CSX Train Locations Updates December 2019

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Re: CSX Train Locations Updates December 2019

Unread postby CantBeShook.WeHot » Thu Dec 05, 2019 8:04 am

q32605 grey MI CG83. q32704 arrived Chicago 3am. q32805 trowbridge lansing. q32905 mp25 Plymouth MI.
d70004 kirk MI. d70704 arrived lansing 4am. d70805 set for noon lansing.
n80005, e80005 in system. e80004 set for 1pm west olive MI.
q15005 set for noon north Baltimore. q15105 set for 10:30am Detroit. q13104 union city IN> q13204 arrived Detroit 4am. q50805 on duty Cincinnati. q50905 Carleton MI. q38605 walbridge. q38705 walbridge.
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Re: CSX Train Locations Updates December 2019

Unread postby Tom49801 » Thu Dec 05, 2019 8:44 am

​Q326 at Bangor mp CG60.7 @ 08:38:23 with CSX engines #3312 + #888 & 40 cars.
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Re: CSX Train Locations Updates December 2019

Unread postby BL2-1843 » Thu Dec 05, 2019 12:19 pm

CantBeShook.WeHot wrote:q32805 trowbridge lansing. q32905 mp25 Plymouth MI.

Am not sure what the issue was with Q32905 being at Plymouth with Q32805 being at Trowbridge other than the fact Q329 was setting off 20 cars there, but Q328 went all the way to Plymouth for them. Q32805 with CSX 5254+885 and 135 cars made it by Howell at 08:41, and Q32905 made it by Howell at 11:40 with CSX 336+3120 and 96 cars. That said, 329 is now stopped at Stockbridge Road Webberville due to an emergency with ambulance being called. While I know what the situation is, its not proper to say what at this time.
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Re: CSX Train Locations Updates December 2019

Unread postby Tom49801 » Thu Dec 05, 2019 2:50 pm

E800-04 Bangor mp 60.7 approach @ 14:42:53 with BNSF engines #9268 + #8437 & 130 empty coal cars.
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Re: CSX Train Locations Updates December 2019

Unread postby BL2-1843 » Thu Dec 05, 2019 4:03 pm

Am not sure what the issue was with Q32905 being at Plymouth with Q32805 being at Trowbridge other than the fact Q329 was setting off 20 cars there, but Q328 went all the way to Plymouth for them. Q32805 with CSX 5254+885 and 135 cars made it by Howell at 08:41, and Q32905 made it by Howell at 11:40 with CSX 336+3120 and 96 cars. That said, 329 is now stopped at Stockbridge Road Webberville due to an emergency with ambulance being called. While I know what the situation is, its not proper to say what at this time.[/quote]

Edit: Trainmaster has assisted getting Q329 into the siding at Williamson. A D907 crew and power from GRP has arrived there to take the train west but as of 16:00 may still be there a long while yet. Has 64 more cars to pick up at Lansing once they get there. Guess this means Q326s power goes back to Chicago on Q327 tonight.
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Re: CSX Train Locations Updates December 2019

Unread postby Tom49801 » Thu Dec 05, 2019 7:21 pm

Q327 reported by the DD at mp CG19.1 @ 19:18 with 484 axles & 7,041 feet long. CSX engines #888 + #3312 & 118 cars. Headed into Holland to drop off some cars.
Q327 departed Holland mp CG25.3 @ 20:32 & was heard saying he had dropped off 22 cars there.
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Re: CSX Train Locations Updates December 2019

Unread postby Tom49801 » Thu Dec 05, 2019 8:38 pm

BL2-1843 wrote:Am not sure what the issue was with Q32905 being at Plymouth with Q32805 being at Trowbridge other than the fact Q329 was setting off 20 cars there, but Q328 went all the way to Plymouth for them. Q32805 with CSX 5254+885 and 135 cars made it by Howell at 08:41, and Q32905 made it by Howell at 11:40 with CSX 336+3120 and 96 cars. That said, 329 is now stopped at Stockbridge Road Webberville due to an emergency with ambulance being called. While I know what the situation is, its not proper to say what at this time.


Edit: Trainmaster has assisted getting Q329 into the siding at Williamson. A D907 crew and power from GRP has arrived there to take the train west but as of 16:00 may still be there a long while yet. Has 64 more cars to pick up at Lansing once they get there. Guess this means Q326s power goes back to Chicago on Q327 tonight.[/quote]
D907 was reported by the DD at mp CH126.3 @ 20:26 with 664 axles & 9,853 feet long. 2 engines & 163 cars.
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Re: CSX Train Locations Updates December 2019

Unread postby Tom49801 » Thu Dec 05, 2019 9:30 pm

Q327 was reported by the DD at mp CG44.2 @ 21:14 with CSX engines #888 + #3312 & 96 cars & going into Grand Jct siding mp CG53.9 to clear up for Amtrak.
Amtrak P370 arrived Bangor mp CG60.7 @ 22:02:50 with the #4602 & 3 SuperLiners.
​Q327 at Bangor mp CG60.7 @ 22:31:30 He had dropped off 22 cars in Holland, Mi mp CG25.3 tonite.
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Re: CSX Train Locations Updates December 2019

Unread postby Jochs » Thu Dec 05, 2019 11:23 pm

Q327-05 is currently going through St. Joseph. Sounds like CSXT 888 leading.
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Re: CSX Train Locations Updates December 2019

Unread postby Tom49801 » Fri Dec 06, 2019 7:57 am

D700 west at Bangor mp CG60.7 @ 02:19:49 with CSX #6530 & 6 cars (1 coil + 5 tanks).
D700 east at Bangor mp CG60.7 @ 05:40:59 with CSX #6530 & 7 cars (5 coils + 2 tanks).
Amtrak P371 at Bangor @ 07:34 with engine #4602 & 3 SuperLiners.
Q326 reported from mp CG95 @ 08:45 will be getting pusher engines today per the radio chat.
Q326 at Bangor mp CG60.7 @ 09:55:56 with CSX engines #3368 + #522 & 98 cars.
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Re: CSX Train Locations Updates December 2019

Unread postby Tlout » Fri Dec 06, 2019 10:18 am

Michigan Shore MMRR 2019 with 9 hoppers, 21 tank cars south at Riley St. Holland 10:15 AM.

Heading back north 11:50 AM.
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Re: CSX Train Locations Updates December 2019

Unread postby CantBeShook.WeHot » Fri Dec 06, 2019 12:03 pm

q32606 Hudsonville MI. q32706 set for 5pm grand rapids. q32806 arrived Detroit 9:30am. q32906 elmdale MI.
d70005 arrived grand rapids 9:30am. d70806 on duty lansing.
n80005 set for 3pm Chicago. e80005, e80006 in system.
q15006 galatea OH. q15106 stark Detroit. q13105 east marshall IL. q13205 QI 188 OH. q50806 overpeck junction OH. q50906 turnpike OH. q38606 annulled. q38706 Toledo VR tower.
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Re: CSX Train Locations Updates December 2019

Unread postby BL2-1843 » Fri Dec 06, 2019 4:40 pm

Once I heard Q32906 had CSX 885 on the lead this morning when still east of Brighton at 08:25, returning power from yesterdays Q328, I was out of here for the morning so did not get a car count today. Assume CSX 5254 was still with it. Q32806 went east by Howell at 06:25 with CSX 701+573 and 95 cars.
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Re: CSX Train Locations Updates December 2019

Unread postby Tom49801 » Fri Dec 06, 2019 5:05 pm

BL2-1843 wrote:Once I heard Q32906 had CSX 885 on the lead this morning when still east of Brighton at 08:25, returning power from yesterdays Q328, I was out of here for the morning so did not get a car count today. Assume CSX 5254 was still with it. Q32806 went east by Howell at 06:25 with CSX 701+573 and 95 cars.

CSX #701 + #573 were being used as the pusher engines on the Grand Rapids sub & I had heard yesterday the plans were to place these 2 engines on today's Q328 & the #573 had inoperative PTC.
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Re: CSX Train Locations Updates December 2019

Unread postby Tom49801 » Fri Dec 06, 2019 7:27 pm

Q327 with CSX #885 leading was reported by the DD at mp CG19.1 @ 19:19 with 374 axles. Axle math works out for 1 engine & 92 cars. Not stopping in Holland.
Q327 at Bangor mp CG60.7 @ 20:32:18 with CSX engine #885 running solo & 92 cars. To wait at Benton harbor for Amtrak to pass.
​N800-05 with BNSF engines #6297 + #9620 reported from mp CG90 @ 20:34 & is to go into Kirk siding mp CG70.2 for Amtrak to pass. Dispatch had advised N800-05 he is to tie his train down inside Grand Junction siding mp CG53.9 & a cab will be waiting for the crew. No DP units available.
Q327 cleared the St Joseph Bridge @ 21:53
Amtrak P370 at Bangor mp Cg60.7 @ 22:13:57 with #4602 & 3 SuperLiners.
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Re: CSX Train Locations Updates December 2019

Unread postby GP30M4216 » Fri Dec 06, 2019 10:17 pm

Maybe I missed it, but what far flung D700 customer is getting the tankcars? WMI or somewhere else?
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Re: CSX Train Locations Updates December 2019

Unread postby Tom49801 » Fri Dec 06, 2019 10:46 pm

N800-05 at Bangor mp CG60.7 @ 22:35:28 with BNSF engines #6297 + #9620 & 130 loaded coal cars. Going into Grand Junction siding mp CG55.6 & tie down his train.
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Re: CSX Train Locations Updates December 2019

Unread postby SD80MAC » Fri Dec 06, 2019 10:55 pm

GP30M4216 wrote:Maybe I missed it, but what far flung D700 customer is getting the tankcars? WMI or somewhere else?

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Re: CSX Train Locations Updates December 2019

Unread postby georgehmanning » Sat Dec 07, 2019 7:49 am

@10:35pm ET east bound loaded coal car with 2 BNSF engines and 130 coal cars Bangor Michigan MP 60.72 on CSX Grand Rapids Subdivision Line
@02:39:46am ET D700 west bound with 16 cars, same line
@04:01:54AM ET D700 east bound with 12 cars, same line
​@07:27:34 AMTK 371 SC44 #4602 with 3 super liner passenger cars arriving Bangor Michigan MP 60.35, same line
Q326 @ 09:48:57 with CSX engines #4035 + #885 & 90 cars. Bangor Michigan MP 60.72 same line
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Re: CSX Train Locations Updates December 2019

Unread postby donnieland » Sat Dec 07, 2019 9:08 am

D700 by east waverly approx. 825a with it's power and the y121 motor with 83 cars enroute wyoming
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