CN Train Location Updates - May 2021

Daily whereabouts of train locations along with sightings for heads ups to other railfans.
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AARR wrote:
Wed May 26, 2021 1:51 pm
Pontiac Yard is nearly empty. Most if not all stored cars are gone. Just a few strings of cars used in local revenue service. GP38-2 6225 is working the north end of Pontiac Yard.
What was stored there?

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SB by Birmingham

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CN 2846/CN 3142 lead M397 thru Charlotte at 4:45. Slow orders mean train took 8 min to clear. Columbus and Greenville fallen Flag boxcar in consist.

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LansingRailFan wrote:
Wed May 26, 2021 5:12 pm
CN 2846/CN 3142 lead M397 thru Charlotte at 4:45. Slow orders mean train took 8 min to clear. Columbus and Greenville fallen Flag boxcar in consist.
Columbus and Greenville is alive and well - or did you mean it was a car in pre G&W original CAGY scheme ?

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Westbound intermodal by Trowbridge at 1912

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Westbound with CN 3216 & 3000 through Lansing at 21:00

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M385 through 15 Mile Rd. @ 21:14. CN 3249 & 3146 with 80 cars.

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Man o' War wrote:
Wed May 26, 2021 6:01 pm
LansingRailFan wrote:
Wed May 26, 2021 5:12 pm
CN 2846/CN 3142 lead M397 thru Charlotte at 4:45. Slow orders mean train took 8 min to clear. Columbus and Greenville fallen Flag boxcar in consist.
Columbus and Greenville is alive and well - or did you mean it was a car in pre G&W original CAGY scheme ?

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Yes like the old school delta route sorry not no orange tren knock off.

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Z149 by Mp 203 at 12:32. Track crew has had the single track occupied all morning. There’s an EB lined up out of Walton now

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M396 at Mill in Lansing w CN 5695/CN 5656

CN Track Crew here is working with Trackworks crew on the switch to the Purina Mill.

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E274 to Toronto w CN 3243/CN 3233 at Trowbridge now 4:35 PM. 3233 is one of two Veterans HUs.

All the other HUs are in MB, BC or SK so at least one escaped.

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R934 the Lansing Local is working Cory Yard with GTW 5934 in CNA paint scheme.

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L500 in Durand at 9 Pm. BNSF 7894/CN 5675/GTW 5931

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Q116 through Royal Oak @ 10:42. CN 2694 & 8834 with 120 cars. 60 intermodal & 60 empty racks.

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Eb manifest by 205 at 1308 with 2 cn

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1326 wb mixed freight with 3 cn by 205

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Eastbound by Trowbridge at 1343

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450 by 205 at 1857 with 2 cn. Only lined as far as maple m1. Eb m1 from Cory. Nb on the holly at Gaines. One coming out of Durand yard lined m1 to e durand

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Fri May 28, 2021 6:59 pm
450 by 205 at 1857 with 2 cn. Only lined as far as maple m1. Eb m1 from Cory. Nb on the holly at Gaines. One coming out of Durand yard lined m1 to e durand
L542 just told to double Cory 4 to 3 and bring it to the creek. They have 2 units nose to nose. Leader is up, trailing unit has no ptc or something. He's tucking in the west end to get 450 by

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M385 through 15 Mile Rd. @ 21:11. CN 2656, 5614, & 8893 with 120 cars.

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