CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby GP30M4216 » Tue Mar 19, 2019 9:42 am

09:35- Q329 west at MA in Lansing with CSXT 5249 and CP 9589 with about 80 of mixed freight (lots of boxcars) and about 70 carlengths of empty well cars on the tail.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby BL2-1843 » Tue Mar 19, 2019 9:55 am

GP30M4216 wrote:09:35- Q329 west at MA in Lansing with CSXT 5249 and CP 9589 with about 80 of mixed freight (lots of boxcars) and about 70 carlengths of empty well cars on the tail.


10,536 feet length of train as which equated to 576 total axles. D708 spotted a bunch on main one for them to pick up too, but don't know they are going to accomplish that with the train size. Q32819 went east by Howell at 06:36 with CSX 3171 single unit and 53 cars.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby Doktor No » Tue Mar 19, 2019 10:01 am

BL2-1843 wrote:
GP30M4216 wrote:09:35- Q329 west at MA in Lansing with CSXT 5249 and CP 9589 with about 80 of mixed freight (lots of boxcars) and about 70 carlengths of empty well cars on the tail.


10,536 feet length of train as well. D708 spotted a bunch on main one for them to pick up too, but don't know they are going to accomplish that with the train size. Q32819 went east by Howell at 06:36 with CSX 3171 single unit and 53 cars.

THATS when one makes an executive decision and call an extra to fetch the Ensle cars. What? Nevermind.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby SD80MAC » Tue Mar 19, 2019 10:33 am

Y106 EB at Breton in GR with a Dash 3 LHF and 4 cars. Lined into the siding at Elmdale to meet Q329 who is lined to the west end.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby CantBeShook.WeHot » Tue Mar 19, 2019 11:01 am

q32619 Livingston MI. q32718 arrived Chicago 3am. q32819 arrived Detroit 10:30am. q32919 elmdale mi.
d70019 Livingston MI. d70718 arrived lasning 4am. d70819 set for noon lansing.
n80016, n80020, n80120, e80017 in system.
q15019 on duty north Baltimore. q15119 on duty Detroit. q50819 winton place OH BE5. q50919 NS tower OH BE130.
q13118 CP 260 IN. q13218 west greenup IL.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby penn central » Tue Mar 19, 2019 11:31 am

Q329 just cleared Advance Packaging. On the east side of Grand Rapids. I counted 80 empty intermodal well cars. And between 80 and 90 cars of mixed frt.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby georgehmanning » Tue Mar 19, 2019 1:27 pm

​Q326 @11:53:46 at MP 60.72 Bangor Michigan on CSX Grand Rapids Subdivision UP 5986 and 56 cars East Bound
​D700 @13:19:12 CSX 3278 & 3316 with 8 cars at MP 60.72 Bangor Michigan on CSX Grand Rapids Subdivision East Bound
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby dave989 » Tue Mar 19, 2019 7:09 pm

D700 with 6545 and a good size train thru Grandville at19:06.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby jadamczyk » Tue Mar 19, 2019 7:20 pm

CantBeShook-You might know this. Just saw a very long intermodal from the north, turning west on the Fostoria east cam. Do You know what train it would be? It was mostly foreign containers, yet quite of few doublestack csx/umax too. Thought is would be Q151, but I thought they stopped carrying domestics? Any thoughts? I always appreciate your knowledge, thanks.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby SW » Tue Mar 19, 2019 7:58 pm

Just before 19:30, caught the tail end of D736 just after it turned east at Plymouth. Didn't look like a long train, maybe 25-30 cars. Missed the engines but from scanner, UP 8974 was leading.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby SW » Tue Mar 19, 2019 8:04 pm

NB D735 clearing 7 Mile Rd. CSX 508 leading.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby trnwatcher » Tue Mar 19, 2019 8:34 pm

dave989 wrote:D700 with 6545 and a good size train thru Grandville at19:06.

This was a special move for Y121.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby KC8RBK » Tue Mar 19, 2019 10:22 pm

I missed the exact number. Maybe g07620? Putting a train together in grand ledge 2222
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby ~Z~ » Tue Mar 19, 2019 10:44 pm

Amtrak east by Wells as of 10:30pm. Q327 not called out of Grand Rapids still, so maybe a morning run. West Michigan RR took a few empties from the CSX interchange and spotted a couple tonight, so d700 might have work in Hartford on Thursday possibly.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby georgehmanning » Wed Mar 20, 2019 6:59 am

​Q327 @05:21:48 at Bangor Michigan MP 60.72 on the Grand Rapids Subdivision with 2 engines and 84 cars. one CSX and Canadian power

AMTK 371 entering Bangor Michigan Train Station @07:30:24 with SC44 #4613 and 3 super liners at MP 60.72 on the Grand Rapids Subdivision Line
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby BL2-1843 » Wed Mar 20, 2019 9:08 am

KC8RBK wrote:I missed the exact number. Maybe g07620? Putting a train together in grand ledge 2222


It was G70620, by Howell at 04:10. CSX 3145+772+966 with 89 cars. Q32820 went east at 06:02. UP 5986 with JB and 56 cars. Q32920 went west at 08:36 with two U.P. units 6778+8794 with another 116 cars out of Detroit, even with no bare tables today. Bad news, D708 put another 32 cars onto the 34 cars they left on main two the day before for 329 to pick up (66 total now) and it does not look like they will be allowed to pick them up again today either. They already have 6500 feet and would be way over 10,000 if they do. Time will tell.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby SD80MAC » Wed Mar 20, 2019 9:57 am

Very early Y106 eastbound at Breton 09:56.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby Tlout » Wed Mar 20, 2019 11:07 am

Michigan Shore 2025, 2019 with all tank cars south at Riley St. Holland 11:04 AM.
Heading back north with 15 tankers, 10 hoppers 12:43 PM.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby Jetlink » Wed Mar 20, 2019 12:24 pm

jadamczyk wrote:CantBeShook-You might know this. Just saw a very long intermodal from the north, turning west on the Fostoria east cam. Do You know what train it would be? It was mostly foreign containers, yet quite of few doublestack csx/umax too. Thought is would be Q151, but I thought they stopped carrying domestics? Any thoughts? I always appreciate your knowledge, thanks.


You might have more luck posting this as it's own thread and hope to get a response from a few of our Ohio memebers. A couple of whom even work the railroad lines down there. Those guys might not see this on the locations update since its mostly Michigan stuff. I kinda bet Can't be Shook doesn't know. Not in his character to answer stuff like that historically.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby Tom49801 » Wed Mar 20, 2019 12:54 pm

Q326 arrived Bangor mp CG60.7 @ 12:47:39 with CSX engines #271 + #3054 & 55 cars.
Q326 cleared the DD at mp CG19.1 @ 13:59
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