CSX Train Location Updates - August 2019

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Re: CSX Train Location Updates - August 2019

Unread postby ~Z~ » Thu Aug 15, 2019 10:18 am

11:18am - q329 coming into Grand Rapids, nice horn on the leader 3204. Per ATCS, Y106 should be coming east out of Grand Rapids momentarily.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates - August 2019

Unread postby GP30M4216 » Thu Aug 15, 2019 11:25 am

12:20hrs: D708 east clear MA in Lansing with 24 cars + CN 9603(?) for Peaker I assume. Back half of the consist was all gons again. A couple pole loads right up at the front.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates - August 2019

Unread postby CantBeShook.WeHot » Thu Aug 15, 2019 11:38 am

j02315 rail train - west leg wye Holland MI. d70015 wells MI since 11:30am. q32615 gross MI - emergency stopped. q32714 arrived Chicago 2am. q32815 arrived Detroit 7am.
d70815 trowbridge lansing.
n80014, e80014, e80015 in system.
q15015 galatea OH. q15115 Middlebelt Detroit. q13114 Montrose IL. q13214 Carleton MI. q50815 piqua OH. q50915 Ottawa OH.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates - August 2019

Unread postby ~Z~ » Thu Aug 15, 2019 3:12 pm

D700 got as far as Wells today before returning to Grand Rapids. Q326 got stuck at Bangor for over an hour due to hose issues. J02315 rail train is at Holland.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates - August 2019

Unread postby SW » Thu Aug 15, 2019 3:59 pm

WB autorack train just turned south at Plymouth. CSX 3266 + 970 + 35 autoracks. Scanner was silent.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates - August 2019

Unread postby BL2-1843 » Thu Aug 15, 2019 4:20 pm

GP30M4216 wrote:12:20hrs: D708 east clear MA in Lansing with 24 cars + CN 9603 for Peaker I assume. Back half of the consist was all gons again. A couple pole loads right up at the front.


D708 today went non stop from Lansing to South Lyon today, a rarity there. The CN unit did go to Peaker as I suspected it would after it came into GRP on Q326 on Tuesday and nobody said a word about it after it arrived. All of the 24 cars were for GLC and 708 tucked them into the Howell pass on top of the cars they sat off there yesterday and 328 sat off on Tuesday; There is now 72 cars for GLC waiting to get picked up. 708 went back to Lansing from Howell at 16:30 with one tank car that was picked up at South and the usual power.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates - August 2019

Unread postby Tlout » Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:49 pm

West Olive empties south at Riley St. Holland 6:44 PM.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates - August 2019

Unread postby SW » Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:50 pm

NB Q150 just turned east at Plymouth.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates - August 2019

Unread postby CantBeShook.WeHot » Fri Aug 16, 2019 8:58 am

j02315 arrived Kirk MI 7pm last night. d70016 kirk MI. d70715 arrived lansing 2am.
q32616 Curtis IN. q32715 arrived Chicago 3am. q32816 arrived Detroit 8am. q32916 ensel lansing.
n80014, e80016 in system. e80014 arrived Chicago 2am. e80015 called for 1pm.
q15016 set for noon north Baltimore. q15116 on duty Detroit. q13115 avon IN. q13215 quincy OH. q50816 overpeck junction OH. q50916 north Baltimore. d701/70215 complete this morning.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates - August 2019

Unread postby BL2-1843 » Fri Aug 16, 2019 9:02 am

Q32916 by Howell at 08:27 with returning power from yesterday's Q328, 395+88 with 104 cars, and 64 of them stone loads on the head end. Q32816 went east at 05:30 with 5341-5421 & 109 cars. Over 100 anyway as I didn't write it down and have now forgotten for sure.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates - August 2019

Unread postby Tlout » Fri Aug 16, 2019 9:15 am

Michigan Shore MMRR 2019, HESR 2025 with 13 hoppers, 3 tank cars south at Riley St. Holland 10:08 AM.

Heading back north with 8 tankers, 10 hoppers 11:52 AM.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates - August 2019

Unread postby ~Z~ » Fri Aug 16, 2019 9:35 am

Tlout wrote:Michigan Shore MMRR 2019, HESR 2025 with 13 hoppers, 3 tank cars south at Riley St. Holland 10:08 AM.

Any of these hoppers you are seeing something other than sand tlout? Word is there's some hoppers that made it out to Fremont to the co-op out there, so non-sand.

Q32616 at Michigan City per the Bangor chat room. Y106 around Thornapple River eastbound 10:35am.

11:40am update - y106 at Alto working, Q329 in the blocks between Lake Odessa and Lansing.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates - August 2019

Unread postby KC8RBK » Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:29 am

Hirailer wb at the grand river in grand ledge 1228
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates - August 2019

Unread postby Tlout » Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:39 am

~Z~ wrote:
Tlout wrote:Michigan Shore MMRR 2019, HESR 2025 with 13 hoppers, 3 tank cars south at Riley St. Holland 10:08 AM.

Any of these hoppers you are seeing something other than sand tlout? Word is there's some hoppers that made it out to Fremont to the co-op out there, so non-sand.

Q32616 at Michigan City per the Bangor chat room. Y106 around Thornapple River eastbound 10:35am.

11:40am update - y106 at Alto working, Q329 in the blocks between Lake Odessa and Lansing.

Y121 has been grabbing some of the grain hoppers from Harlem...
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates - August 2019

Unread postby Tlout » Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:41 am

CSXT 3367, 563 light power south at Riley St. Holland 12:38 PM.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates - August 2019

Unread postby ~Z~ » Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:47 am

Tlout wrote:Y121 has been grabbing some of the grain hoppers from Harlem...

sure, there are those at Harlem. But wondering about Michigan Shore taking some through Muskegon and up to Fremont MI. Let us know if you see any non-sands on Michigan Shore if you spot any please :)

D70016 was east at Bangor at 1:53pm, CSXT 4233 leading 5 steel coil cars from Sawyer, 3 high top rubber gons from Hartford, 4 short covered hoppers from Grandville, and a boxcar from Coloma.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates - August 2019

Unread postby trnwatcher » Fri Aug 16, 2019 3:10 pm

12:45 EDT Q32616 EB BANGOR WITH CSXT 493,815 AND 114 CARS. LOTS OF SCRAP TIE LOADS AND SEVERAL AUTO RACKS.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates - August 2019

Unread postby trnwatcher » Fri Aug 16, 2019 3:22 pm

15:45 EDT E80016? WB BANGOR WITH BNSF 6383,8780 AND 133? MT'S.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates - August 2019

Unread postby rob » Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:28 am

if you see q326 today give the engineer a wave it his last day. he retiring after this trip.

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Re: CSX Train Location Updates - August 2019

Unread postby BL2-1843 » Sat Aug 17, 2019 11:22 am

rob wrote:if you see q326 today give the engineer a wave it his last day. he retiring after this trip. rob


Any initials with the name? Q32810 went east by Howell at 05:50 this morning with the power from yesterdays Q326 (493+818) and 129 cars. More stone empties on the rear. Q32917 went west, the earliest ever, at 07:04 with the returning power from yesterdays Q328 (5341-5421) and 84 cars. GLC Z62417 was finally over on CSX at 11:00 this morning picking up the now nearly 80 cars 708 and Q328 left for them all week and when they pushed them east of Ann Pere, they pulled 65 more into the siding right behind them for D708 or somebody to pick up next week. During the eastbound push-pull they were moving 137 cars. GLC 329+382+397+398 in the middle if you were at Lucy Road.
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