CSX Train Location Updates: April, 2019

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CSX Train Location Updates: April, 2019

Unread postby justin_gram » Mon Apr 01, 2019 11:50 am

What I’d guess is Q326 is currently rolling thru St. Joseph.
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Re: LSRC Train Location Updates: April, 2019

Unread postby Jim_c » Mon Apr 01, 2019 11:58 am

justin_gram wrote:What I’d guess is Q326 is currently rolling thru St. Joseph.



LSRC??? I knew they were hoping to expand some more......
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Re: LSRC Train Location Updates: April, 2019

Unread postby KC8RBK » Mon Apr 01, 2019 12:12 pm

If its a lake state train is it still running with a csx train number?
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Re: LSRC Train Location Updates: April, 2019

Unread postby SD80MAC » Mon Apr 01, 2019 12:20 pm

KC8RBK wrote:If its a lake state train is it still running with a LSRC train number?

Guys, it's April 1.
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Re: LSRC Train Location Updates: April, 2019

Unread postby TSS » Mon Apr 01, 2019 12:37 pm

I think every instance of “CSX” has been changed to “LSRC” in every post and thread. I’d call that a pretty good April Fools!
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Re: LSRC Train Location Updates: April, 2019

Unread postby justin_gram » Mon Apr 01, 2019 12:42 pm

Another eastbound currently going thru Vine.
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Re: LSRC Train Location Updates: April, 2019

Unread postby dave989 » Mon Apr 01, 2019 2:28 pm

Whaattt!!??? We've outlawed CSX?
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Re: LSRC Train Location Updates: April, 2019

Unread postby SD80MAC » Mon Apr 01, 2019 3:39 pm

Q329 got into GR around 2 hours ago. Saw it on ATCS, no visual.
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Re: LSRC Train Location Updates: April, 2019

Unread postby CantBeShook.WeHot » Mon Apr 01, 2019 4:10 pm

q32601 arrived grand rapids 4pm. q32701 set for 7pm grand rapids.
d70801 Williamston MI.
n80030, n80101 in system. n80131 arrived west olive 2pm. e80027 on duty.
q15001 hallett tower Toledo. q15101 millard ave Toledo.
q13101 set for 6pm. q13201 avon IN. q50801 tipp city OH. q50901 annulled.
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Re: LSRC Train Location Updates: April, 2019

Unread postby Jim_c » Mon Apr 01, 2019 4:26 pm

OK, so it is April 1. LSRC prez. said big expansion plans are in the works. Maybe they will running at least to GR. We know CSX has (or had) the old PM lines up for sale.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: April, 2019

Unread postby BL2-1843 » Mon Apr 01, 2019 6:30 pm

SD80MAC wrote:Q329 got into GR around 2 hours ago. Saw it on ATCS, no visual.


Wasn't going to join in on this yearly April 1st farce but might as well.. Q32901 went west by Howell at 08:58, CSX 5235 single unit with 39 cars. Earlier, Q32801 went east at 07:42 with CSX 5479+7858+8181 with 43 cars. Earlier than that, grain load from Webberville went east with CSX 3042+3064 and 90 cars. D708 turned at Thai-Summit a few minutes ago after setting out two empties and going back west with CSX 4032 single unit. I think it would be great if LSRC went all the way to GRP if the time ever came for this line to change hands.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: April, 2019

Unread postby Tom49801 » Mon Apr 01, 2019 8:51 pm

Q327 at Pullman mp CG48 @ 20:48:28 with CSX #5235 & 50 cars.
Q327 at Bangor mp CG60.7 @ 21:06:42 and will clear into Kirk mp CG70.2 to allow Amtrak to pass.
Q327 re-entering the main track at the west end of Kirk mp CG72.3 @ 21:41
Q327 reported by the DD at mp CG91.9 @ 22:29
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: April, 2019

Unread postby SD80MAC » Tue Apr 02, 2019 9:55 am

Y106 east at Breton Rd in GR with a GP38-3, 10 cars at 09:53.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: April, 2019

Unread postby amtrak1007 » Tue Apr 02, 2019 9:55 am

D700 west of Saugatuck
J_21 Ballast train, working hudsonville with CSX 985
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: April, 2019

Unread postby Tom49801 » Tue Apr 02, 2019 10:09 am

D700 at Pullman mp CG48 @ 10:07:02 westbound (south) with CSX engine #2034 & 18 cars.
D700 at Bangor mp CG60.7 westbound (south) @ 10:22:20
D700 at Bangor eastbound (north) @ 11:30:25 with 13 cars.
D700 at Pullman mp CG48 eastbound (north) @ 11:49:22
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: April, 2019

Unread postby ~Z~ » Tue Apr 02, 2019 10:10 am

per the Bangor chat room, q328 isn't on duty in grand rapids, q329 on duty but hasn't left Detroit, j02102 ballast at Hudsonville, and Q326 in Indiana.
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Re: LSRC Train Location Updates: April, 2019

Unread postby KC8RBK » Tue Apr 02, 2019 10:19 am

Jim_c wrote:OK, so it is April 1. LSRC prez. said big expansion plans are in the works. Maybe they will running at least to GR. We know CSX has (or had) the old PM lines up for sale.


When I talked to an official at watco a few weeks ago they claimed to be in negotiations with csx for it. I'm sure there's money to be made on the line and gdlk isn't the only one with their eyes in it.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: April, 2019

Unread postby justin_gram » Tue Apr 02, 2019 12:03 pm

Q326-02 east Approach Limited at Vine at 12:02. CSXT 5235 leading. Approach at Hilltop.

546 axles, 8185 feet at 91.9 DD.

Approach Medium at St. Joe Bridge at 12:10. Medium Clear BH at 12:15.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: April, 2019

Unread postby BL2-1843 » Tue Apr 02, 2019 12:57 pm

Q32902 by Howell at 12:30 with LSRC 474+8060, both units facing forward and 50 cars. They could have been CSX units.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: April, 2019

Unread postby Tom49801 » Tue Apr 02, 2019 1:49 pm

Q326 at Bangor mp CG60.7 @ 13:10:08 with CSX engines #5235 + #96 & 133 cars.
Q326 at Pullman mp CG48 @ 13:30:17 (no pushers were added).
Q326 was reported by the DD mp CG19.1 @ 15:27
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