CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby BL2-1843 » Tue Mar 17, 2020 11:10 am

Dan Cluley wrote:Q328 by Trowbridge at 05:10.

And by Howell at 0600 sharp with 224+325 and 104 cars. Much larger than the last two 50 plus car trains which tells you they probably did not have as large a Lansing set off as they have had the past two days. Q32917 went west at 08:30. Today with 879+4563 on the head end with 67 cars.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby Tom49801 » Tue Mar 17, 2020 11:31 am

Q327-17 @ 11:22:42 Bangor's Center St crossing mp CG60.35 with CSX engines #5457 + #7792 & 103 cars. he had dropped off 21 cars in Holland.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby justin_gram » Tue Mar 17, 2020 12:34 pm

Tom49801 wrote:Q327-17 @ 11:22:42 Bangor's Center St crossing mp CG60.35 with CSX engines #5457 + #7792 & 103 cars. he had dropped off 21 cars in Holland.

Q327-17 west at Vine at 12:32. 424 axles, 5572 feet at 91.9 DD. Clear Stevensville at 12:35.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby georgehmanning » Tue Mar 17, 2020 12:53 pm

​@12:42:56pm ET eastbound Q326 CSX #12 & #5332 and 114 freight cars arriving Bangor Michigan MP 60.72
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby Tom49801 » Tue Mar 17, 2020 9:32 pm

Amtrak P370-17 @ 21:30 cleared the St Joseph Bridge. Just heard on the CSX radio call after Thursday Amtrak 370 & 371 won't be running for a few weeks.
Amtrak P370-17 @ 22:02:37 Bangor's Division St crossing mp CG60.93 with the #4601 & 3 SuperLiner cars.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby Tom49801 » Wed Mar 18, 2020 8:07 am

E800-16 @ 03:56:19 Bangor mp CG60.72 with BNSF engines #8468 + 1 & 130 empty coal cars.
Amtrak P371-18 @ 07:31:55 Bangor's Center St crossing mp CG60.35 with the #4601 & 3 SuperLiner cars.
Q327-18 @ 08:27 reported by the DD mp CG19.1 with 482 axles & 6,798 ft long. CSX engines #879 + #4563 + 1 & 116 cars. Has work in holland.
N800-17 @ 08:39:22 Bangor mp CG60.72 with BNSF engines #8433 + #9291 & 130 loaded coal cars. Going to Grand Junction for pusher engines.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby CantBeShook.WeHot » Wed Mar 18, 2020 9:12 am

q32618 riverdale IL. q32718 holland MI. q32818 arrived detroit 7:30am. q32918 williamston MI.
d70018 set for 10:45am grand rapids. d70717 arrived lansing 4:30am. d70818 set for noon lansing.
n80017 grand junction MI. n80119, e80118 in system. e80016 arrived chicago 8am.
q15018 set for 11am north baltimore. q15118 set for 10:30am detroit. q13117 QS 2 IN. q13217 findlay OH. q50818 cincinnati. q50918 deshler OH.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby dave989 » Wed Mar 18, 2020 9:18 am

GP40-3 #6560 switching PCA in Grandville swapping box cars.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby Tom49801 » Wed Mar 18, 2020 9:42 am

Q327-18 @ 09:41am reporting on the move from mp CG28 after completing his Holland work.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby BL2-1843 » Wed Mar 18, 2020 10:46 am

Q32918 was by Howell at 08:33 with 8199+966 and 68 cars. Picking up Lansing cars on the rear of their train. Q32818 went east at 05:27 with 12+5332 and 77 cars. D70817 took CN 8911 to Peaker yesterday. Did not bring any CN units back west with them.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby justin_gram » Wed Mar 18, 2020 10:59 am

Eastbound currently at milepost CG 136 Porter.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby Tom49801 » Wed Mar 18, 2020 11:37 am

BL2-1843 wrote:Q32918 was by Howell at 08:33 with 8199+966 and 68 cars. Picking up Lansing cars on the rear of their train. Q32818 went east at 05:27 with 12+5332 and 77 cars. D70817 took CN 8911 to Peaker yesterday. Did not bring any CN units back west with them.

Q329-18 @ 11:28am reported by the DD mp CH104.3 with 448 axles. CSX engines #8199 + #966 and 109 cars.
Q329-18 @ 12:04pm reported by the DD mp CH126.3 with 448 axles.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby Tom49801 » Wed Mar 18, 2020 11:40 am

Q327-18 @ 11:26:53 Bangor's Center St crossing mp CG60.35 with CSX engines #879 + #4563 + Marquette Rail #3407 & 84 cars.
N800-17 @ 11:26am reported by the DD mp CG44.2 with BNSF engines #8433 + #9291, 130 loaded coal cars, & the 2 added DP engines.
Q326-18 @ 12:14pm with CSX engine #7792 leading reported from mp CG90.
D700-18 @ 12:15pm with CSX engine #4016 reported by the DD mp CG19.1 The DD announced "Axle Count Malfunction" then reported 25 axles.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby SD80MAC » Wed Mar 18, 2020 12:36 pm

Q329 with 8199, 966 and 109 cars, at Seymour 12:35. Lansing pick up on the head end.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby justin_gram » Wed Mar 18, 2020 12:38 pm

Q326-18 has CSXT 7792, CSXT 5457, CSXT 5422. 438 axles, 6040 feet at 91.9 DD. Had clear indication at Vine CG 90 at 12:08. Should be meeting Q327-18 on the double track in BH.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby Tom49801 » Wed Mar 18, 2020 1:22 pm

​Q326-18 @ 13:12:19 Bangor's Division St crossing mp CG60.93 with CSX engines #7792 + #5457 + #5422 & 105 cars.
D700-18 is waiting inside Grand Junction siding mp CG55.6 for Q326-18 to pass & will then continue westward.
D700-18 @ 13:34:28 westward Bangor's Center St crossing mp CG60.35 with CSX engine #4016 & 4 CH cars.
D700-18 @ 15:10 reported eastward at Grey mp CG82.8 with an Approach Medium signal.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby Dan Cluley » Wed Mar 18, 2020 1:57 pm

D708-18 east through East Lansing at 13:55. 4046 & 4035.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby Tom49801 » Wed Mar 18, 2020 4:11 pm

​D700-18 @ 16:05:41 eastward Bangor's Division St crossing mp CG60.93 with CSX engine #4016 & 6 cars (1 Boxcar, 1 Hi-Top & 4 CH).
Amtrak P370-18 @ 21:30 cleared the St Joseph Bridge with engine #4601.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby justin_gram » Wed Mar 18, 2020 9:31 pm

370-18 Medium Clear BH.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby Tom49801 » Wed Mar 18, 2020 9:44 pm

Amtrak P370-18 @ 22:01:37 at Bangor's Division St crossing mp CG60.93 with engine #4601 & 3 SuperLiner cars.
From a radio conversation between the Amtrak P370-18 Engineer & the St Joseph Bridge Tender, they will stop running after tomorrow morning's P371 run to Chicago &​ will not be running again for 2 to 3 weeks. Wondering if the morning train will be just an equipment move for Amtrak to Chicago?
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