CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby soolinegp38 » Sat Mar 16, 2019 4:13 pm

It's a public thorofare. I'd ask what their problem was...and if they get upset then I'd leave but not without asking why.[/quote]
Every time they've said "someone called because you look suspicious." I dont see how, there's trucks that park there all the time. Also to make the post a bit relevant I heard Q329 passing burton at about 3:30, sounded like he was going pretty slow
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby SW » Sat Mar 16, 2019 7:11 pm

NB D714-16 turned east at Plymouth at 18:55. CSX 2344 + 6914 + 12 steel coil cars + 1 empty centerbeam.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby SW » Sat Mar 16, 2019 7:21 pm

NB V752 clearing Plymouth. CSX 5464 + 80 cars.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby trnwatcher » Sat Mar 16, 2019 7:23 pm

19:22 EST Q327 WB AT IVANREST. CSXT 535 LEADING.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby Tom49801 » Sat Mar 16, 2019 8:02 pm

trnwatcher wrote:19:22 EST Q327 WB AT IVANREST. CSXT 935? LEADING.

Q327 was reported by the DD at mp CG19.1 with CSX #535 & 45 cars @ 19:49. Going into Waverly siding mp CG23 which typically is done on Sundays & Mondays.
Q327 arrived Pullman mp CG48 @ 21:26
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby Robertrains » Sat Mar 16, 2019 9:22 pm

SW wrote:NB V752 clearing Plymouth. CSX 5464 + 80 cars.

This was that "Grain Train!!!!" I was waiting at the Rouge River crossing near 6 Mile/Northville! I heard them on the scanner─but "Stupidly" went to go check signals instead of waiting! :shock: I missed the photograph by only about 1 minute after waiting a couple hours!!!! :shock: However, light was getting dim when it came through! Does anyone know if CSX will still operate these grain trains or coal trains after
Lake State Railway® starts operations at the end of the month? :?: Will LSRC run every train or just some? I want to document the CSX trains before they are gone from this line!!!!
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby Tom49801 » Sat Mar 16, 2019 9:52 pm

Q327 with CSX engine #535 & 36 cars arrived Bangor mp CG60.7 @ 21:45:25 & is going into Gross siding mp CG61.3 to clear up for Amtrak. Q327 had dropped off 9 cars at Waverly mp CG23. Amtrak had reported from mp CG77 @ 21:49
Q327 reported from Riverside mp CG80.1 @ 22:53
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby BL2-1843 » Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:09 am

Q32917, CSX 5211 with 31 cars by Howell at 08:07. Shortest train out of Detroit in awhile. No work at Lansing. Q32817 was not out of GRP yet and has cars to pick up at Fox. 329 could make it all the way in but if not will have to hold east of Fox somewhere to meet them.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby georgehmanning » Sun Mar 17, 2019 12:12 pm

Q326 @12:02:33 EDT with UP 8974 & 6778, with 58 mixed freight cars passed thru Bangor Michigan on the CSX Grand Rapids Subdivision line at MP 60.72
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby cnw8835 » Sun Mar 17, 2019 12:50 pm

BL2-1843 wrote:Q32917, CSX 5211 with 31 cars by Howell at 08:07. Shortest train out of Detroit in awhile. No work at Lansing. Q32817 was not out of GRP yet and has cars to pick up at Fox. 329 could make it all the way in but if not will have to hold east of Fox somewhere to meet them.

Just for information sake, Q329 at mile 150 in GR at 1240.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby BL2-1843 » Sun Mar 17, 2019 3:30 pm

Q32817 with CSX 4285+377+8822+2048 by Howell at 15:20 with 113 cars.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby trnwatcher » Mon Mar 18, 2019 3:56 am

03:54 EDT D801-17 EB RESTRICTING LAMAR. NOT SURE WHAT THIS IS. WAITING FOR THEM TO GET MORE INFORMATION FROM EAST TOWER. Z739 IS CALLING THE TOWER ALSO.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby Tlout » Mon Mar 18, 2019 9:51 am

Y121 CSX 6545 chasing 3 deer while pushing caboose, 2 boxcars north to Stow, Riley St. Holland 9:46 AM.

Heading back south with no deer, caboose, 3 boxcars 10:13 AM.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby BL2-1843 » Mon Mar 18, 2019 9:52 am

Q32918 by Howell at 09:47 with CSX 374+2034 and 36 cars. Earlier, Q32818 went east at 07:07. Two U.P. units, 8974+6778 with JB and 26 cars.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby SD80MAC » Mon Mar 18, 2019 11:37 am

Y106 eastbound at Breton in GR with a pair of CSX Gevos and 7 cars 11:36.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby kd_1014 » Mon Mar 18, 2019 1:04 pm

Q326-18 at Bangor at 1200. Single GEVO leading the way
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby georgehmanning » Mon Mar 18, 2019 1:07 pm

Q326 @12:59:16 EDT with CSX 3171 with 69 mixed freight cars at Bangor Michigan MP 60.72 on the Grand Rapids Subdivision Line
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby CantBeShook.WeHot » Mon Mar 18, 2019 3:45 pm

q32618 arrived grand rapids 3pm. q32718 set for 7pm grand rapids. q32918 arrived grand rapids 2pm.
d70818 Williamston. d70718 set for midnight.
n80016, e80017 in system.
q15018 dry creek Toledo. q15118 turnpike OH, q13118 set for 8:30pm Detroit. q13217 Carleton MI.
q50818 botkins OH, q50918 Ottawa OH. q27615 oak st Detroit. d735/d736 each on duty.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby Tom49801 » Mon Mar 18, 2019 7:48 pm

Q327 reported by the DD at mp CG19.1 with 1 engine & 73 cars @ 19:44 Assuming CSX #374 may be the power from Q329 today.
Q327 arrived Bangor mp CG60.7 @ 22:16:26 with CSX #374 & 54 cars. 19 less cars than when he had departed Grand Rapids.
Q327 reported by the DD at mp CG91.9 @ 23:16
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates- March 2019

Unread postby GP30M4216 » Mon Mar 18, 2019 11:07 pm

I saw what sure looked like a D700 EB this evening at 21:14hrs at Zeeland with CSXT 6545 and a dozen cars: 2 coils from Sawyer, 4 hi side gons from Hartford, and 3 boxcars+3 tanks from Holland. Strange time and strange day for them to be running...did they die over the weekend somewhere?
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