42
Q327 reported from mp CG85 @ 22:14
Q327 reported by the DD at mp CG91.9 @ 22:40
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby georgehmanning » Sat Mar 09, 2019 8:45 am

@8:32 AM ET haggard2312 posted on the Bangor cam that a ​potash train was headed west through zeeland on the CSX Grand Rapids Line at MP 19.1. CSX 68 +1.

a potash train, 2 CSX engines and 81 cars just went thru Pullman Michigan @09:15:49 MP 48 on the CSX Grand Rapids Line
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