CSX Train Location Updates November 2019

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Re: CSX Train Location Updates November 2019

Unread postby Tom49801 » Sat Nov 02, 2019 11:35 am

Q329 reported by the DD at mp CH126.3 @ 12:33pm with 432 axles. CSX engines #5268 + #3066 & 105 cars for the typical axle math.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates November 2019

Unread postby train91 » Sat Nov 02, 2019 11:48 am

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train91 wrote:Two coal trains mentioned in siding at Grand Junction. Any word if the one waiting on pushers got moved yet?

Just after 12pm, the dispatcher was talking to N800-31 with BNSF engine #9108 in Grand Junction regarding Q326 being stalled out on Saugatuck Hill. Heard D801 is on its way to rescue Q326.


D801, if it has Eng 5774, is still NB on the siding at Grand Junction as of 12:45pm, Nov 02. I see no crew on board. I suspect it was Q326 I saw go north thru Fennville at 11:10am, sans pusher. He was flying, but there has been a steady rain, so traction not so great.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates November 2019

Unread postby Tom49801 » Sat Nov 02, 2019 11:54 am

train91 wrote:
Tom49801 wrote:
train91 wrote:Two coal trains mentioned in siding at Grand Junction. Any word if the one waiting on pushers got moved yet?

Just after 12pm, the dispatcher was talking to N800-31 with BNSF engine #9108 in Grand Junction regarding Q326 being stalled out on Saugatuck Hill. Heard D801 is on its way to rescue Q326.


D801, if it has Eng 5774, is still NB on the siding at Grand Junction as of 12:45pm, Nov 02. I see no crew on board. I suspect it was Q326 I saw go north thru Fennville at 11:10am, sans pusher. He was flying, but there has been a steady rain, so traction not so great.

Heard D801-2 with CSX #3116 reporting from Holland mp CG25.3 at 12:50pm heading to Q326. CSX #3461 may be paired up with #3116 (the usual pusher engines).
D801-2 is now very close to Q326 at 13:11.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates November 2019

Unread postby Tom49801 » Sat Nov 02, 2019 1:21 pm

D801-02 met up with Q326 @ 14:18 at mp CG32.
D801-02 with CSX #3461 + CSX #3116 reported by mp CG30 @ 14:54 with Q326 in tow.
D801-02/Q326 reported by the DD at mp CG19.1 @ 15:20
D801-02 CSX engines #3116 + #3461 reported from mp CG23 @ 17:44 & returning to Grand Junction siding as DP for the N800-31. Crew for N88-31 called for @ 20:00
Q327 with CSX engines #5268 + #3066 & 65 cars was reported by the DD at mp CG19.1 @ 17:51 and is going into Waverly / Holland to drop off some cars.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates November 2019

Unread postby SW » Sat Nov 02, 2019 5:02 pm

NB mixed freight just turned east at Plymouth. CSX 118 + 101 cars.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates November 2019

Unread postby Tom49801 » Sat Nov 02, 2019 5:49 pm

Q327 with CSX engines #5268 + #3066 @ 18:48 got his signal, siding to main, at Holland mp CG25.3 He had gone into Holland with & 65 cars.
Q327 at Bangor mp CG60.7 @ 19:53:17 with CSX engines #5268 + #3066 & 63 cars. He had dropped off 2 cars in Holland tonight.
Amtrak P370 at Bangor @ 22:03 with a PRR private car.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates November 2019

Unread postby Tom49801 » Sun Nov 03, 2019 7:19 am

D700 westward at Bangor mp CG60.7 @ 01:10:24 with CSX #4019 & 1 car. #4019 traveled light to Holland to pick up this tank car.
E800 empty coal at Bangor @ 01:52:59 with BNSF engine #9721 + 1 & 130 cars.
D802-02 the loaded coal train from Grand Jct siding was reported by the DD mp CG44.2 between 01:30 & 02:00 with BNSF engine #5774 + 1, 129 cars, & 2 pushers.
D700 eastward at Bangor @ 04:12:22 with CSx #4019 & 4 cars (1 tank + 3 coil cars).
Amtrak P371 with engine #4626 & 3 SuperLiner cars at Bangor station mp CG60.5 @ 07:43:30
Q326 at Bangor mp CG60.7 @ 08:24:58 with CSX engines #3066 + #5268 & 87 cars.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates November 2019

Unread postby BL2-1843 » Sun Nov 03, 2019 8:39 am

Q32903 by Howell at 08:38. CSX 997 single unit with 63 cars. Q32803 went east at 05:25 with CSX 5363+5230 and 68 cars.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates November 2019

Unread postby J T » Sun Nov 03, 2019 9:09 am

Q326 clear East Saugatuck at 9:05.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates November 2019

Unread postby Tom49801 » Sun Nov 03, 2019 11:35 am

BL2-1843 wrote:Q32903 by Howell at 08:38. CSX 997 single unit with 63 cars. Q32803 went east at 05:25 with CSX 5363+5230 and 68 cars.

Q329 with the CSX #997 reported by the DD at mp CH104.3 @ 11:27 with 240 axles. Typical axle math works out for 2 engines & 57 cars. Could he have picked up another engine since Howell?
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates November 2019

Unread postby kd_1014 » Sun Nov 03, 2019 11:51 am

Tom49801 wrote:
BL2-1843 wrote:Q32903 by Howell at 08:38. CSX 997 single unit with 63 cars. Q32803 went east at 05:25 with CSX 5363+5230 and 68 cars.

Q329 with the CSX #997 reported by the DD at mp CH104.3 @ 11:27 with 240 axles. Typical axle math works out for 2 engines & 57 cars. Could he have picked up another engine since Howell?


Could have picked up a engine at Ensel, or there is maybe a six axle flatcar or something in the consist.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates November 2019

Unread postby J T » Sun Nov 03, 2019 12:04 pm

kd_1014 wrote:
Tom49801 wrote:
BL2-1843 wrote:Q32903 by Howell at 08:38. CSX 997 single unit with 63 cars. Q32803 went east at 05:25 with CSX 5363+5230 and 68 cars.

Q329 with the CSX #997 reported by the DD at mp CH104.3 @ 11:27 with 240 axles. Typical axle math works out for 2 engines & 57 cars. Could he have picked up another engine since Howell?


Could have picked up a engine at Ensel, or there is maybe a six axle flatcar or something in the consist.

I heard the dispatcher talking to them about Ensel. May have been regarding a pick up there.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates November 2019

Unread postby Tom49801 » Sun Nov 03, 2019 12:14 pm

Q329 was reported by the DD at mp CH126.3 with 238 axles @ 12:05pm that works out to be 1 engine & 58 cars. May have been a +2 axle count error on the DD at mp CH104.3 which I've heard before on other DD's once in a while.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates November 2019

Unread postby SD80MAC » Sun Nov 03, 2019 2:02 pm

As of Friday/Saturday there was a CN SD70M-2 waiting to be picked up at Ensel, 329 today could’ve grabbed it.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates November 2019

Unread postby kd_1014 » Sun Nov 03, 2019 2:33 pm

SD80MAC wrote:As of Friday/Saturday there was a CN SD70M-2 waiting to be picked up at Ensel, 329 today could’ve grabbed it.


Q329 just had the single CSX unit pulling into Wyoming today
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates November 2019

Unread postby dave989 » Sun Nov 03, 2019 4:54 pm

kd_1014 wrote:
SD80MAC wrote:As of Friday/Saturday there was a CN SD70M-2 waiting to be picked up at Ensel, 329 today could’ve grabbed it.


There is a CN SD70m-2 sitting at the west end of Wyoming yard. It's been their a couple of days.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates November 2019

Unread postby dave989 » Sun Nov 03, 2019 5:25 pm

Q327 is at Lamar with single GE 997 waiting to depart.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates November 2019

Unread postby dave989 » Sun Nov 03, 2019 5:36 pm

dave989 wrote:Q327 is at Lamar with single GE 997 waiting to depart.
Thru Grandville at 17:35.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates November 2019

Unread postby Tom49801 » Sun Nov 03, 2019 6:05 pm

dave989 wrote:
dave989 wrote:Q327 is at Lamar with single GE 997 waiting to depart.
Thru Grandville at 17:35.

Q327 with CSX engine #997 & 61 cars reported by the DD at mp CG19.1 @ 18:01 & is going into Holland to drop off some cars.
Q327 has departed Holland & reported from mp CG28 @ 19:11
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates November 2019

Unread postby Tom49801 » Sun Nov 03, 2019 8:17 pm

Q327 at Bangor mp CG60.7 @ 20:13:02 with CSX engine #997 & 55 cars. He had dropped off 6 cars in Holland.
E800-02 reported by the DD at mp CG44.2 @ 20:58 with 532 axles & 6,943 feet long. BNSF engines #6012 + #9108 & 130 empty coal cars.
E800-02 at Bangor mp CG60.7 @ 21:14:41, most likely will go into Kirk siding at mp CG70.2 to clear up for Amtrak.
Q327 cleared the St Joseph Bridge @ 21:41
E800-02 signaled siding to main at west end of Kirk siding mp CG72.3 @ 21:53
Amtrak P370 with engine #4626 at Bangor mp CG60.7 @ 22:03:17
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