NS Michigan Line 3/12/2008

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NS Michigan Line 3/12/2008

Unread postby GP30M4216 » Wed Mar 12, 2008 9:23 am

NS 38J completed making their setout at the east end of Kalamazoo's Botsford Yard at 10AM. They were back on track 2 and had redone their airtest at 10:17PM. At that time they called BO Tower to inform them they were ready to depart west. At 10:18, the Silver Bullet (365) passed them heading westbound. At 10:20, 38J had a restricting signal at the 14-14 signal at the east end of the yard to crawl towards CP-Comstock as they might meet Amtrak 351 there.

Power today is as follows:
NS 2671 SD70M-2
NS 9772 D9-40CW
NS 9438 D9-40CW
NS 6676 SD60

There are a couple big 86' hi cubes right behind the locomotives.

As for Amtraks, 365 arrived into Kalamazoo at 10:22, 41 minutes late
351 is EST arrival at 10:38AM 14 minutes late (presently at Augusta)

I believe B-1-G spent the night somewhere west of Kalamazoo as they had a lot of work to do yesterday (Welch's at Lawton, National Copper at Dowagiac, Amtrak and Simplicity at Niles)
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Unread postby ns8401 » Wed Mar 12, 2008 10:47 am

AMTK 351 Depart Ann Arbor West at 832am 9 Late
AMTK 353 Depart Ann Arbor West at 114pm 18 Late
AMTK 350 Depart Ann Arbor East at 229pm 20 Late
AMTK 352 Depart Ann Arbor East at 600pm 13 Late
AMTK 355 Depart Ann Arbor East at 709pm 18 Late
AMTK 354 Depart Ann Arbor East at 1140pm 10 Late
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Unread postby Scooterb » Wed Mar 12, 2008 3:56 pm

38J arrived Jacksona bout 12;45 pm
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Unread postby Scooterb » Wed Mar 12, 2008 5:11 pm

B16 approaching Jackson from Albion 6:11 pm
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Unread postby Scooterb » Wed Mar 12, 2008 7:34 pm

B28 at Monroe street proceeding into Jackson
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