CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby Jochs » Sun Mar 29, 2020 4:20 pm

Jochs wrote:E800-27 is currently headed west through Benton Harbor. Sounds like BNSF 6245 leading.
D700-29 is currently headed east through Benton Harbor. CSXT 2692 leading.


D700 should be around Grand Jct. by now.
E800 was at Livingston around 4:10 pm, and should be around Sawyer by now.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby Tom49801 » Sun Mar 29, 2020 4:59 pm

Jochs wrote:
Jochs wrote:E800-27 is currently headed west through Benton Harbor. Sounds like BNSF 6245 leading.
D700-29 is currently headed east through Benton Harbor. CSXT 2692 leading.


D700 should be around Grand Jct. by now.
E800 was at Livingston around 4:10 pm, and should be around Sawyer by now.

D700-29 @ 16:58 reported "Restricting Holland", sounds like he's headed inside there. Q327 this morning had dropped off 33 cars in Holland.
D700-29 @ 17:57 eastward entering the main at Waverly mp CG23.
D700-29 @ 18:20 eastward reported by the DD mp CG19.1 with CSX engine #2692 & 29 cars. He had picked up 23 cars from Holland.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby trnwatcher » Sun Mar 29, 2020 7:15 pm

19:12 EDT D700-29 ARRIVING AT WYOMING. 18 TRACK, POWER TO THE MOUSE. SOUNDS LIKE Q326 HAD AN INCIDENT IN BARR YARD. SECOND CREW IS BEING SHUTTLED FROM GR TO CHICAGO TO GET THE TRAIN.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby georgehmanning » Mon Mar 30, 2020 5:21 am

@3:01:20am ET eastbound Q326 with 3 CSX engines and 128 freight cars arriving Bangor Michigan MP 60.72
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby Tom49801 » Mon Mar 30, 2020 7:46 am

georgehmanning wrote:@3:01:20am ET eastbound Q326 with 3 CSX engines and 128 freight cars arriving Bangor Michigan MP 60.72

Q326-29 @ 07:40 reported by the DD mp CG44.2 with CSX engines #403 + 2 & 128 cars. Per the dispatcher, after passing by Bangor Q326-29 was to go to Grand Junction mp CG53.9 & be re-crewed by today's Q327-30 crew that had started duty @ 05:00
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby J T » Mon Mar 30, 2020 8:36 am

Tom49801 wrote:
georgehmanning wrote:@3:01:20am ET eastbound Q326 with 3 CSX engines and 128 freight cars arriving Bangor Michigan MP 60.72

Q326-29 @ 07:40 reported by the DD mp CG44.2 with CSX engines #403 + 2 & 128 cars. Per the dispatcher, after passing by Bangor Q326-29 was to go to Grand Junction mp CG53.9 & be re-crewed by today's Q327-30 crew that had started duty @ 05:00

326 was in Bangor at 3am, and then by the 44 DD at 7:40am, but after passing Bangor they are to go to Grand Junction to be recrewed by 327's crew?
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby Tom49801 » Mon Mar 30, 2020 8:40 am

J T wrote:
Tom49801 wrote:
georgehmanning wrote:@3:01:20am ET eastbound Q326 with 3 CSX engines and 128 freight cars arriving Bangor Michigan MP 60.72

Q326-29 @ 07:40 reported by the DD mp CG44.2 with CSX engines #403 + 2 & 128 cars. Per the dispatcher, after passing by Bangor Q326-29 was to go to Grand Junction mp CG53.9 & be re-crewed by today's Q327-30 crew that had started duty @ 05:00

326 was in Bangor at 3am, and then by the 44 DD at 7:40am, but after passing Bangor they are to go to Grand Junction to be recrewed by 327's crew?

Yes, according to what I had heard the Dispatcher telling Q326. Apparently, the Q327 crew was on duty at 5:00am, transported by their taxi service to Grand Junction & then moved Q326-29 out of Grand Junction to head to Grand Rapids.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby Tom49801 » Mon Mar 30, 2020 8:41 am

Q326-29 @ 08:32am reported by the DD mp CG19.1 with CSX engines #403 + 2 & 128 cars.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby CantBeShook.WeHot » Mon Mar 30, 2020 9:31 am

q32629 arrived grand rapids 9am. q32630 on duty chicago. q32730 set for noon grand rapids. q32830 arrived detroit 8:45am. q32930 trowbridge lansing.
d70030 set for 10:45am grand rapids. d70729 arrived lansing 9am. d70830 set for noon lansing.
q15030 set for 11am north baltimore. q15130 on duty detroit. q13130 annulled. q13228 lincoln sub detroit. q13229 in system. q50830 hamilton OH. q50930 le moyne OH.
n80130 on duty chicago. e80030 in system.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby BL2-1843 » Mon Mar 30, 2020 10:43 am

Mondays 328 & 329 had the same power as Sundays trains, only going in the opposite directions. 32930 had 62 cars out of Detroit, 32830 had 91 cars into Detroit.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby Tom49801 » Mon Mar 30, 2020 11:04 am

BL2-1843 wrote:Mondays 328 & 329 had the same power as Sundays trains, only going in the opposite directions. 32930 had 62 cars out of Detroit, 32830 had 91 cars into Detroit.

Q329-30 @ 11:03am reported by the DD mp CH126.3 with 264 axles & 3,919 feet long. CSX engines #213 + #416 & 63 cars.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby amtrak1007 » Mon Mar 30, 2020 11:05 am

Q329 Meeting Y106 at EE Elmdale
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby J T » Mon Mar 30, 2020 11:14 am

The GR local (can't remember the symbol) is working at Beverly right now. Horn sounds like it is just a few blocks away (well, it kind of is. :) )
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby SD80MAC » Mon Mar 30, 2020 11:17 am

Q329 by Alto with CSX 213 and 416 with 63 cars.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby Tom49801 » Mon Mar 30, 2020 11:23 am

Heard @ 11:21am the St Joseph Bridge Tender telling some CSX workers she is to lock the bridge & go home. Shutting down their bridge tender duties for how long wasn't stated. She did mention it was related to the virus.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby GP30M4216 » Mon Mar 30, 2020 11:37 am

11:15hrs: Y121 is switching Zeeland. Y121 only came to zeeland once last week, to drop off a single loaded centerbeam to Zeeland Lumber, which should be picked up today. I will scope out the results of any other switching later today.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby Tom49801 » Mon Mar 30, 2020 11:48 am

D700-30 @ 11:36am westward reported by the DD mp CG19.1 with 70 axles. Sounded like the CSX engine #4015 & 16 cars.
​D700-30 @ 12:44:28pm westward Bangor's Center St crossing mp CG60.35 with CSX engine #4050 & 16 cars (7 Tanks, 1 Boxcar, 1 Gon & 7 CH).
Q327-30 @ 13:11 reported by the DD mp CG19.1 with 576 axles & 7,725 ft long. CSX engine #4009 + 1 & 141 cars. Not stopping in Holland today.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby GP30M4216 » Mon Mar 30, 2020 1:11 pm

13:10- Q327 whistling thru Zeeland at this time!
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby Tom49801 » Mon Mar 30, 2020 1:31 pm

D700-30 @ 13:30 advised by Dispatch he is to go into Kirk Siding mp CG70.2 to let Q326-30 pass.
Q326-30 @ 13:35 reported from mp CG90 with CSX engines #5118 + #712.
Q327-30 @ 14:31:30 Bangor's Center St crossing mp CG60.35 with CSX engines #4009 + #403 & 141 cars. Going into Gross siding mp CG61.3 to clear up for Q326-30.
Q326-30 @ 14:48:18 Bangor's Division Street mp CG60.93 with CSX engines #5118 + #712 & 112 cars.
D700-30 @ 15:03:27 eastward Bangor's Division St mp CG60.93 with CSX engine #4050 & 21 cars (7 CH, 8 Tanks, 1 Gon, 1 Boxcar & 4 loaded Hi-Tops).
N801-30 @ 16:04:52 Bangor's Division Street mp CG60.93 with BNSF engines #5853 + #9316 & 129 loaded coal cars.​
D700-30 @ 17:43 eastward reported by the DD mp CG19.1 with CSX engine #4050 & 35 cars. He had picked up 14 cars in Holland.
E800-30 @ 17:54:39 Bangor's W. Monroe St mp CG60.72 with BNSF engines #6322 + #8419 & 130 empty coal cars.
N801-30 @ 18:10 on the move & was reported by the DD mp CG44.2 with BNSF engines #5853 + # 9316 & 129 loaded coal cars & 2 CSX pusher engines #3094 + #486.
@ 18:43 a Bridge Tender was back on duty at the St Joseph Bridge & saying to E800-30 "I just walked in". Earlier today the lady Bridge Tender was told to close (maybe virus disinfecting going on?) I had heard earlier on the CSX calls about an engine being disinfected in Grand Rapids.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: March, 2020.

Unread postby BL2-1843 » Tue Mar 31, 2020 12:15 am

V91930 grain empty for Grand Ledge, by Howell at 23:43. CSX 304 leading with 92 cars. Had three units, trailing unit may have been foreign.
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