CSX Train Location Updates: February, 2020.

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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: February, 2020.

Unread postby ~Z~ » Tue Feb 25, 2020 11:46 am

BL2-1843 wrote: Power would have been either 292+3326 from yesterdays Q326, or, 5384+397 from yesterdays Q329.

Was CSXT 292 and CSXT 3396 on q328 today.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: February, 2020.

Unread postby LansingRailFan » Tue Feb 25, 2020 12:15 pm

329 was in Ensel as of 15 min or so when I drove by.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: February, 2020.

Unread postby SD80MAC » Tue Feb 25, 2020 12:27 pm

Y106 at Fox eastbound, lined into the siding at Elmdale. Q329 not to Lake Odessa yet.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: February, 2020.

Unread postby amtrak1007 » Tue Feb 25, 2020 1:06 pm

Y106 running around itself at Elmdale. Looks like Q329 is west of Lansing, but not out of the TWC territory yet. Maintainer has between the signals on the main at Fox.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: February, 2020.

Unread postby Tom49801 » Tue Feb 25, 2020 1:25 pm

​Q326-25 @ 12:12:33pm at Bangor's Division Street RR crossing mp CG60.93 with CSX engines #452 + #491. Video had hesitated a few times & will get the car count when he passes over the DD at mp CG44.2 Q326 had 120 cars. No DP help was added.
D700-25 at this time with CSX engine #6147 & 8 cars is waiting in Grand Junction siding mp CG55.6 for Q326 to pass by.
D700-25 @ 12:41:49 westward Bangor's Center Street crossing mp CG60.35 with CSX engine #6147 & 8 cars (5 coil cars & 3 Hi-Top Hoppers).
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: February, 2020.

Unread postby Tom49801 » Tue Feb 25, 2020 1:52 pm

BL2-1843 wrote:Q32925 by Howell at 08:22 with CSX 35+8830, returning power from yesterdays Q328 and 47 cars. Q32825 west east at 06:15 with a long train, well over 100 cars. Power would have been either 292+3326 from yesterdays Q326, or, 5384+397 from yesterdays Q329. (whichever doesn't go on todays Q327) Missed the train because I wanted to be first in line at 06:00 to get Paczki's, which I was, and got 14 which should last well into tomorrow. Train was honking for Highlander Way crossing when I walked out of the bakery, but still going by the house when I got home.

Q329 @ 12:46pm reported by the DD mp CH104.3 with 253 axles (count error). Assuming 252 axles, he had 60 cars.
Q329 @ 13:25 was reported by the DD mp CH126.3 with 252 axles.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: February, 2020.

Unread postby Tom49801 » Tue Feb 25, 2020 2:56 pm

D700-25 @ 13:51 completed his work at Hartford mp CG68.5 dropping off 3 Hi-Top cars & is headed west to Sawyer mp CG104.6 with CSX engine #6147 & 5 coil cars, plus anything they might have picked up while in Hartford.
D700-25 @ 16:23 eastward cleared the St Joseph Bridge.
​D700-25 @ 17:07:45 eastward at Bangor's Division Street crossing mp CG60.93 with CSX engine #6147 & 8 cars (5 coils, 1 loaded Hi-Top, & 2 Tanks).
N801-24 @ 17:46 loaded coal train eastward cleared the St Joseph Bridge. Has BNSF engines #8590 + #6272.
N801-24 @ 18:38:43 Bangor's Division Street crossing mp CG60.93 with BNSF engines #8590 + #6272 & 130 loaded coal cars. Headed to Grand Junction mp CG55.6
Amtrak P370-25 @ 21:46 with engine #4601 cleared the St Joseph Bridge.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: February, 2020.

Unread postby Jochs » Tue Feb 25, 2020 10:49 pm

P370-25 is currently going through Benton Harbor. Sounds like IDTX 4601 leading.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: February, 2020.

Unread postby Jochs » Tue Feb 25, 2020 11:24 pm

N800-24 is currently going through Benton Harbor.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: February, 2020.

Unread postby Tom49801 » Tue Feb 25, 2020 11:30 pm

Amtrak P370-25 @ 22:19:24 Bangor's Division Street mp 60.93 with engine #4601.
N800-24 @ 22:28 cleared the St Joseph Bridge with BNSF engine #6190 leading.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: February, 2020.

Unread postby Jochs » Wed Feb 26, 2020 12:09 am

Sounds like N800-24 (which was around Watervliet at 11:08 pm) is going to stop on the main at Gross, empties will drop off their train at Wells and their engines will come to Gross as DPU for N800-24.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: February, 2020.

Unread postby Tom49801 » Wed Feb 26, 2020 12:37 am

Jochs wrote:Sounds like N800-24 (which was around Watervliet at 11:08 pm) is going to stop on the main at Gross, empties will drop off their train at Wells and their engines will come to Gross as DPU for N800-24.

E800-24 @ 23:20 entered the main in Holland mp CG25.3 with BNSF engines #9007 + #9297(?).
There must have been a change in plans, N800-24 @ 23:27 was eastward at Bangor mp CG60.93 with BNSF engines #6190 + 1.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: February, 2020.

Unread postby Jetlink » Wed Feb 26, 2020 1:05 am

Sounds like D707 is coming out to work Lake O and Woodbury.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: February, 2020.

Unread postby georgehmanning » Wed Feb 26, 2020 8:49 am

​@07:37:21am ET westbound AMTK 371 SC44 #4601 with 3 super liner passenger cars arriving Bangor Michigan MP 60.35. 1 passenger boarding
DD 19.1 reported Q327 as having 492 axles and being 6604 ft long. ​that calculates out to be 2 engines and 120 cars, but some will be left at Holland
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: February, 2020.

Unread postby CantBeShook.WeHot » Wed Feb 26, 2020 9:14 am

q32626 on duty chicago. q32726 holland MI. q32826 arrived detroit 7:45am. q32926 beck rd plymouth MI.
d70026 set for 10:45am grand rapids. d70725 arrived lansing 2am. d70826 set for 2pm, d70825 didn't run.
n80026, n80127, e80025 in system. e80124 on duty west olive 6am.
q15026 set for 11am north baltimore. q15126 set for 10:30am detroit. q50826 cincinnati. q50926 ottawa OH. q13125 QI272 IN. q13225 lower river bridge toledo. q38626 BG129 OH. q38726 sibley road romulus MI.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: February, 2020.

Unread postby BL2-1843 » Wed Feb 26, 2020 10:49 am

Q32926 by Howell at 08:58 with four units. BNSF 8479+8581 leading, probably to catch another coal empty, and CSX 5415+4717 trailing, with 84 cars. Earlier, Q32826 went east at 05:22 with CSX 452+491 and 73 cars.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: February, 2020.

Unread postby Tom49801 » Wed Feb 26, 2020 11:15 am

Q327-26 @ 10:09:20 Bangor's Center Street crossing mp CG60.35 with CSX engines #35 + #8830 & 113 cars. He had dropped off 7 cars in Holland.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: February, 2020.

Unread postby Tlout » Wed Feb 26, 2020 11:32 am

Michigan Shore MMRR 2019, HESR 2025 with 20 hoppers, 7 tank cars south at Riley St. Holland 10:30 AM.

Heading back north with 12 hoppers, 2 tankcars 11:43 AM.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: February, 2020.

Unread postby Tom49801 » Wed Feb 26, 2020 11:39 am

E801-24 @ 10:31:41am Bangor's Center Street mp CG60.35 approach with BNSF engines #9007 + #9297 & 130 empty coal cars.
Q327-26 @ 11:11am westward cleared the St Joseph Bridge with CSX engines #35 + #8830 & 113 cars.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: February, 2020.

Unread postby Tom49801 » Wed Feb 26, 2020 12:19 pm

Does anyone know the mile post for "Mary Jane" on the Grand Rapids subdivision & why it is named that? I hear trains reporting by "Bravo", Mary Jane, the mp 51. I had found Bravo on the track charts Railroadtube had recently gave us a link for & see that Bravo is at mp CG46. Thank you guys :)
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