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Q1xx trains: Intermodal

Symbol Origin Destination Frequency Notes
Q 101 Toronto, ON Vancouver, BC (Roberts Bank)
Q 102 Vancouver, BC (Roberts Bank) Toronto, ON
Q 103 Toronto, ON Vancouver, BC (Roberts Bank)
Q 104 Vancouver, BC (Roberts Bank) Toronto, ON
Q 105 Winnipeg, MB Calgary, AB
Q 106 Vancouver, BC (Roberts Bank) Montreal, QC
Q 107 Montreal, QC Winnipeg, MB
Q 108 Vancouver, BC Chicago, IL
Q 111 Toronto, ON Vancouver, BC
Q 112 Vancouver, BC Toronto, ON
Q 113 Memphis, TN Vancouver, BC (Roberts Bank)
Q 114 Calgary, AB Toronto, ON
Q 115 Toronto, ON Calgary, AB
Q 116 Vancouver, BC (Roberts Bank) Flat Rock, MI Daily Intermodal setout at Moterm - Ferndale, MI
Q 117 Winnipeg, MB Vancouver, BC (Roberts Bank)
Q 118 Vancouver, BC (Roberts Bank) Chicago, IL
Q 119 Chicago, IL Vancouver, BC (Roberts Bank) Originates at Ferndale, MI on rare occasion
Q 120 Toronto, ON Halifax, NS
Q 121 Halifax, NS Toronto, ON
Q 148 Chicago, IL Montreal, QC
Q 149 Montreal, QC Chicago, IL
Q 186 Prince Rupert, BC Montreal, QC
Q 190 Prince Rupert, BC Toronto, ON
Q 193 Chicago, IL Prince Rupert, BC
Q 194 Chicago, IL New Orleans, LA Daily
Q 195 New Orleans, LA Chicago, IL Daily
Q 196 Prince Rupert, BC Memphis, TN
Q 197 Memphis, TN Prince Rupert, BC
Q 198 Prince Rupert, BC Chicago, IL
Q 199 Chicago, IL Prince Rupert, BC


E2xx trains: Priority Manifest / Auto

Symbol Origin Destination Frequency Notes
E246 Flat Rock, MI Toledo, Ohio
E 260 Chicago, IL Flint, MI
E 276 Chicago, IL Toronto, ON
E 277 Toronto, ON Flat Rock, MI
E 280 Chicago, IL Flat Rock, MI
E 29471 Memphis, TN Canton, MS
E 29571 Canton, MS Memphis, TN


M3xx trains: Long-haul Manifest

Symbol Origin Destination Frequency Notes
M 301 Toronto, ON Vancouver, BC
M 30171 Baton Rouge, LA Memphis, TN
M 302 Vancouver, BC Toronto, ON
M 30271 Memphis, TN Baton Rouge, LA
M 303 Vancouver, BC Prince George, BC
M 304 Prince George, BC Vancouver, BC
M 305 Moncton, NB Toronto, ON
M 308 Toronto, ON Moncton, NB
M 30921 Joffre, QC Toronto, ON
M 30951 Edmonton, AB Coquitlam, BC
M 310 Toronto, ON Joffre, QC
M 311 Winnipeg, MB Edmonton, AB
M 312 Prince George, BC Winnipeg, MB
M 313 Toronto, ON Edmonton, AB
M 314 Edmonton, AB Toronto, ON
M 31731 Toronto, ON Winnipeg, MB
M 323 St. Albans, VT Montreal, QC NECR Run-Through
M 324 Montreal, QC St. Albans, VT NECR Run-Through
M 326 Huntington, QC Montreal, QC CSXT Run-Through - Q621
M 327 Montreal, QC Huntington, QC CSXT Run-Through - Q620
M 330 Sarnia, ON Fort Erie, ON
M 331 Fort Erie, ON Sarnia, ON
M 332 Gary, IN Toronto, ON
M 33571 Memphis, TN Gary, IN
M 33681 Fond du Lac, WI Memphis, TN
M 33791 Chicago, IL Waterloo, IA
M 33891 Waterloo, IA Gary, IN
M 340 Winnipeg, MB Chicago, IL NS Run-Through
M 341 Chicago, IL Winnipeg, MB NS Run-Through
M 342 Prince George, BC Memphis, TN
M 34371 Memphis, TN Winnipeg, MB
M 34441 Winnipeg, MB Superior, WI UP Run-Through
M 34581 Superior, WI Winnipeg, MB UP Run-Through
M 34791 Gary, IN Prince George, BC
M 348 Prince George, BC Winnipeg, MB
M 365 Garneau, QC Senneterre, QC
M 366 Senneterre, QC Garneau, QC
M 368 Toronto, ON Arvida, QC
M 369 Arvida, QC Toronto, ON
M370 Champaign, IL Toronto, ON
M 37121 Montreal, QC Toronto, ON
M 37161 Battle Creek, MI Hammond, IN (IHB)
M 372 Toronto, ON Montreal, QC
M 373 Montreal, QC Toronto, ON
M 374 Toronto, ON Montreal, QC
M 376 Toronto, ON Rivieres Des Prairies, QC
M 377 Rivieres Des Prairies, QC Toronto, ON
M 382 Toledo, OH Toronto, ON Daily Comes from CSX
M 383 Toronto, ON Toledo, OH Daily Originates at CSX
M 384 Toledo, OH Sarnia, ON Daily Comes from NS
M 385 Sarnia, ON Toledo, OH Daily Originates at NS
M 386 Flat Rock, MI London, ON
M 387 London, ON Flat Rock, MI
M 390 Fond Du Lac, WI Toronto, ON
M 391 Flat Rock, MI Chicago, IL
M 39291 Chicago, IL Toronto, ON Daily Comes from UP
M 39321 Richmond, QC Montreal, QC SLR Connection
M 39331 Toronto, ON Gary, IN
M 39421 Montreal, QC Richmond, QC SLR Connection
M 39491 Chicago, IL Toronto, ON Daily Comes from BNSF
M 395 Toronto, ON Chicago, IL Daily Originates on BNSF at Galesburg
M 39671 Memphis, TN Toronto, ON
M 39731 Toronto, ON Gary, IN
M 39891 Salem, IL Gary, IN Daily Comes from UP (UP MNLCN)
M 39931 Toronto, ON Salem, IL Daily goes to the UP (UP MCNPB)


P3xx trains: Amtrak

Symbol Origin Destination Frequency Notes
P349 Pontiac, MI Chicago, IL Monday (early morning) Amtrak Wolverine
P350 Chicago, IL Pontiac, MI Daily (morning/early-afternoon) Amtrak Wolverine
P351 Pontiac, MI Chicago, IL Daily (morning) Amtrak Wolverine
P352 Chicago, IL Pontiac, MI Sunday (afternoon/evening) Amtrak Wolverine
P353 Pontiac, MI Chicago, IL Sunday (late-morning/mid-afternoon) Amtrak Wolverine
P354 Chicago, IL Pontiac, MI Daily (evening/late-night) Amtrak Wolverine
P355 Pontiac, MI Chicago, IL Daily (evening/late-night) Amtrak Wolverine
P358 Chicago, IL Pontiac, MI Daily (evening/late-night) Amtrak Wolverine
P359 Pontiac, MI Chicago, IL Daily except Sunday (afternoon/evening) Amtrak Wolverine
P364 Chicago, IL Port Huron, MI Daily (mid-afternoon/late-night) Amtrak Blue Water
P365 Port Huron, MI Chicago, IL Daily (morning) Amtrak Blue Water
P390 Chicago, IL Carbondale, IL Daily Amtrak "Saluki"
P391 Carbondale, IL Chicago, IL Daily Amtrak "Saluki"
P392 Carbondale, IL Chicago, IL Daily Amtrak "Illini"
P393 Chicago, IL Carbondale, IL Daily Amtrak "Illini"
P058 Chicago, IL N. Orleans, LA Daily Amtrak "City of New Orleans"
P059 N. Orleans, LA Chicago, IL Daily Amtrak "City of New Orleans"


A4xx trains: Short-haul Manifest

Symbol Origin Destination Frequency Notes
A 400 Montreal, QC Joffre, Quebec
A 401 Joffre, QC Montreal, QC
A 402 Joffre, QC Riviere Du Loop, QC
A 40321 Riviere Du Loop, QC Joffre, QC
A 40381 Stevens Point, WI Superior, WI
A 404 Superior, WI Stevens Point, WI
A 405 St. John, NB Moncton, NB
A 406 Moncton, NB St. John, NB
A 40711 Dartmouth, NS Moncton, NB
A 40781 Fond Du Lac, WI Wausau, WI
A 40811 Moncton, NB Dartmouth, NS
A 40881 Wausau, WI Fond Du Lac, WI
A 409 Fond Du Lac, WI Wisconsin Rapids, WI
A 410 Wisconsin Rapids, WI Fond Du Lac, WI
A 411 Chicago, IL (BRC) Sault Ste. Marie, ON
A 412 Sault Ste. Marie, ON Chicago, IL UP Run-Though
A 415 Green Bay, WI Stevens Point, WI
A 416 Stevens Point, WI Green Bay, WI Trains operate push-pull
A 41971 Geismar, LA Memphis, TN
A 42071 Memphis, TN Geismar, LA
A 421 Toronto, ON Fort Erie, ON
A 422 Fort Erie, ON Toronto, ON
A 427 Joffre, QC Garneau, QC
A 428 Garneau, QC Joffre, QC
A 429 Beancancour, QC Montreal, QC
A 430 Montreal, QC Beancancour, QC
A 43171 Memphis, TN Decatur, IL
A 43291 Decatur, IL Memphis, TN
A 43431 London, ON Toronto, ON
A 43471 Memphis, TN New Orleans, LA
A 43531 Toronto, ON London, ON
A 43571 New Orleans, LA Memphis, TN
A 43641 Winnipeg, MB Thunder Bay, ON
A 438 Windsor, ON London, ON
A 439 London, ON Windsor, ON
A 443 Jackson, MS Memphis, TN
A 446 Fond Du Lac, WI Chicago, IL (BRC)
A 447 Chicago, IL (BRC) Fond Du Lac, WI
A 450 North Bay, ON Toronto, ON
A 451 Flat Rock, MI Hammond, IN (IHB Gibson)
A 45251 Edmonton, AB Winnipeg, MB
A 45341 Winnipeg, MB Edmonton, AL
A 45391 Chicago, IL Fond Du Lac, WI UP Run-Through
A 46021 Montreal, QC Chambord, QC
A 46121 Chambord, QC Montreal, QC
A 47291 Chicago, IL Sarnia, ON
A 48871 Memphis, TN Mobile, AL
A 48971 Mobile, AL Memphis, TN
A 490 Chicago, IL Flat Rock, MI Replaced by Q116
A 491 Gary, IN Fond Du Lac, WI
A 495 New Orleans, LA Memphis, TN Sunday nights only departing New Orleans (Replaces Q195)
A 49731 Gary, IN Memphis, TN


L5xx trains: Locals

Symbol Origin Destination Frequency Notes
L 500 Flint Durand or Port Huron As Needed Turn; Works Flint Industries, Lapeer Industrial Railroad, Imlay City & Port Huron when it goes east of Flint
L 501 Sarnia Battle Creek Daily long distance Flint Sub road local
L 501 Flat Rock/Lang Yd Battle Creek As Required Holly Subdivision 501
L 502 Battle Creek Lang Yd Daily Works Lansing, Durand and Pontiac
L 504 Waukesha Sussex, Waukesha, Mukwonago, Burlington Daily Works businesses in Sussex, the Duplainville siding, Waukesha, Mukwonago, and Burlington as required.
L 504 Port Huron As Needed Works Mt. Clemens Sub, North of Port Huron Yard. Sometimes referred to as HR job or papermill local.
L 506 Lang Yd Dearborn Daily Autoparts/loads and empties
L 508 Fond du Lac, Shops Yard Quad Lomira Daily Turn Delivers/picks up boxcars from Quad Graphics in Lomira daily. Will also pickup/drop cars in Fond du Lac as required on their return trip to Shops Yard
L 510 Fond du Lac, Shops Yard Waukesha/Duplainville Daily Turn Delivers/picks up cars in Waukesha and/or Duplainville as required. Also picks up cars in Ackerville on the return trip to Fond du Lac. Will occasionally spot cars for Quad Graphics in Sussex.
L 513 Pontiac East Yard Daily Works Moterm, turn
L 516 Geismar, LA New Orleans (Mays Yd) Turn
L 521 Battle Creek South Bend Daily Turns back in South Bend. Pavilion stop for the Kalamazoo spur.
L 524 Port Huron East Yd Daily Turn
L 529 Port Huron Moterm Daily Turn. Intermodal, runs lite back to Port Huron
L 531 Roma Junction, AB High Level, AB 6 Days per week Turn. Mixed freight, including freight destined for Hay River, NT
L 533 High Level, AB Hay River, NT 6 Days per week Turn. Mixed freight, almost entirely fuel for Arctic. Northernmost rail line connected to mainland North America.
L 536 Greenwood,MS Greenwood, MS "Greenwood Switcher" Works as far north as Marks, MS and as far south as Gwin, MS
L 542 Pontiac/Flint Flint/ As Required Works Durand
L 550 Decatur, IL Mattoon, IL Turn
L 551 Champaign, IL Mattoon, IL Turn
L 553 Champaign, IL Gilman, IL Turn
L 562 Jackson, MS Brookhaven, MS Turn
L 564 Decatur, IL East Peoria, IL Turn (Also known as the Peoria Local)
L 574 McComb, MS Manchac, LA Turn, runs Sun-Thurs (Mon & Wed works as far south as Manchac; Sun, Tues, Thurs only works as far south as Hammond)
L 575 McComb, MS Brookhaven, MS Turn
L 582 Baton Rouge Geismar, LA Turn
L 584 Baton Rouge Albany, LA Turn, Mon-Fri
R 950 Pontiac Moterm Monday - Saturday Local, works industries south of Moterm
R 960 Kankakee, IL Kankakee, IL Daily @ Day Local; services locally: Bunge Foods, Chapel, IM, and Ivex.
R 961 Kankakee, IL Kankakee, IL Daily @ Night Local; services locally: IKO, BASF Chemicals, Nucor Steel.


C7xx / S7xx / U7xx trains: Bulk commodities (Coal/Rock)

Symbol Origin Destination Frequency Notes
C 702 Green Bay, WI Chicago, IL - UP Coal Empties
C 704 Memphis, TN - BNSF Mobile, AL Coal Loads
C 705 Mobile, AL Memphis, TN - BNSF Coal Empties
C 706 Memphis, TN - UP Mobile, AL Coal Loads
C 707 Mobile, AL Memphis, TN - UP Coal Empties
C 714 Lang Yd River Rouge As Required Coke Loads
C 738 Southern Illinois Convent, LA Coal Loads
C 739 Convent, LA Southern Illinois Coal Empties
C 756 Southern Illinois Convent, LA Coal Loads
C 757 Convent, LA Southern Illinois Coal Empties
C 758 Southern Illinois Convent, LA Coal Loads
C 759 Convent, LA Southern Illinois Coal Empties
C 764 BNSF/Cicero Durand/HESR to Essexville As Required Coal Loads
C 765 HESR From Essexville/Durand BNSF/Cicero As Required Coal Empties
C 766 BNSF/Cicero Consumers Energy As Required Coal Loads
C 767 Consumers Energy BNSF/Cicero As Required Coal Empties
U 780 Duluth, MN Gary, IN Seasonal All Rail Ore Loads
U 781 Gary, IN Duluth, MN Seasonal All Rail Ore Empties
U 78881 Two Harbors, MN Mountain Iron, MN Seasonal Taconite empties
U 78981 Mountain Iron, MN Two Harbors, MN Seasonal Taconite Loads


G8xx trains: Grain

Symbol Origin Destination Frequency Notes
G 872 Waterloo Ia Limoilou Que As Required Grain Loads


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