Michigan Shortline Updates August 2017

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GRE rolling through Ada, sounded westbound.
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Didn't run yesterday

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I was mistaken, GRE was eastbound earlier. Headed west through Ada at 14:35.
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Is GRE running every other day?
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GrandTrunkFan wrote:Is GRE running every other day?
Normally Monday Wednesday Friday but sometimes they deviate based on crew availability and customer needs.
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Normally M W F but Tues, Thurs this week, don't know about Fri yet. CPMY has delivered twice the number of cars so far this year as compared to last year

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GRE --- EB Leonard at 10:30 with one non-King CH
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GRE --- WB Leonard at 2:17 with 10 CHs
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GRE Eastbound Ada 11:25.
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HESR 3391, 2107, 3045 just arrived in Durand with an empty coal train 2:10am, backing into Durand Yard now with empties, will pick up a loaded coal train in the yard before heading back north to Bay City.

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Raildudes dad wrote:Normally M W F but Tues, Thurs this week, don't know about Fri yet. CPMY has delivered twice the number of cars so far this year as compared to last year
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GRE --- WB Leonard at 10:14 with six CHs.
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Michigan Shore Railroad sitting at Filmore in West Olive at 1150.

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5 MOCX fertilizer hoppers from Fremont
7 tanks from Brinks (possibly a Webb tank or two mixed in)

12 total

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Michigan Shore railroad back into Muskegon at 1645

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12 mixed tanks
9 sand hoppers (Mixed throughout)

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Would you know which site is shipping the sand? Muskegon or Berry Jct?
csx801 wrote:Michigan Shore railroad back into Muskegon at 1645

MMRR 2057

12 mixed tanks
9 sand hoppers (Mixed throughout)

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AARR wrote:Would you know which site is shipping the sand? Muskegon or Berry Jct?
All sand is coming from Berry Jct. The Norton Shores facility has been dismantled for some time now.

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Thanks.

Is the sand plant at Berry Jct. shipping daily?
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AARR wrote:Would you know which site is shipping the sand? Muskegon or Berry Jct?
All sand is coming from Berry Jct. The Norton Shores facility has been dismantled for some time now.
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AARR wrote:Is the sand plant at Berry Jct. shipping daily?
I don't believe Nugent ships daily like they used to. I don't see them enough to give an accurate estimate though.

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GRE eastbound at Ada.
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Lowell had no or few hoppers yesterday, today there are 30-40 around town, including south of the river.

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