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Re: CSX Train Location Updates - June 2021

Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2021 1:40 pm
by SD80MAC
D706 had what looked like about a 20 car set off for Ensel, most of which were bottom ash gons.

Re: CSX Train Location Updates - June 2021

Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2021 1:44 pm
by Micah_D
SD80MAC wrote:
Thu Jun 10, 2021 1:40 pm
D706 had what looked like about a 20 car set off for Ensel, most of which were bottom ash gons.
Thanks, currently still at Ensel

Re: CSX Train Location Updates - June 2021

Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2021 2:12 pm
by LansingRailFan
D706 clear Trowbridge at 2:08 PM.

Re: CSX Train Location Updates - June 2021

Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2021 2:34 pm
by SD80MAC
Tom, if D702 doesn’t back into the Dock Track, that means they’re going all the way to the end of the line to use the run around by Hienz.

Re: CSX Train Location Updates - June 2021

Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2021 2:49 pm
by Tom49801
D702-10 @ 14:44 eastward Holland's Dock Track near mp CG25.3 with CSXT engines #2349 + #2502 & 2 Gondola cars loaded with scrap metal.

E801-09 @ 14:44 westward reported by the DD mp CG91.9 with 532 axles & 6,982 feet long. BNSF engines #6028 + #8578 & 130 empty coal cars.

Re: CSX Train Location Updates - June 2021

Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2021 3:19 pm
by amessmann
LansingRailFan wrote:
Thu Jun 10, 2021 2:12 pm
D706 clear Trowbridge at 2:08 PM.
Clear pair Brighton at 15:18.
...and thru CH 43 at 15:26. 5406 and 5143 leading.

Re: CSX Train Location Updates - June 2021

Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2021 3:41 pm
by Tom49801
SD80MAC wrote:
Thu Jun 10, 2021 2:34 pm
Tom, if D702 doesn’t back into the Dock Track, that means they’re going all the way to the end of the line to use the run around by Hienz.
Thank you for that info, I'll have to take a look at that with Google satellite images. Any idea what the tank cars carry that I see going there from time to time?

Re: CSX Train Location Updates - June 2021

Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2021 3:41 pm
by Steve B
Eastbound by Trowbridge at 1540

Re: CSX Train Location Updates - June 2021

Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2021 4:16 pm
by BL2-1843
amessmann wrote:
Thu Jun 10, 2021 3:19 pm
D706 clear Trowbridge at 2:08 PM. Clear pair Brighton at 15:18, and thru CH 43 at 15:26. 5406 and 5143 leading.
That would be 5243 on the second unit. By Howell at 15:00 with 59 cars and a long string of empty lumber cars.

Re: CSX Train Location Updates - June 2021

Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2021 5:07 pm
by Tom49801
N801-09 @ 16:59 eastward reported by the DD mp CG91.9 with 532 axles & 6,964 ft long. BNSF engines #9084 + #6226 & 130 loaded coal cars.

Re: CSX Train Location Updates - June 2021

Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2021 5:20 pm
by SD80MAC
Tom49801 wrote:
Thu Jun 10, 2021 3:41 pm
SD80MAC wrote:
Thu Jun 10, 2021 2:34 pm
Tom, if D702 doesn’t back into the Dock Track, that means they’re going all the way to the end of the line to use the run around by Heinz.
Thank you for that info, I'll have to take a look at that with Google satellite images. Any idea what the tank cars carry that I see going there from time to time?
Some sort of alcohol which is used to make vinegar at Heinz.

Re: CSX Train Location Updates - June 2021

Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2021 6:13 pm
by Tom49801
N801-09 @ 18:11:35 eastward Bangor's Division St crossing mp CG60.93 with BNSF engines #9084 + #6226 & 130 loaded coal cars. He'll be tying down inside Wells Siding mp CG43.3 (he was going too slow over the DD mp CG44.2 for it to function properly).

Re: CSX Train Location Updates - June 2021

Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2021 7:17 pm
by BL2-1843
D708's entire train for GLC today consisted of 22 cars, ten tie loads and 12 ash cars, Arrived n Howell at 04:53 and departed back to Lansing at 05:54 with 38 GLC pick up cars.

Re: CSX Train Location Updates - June 2021

Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2021 8:54 pm
by Tom49801
D700-10 @ 20:48 westward Holland, Pass Track to main, mp CG25.3 with CSXT engines #2502 + #2349 & 7 cars (2 Tanks + 5 Coil cars). He will back into the west wnd of Grand Junction mp CG55.6 to clear up for Amtrak P370. He has work for Hartford mp CG68.7 & Coloma mp CG75.8 & Sawyer mp CG105.6

Amtrak P371-10 @ 21:07 eastward reported by the DD mp CG91.9 with 16 axles & 305 ft. IDTX engine #4609 & 3 SuperLiners.

D700-10 @ 21:18 westward reported by DD mp CG44.2 with 36 axles & 489 feet long.

D700-10 @ 21:27 declared an emergency at mp CG50.8 An un-desired brake application with no PTC alarm. He is stopped & Conductor is walking the train. Problem was an air hose issue & was corrected & preparing to get back on the move @ 21:35

Re: CSX Train Location Updates - June 2021

Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2021 9:57 pm
by Tom49801
Amtrak P370-10 @ 21:50:24 eastward Bangor's Division St crossing mp CG60.93 with IDTX engine #4609 & 3 SuperLiners (7 passengers Off at the station mp CG60.5)

D700-10 @ 22:15:13 westward Bangor's Monroe St crossing mp CG60.72 with CSXT engines #2502 + #2349 & 7 cars.

Amtrak P370-10 @ 22:17 eastward reported by the DD mp CG44.2 with 16 axles & 314 feet long.

Re: CSX Train Location Updates - June 2021

Posted: Fri Jun 11, 2021 5:20 am
by Tom49801
D700-10 @ 02:40:07 eastward Bangor's Monroe St crossing mp CG60.72 with CSXT engines #2349 + #2502 & 14 cars (5 Coil cars + 3 Reefers + 3 CH's + 3 Box cars).

Re: CSX Train Location Updates - June 2021

Posted: Fri Jun 11, 2021 6:31 am
by Tom49801
D706-11 @ 06:18 is in Grand Rapids getting his train together. CXT engine #982 & CSXT #901 will be running as a rear DPU.

D705-11 at this time nothing has been found in the scanner archives between Grand Rapids & Ensel for him. He might be running with the CSXT engines #5243 + #5406.

Q327-11 @ 06:31 westward reported from mp CG6.0 with BNSF engines #6683 + #4406 & 117 cars (28 loaded + 89 empties). He has 4 cars to pick up from Waverly/Holland.

Amtrak P371-11 @ 06:41 westward reported by the DD mp CG19.1 with 16 axles & 307 ft. IDTX engine #4609 & 3 SuperLiners.

Re: CSX Train Location Updates - June 2021

Posted: Fri Jun 11, 2021 7:16 am
by Tom49801
Q327-11 @ 07:12 westward reported by the DD mp CG19.1 w/ 480 axles & 6,747 ft long. BNSF engines #6683 + #4406 & 117 cars.

Amtrak P371-11 @ 07:17 westward reported by the DD mp CG44.2 with 16 axles & 303 ft. IDTX engine #4609 & 3 SuperLiners.

D706-11 @ 07:24 eastward reported a Medium Clear signal #2 Track to Main at Seymour mp CH148.1 with CSXT engine #982 leading & CSXT #901 as the rear DPU.

Amtrak P371-11 @ 07:31:50 westward Bangor's Center St crossing mp CG60.35 (8 passengers on at the station mp CG60.5)

Q327-11 @ 07:54 backing eastward on the Main at the Holland Depot mp CG25.3 with 2 Tanks + 2 Gons loaded with scrap metal he had picked up.

Re: CSX Train Location Updates - June 2021

Posted: Fri Jun 11, 2021 8:20 am
by Tom49801
Q327-11 @ 08:19 westward on the Main at the Holland Depot mp CG25.3 with BNSF engines #6683 + #4406 & 121 cars.

D706-11 @ 08:19 eastward reported by the DD mp CH126.3 with 292(?) axles. CSXT engines #982 & 70 cars & rear dpu #901. (Note: there was some radio interference during the axle count).

Amtrak P371-11 @ 08:21 westward reported by the DD mp CG91.9 with 16 axles & 309 ft. IDTX engine #4609 & 3 SuperLiners.

At this time, still nothing heard for D705 between Ensel & Grand Rapids.

Re: CSX Train Location Updates - June 2021

Posted: Fri Jun 11, 2021 9:06 am
by Tom49801
D706-11 @ 09:02 eastward reported by the DD mp CH104.3 with 292 axles & 4,112 feet long. CSXT engines #982 & 70 cars & rear dpu #901.

Q327-11 @ 09:04 westward reported by the DD mp CG44.2 with 496 axles & 6,960 feet. BNSF engines #6683 + #4406 & 121 cars.

D706-11 @ 09:14 eastward reported clear a pair Grand Ledge mp CH97.8

Q327-11 @ 09:24:40 on the cam westward Bangor's Center St crossing mp CG60.35