Shortline Train Location Updates - March 2021

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LSRC Z127 is SB w 6301 leading. Leaving Flint now.

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Sat Mar 20, 2021 11:45 am
LSRC Z127 is SB w 6301 leading. Leaving Flint now.
Approaching Munger Rd. Massive cloud of railfans today.

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LansingRailFan wrote:
Sat Mar 20, 2021 12:58 pm
LansingRailFan wrote:
Sat Mar 20, 2021 11:45 am
LSRC Z127 is SB w 6301 leading. Leaving Flint now.
Approaching Munger Rd. Massive cloud of railfans today.
Where does Z127 end up going? Just curious because I’ve never railfanned on LSRC before.

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Micah_D wrote:
Sat Mar 20, 2021 1:01 pm
LansingRailFan wrote:
Sat Mar 20, 2021 12:58 pm
LansingRailFan wrote:
Sat Mar 20, 2021 11:45 am
LSRC Z127 is SB w 6301 leading. Leaving Flint now.
Approaching Munger Rd. Massive cloud of railfans today.
Where does Z127 end up going? Just curious because I’ve never railfanned on LSRC before.
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Green signal for southbound Z127 at the Holly diamond

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GTWwatcher wrote:
Sun Mar 21, 2021 1:55 pm
Green signal for southbound Z127 at the Holly diamond
How long on average does it take for it to get to wixom from the holly diamond?

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Less than an hour I would think
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Sun Mar 21, 2021 1:55 pm
Green signal for southbound Z127 at the Holly diamond
How long on average does it take for it to get to wixom from the holly diamond?
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MMRR 2019, 2170 south at Riley St. Holland 11:40 AM. 5 covered gons, 11 tank cars.

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Tlout wrote:
Mon Mar 22, 2021 11:47 am
MMRR 2019, 2170 south at Riley St. Holland 11:40 AM. 5 covered gons, 11 tank cars.
Sneaked right by! Darn... :lol:
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Z62722 os GH Northbound MMRR 2019 leading MMRR 2170 15:20. Large Train today
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Grand Elk north through Byron Center at 5:12pm. WAMX 4206, WAMX 4124 and 35 cars. Mostly covered hoppers, couple tank cars, and then a slew of boxcars.
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Talk wrote:
Mon Mar 22, 2021 3:18 pm
Z62722 os GH Northbound MMRR 2019 leading MMRR 2170 15:20. Large Train today
https://youtu.be/fIuaD8TS4M0

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Lots of mty covered hoppers and gondolas returning to be reloaded :)
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Talk wrote:
Mon Mar 22, 2021 3:18 pm
Z62722 os GH Northbound MMRR 2019 leading MMRR 2170 15:20. Large Train today
https://youtu.be/fIuaD8TS4M0
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Talk wrote:
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Z62722 os GH Northbound MMRR 2019 leading MMRR 2170 15:20. Large Train today
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~Z~ wrote:
Mon Mar 22, 2021 5:15 pm
Grand Elk north through Byron Center at 5:12pm. WAMX 4206, WAMX 4124 and 35 cars. Mostly covered hoppers, couple tank cars, and then a slew of boxcars.
Have they gone south yet?

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J T wrote:
Mon Mar 22, 2021 8:22 pm
~Z~ wrote:
Mon Mar 22, 2021 5:15 pm
Grand Elk north through Byron Center at 5:12pm. WAMX 4206, WAMX 4124 and 35 cars. Mostly covered hoppers, couple tank cars, and then a slew of boxcars.
Have they gone south yet?
Just headed by. WAMX 4124, WAMX 4206, and I believe 41 cars south through Byron Center at 9:36pm.
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Can hear GRE in Lowell now.

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Grand Elk north through Byron Center at 4:40pm, WAMX 4206, WAMX 4124 and 17 cars, no boxcars today, just tank cars and covered hoppers.
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~Z~ wrote:
Tue Mar 23, 2021 4:42 pm
Grand Elk north through Byron Center at 4:40pm, WAMX 4206, WAMX 4124 and 17 cars, no boxcars today, just tank cars and covered hoppers.
Heading back south now. Currently blowing at 36th.

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J T wrote:
Tue Mar 23, 2021 6:29 pm
~Z~ wrote:
Tue Mar 23, 2021 4:42 pm
Grand Elk north through Byron Center at 4:40pm, WAMX 4206, WAMX 4124 and 17 cars, no boxcars today, just tank cars and covered hoppers.
Heading back south now. Currently blowing at 36th.
South through Byron Center at 6:45pm with 4124, 4206 and 13 cars.
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