Brighton, MI outing

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Brighton, MI outing

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Tomorrow im going up to Brighton for a birthday part, I know the CSX line to Flint goes throuhh there. I will be getting there around 4-4:15ish pm and will stay for a coulle hours. How many trains go through the area and will there be any trains while im there?

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Re: Brighton, MI outing

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The line through Brighton does not go to Flint. It starts in Detroit and goes through Plymouth, Lansing and on to Grand Rapids. On the weekend maybe one train in each direction, maybe two?
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Re: Brighton, MI outing

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AARR wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2024 7:04 pm
The line through Brighton does not go to Flint. It starts in Detroit and goes through Plymouth, Lansing and on to Grand Rapids. On the weekend maybe one train in each direction, maybe two?
Yes just realized that looking at the map lol 😂 L302 and L303 I know will run im not sure what time and if D708 is still a train pretty sure its only weekdays.

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D708 is now L305.
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Re: Brighton, MI outing

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SD80MAC wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2024 9:19 pm
D708 is now L305.
Would it run through Brighton on a Saturday? If so what time(s) roughly?

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NickThatRailfan wrote:
Sat Jun 15, 2024 12:25 am
SD80MAC wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2024 9:19 pm
D708 is now L305.
Would it run through Brighton on a Saturday? If so what time(s) roughly?
Hi Nick, L305 is off on the weekends. So far, L303 has been arriving Lansing for their work there between 2:00pm & 3:30pm (subject to change, of course) & then continuing east to Detroit when they've completed that work. You can keep tabs on L303's progress on the CSX Train Location Updates thread. I can hear the scanner reports usually to mp CH95 for the eastward traffic & usually don't hear when L303 is done at Lansing.

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Re: Brighton, MI outing

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Tom49801 wrote:
Sat Jun 15, 2024 8:38 am
NickThatRailfan wrote:
Sat Jun 15, 2024 12:25 am
SD80MAC wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2024 9:19 pm
D708 is now L305.
Would it run through Brighton on a Saturday? If so what time(s) roughly?
Hi Nick, L305 is off on the weekends. So far, L303 has been arriving Lansing for their work there between 2:00pm & 3:30pm (subject to change, of course) & then continuing east to Detroit when they've completed that work. You can keep tabs on L303's progress on the CSX Train Location Updates thread. I can hear the scanner reports usually to mp CH95 for the eastward traffic & usually don't hear when L303 is done at Lansing.

Thank you, I will put a report in the train location updates if I see him.

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Re: Brighton, MI outing

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L302 and L303 often meet at South Lyon, the next siding east of Brighton. Keep an eye on the CSXT location updates thread as it’s possible if you see the eastbound first the westbound may come along before too long.

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Re: Brighton, MI outing

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GP30M4216 wrote:
Sat Jun 15, 2024 10:05 am
L302 and L303 often meet at South Lyon, the next siding east of Brighton. Keep an eye on the CSXT location updates thread as it’s possible if you see the eastbound first the westbound may come along before too long.
Not sure I will see 303, I wont be getting there until 5:20ish and he went through Trowbridge at 15:48. They are running a U302 tonight though and he is OD at Plymouth at 18:00 not sure what time he would get through Brighton though.

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