CN Updates - February 2020

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Re: CN Updates - February 2020

Unread postby KC8RBK » Sun Feb 23, 2020 4:28 pm

1525 wb oil train by 205. 2 cn in the lead and 1 pushing
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Re: CN Updates - February 2020

Unread postby KC8RBK » Sun Feb 23, 2020 4:50 pm

1549 wb manifest by 205 with 3 cn elephant style. Not a real long train
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Re: CN Updates - February 2020

Unread postby Manistique » Sun Feb 23, 2020 5:28 pm

Train 251 is rolling NB past MP 22.5 with two CN GE's elephant-style and no cars on the head-end for Pontiac at 4:28 pm.
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Re: CN Updates - February 2020

Unread postby Manistique » Sun Feb 23, 2020 6:09 pm

Train 514 with 5413 and 5340 again just went SB lite power past MP 22.5 at 5:09 pm.
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Re: CN Updates - February 2020

Unread postby Burb8145 » Sun Feb 23, 2020 6:53 pm

M38461-23 crossed Goddard Road in Wyandotte at 1740.
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Re: CN Updates - February 2020

Unread postby bnsfben » Sun Feb 23, 2020 7:27 pm

L514 North through Royal Oak at 1825 with an SD40-2W and an SD60. Shorter than normal train.
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Re: CN Updates - February 2020

Unread postby Dan Cluley » Sun Feb 23, 2020 10:49 pm

Amtrak 364 through Lansing at 21:05
4633 6 cars & 4629.

CN 402 through Lansing at 21:16.
2718 solo.

CN 251 through Lansing at 21:30.

There is also an eastbound train parked on the Lansing throughfare that had been there for a couple of days.
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Re: CN Updates - February 2020

Unread postby KC8RBK » Mon Feb 24, 2020 10:47 am

Wb manifest by 205 at 0940 with 2 cn, trailing unit is a cowl. 2 units mid train
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Re: CN Updates - February 2020

Unread postby Manistique » Mon Feb 24, 2020 4:25 pm

Train 514 with 5414 and 5340 was SB at 3:25 pm past MP 22.5 lite and early today.
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Re: CN Updates - February 2020

Unread postby Manistique » Mon Feb 24, 2020 6:16 pm

NB Train 514 passing MP 22.5 at 5:14 pm (ironic) with a shorter train than usual. Also a few hours earlier too.
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Re: CN Updates - February 2020

Unread postby GTW6401 » Mon Feb 24, 2020 7:31 pm

514 is waiting for 491 at East Durand.
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Re: CN Updates - February 2020

Unread postby GTW6401 » Mon Feb 24, 2020 9:36 pm

500 is working at Durand. Had CN 2155, BCOL 4611, EJE 676, LSRC 6354 leaving Battle Creek.
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Re: CN Updates - February 2020

Unread postby Robertrains » Mon Feb 24, 2020 10:02 pm

GTW6401 wrote:500 is working at Durand. Had CN 2155, BCOL 4611, EJE 676, LSRC 6354 leaving Battle Creek.

Oh man this would have been a catch! WOW!!!! :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:
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Re: CN Updates - February 2020

Unread postby GTW6401 » Mon Feb 24, 2020 10:08 pm

There is a Q132, CN 2280 at Flint. 500 is going to wait at East Durand until Q132 goes west.

Amtrak 364 is at Shaftsburg.

934 was working at Cory, and 402 is coming east from Battle Creek.
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Re: CN Updates - February 2020

Unread postby AARR » Tue Feb 25, 2020 2:08 pm

EJE SD38-2 657 parked in Pontiac Yard. Doesn’t appear to be working.
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Re: CN Updates - February 2020

Unread postby Manistique » Tue Feb 25, 2020 3:15 pm

At 2:15 pm Train 251 is NB passing MP 22.5 with a CN 2200 leading a CN 2100. No cars on the head-end for Pontiac today.
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Re: CN Updates - February 2020

Unread postby nichoff81 » Tue Feb 25, 2020 5:45 pm

Wb mixed freight with 3CN mm 205 at 1644
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Re: CN Updates - February 2020

Unread postby nichoff81 » Tue Feb 25, 2020 6:17 pm

Eb mixed freight (only 19 cars) with 2CN mm 205 1715
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Re: CN Updates - February 2020

Unread postby nichoff81 » Tue Feb 25, 2020 6:34 pm

Wb oil train with 1 buffer car in front and one buffer at end with 2CN leading and 1CN DPU mm 205 at 1731
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Re: CN Updates - February 2020

Unread postby GTW6401 » Tue Feb 25, 2020 7:16 pm

The EJE 657 is now leading E251 to Battle Creek. They departed around 5:30pm from Scott Lake Road and after 514 made it past them.

The CN 2284 had issues after stopping at Scott Lake for the crew change and replaced by the EJE unit.
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