Michigan shortline update: March 2020

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Re: Michigan shortline update: March 2020

Unread postby Patriot » Thu Mar 26, 2020 9:51 am

MQT - SB Leonard at 9:50
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Re: Michigan shortline update: March 2020

Unread postby Patriot » Fri Mar 27, 2020 11:19 am

GRE - EB Leonard at 11:17 with 21 CHs
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Re: Michigan shortline update: March 2020

Unread postby cnw8835 » Fri Mar 27, 2020 6:41 pm

Grand Elk was southbound at 76th St at 1808. 3 SD’s for power with only about 10 cars.
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Re: Michigan shortline update: March 2020

Unread postby kd_1014 » Sat Mar 28, 2020 10:21 am

Z151 just got their EC-1 to go south at CGE 3.6. MQT 3408 leading
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Re: Michigan shortline update: March 2020

Unread postby dave989 » Mon Mar 30, 2020 9:39 am

Z151 arrived Wyoming yard at 09:37 with 3406, 2057 and 3408.
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Re: Michigan shortline update: March 2020

Unread postby Patriot » Mon Mar 30, 2020 12:04 pm

GRE - EB Leonard at 11:50 with three non-King CHs and one tank
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Re: Michigan shortline update: March 2020

Unread postby Patriot » Mon Mar 30, 2020 3:36 pm

GRE - WB Leonard at 3:35 with 19 CHs from King and one tank
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Re: Michigan shortline update: March 2020

Unread postby SD80MAC » Tue Mar 31, 2020 9:00 am

Anyone know where MQT Z151 is this morning?

Edit: gates on West River Drive went down right as I hit submit. MQT 3406 and 3408 with 10 cars currently holding at Turner St.
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Re: Michigan shortline update: March 2020

Unread postby ~Z~ » Tue Mar 31, 2020 9:20 am

SD80MAC wrote:Anyone know where MQT Z151 is this morning?

Edit: gates on West River Drive went down right as I hit submit. MQT 3406 and 3408 with 10 cars currently holding at Turner St.

That's a short little MQT train... probably wasn't the easiest to find, right? :)
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Re: Michigan shortline update: March 2020

Unread postby Patriot » Tue Mar 31, 2020 10:22 am

MQT - SB Leonard at 10:20. Lots of blue smoke out of the lead unit.
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Re: Michigan shortline update: March 2020

Unread postby trnwatcher » Tue Mar 31, 2020 11:15 am

Patriot wrote:MQT - SB Leonard at 10:20. Lots of blue smoke out of the lead unit.

they just got the signal to depart Wyoming at 11:15 EDT.
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Re: Michigan shortline update: March 2020

Unread postby Patriot » Tue Mar 31, 2020 12:05 pm

MQT - NB Leonard at noon with 55 cars in tow
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Re: Michigan shortline update: March 2020

Unread postby kd_1014 » Tue Mar 31, 2020 12:37 pm

Haven't seen a two engine MQT train in a while until today
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