UP OCS Special 5-24-17

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UP OCS Special 5-24-17

Unread postby atrainguy60 » Wed May 24, 2017 4:18 pm

I was able to nab the UP Executive Train at Gaines, MI:

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Re: UP OCS Special 5-24-17

Unread postby hoborich » Wed May 24, 2017 7:32 pm

10 cars? How many people on that train? Anyone got more info on this train, and why it's in Michigan? Nice catch!
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Re: UP OCS Special 5-24-17

Unread postby Saturnalia » Wed May 24, 2017 7:35 pm

hoborich wrote:10 cars? How many people on that train? Anyone got more info on this train, and why it's in Michigan? Nice catch!

The grapevine states that it was loaded with CN and UP brass who were checking out a new and/or expanded intermodal offering.

Sounds similar to last year? when a nearly identical UP OCS went to North Baltimore to commemorate another new offering with CSX there.
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Re: UP OCS Special 5-24-17

Unread postby hoborich » Thu May 25, 2017 10:42 pm

Thanks. It appeared to have a diner and a couple sleepers. A little unusual for an OCS.
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