CSX Train Location Updates - March 2024

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CSX Train Location Updates - March 2024

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L304-29 @ 00:09 westward reported by the Defect Detector mp CH104.3 Mulliken, Mi with 20 axles. CSX engines #8033 + #4045 & 2 cars. He has work for Lake Odessa mp CH120.4

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L304-29 @ 02:09 eastward reported by the Defect Detector mp CH104.3 Mulliken, Mi with 20 axles. CSX engines #4045 + #8033 & 2 cars. He was returning to Ensel (Lansing) mp CH90.

M327-01 @ 05:27 Grand Rapids, Mi job briefing with the RN Dispatcher: CSX engine #3037 + mid dpu CSX engine #3319 (106 deep) & 163 cars (69 loads + 94 empties) @ 11,966 tons & 9,466 feet long. He’s building his train.

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Amtrak P371-01 @ 06:37 westward reported by the Defect Detector mp CG19.1 in Zeeland, Mi with 20 axles. IDTX engine #4625 & 4 cars (Venture Coach + Venture Business + AmCafe + Horizon Coach).

M327-01 @ 07:04 westward reported from Grandville, Mi mp CG6.0 with a Medium Clear signal. CSX engine #3037 + mid dpu CSX engine #3319 (106 deep) & 163 cars (69 loads + 94 empties) @ 11,966 tons & 9,466 feet long.

Amtrak P371-01 @ 07:14 westward reported by the Defect Detector mp CG44.2 in Pearl, Mi with 20 axles.

Amtrak P371-01 @ 07:28:19 westward N. Center St crossing Bangor, Mi mp CG60.35 live cam with 14 passengers On at the station mp CG60.5

M327-01 @ 07:36 westward reported by the Defect Detector mp CG19.1 Zeeland, Mi with 664 axles.

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Amtrak P371-01 @ 08:18 westward reported by the Defect Detector mp CG91.9 St Joseph, Mi with 20 axles. IDTX engine #4625 & 4 cars (Venture Coach + Venture Business + AmCafe + Horizon Coach).

M327-01 @ 08:33 westward reported by the Defect Detector mp CG44.2 Pearl, Mi with 664 axles. CSX engine #3037 + mid dpu CSX engine #3319 (106 deep) & 163 cars (69 loads + 94 empties) @ 11,966 tons & 9,466 feet long.

M327-01 @ 08:55:38 westward Bangor, Mi N. Center St crossing mp CG60.35 live cam.

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Y121 north at Riley St. Holland 9:15 AM.

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Sounds like Z151 is heading south around Fulton st. @ 9:50

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L301-01 @ 09:52 Grand Rapids, Mi job briefing with the RN Dispatcher: CSX engines #8199 + #8066 & 46 cars (26 loads + 20 empties) @ 4,096 tons & 2,725 feet long. He has work for Buzzi Cement mp CG5.2 & then he’ll go into Waverly mp CG22.8 & later westward to Hartford mp CG68.7 & Coloma(?) mp CG76.7 & to Sawyer mp CG105.2

M327-01 @ 10:10 westward reported by the Defect Detector mp CG91.9 St Joseph, Mi with 664 axles. CSX engine #3037 + mid dpu CSX engine #3319 (106 deep) & 163 cars (69 loads + 94 empties) @ 11,966 tons & 9,466 feet long.

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M327 west by Stevensville CG 95 at 10:12.
Tom49801 wrote:
Fri Mar 01, 2024 9:54 am
L301-01 @ 09:52 Grand Rapids, Mi job briefing with the RN Dispatcher: CSX engines #8199 + #8066 & 46 cars (26 loads + 20 empties) @ 4,096 tons & 2,725 feet long. He has work for Buzzi Cement mp CG5.2 & then he’ll go into Waverly mp CG22.8 & later westward to Hartford mp CG68.7 & Coloma(?) mp CG76.7 & to Sawyer mp CG105.2

M327-01 @ 10:10 westward reported by the Defect Detector mp CG91.9 St Joseph, Mi with 664 axles. CSX engine #3037 + mid dpu CSX engine #3319 (106 deep) & 163 cars (69 loads + 94 empties) @ 11,966 tons & 9,466 feet long.

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L301-01 @ 10:54 westward reported by the Defect Detector mp CG19.1 Zeeland, Mi with 196 axles. CSX engines #8199 + #8066 & 46 cars. He’s headed into Waverly mp CG22.8 Later he’ll head west for work at Hartford mp CG68.7 & maybe Coloma mp CG76.7 & will be going to Sawyer mp CG105.2

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Tom49801 wrote:
Fri Mar 01, 2024 10:55 am
L301-01 @ 10:54 westward reported by the Defect Detector mp CG19.1 Zeeland, Mi with 196 axles. CSX engines #8199 + #8066 & 46 cars. He’s headed into Waverly mp CG22.8 Later he’ll head west for work at Hartford mp CG68.7 & maybe Coloma mp CG76.7 & will be going to Sawyer mp CG105.2
Cleared Zeeland Michigan @ 10:57

Note: this morning‘s train had a lot of covered hoppers and a gondola bound for the WMI in Hartford Michigan.
I didn’t notice any cars in the consist that would be dropped off in Coloma Michigan.

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Hearing either Y106 or L303 or Marquette Z151 horns in Grand Rapids at 11:39am

Edit: I believe it is Marquette Rail horns I heard at 11:44am
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L301-01 @ 11:45 westward, Pass Track to Main Track, Holland, Mi Depot mp CG25.3 with CSX engines #8199 + #8066 & 14 cars. He has work at Hartford mp CG68.7 & maybe Coloma mp CG76.7 & to Sawyer mp CG105.2

L303-01 @ 12:12 Grand Rapids job briefing with the RN Dispatcher: CSX engines #3109 + #5427 + #5315 & ?? cars. He’s ready to depart & has work in Lansing. Will have to wait for his briefing to become available in the scanner archives to dissect what he had said for the consist info (a fast talker with a string of numbers). Yesterday’s M326-29 had 3 engines & the #5315 was the mid dpu & is to be set off in Webberville mp CH68.4 for the grain train there having only CSX engine #81 for its power. He’ll be meeting Y106 at Seymour Siding mp CH148.1

L301-01 @ 12:18 westward reported by the Defect Detector mp CG44.2 Pearl, Mi with 68 axles.

L301-01 @ 12:36:47 westward N. Center St crossing Bangor, Mi mp CG60.35 live cam.

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Sounds like M326-01 approaching 91.9

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Tom49801 wrote:
Fri Mar 01, 2024 11:48 am
L303-01 @ 12:12 Grand Rapids job briefing with the RN Dispatcher: CSX engines #3109 + #5427 + #5315 ...
5427, 3109, 5315

21 x 17, 3142 tons, 2280 ft
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Mivers1988 wrote:
Fri Mar 01, 2024 12:43 pm
Sounds like M326-01 approaching 91.9
M326-01 @ 12:48 eastward reported by the Defect Detector mp CG91.9 St Joseph, Mi with 296 axles. CSX engine #449 + 1 & 71 cars.

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Tom49801 wrote:
Fri Mar 01, 2024 12:48 pm
Mivers1988 wrote:
Fri Mar 01, 2024 12:43 pm
Sounds like M326-01 approaching 91.9
M326-01 @ 12:48 eastward reported by the Defect Detector mp CG91.9 St Joseph, Mi with 296 axles. CSX engine #449 + 1 & 71 cars.
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L303-01 @ 13:46 eastward reported by the Defect Detector mp CH126.3 Clarksville, Mi with 170 axles. CSX engines #5427 + #3109 + #5315 & 38 cars (21 loads + 17 empties) @ 3,142 tons & 2,280 feet long. He has work in Lansing. Yesterday’s M326-29 had 3 engines & the #5315 was the mid dpu & is to be set off in Webberville mp CH68.4 for the grain train there having only CSX engine #81 for its power. Many thanks to Pudgy for the consist info :)
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Y121-01 eastbound passing through Zeeland Michigan @ 13:50

CSX engine #2686 + 3 cars.

Note: Y121-01 eastbound will be going to Hudsonville Michigan and run around it’s train then head back to Zeeland Michigan and set off 2 covered hoppers for Van Den Bosch feeds in Zeeland Michigan.
Y121-01 eastbound set off 1 covered hopper at Plascore in Zeeland Michigan.
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M326-01 @ 14:05:58 eastward Bangor, Mi Division St crossing mp CG60.93 cam with CSX engines #449 + #909 & 71 cars.

Y121-01 @ 14:11 eastward reported by the Defect Detector mp CG19.1 Zeeland, Mi with 12 axles. CSX engine #2686 & 2 cars. He's headed to Hudsonville mp CG14 to runaround his train (he might have to wait there for M326).

L303-01 @ 14:27 eastward reported by the Defect Detector mp CH104.3 Mulliken, Mi with 170 axles. CSX engines #5427 + #3109 + #5315 & 38 cars (21 loads + 17 empties) @ 3,142 tons & 2,280 feet long. He has work in Lansing. Yesterday’s M326-29 had 3 engines & the #5315 was the mid dpu & is to be set off in Webberville mp CH68.4 for the grain train there having only CSX engine #81 for its power. Many thanks to Pudgy for the consist info :D

M326-01 @ 14:32 eastward reported by the Defect Detector mp CG44.2 Pearl, Mi with 296 axles. CSX engines #449 + #909 & 71 cars.

L301-01 @ 14:53 westward reported from the Defect Detector mp CG91.9 St Joseph, Mi with 60 axles. CSX engines #8199 + #8066 & 12 cars. He’s headed to Arlington Metals in Sawyer, Mi mp CG105.2

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M326-01 passing through Holland Michigan @ 15:08

CSX engines #449 + #909 + 71 cars.

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