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17:24 EDT: WCHISAG clear East Hudsonville
17:26 EDT: WCHISAG has caught up to MCHIGRR1, beginning to pass
17:28 EDT: WCHISAG clear Port Jenison, main 1
17:32 EDT: MCHIGRR1 clear Grandville
17:32 EDT: WCHISAG clear Grandville. Both trains racing each other down the straightaway, we'll see who wins the horn duels
17:40 EDT: WCHISAG has completed the pass on MCHIGRR1, who was only 4,569ft. Good rollbys
17:41 EDT: WCHISAG slow approach Ivanrest
17:42 EDT: MCHIGRR1 slow approach Ivanrest
17:47 EDT: WCHISAG restricting Lamar. Now to come down the Main and barely make the tower...
17:48 EDT: MCHIGRR1 all stop Lamar, main 2.
17:56 EDT: WCHISAG has made the tower in Wyoming barely. Should be underway with a new crew shortly.

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The first Wind Turbines were delivered today, and the second train should leave Colorado Tomorrow. The Empties should go west Friday. Idea will be to get WSAGCHI to Chicago and switch the power to WCHISAG, but if we take too long CSX might not be too happy. :lol:

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Flash Flood Warnings for everything west of Lansing, watches to the east, exceptions are north of Newaygo and Saginaw.

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Huge mess on the Grand Rapids Subdivision. Dozens of trees down between Wells and Gross. Crews working from both ends since 3am to clear them all. One is coming from Gross eastward, one from Wells westward. Both are still around 2 miles short of Grand Junction, then it's 8,000ft of tree after tree after tree at the siding. National Weather Service is out looking at Grand Junction, sounds like it was straight line winds. Blew over 60% of the trees for about 2 miles wide, 3 miles long.

Traffic is snarled this morning, the Pere Marquettes are being re-routed via the AMTK Michigan Line and the PC GR&I north of K-zoo, but should be back to normal this evening. Otherwise, all the trains are holed up east and west of the blockage.

Crews have parked the trains and told to go home, all fresh crews ordered for 13:00 to grab all the eastbounds, many of which are still on the main, and haul them east. Since most will make GR in time, those crews will be taxied back out to bring a westbound as far as they can. All westbounds are in sidings, with one at Wells, Saugatuck, and Hudsonville each, then two in Holland, and 2 more delayed in Grand Rapids. There are 9 eastbounds that will have to be cleared first, and no westbounds will move until the final eastbound has cleared their location.

Otherwise, traffic moving well across the rest of the system, but Wyoming Yard is getting backed up with outbounds to Chicago and a lack of inbounds means many trains will be shorter today. 3rd Shift order there at all 3 ends thru Saturday night at least.

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Heads Up, CIL #821 just dumped 13 coal hoppers on the ground at CP Hoosier. See more here: viewtopic.php?f=24&t=25940&start=340

Crews are already on the scene, and are working feverishly to try and get the cleanup started. Hopefully, the wreckage will be all cleared off your diamonds (the main priority right now) by late tonight...
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heartlandguy wrote:Heads Up, CIL #821 just dumped 13 coal hoppers on the ground at CP Hoosier. See more here: viewtopic.php?f=24&t=25940&start=340

Crews are already on the scene, and are working feverishly to try and get the cleanup started. Hopefully, the wreckage will be all cleared off your diamonds (the main priority right now) by late tonight...
Our wreck train was dispatched from Wyoming Yard with an Extra board crew, and is already down to Benton Harbor fighting to get the bridge closed (tons of boats in the channel, US CG on the way... Should be on scene soon. Includes a big wreck crane. Also have plenty of air to power tools. Crew of 20 as well pulled from the Steamfest. Not really happy about the long night, but hey, it is 4x overtime pay. Sleeping until they arrive.

Let us know when each of the 3 mains are cleared. We need to run our Pere Marquettes tomorrow, but until then, just two manifests that will be held up on either side of the derailment site on Mains 1 and 2.

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csx rr will be delivering 2 locomitives for the samm rr monday afternoon at your yard in barr yard

nrex #700 a 1gs7b switcher and samm 701 a c415 ex mcrr that we might have nre put 2 700hp gensets in if there demo impresses us
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astrovanman1989 wrote:csx rr will be delivering 2 locomitives for the samm rr monday afternoon at your yard in barr yard

nrex #700 a 1gs7b switcher and samm 701 a c415 ex mcrr that we might have nre put 2 700hp gensets in if there demo impresses us
Alrighty, we'll ge getting them on MCHIGRR2-08, then they will be classified in Wyoming Yard by Y-GRR-EE3-08, then will go north on the same train on the Fuller Turn. Then it will make it east on L-FULGRE-09.

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WCHIBAL-10: CWR trail from USS in Gary. Has 160 sticks of 1/4 mile rail to be laid in the following spots: Annoyance to New Buffalo, New Buffalo to Sawyer, Grand Junction to Wells, Saugatuck to Holland, Holland to Hudsonville, Fuller to Sparta, Grant to Newaygo. All areas should be dropped by this train and it's recrews thru Friday, then MOW folks should be out installing the new rail over the next few weeks. Old rail will be pulled by a different train and brought to USS for scrapping.

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samm rr has a set out in our interchange in greenville it is clwx #95 a ce-9 from the mt clare diesel shops
if you could deliver it to the monon rr
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astrovanman1989 wrote:samm rr has a set out in our interchange in greenville it is clwx #95 a ce-9 from the mt clare diesel shops
if you could deliver it to the monon rr
Yes we can. Will go:
L-FULGRE
Y-EEGRR3
L-GRRBUF
X-MONON

Should be to the Monon for the Tuesday transfer.

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Our GP60-3SLGs have been working nicely around the Marquette Rail network. Crews have sent back rave reviews of them, particularly pointing out their ability to put lots of power to the rails without slipping, and with a lot of control. One engineer said "I can go at whatever speed I like. I can haul 50+ cars at 2 mph or at 15. And I can choose exactly what speed using the MUGC interface. If I want 4mph, I've got four. If I want 13, I've got it. Our crews who have used them on the long locals love the speed control as well, citing the full dynamic braking on all three units means air is used sparingly.

Crews are also loving the MUGC interface. To date, MQT has logged about a 17% fuel savings...no drop in the bucket, under the technology. MUGC allows locomotive consists to operate like one big Genset. On trains running over the hilly Plymouth Sub, trains might need 9000 horses for the big hills as Fox, Thornapple, AnnPere or Salem, but next to nothing in other places. With out moving a finger, the MUGC senses all of this, and can adjust each unit's power up and down independently of the others, even to idle, and can even shut down a unit if the engineer wants to. This means that while I-GRRTOL and the return trains usually run with twin SD70s and a SD40, that SD40 is under power around 5% of the time, and the second SD70 about 40%. This train tends to be next to an outlier, but that certainly does not mean MUGC's value is being overstated. Simply put: MUGC installation pays for itself quite quickly. In 4 months of full-fleet service, MQT has recouped about 15% of the investment of installation on a fleet of almost 200 units. 2 years to pay for it, then 15 years+ to benefit, minus any software upgrades, hardware shouldn't need replacement.

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We have several operational changes, all of them from the Grand Rapids Division. These are the results of an operations audit, which was aiming to eliminate overlaps and streamline operations. Many of these were recommended by the crews themselves.

Symbol.....Frequency......What Has Changed
M-MUSGRR (TURN) Daily-x-Sun Does Waverly Pickup/Dropoff
L-GRRFUL (TURN) Daily-x-Sun Annulled, Replaced by yard job
L-HOLPTR (TURN) Weekdays Changed From HOLBHA
L-BUFBHA (TURN) Weekdays Annulled
L-BUFPTR (TURN) As Needed Annulled, Replaced by HOLPTR
L-MUSGRA (TURN) M, W, F Annulled, Replaced by yard job
L-MUSFRE (TURN) T, T, SAT Annulled, Replaced by yard job
L-MUSMON (TURN) Daily Annulled, Replaced by yard job
L-BALMAN (TURN) Daily-x-Sun Changed from BALLUD
L-MANWAL (TURN) Daily-x-Sun Annulled, Now done by yard job
Y-EE-GRR-2 Daily Does West Side Job

An updated trains list has been posted on the first page of this thread...

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We have now made changes to the Plymouth Subdivision train list based on our audit. The following changes have been made:

M-PLYTOL Daily Anulled, Cars grabbed by MSAGTOL
M-TOLPLY Daily Anulled, Cars dropped by MTOLSAG
L-ALPPAX (TURN) Weekdays Anulled, Now done by YALP1

Also, the Taconite Trains from Alpena have ceased, as the mill closed. The processor in Alpena is temporarily shutting down until they find new customers. They are hopeful, but there may no longer be two daily trains in each direction. With that, the Huron Sub just got a lot quieter.

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Here is the current Trains List:

A-PLYTOL Weekdays Auto Loads from Wayne
A-TOLPLY Weekdays Auto Empties for Wayne

C-CHIWOL As Needed Western Loads
C-WOLCHI As Needed Western Empties
C-BUFWOL As Needed Central Loads
C-WOLBUF As Needed Central Empties
C-CHIESX As Needed Western Loads
C-ESXCHI As Needed Western Empties
C-TOLWOL As Needed Eastern Loads
C-WOLTOL As Needed Eastern Empties
C-TOLLAN As Needed Central Loads
C-LANTOL As Needed Central Empties
C-WOLBHA-1 (TURN) As Needed West Olive-Based Pusher Crew #1
C-WOLBHA-2 (TURN) As Needed West Olive-Based Pusher Crew #2
C-WOLBHA-3 (TURN) As Needed West Olive-Based Pusher Crew #3
C-TOLESX As Needed Eastern Loads
C-ESXTOL As Needed Eastern Empties

G-NEWTOL As Needed Grain Loads
G-TOLNEW As Needed Grain Empties
G-NEW As Needed Newaygo Elevator Switcher
G-GRLTOL As Needed Grain Loads
G-TOLGRL As Needed Grain Empties
G-GRL As Needed Grand Ledge Elevator Switcher
G-ANNTOL As Needed Grain Loads
G-TOLANN As Needed Grain Empties
G-ANN As Needed Webberville Elevator Switcher
G-SAGTOL As Needed Grain Loads
G-TOLSAG As Needed Grain Empties

I-CHIGRR Daily Intermodal
I-GRRCHI Daily Intermodal
I-TOLGRR Daily Intermodal
I-GRRTOL Daily Intermodal
I-TOLDET Daily Intermodal to Rougemere
I-DETTOL Daily Intermodal from Rougemere

K-TOLGRR As Needed Stone Loads
K-GRRTOL As Needed Stone Empties
K-CHILAN As Needed Stone Loads
K-LANCHI As Needed Stone Empties
K-ALPTOL-1 Daily Stone Loads
K-ALPTOL-2 Daily Stone Loads
K-TOLALP-1 Daily Stone Empties
K-TOLALP-2 Daily Stone Empties
K-RODSAG M, W, F Stone Loads
K-SAGROD T, T, Sat Stone Empties
K-ALPGRR As Needed Stone Loads
K-GRRALP As Needed Stone Empties
K-TOLPIN As Needed Ethanol Empties
K-PINTOL As Needed Ethanol Loads

L-GRRGRL (TURN) Daily-x-Sun Switches GRR to GRL
L-FULGRE (TURN) Weekdays Switches FUL to GRE
L-FULCOO (TURN) As Needed Switches FUL to COO
L-GRRPTR Weekdays Switches HOL to PTR
L-PTRGRR Weekdays Switches PTR to HOL
L-GRRNEW (TURN) As Needed Switches FUL to NEW
L-BALMAN (TURN) Daily-x-Sun Switches BAL to MAN, Plus Overhead Traffic
L-BALEVT (TURN) As Needed Switches BAL to EVT
L-LANANN (TURN) Weekdays Switches LAN to ANN
L-GRRLAN (TURN) Weekdays Switches GRR to LAN
L-SAGBAY (TURN) Daily-x-Sun Switches SAG to BAY
L-SAGALP M, W, F Switches SAG to ALP
L-ALPSAG T, T, Sat Switches ALP to SAG
L-SAGGRY M, W, F Switches PIN to GRY
L-GRYSAG T, T, Sat Switches GRY to PIN
L-SAGFLT (TURN) Weekdays Switches SAG to FLT
L-PLYFLT (TURN) Weekdays Switches PLY to FLT
L-PLYDET (TURN) Weekdays Switches PLY to DET
L-PLYTOL (TURN) Weekdays Switches PLY to TOL

M-GRRCHI-1 Daily Does New Buffalo Dropoff
M-GRRCHI-2 Daily Manifest
M-CHIGRR-1 Daily Manifest
M-CHIGRR-2 Daily Does New Buffalo Pickup
M-GRRTOL-1 Daily Manifest
M-GRRTOL-2 Daily Does Lansing Pickup
M-TOLGRR-1 Daily Does Lansing Setout
M-TOLGRR-2 Daily Manifest
M-GRRBAL (TURN) Daily Switches NEW to BAL
M-MUSGRR (TURN) Daily-x-Sun Does Waverly Pickup/Dropoff
M-DETTOL Daily Manifest
M-TOLDET Daily Manifest
M-SAGTOL Daily Does Plymouth Pickup
M-TOLSAG Daily Does Plymouth Setoff
M-SAGALP Daily Train for LaFarge
M-ALPSAG Daily Train from LaFarge

P-GRRCHI-1 Daily Amtrak #371
P-GRRCHI-2 Daily Amtrak #373
P-CHIGRR-1 Daily Amtrak #370
P-CHIGRR-2 Daily Amtrak #372

X-CHIDET-1 Daily Canadian Pacific
X-CHIDET-2 Daily Canadian Pacific
X-CHIDET-3 Daily Canadian Pacific
X-CHIDET-4 Daily Canadian Pacific
X-CHIDET-5 Daily Canadian Pacific
X-DETCHI-1 Daily Canadian Pacific
X-DETCHI-2 Daily Canadian Pacific
X-DETCHI-3 Daily Canadian Pacific
X-DETCHI-4 Daily Canadian Pacific
X-DETCHI-5 Daily Canadian Pacific
X-MICBUF Weekdays "Hoosier Shooter" Monon Transfer

Y-WE-GRR-1 Daily Grand Rapids WE 1st Trick
Y-WE-GRR-2 Daily Grand Rapids WE 2nd Trick
Y-WE-GRR-3 Daily Grand Rapids WE 3rd Trick
Y-EE-GRR-1 Daily Grand Rapids EE 1st Trick
Y-EE-GRR-2 Daily Grand Rapids EE 2nd Trick, Switches GRR to FUL
Y-EE-GRR-3 Daily Grand Rapids EE 3rd Trick
Y-NE-GRR-1 Daily Grand Rapids NE 1st Trick
Y-NE-GRR-2 Daily Grand Rapids NE 2nd Trick, Does Hughart Transfer
Y-NE-GRR-3 Weekdays Grand Rapids NE 3rd Trick
Y-HOL-1 Daily Holland 1st Trick
Y-HOL-2 Weekdays Holland 2nd Trick
Y-MUS Daily-x-Sun Muskegon
Y-LUD-1 Daily-x-Sun Ludington 1st Trick
Y-LUD-2 Weekdays Switches Oxy, Switches LUD to MAL, Plus Overhead Traffic
Y-MAN Daily-x-Sun Manistee
Y-LAN Weekdays Lansing
Y-SAG-1 Daily Saginaw 1st Trick
Y-SAG-2 Weekdays Saginaw 2nd Trick, Switches SAG to MID
Y-PLY-1 Daily Plymouth 1st Trick
Y-PLY-2 Weekdays Plymouth 2nd Trick, Switches PLY to ANN
Y-DET-1 Daily Detroit 1st Trick
Y-DET-2 Daily Detroit 2nd Trick
Y-DET-3 Weekdays Detroit 3rd Trick
Y-ALP-1 Daily Alpena 1st Trick
Y-ALP-2 Weekdays Alpena 2nd Trick

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4-way meet in Grandville this evening.

Y-GRR-WE held the run-around switching Standale Lumber
P-CHIGRR flew by on #2 track
M-GRRCHI2 held east of the plant on #1 for Amtrak to clear
M-MUSGRR held #1 west of the plant. Extra trains are low priority...

Amtrak went by, then MGRRCHI went one to two westbound, then MUSGRR went east one to one, into the reefer and into the I yard, shortly thereafter, with I-GRRCHI going by west on two, Y-GRR-WE went east on One back to the yard...

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Conrad Yelvingston has announced that it will no longer be shipping in stone from Ohio and Illinois to it's plants in Lansing and Grand Rapids, instead, it will be getting stone from Alpena, and possibly Rodgers City. They already get Rodgers City Stone delivered to their Saginaw Yard. The company pointed to cheaper transportations costs using one railroad instead of three, plus getting tax credits for in-state stuff. Thanks to a robust construction rebound, the Grand Rapids and Lansing facilities are receiving 20% more stone this year over last.

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I put in quite a bit of time today working on my trains list. Quite a few things I've neglected to add-in over time. For one, finally added the GR&P's trains to the list. There are a whopping 50 trains scheduled for tomorrow on the joint line between CP Annoyance and Porter Junction, on top of 10 trains from Amtrak, and the usual 80 off of NS, and a dozen off the Porter Branch. Well there are 3 mains and a Passenger main, but that is still a lot of trains! Hence rumblings NS will be installing a tower just for it this fall...

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The Trains list keeps on evolving. Here is the latest version, the one that goes into effect tomorrow. I have added what the usual power is to my list, but the coding here does not like it very much, so I can't show it. I plan on releasing train-by-train info soon, so that will give a lot more insight.

Symbol Frequency Job
A-TOLWAY Weekdays Auto Empties for Wayne
A-WAYTOL Weekdays Auto Loads from Wayne

C-CHIWOL As Needed Western Loads
C-WOLCHI As Needed Western Empties
C-MICWOL As Needed Central Loads
C-WOLMIC As Needed Central Empties
C-CHIESX As Needed Western Loads
C-ESXCHI As Needed Western Empties
C-TOLWOL As Needed Eastern Loads
C-WOLTOL As Needed Eastern Empties
C-TOLLAN As Needed Central Loads
C-LANTOL As Needed Central Empties
C-WOLBEN1 (TURN) As Needed West Olive-Based Pusher Crew #3, to GRL A-N
C-WOLBEN2 (TURN) As Needed West Olive-Based Pusher Crew #3, to GRL A-N
C-WOLBEN3 (TURN) As Needed West Olive-Based Pusher Crew #3, to GRL A-N
C-TOLESX As Needed Eastern Loads
C-ESXTOL As Needed Eastern Empties
C-MICLAN As Needed Central Loads
C-LANMIC As Needed Central Empties

I-CHIGRR Daily Intermodal
I-GRRCHI Daily Intermodal
I-TOLGRR Daily Intermodal
I-GRRTOL Daily Intermodal
I-TOLDET Daily Intermodal to Rougemere
I-DETTOL Daily Intermodal from Rougemere

K-CHILAN As Needed Stone Loads
K-LANCHI As Needed Stone Empties
K-ALPTOL-1 Daily Stone Loads
K-TOLALP-1 Daily Stone Loads
K-ALPTOL-2 Daily Stone Empties
K-TOLALP-2 Daily Stone Empties
K-RODSAG M, W, F Stone Loads
K-SAGROD T, T, Sat Stone Empties
K-ALPGRR1 Daily Stone Loads
K-GRRALP1 Daily Stone Empties
K-ALPGRR2 Daily Stone Loads
K-GRRALP2 Daily Stone Empties
K-NEWTOL As Needed Grain Loads
K-TOLNEW As Needed Grain Empties
K-GRLTOL As Needed Grain Loads
K-TOLGRL As Needed Grain Empties
K-WEBTOL As Needed Grain Loads
K-TOLWEB As Needed Grain Empties
K-SAGTOL As Needed Grain Loads
K-TOLSAG As Needed Grain Empties

L-GRRGRL (TURN) Daily-x-Sun Switches GRR to GRL
L-FULGRE (TURN) Weekdays Switches FUL to GRE & LOW to ION
L-FULCOO (TURN) As Needed Switches FUL to COO
L-GRRPTR Daily Switches HOL to PTR
L-PTRGRR Daily Switches PTR to HOL
L-GRRHOL (Turn) Daily Does Waverly Pickup, Switches GRR to HOL
L-GRRNEW (TURN) Daily Switches FUL to NEW
L-BALMAN (TURN) Daily-x-Sun Switches BAL to MAN, Plus Overhead Traffic
L-BALEVT (TURN) As Needed Switches BAL to EVT
L-LANANN (TURN) Weekdays Switches LAN to ANN
L-GRRLAN (TURN) Daily Switches GRL to LAN, Does Ensel Pickup/Setout
L-SAGBAY (TURN) Daily-x-Sun Switches SAG to BAY
L-SAGALP M, W, F Switches SAG to ALP
L-ALPSAG T, T, Sat Switches ALP to SAG
L-SAGGRY M, W, F Switches PIN to GRY
L-GRYSAG T, T, Sat Switches GRY to PIN
L-SAGFLT (TURN) Daily Switches SAG to FLT
L-PLYFLT (TURN) Daily Switches PLY to FLT
L-PLYDET (TURN) Daily Switches PLY to DET
L-PLYTOL (TURN) Daily Switches PLY to TOL

M-GRRCHI-1 Daily Does New Buffalo Dropoff
M-GRRCHI-2 Daily Manifest
M-CHIGRR-1 Daily Manifest
M-CHIGRR-2 Daily Does New Buffalo Pickup
M-GRRTOL-1 Daily Manifest
M-GRRTOL-2 Daily Does Lansing Pickup
M-TOLGRR-1 Daily Does Lansing Setout
M-TOLGRR-2 Daily Manifest
M-GRRBAL (TURN) Daily Switches NEW to BAL
M-MUSHOL (TURN) Daily-x-Sun Switches MUS to HOL
M-DETTOL Daily Manifest
M-TOLDET Daily Manifest
M-SAGTOL Daily Does Plymouth Pickup
M-TOLSAG Daily Does Plymouth Setoff
M-SAGALP Daily Train for LaFarge
M-ALPSAG Daily Train from LaFarge
M-GRRDET Daily Manifest
M-DETGRR Daily Manifest
M-GRRSAG Daily Manifest
M-SAGGRR Daily Manifest

P-GRRCHI-1 Daily Amtrak #371
P-GRRCHI-2 Daily Amtrak #373
P-CHIGRR-1 Daily Amtrak #370
P-CHIGRR-2 Daily Amtrak #372
P-COOMAR1 (TURN) Sat & Sun Tourist Train, Extra Days & Times as needed
P-COOMAR2 (TURN) Saturday Tourist Train, Extra Days & Times as needed
P-COOLOW (TURN) Fri & Sun Dinner Train, Extra Days & Times as needed
P-LOWCOO (TURN) Sat & Sun Dinner Train, Extra Days & Times as needed

X-CHIDET-1 Daily Canadian Pacific Intermodal
X-CHIDET-2 Daily Canadian Pacific Manifest
X-CHIDET-3 Daily Canadian Pacific Crude Oil
X-CHIDET-4 Daily Canadian Pacific Ethanol
X-CHIDET-5 Daily-x-Sun Canadian Pacific Intermodal
X-DETCHI-1 Daily Canadian Pacific Intermodal
X-DETCHI-2 Daily Canadian Pacific Manifest
X-DETCHI-3 Daily Canadian Pacific Crude Oil
X-DETCHI-4 Daily Canadian Pacific Ethanol
X-DETCHI-5 Daily-x-Sun Canadian Pacific Intermodal
X-MICPTR1 Daily Grand Rapids & Pontiac I102
X-MICPTR2 Daily Grand Rapids & Pontiac I104
X-MICPTR3 Thursday Grand Rapids & Pontiac I106
X-MICPTR4 Daily Grand Rapids & Pontiac I108
X-MICPTR5 Daily Grand Rapids & Pontiac I110
X-MICPTR6 Daily Grand Rapids & Pontiac I112
X-MICPTR7 Daily Grand Rapids & Pontiac M101
X-MICPTR8 Daily Grand Rapids & Pontiac M105
X-MICPTR9 Daily Grand Rapids & Pontiac S106
X-MICPTR10 Daily Grand Rapids & Pontiac S112
X-MICPTR11 Daily-x-Sun Grand Rapids & Pontiac S113
X-MICPTR12 Daily Grand Rapids & Pontiac S116
X-PTRMIC1 Daily Grand Rapids & Pontiac I103
X-PTRMIC2 Daily-x-Sun Grand Rapids & Pontiac I105
X-PTRMIC3 Daily Grand Rapids & Pontiac I107
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Re: Marquette Rail

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Latest Business news:

- The Ethanol Plant located in Pinconning is no longer producing enough to warrant unit trains. In an agreement met by MQT and the company, the plant will now be switched Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays by the southbound L-ALPSAG. They have options to get an extra switch from L-SAGGRY, L-GRYSAG or L-SAGALP as well. The cars will simply be added to M-TOLSAG and M-SAGTOL, and K-PINTOL and K-TOLPIN are from here on out annulled.

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