CN Updates- October 2018

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Empty rack train eb by 205 at 1134. Not sure on the train number since idk where its headed. 2 cn units pulling. Both emd, trailing unit was standard cab

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Eb by 205 at 1223. 2 cn and up, mixed freight. Wb by 205 at 1235 with a single cn cowl pulling and mixed freight behind.

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A set of very clean up units with a short train eb by 205 at 1310. He's lined onto m1 to cory so maybe 502

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Wb manifest by 205 at 1357. 2 cn and 700 axles

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At 12:20 pm I saw what looked like Train 451 entering Pontiac Yard. Did not see the power.

At 1:15 pm I saw GTW 5844 sitting in Pontiac Yard. Not sure if it was working or just parked at the end of a cut of cars. This may be a new locomotive assignment for Pontiac maybe replacing one of the two recently-assigned locomotive stalwarts, 6221 or 4632.

At 7:30 pm Train 391 went NB past MP 22.5.

At 8 pm a Train 513 went SB past MP 22.5 with 6221.
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Eb manifest at 219, wb by 205 at 1949, guessing 451.

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533N going by cass

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384 going by cass

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Eb parked m1 at cory when I came back from Lansing about 2100

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Amtrak 364 at Durand.

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391, CN 5719 is at MP55 on the Holly Sub.

502 - UP 6881 and UP 6665.

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280, UP 8516 and UP 7409 at Durand onto the Holly.

They picked up the GTW 5844 in Pontiac. Southbound by Royal Oak just after 2am.

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Looks like an early 149 by 205 at 0620

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Wb m1@trowbridge 0856

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Train 451 NB past MP 22.5 at 1:30 pm with an NS leading a BNSF.

Returning Train 515 with 6221 NB past MP 22.5 at 6 pm.

Train 391 led by two UP locomotives NB past MP 22.5 at 8:51 pm.

A Train 513 with 6221 is drifting SB down the Hill lite at 9:34 pm.

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Mount Clemens Subdivision - Mount Clemens depot - October 29, 2018:

M385 - 01:35 (Late 10/28 train)

M382 - 03:40

M383 - 05:30

E271 - 10:35

M385 - 16:00, CN/CN/CN, 138 cars

L533S - 19:08, GTW 4929/GTW 4924, loaded boxcars and empty centerbeams from Mt. Clemens, intermodal for Ferndale.

L533N - 22:58

M384 - 23:00 - On Shoreline sub, following L533N

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Empty rack train working cory off m1 at 0800. Can't see the power

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Saw Train 451 working NB through Pontiac at 11:35 am with a CN locomotive leading two UP ones.

Train 515 SB past MP 22.5 with 6221 at 12:15 pm.

What looked like an old Train 950 SB past MP 22.5 at 2:30 pm. Kind of late for this train and it is supposed to be discontinued so maybe it is a 513. I think it had 4632 as power. Had a typical 950 consist.
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502 departing cory 1406

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Man o' War wrote:Mount Clemens Subdivision - Mount Clemens depot - October 29, 2018:

L533S - 19:08, GTW 4929/GTW 4924, loaded boxcars and empty centerbeams from Mt. Clemens, intermodal for Ferndale.

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Hey Man o' War, yesterday you probably meant
"GTW 4934" because I don't remember "GTW 4924" being on train 533 lately!!!! :wink:
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