CN Updates-June 2019

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Re: CN Updates-June 2019

Unread postby Dan Cluley » Tue Jun 04, 2019 11:25 pm

CN 3013 3138 BCOL 4612 (CN paint) east through East Lansing at 23:25.
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Re: CN Updates-June 2019

Unread postby KC8RBK » Tue Jun 04, 2019 11:26 pm

Another wb by 205 at 2325. Looked like 1 unit, maybe 2 but both facing forward. Had some empty wells at the head end. Moving pretty slow in the heels of the last one.
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Re: CN Updates-June 2019

Unread postby GTW6401 » Wed Jun 05, 2019 12:14 am

Dan Cluley wrote:CN 3013 3138 BCOL 4612 (CN paint) east through East Lansing at 23:25.


It was 394, and met 391, CN 8806 at Bancroft.
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Re: CN Updates-June 2019

Unread postby Dan Cluley » Wed Jun 05, 2019 1:06 am

Unknown eastbound through East Lansing at 00:53.

391 with CN 8806 & 2578 west through at 01:05.

116 with CN 2713 & 2173 through at 01:21.
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Re: CN Updates-June 2019

Unread postby GTW6401 » Wed Jun 05, 2019 1:41 am

148, CN 2594 East is approaching Durand. 148 and 149 will have the intermodal pickup in Flint.

149, CN 5628 and 399 are heading west from Port Huron.

505, CN 3188 is going to work at Durand.
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Re: CN Updates-June 2019

Unread postby GTW6401 » Wed Jun 05, 2019 4:14 am

Three westbounds are heading for Lansing and Battle Creek.

149 is just west of Bancroft, followed by 399 and 505.
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Re: CN Updates-June 2019

Unread postby Dan Cluley » Wed Jun 05, 2019 5:28 am

149 was through Lansing just before 05:00.

They just got a high wind warning from the dispatcher. Must slow to 20mph


Another westbound just through Lansing at 05:30, presumably 399.
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Re: CN Updates-June 2019

Unread postby Dan Cluley » Wed Jun 05, 2019 5:55 am

Just caught the end of the 3rd westbound (505?) on the west side of Lansing at 05:53.
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Re: CN Updates-June 2019

Unread postby KC8RBK » Wed Jun 05, 2019 1:12 pm

Wb m2 at maple. Mixed freight. Couldn't see the power from 69
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Re: CN Updates-June 2019

Unread postby Manistique » Wed Jun 05, 2019 5:19 pm

Train 514 SB past MP 22.5 at 5:15 pm with 4900 leading an SD60 and a few containers.
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Re: CN Updates-June 2019

Unread postby David Lang » Wed Jun 05, 2019 5:23 pm

Does 505 originate on the Holly / Shoreline Subs, or does this train come from Pt. Huron?

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Re: CN Updates-June 2019

Unread postby bnsfben » Wed Jun 05, 2019 7:36 pm

L514 north through Royal Oak at 19:35 in Notch 8 with a SD60 and GTW GP38-2 pulling 100+ container cars to Flint for connection to Q148 and Q149
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Re: CN Updates-June 2019

Unread postby Manistique » Wed Jun 05, 2019 7:59 pm

bnsfben wrote:L514 north through Royal Oak at 19:35 in Notch 8 with a SD60 and GTW GP38-2 pulling 100+ container cars to Flint for connection to Q148 and Q149


OS 514 past MP 22.5 at 7:55 pm at 35 mph with that 38 barking up the Hill drowning out the turbocharger of the 60.
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Re: CN Updates-June 2019

Unread postby bnsfben » Wed Jun 05, 2019 8:19 pm

Amtrak 352 with engine 58 through Royal Oak at 20:19.
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Re: CN Updates-June 2019

Unread postby KC8RBK » Wed Jun 05, 2019 8:43 pm

364 by 215 at 2041
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Re: CN Updates-June 2019

Unread postby Manistique » Wed Jun 05, 2019 9:00 pm

Train 391 past MP 22.5 at 8:50 pm with two CN's.
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Re: CN Updates-June 2019

Unread postby bnsfben » Wed Jun 05, 2019 9:18 pm

E280 south through Royal Oak at 21:15. Fourth train in Royal Oak in a two hour period.
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Re: CN Updates-June 2019

Unread postby KC8RBK » Wed Jun 05, 2019 11:40 pm

Straight stack train with 2 units eb by 205 at 2338
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Re: CN Updates-June 2019

Unread postby blueheron13 » Thu Jun 06, 2019 12:46 am

David Lang wrote:Does 505 originate on the Holly / Shoreline Subs, or does this train come from Pt. Huron?

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My understanding is that L505 originates in Sarnia and terminates in Battle Creek. At least a few times the past few months, it has originated in Flint instead, and been called X505.
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Re: CN Updates-June 2019

Unread postby Manistique » Thu Jun 06, 2019 5:27 am

A 280 with some mixed freight just went SB past MP 22.5 on the Holly at 5:20 am.

I heard another SB at around 6:10 am but didn't see it. Followed Amtrak 351 out of Pontiac. Maybe 116?

Train 515 with 5456 was SB past MP 22.5 at 9:22 am.

Amtrak 353 is about 20 minutes late going by my house. Mustn't have left Pontiac yet.

Train 371 with a BNSF leading four CN's is passing MP 22.5 at 3:17 pm.

And as 371 races up on Main 2, Train 515 is passing it on Main 1 going a bit faster. A race to reach Pontiac Yard!
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