CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby Tom49801 » Thu Mar 26, 2020 12:20 pm

D700-26 @ 12:15:56pm westward Bangor's Center St crossing mp CG60.35 with CSX engine #2692 & 5 coil cars.
Q329-26 @ 12:51pm reported by the DD mp CH126.3 with 516 axles & 7,789 ft long. CSX engines #4 + #5310 & 126 cars.
Q326-26 @ 13:32 reported from Benton Harbor mp CG87.5 with CSX engine #3135 leading.
D700-26 @ 13:42 reported on the move westward from Benton Harbor mp CG87.5 after Q326 passed by him.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby SW » Thu Mar 26, 2020 1:39 pm

SB coal empties just stopped at 7 Mile Rd. BNSF 8775 + 9102 leading.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby Tom49801 » Thu Mar 26, 2020 2:44 pm

Q326-26 @ 14:29:49 Bangor's Division St crossing mp CG60.93 with CSX engines #3135 + #5114 & 137 cars. Getting pusher engines at Grand Jct mp CG55.6
Q326-26 @ 15:18 is getting on the move again from Grand Junction with CSX engines #3094 + #486 added as the pushers.
D700-26 @ 15:20 eastward reported from mp CG90.
Q326-26 @ 15:34 reported by the DD mp CG44.2 with 572 axles & 8,523 ft long. CSX engines #3135 + #5117 & 137 cars & the 2 CSX pusher engines #3094 + #486.
D700-26 @ 16:21:39 eastward Bangor's Division St crossing mp CG60.93 with CSX engine #2692 & 5 coil cars.
Q326-26 @ 16:37 reported by the DD mp CG19.1 with 560 axles & 8,252 ft long. CSX engines #3135 + #5114 & 137 cars.
D700-26 @ 17:06 eastward reported by the DD mp CG44.2 with 24 axles (had to wait for D801 pusher engines to clear up into Grand Jct). He is going staight thru to Grand Rapids - no Holland stop for him.
D700-26 @ 17:43 reported by the DD mp CG19.1 with 24 axles.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby Dan Cluley » Fri Mar 27, 2020 7:18 am

Q328 through East Lansing at 07:14.

CSXT 3135, ? & 6147. Very large train, a string of CFBX hoppers & empty welded rail cars on the rear.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby trnwatcher » Fri Mar 27, 2020 7:54 am

07:52 EDT Q327-27 WB GRANDVILLE. COULDN'T MAKE OUT WHAT LOCO NUMBER WAS. GUY ON RADIO SOUNDED LIKE HE HAD ROCKS IN HIS MOUTH.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby Tom49801 » Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:17 am

Dan Cluley wrote:Q328 through East Lansing at 07:14.

CSXT 3135, ? & 6147. Very large train, a string of CFBX hoppers & empty welded rail cars on the rear.

The CSX #3135 was paired up with the CSX #5114 on yesterday's Q326-26.
From the radio archieves, Q328-27 between 03:03am & 03:33 was reported by the DD mp CH126.3 with 648 axles & 9,879 feet long. 2 engines & 159 cars.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby Tom49801 » Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:18 am

E800-26 @ 01:21:32 Bangor's W. Monroe St crossing mp CG60.72 with BNSF engines #9026 + #6048 & 130 empty coal cars.
Q327-27 @ 08:22 reported by the DD mp CG19.1 with 380 axles & 5,277 ft long. CSX engines #5310 + #4(?) & 92 cars. Going into Waverly/Holland mp CG23.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby donnieland » Fri Mar 27, 2020 9:15 am

radio talk between 327 and y121
y121 the yard is yours, we are heading to Hamilton
327 we have 27 to set off in the yard, have a good trip
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby BL2-1843 » Fri Mar 27, 2020 9:46 am

Q32927 by Howell at 08:52 with 4050+5111 and 71 cars. Q32827 went east at 08:10 with 3035-5114+6147 and 157 cars with the consist already described. D708 delivered the 30 cars for GLC yesterday but did not bring the 67 cars back to Lansing that GLC had just sat off for them.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby Tom49801 » Fri Mar 27, 2020 9:46 am

Q327-27 @ 09:45am reported from mp CG28 on the move from Holland.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby BL2-1843 » Fri Mar 27, 2020 9:52 am

Q32927 by Howell at 08:52 with 4050+5111 and 71 cars. Q32827 went east at 08:10 with 3035-5114+6147 and 157 cars with the consist already described. D708 delivered the 30 cars for GLC yesterday but did not bring the 67 cars back to Lansing that GLC had just sat off for them. Ogihara at Howell (Thai-Summit) along with many other industries is completly shut down. No srrap going out but are now getting empties brought back in to add to their collection again. After 51 car empties being in the plant at one time last year, the count had dropped to nine cars at its lowest.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby Tom49801 » Fri Mar 27, 2020 10:51 am

Q327-27 @ 10:44:26am Bangor's Center St crossing mp CG60.35 with CSX engines #5310 + #4 & 65 cars.
Q327-27 @ 11:44am cleared the St Joseph Bridge.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby Tom49801 » Fri Mar 27, 2020 11:21 am

BL2-1843 wrote:Q32927 by Howell at 08:52 with 4050+5111 and 71 cars. Q32827 went east at 08:10 with 3035-5114+6147 and 157 cars with the consist already described. D708 delivered the 30 cars for GLC yesterday but did not bring the 67 cars back to Lansing that GLC had just sat off for them. Ogihara at Howell (Thai-Summit) along with many other industries is completly shut down. No srrap going out but are now getting empties brought back in to add to their collection again. After 51 car empties being in the plant at one time last year, the count had dropped to nine cars at its lowest.


Q329-27 @ 11:18am reported by the DD mp CH104.3 with 464 axles. CSX engines #4050 + #5111 & 113 cars.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby Tom49801 » Fri Mar 27, 2020 12:55 pm

Q326-27 @ 12:44pm reported from mp CG95 with CSX engine #4538 leading. Reported by mp CG80.1 @ 13:20
Q326-27 @ 13:57:16 Bangor's Division St crossing mp CG60.93 with CSX engines #4538 + #5404 & 110 cars.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby BL2-1843 » Fri Mar 27, 2020 3:48 pm

D70827 after setting off cars at Webberville coming east, came direct to Howell power light and cleaned out the passing siding & transfer of cars delivered to CSX by GLC. Departed westbound from Howell at 15:23 with 4035+4046 on the head end and 101 cars, 6,164 feet in length. Perhaps they will take the entire train to GRP to save 329 some grief tomorow. If not, another good day to have one unit out of Detroit. Sounds like one way or the other, the 101 cars wil probablyl get to GRP by another D907 job over the weekend.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby Tom49801 » Fri Mar 27, 2020 5:49 pm

N800-26 @ 17:48 cleared the St Joseph Bridge.
N800-26 @ 18:41:22 Bangor's Division Sreet crossing mp CG60.93 with BNSF engines #5603 + #6245 & 130 loaded coal cars. Usually gets 2 pusher engines added at the west end of Grand Junction mp CG55.6 but haven't heard any radio calls & may have tied his train down instead. Didn't hear the DD at mp CG44.2 report him.
@ 20:40 heard on the scanner "reset applied 3094" sounds like the usual CSX pusher engines #3094 + #486 are now working with N800-26 at Grand Junction.
D801-27 @ 21:48 reported by the DD mp CG44.2 moving N800-26 having 544 axles: BNSF engines #5603 + #6245 & 130 loaded coal cars & the 2 CSX pusher engines.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby Jochs » Sat Mar 28, 2020 12:35 am

N800-27 is currently going through St. Joseph. Sounds like BNSF 8419 leading.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby donnieland » Sat Mar 28, 2020 7:47 am

sat. 327
713a - 19.1 364 axles, 5430', 88 cars
719a - east wy - main to siding - set off at wy
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby J T » Sat Mar 28, 2020 8:42 am

donnieland wrote:sat. 327
713a - 19.1 364 axles, 5430', 88 cars
719a - east wy - main to siding - set off at wy

Don! Maybe I haven't been keeping up with this thread as much as I have in the past, but I feel like I haven't seen you posting in a long time. Good to see you back (if indeed you were gone). :D
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby BL2-1843 » Sat Mar 28, 2020 8:46 am

Q32928 by Howell at 08:18 with 5114+397 on the head end and 85 cars, to go along with the 101 cars D708 took back to Lansing with them yesterday. 5114 was the trailing unit behind 3035 on 328 yesterday. 3035 was pulled off and replacedd with 397. Q32828 went east at 06:15 with 4538+5404 and 52 cars.
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