CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby BL2-1843 » Wed Mar 20, 2019 2:09 pm

Another grain empty for Grand Ledge by Howell at 14:37. V87420, CSX 3085+8526 with 87 cars.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby SW » Wed Mar 20, 2019 6:26 pm

NB D735 just cleared 7 Mile Rd. CSX 2 + 77 cars.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby Tom49801 » Wed Mar 20, 2019 6:31 pm

Q327 reported by the DD at mp CG19.1 @ 19:25 with UP engines #6778 + #8974 with possible 65 cars.
Q327 arrived Pullman mp CG48 @ 20:11
Q327 arrived Bangor mp CG60.7 @ 20:29:14 with Union Pacific engines #6778 + #8974 & 65 cars.
Q327 reported from mp CG85 @ 21:17 and will wait at Benton Harbor for Amtrak. Amtrak passed by Q327 at 21:34
Q327 at the DD mp CG91.9 @ 21:56
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby justin_gram » Wed Mar 20, 2019 8:54 pm

Q327 west has 272 axles, 3998 feet at 91.9 DD at 21:54.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby Tom49801 » Thu Mar 21, 2019 7:00 am

D700 on the DD at mp CG19.1 with 40 axles & 475 feet long (1 engine & 9 cars) @ 07:32 & has gone into Waverly mp CG23 for work.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby Tlout » Thu Mar 21, 2019 7:59 am

CSX 6045 pushing caboose, 2 center-beam flatcars north at Riley St. Holland 8:55 AM.
Heading back south after dropping off 1 center-beam flatcar and picking up 2 boxcars from Stow 9:11 AM.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby BL2-1843 » Thu Mar 21, 2019 8:53 am

Q32921 west by Howell at 09:32. CSX 508 single unit with 58 cars. Q32821 went east at 08:22 with CSX 271+3054 and 140 cars.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby Tom49801 » Thu Mar 21, 2019 10:35 am

D700 on the DD at mp CG19.1 eastbound with 1 engine & 20 cars @ 11:22am, never came as far as Bangor today.
E800 with BNSF engines #5832 + #9134 & 130 empty coal cars prepping to depart Holland mp CG25.3 & will go into Wells mp CG41.4 to clear up for Q326.
Q326 reported by the DD mp CG91.9 @ 12:09pm with 381 axles (+1 axle error) & 6,078 feet long. CSX #4048 + #488 & 92 cars.
Q326 arrived Bangor mp CG60.7 @ 13:07:34 & pushers will not be added.
Q326 arrived Pullman mp CG48 @ 13:27 Had 16 Auto-rack cars included with 1 from the Cotton Belt.
E800 with BNSF engines #5832 + #9134 & 130 empty coal cars arrived Pullman mp CG48 @ 13:51
E800 arrived Bangor mp CG60.7 @ 14:08:58
Q326 reported by the DD at mp CG19.1 @ 14:24
E800 was reported by the DD at mp CG91.9 @ 15:14
Q327 reported by the DD at mp CG19.1 @ 19:40 with 254 axles & 3,762 feet long. CSX #4048 & 62 cars.
Q327 arrived Bangor mp CG60.7 @ 20:54:54 and will probably clear into Kirk siding mp CG70.2 for Amtrak.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby SW » Thu Mar 21, 2019 8:06 pm

EB D736 just cleared Eckles Rd. CSX 2 + 85 cars.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby Jochs » Thu Mar 21, 2019 8:17 pm

P370-21 is currently departing St. Joseph. Sounds like IDTX 4613 leading.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby Jetlink » Thu Mar 21, 2019 9:28 pm

Westbound currently heard passing through Woodbury. ATCS shows them lined to the WE Fox.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby Jochs » Thu Mar 21, 2019 9:29 pm

Q327-21 is currently climbing St. Joseph Hill.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby Tom49801 » Fri Mar 22, 2019 7:06 am

D700 westbound reported by the DD at mp CG19.1 @ 08:02 with CSX 3316 + 3278 & 19 cars.
D700 arrived Pullman mp CG48 @ 09:19
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby ~Z~ » Fri Mar 22, 2019 7:19 am

Jetlink wrote:Westbound currently heard passing through Woodbury. ATCS shows them lined to the WE Fox.

Listening to the archive, that was Q32921 running very late last night. Appears they had problems in Lansing. CSXT 3316 leading instead of Bob's 508 in the lead at that point. Interesting that 3316 was on D700 earlier in the day, so they must have ran lite to Lansing to go get more cars out of Ensel.. Sounds like they grabbed a dead engine, and had to split their long train apart in wyoming yard. GDLK Z739 ran around 11pm as well.
4:30pm - q32921 went east out of GR lite power with CSXT 3278 leading, went to trowbridge to grab "that train." Said they need to get onto the train, log out of PTC.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby Tom49801 » Fri Mar 22, 2019 8:37 am

D700 westward arrived Bangor mp CG60.7 @ 09:34:35 with CSX #3316 + #3278 & 12 cars.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby BL2-1843 » Fri Mar 22, 2019 9:08 am

Q32922 currently going through Fowlerville at 10:00. CSX 5289+162 with 75 cars. Lots of CN & BNSF traffic. Earlier, Q32822 went east at 07:25 with CSX 488+508 and 43 cars. 16 auto rack cars.

While I did not report it yesterday, somewhere between Howell and Trowbridge, Q32921 went dead in the water when their single unit power went belly up and quit out in the stick's somewhere. Noticed when they went by me white smoke or steam was spewing out of the roof to the rear of the long hood. Crew said they ran out of water. Don't know for fact for sure, but think D708 came out later and towed the train into Trowbridge pass, or even Ensel. Would have made mention of this but found no further report on the train until what I just saw above.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby CantBeShook.WeHot » Fri Mar 22, 2019 9:45 am

q32622 new buffalo MI. q32822 arrived Detroit 9am. q32922 trowbridge lansing.
d70022 kirk MI. d70822 set for noon lansing,
n80016, n80120 in system. no empties seen.
q15022 set for 1pm north Baltimore. q15122 on duty Detroit. q38522 buffalo NY. q50822 Cincinnati. q50922 haskins OH.
q13121 avon IN. q13221 not on duty salem IL.

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.

Need a locomotive number or car number on that train to see which train it was.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby Tlout » Fri Mar 22, 2019 9:47 am

Michigan Shore MMRR 2019, HESR 2025 with 9 hoppers, 19 tank cars south at Riley St. Holland 10:42 AM.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby Tom49801 » Fri Mar 22, 2019 10:08 am

Q326 reported by the DD mp CG91.9 with176 axles & 2,697 feet long at 11:05am. 2 engines & 41 cars. CSX engine #3157 leading.
D700 eastward arrived Bangor mp CG60.7 @ 11:18:25 with CSX engines #3278 + #3316 & 16 cars.
Q326 arrived Bangor mp CG60.7 @ 11:58:05 with CSX engines #3157 + #355. Had 3 loaded well cars & 2 auto-racks in the consist of 41 cars.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby Tlout » Fri Mar 22, 2019 10:46 am

Michigan Shore 2019, 2025 north at Riley St. Holland with 12 tankers, 3 hoppers 11:43 AM.
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