P32-8 leads 352 and inspection train 9/2/2020

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P32-8 leads 352 and inspection train 9/2/2020

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Yesterday Amtrak sent me two surprises on the Michigan line. Early in the afternoon I heard an EB move through Ypsilanti at a time where normally (due to covid-19) a train wouldn’t be present. At around 4pm another move was coming westbound. It was an inspection train with a viewliner II, corridor clipper, and American View. Already a solid day, a little later I got a text that P32-8 #519 would be leading 352. It has been multiple years since a P32-8 has led a Wolverine service train, so this was more welcome news. What is possibly the last time a P32-8 May lead a regular wolverine service train, 519 comes East with 62 trailing, and a Charger on the west end. Word is the power is needed for a ballast train in Jackson. A solid day on the Michigan line, with a possible last catch of a P32-8 leading a passenger train.
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Re: P32-8 leads 352 and inspection train 9/2/2020

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And among the last P42 runs as well...
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Re: P32-8 leads 352 and inspection train 9/2/2020

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Saturnalia wrote:
Thu Sep 03, 2020 12:54 pm
And among the last P42 runs as well...
I was thinking the same thing for the inspection train. Today the P42 and P32 went west as extra 961. So I have already since caught a P42 leading.. all be it a power move.
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