CN Updates- January 2019

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Amtrak 364 is departing from Durand. They are meeting 501 at West Flint, and a windmill train is coming west.

The windmill train is going to pass Amtrak at the depot in Flint.

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391 (BNSF 6780 leading) is approaching Durand now. The windmill train (CN 8963 leading) will be just ahead of 391 on the Flint Subdivision. They are going to meet an eastbound (UP 2766 leading) at Shaftsburg.

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Empty well train west by 205 at 1000. 2886 leading, 2668 pushing. Video in a bit...

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502 by 205 at 1250 with zebra cowl leading ns

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L504 is working at Flint. They have the CN 2586.

HESR 702 just got the signal to enter Durand. HESR 3484 is leading.

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Eb by 205 at 1445. 3 cn and a shorter mixed freight. L502 running the service through town and a wb on the main.

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396 is the eastbound, 397 the westbound.

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Train 371, formerly 451, NB past MP 22.5 with two UP units leading what looks like a rebuilt CN SD40, maybe 3101 if I got my numbers right, at 3:10 pm.

Train 515 with 5930 is NB past MP 22.5 at 6 pm with a long train.

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Eb manifest with 2 units by 205 at 1910.

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Two light road units drifted SB past MP 22.5 at 7:45 pm. Probably another extra NB container train on the Holly. There have been a lot recently.

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:mrgreen: I got northbound train 533 by the "Horses" with "Light" engines!!!! :mrgreen: It crossed 1-696, Warren, around 5:30 p.m. It had a CN SD60 and "Blue" GTW GP38-2 #5847!!!! :mrgreen:
:mrgreen: That's the one with the big "White Plates" on the nose (where the 'Class Lights' used to be)!!!! :mrgreen:
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116 by 205 at 2210. 2 units and sounded like a fairly short train. 328 axles

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Wb with 360 axles by 205 at 2229. Missed the power, looks like mostly racks

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Eb manifest by 205 at 2349. Cn leading cefx

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Q116 has CN 2675 leading. They are approaching Holly.

L501 is working at Flint, and L505 is behind them and will also work the yard there.

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KC8RBK wrote:Eb manifest by 205 at 2349. Cn leading cefx
CN 3804 & CEFX 1024.
Through East Lansing at 00:24.

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148 with CN 5696 & BCOL cowl 4610 through East Lansing at 01:41.

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NS 8940 & 9912 west through East Lansing at 02:37.

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CN 2815 & 2990 midtrain with a westbound stack trai through East Lansing at 03:17.

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Dan Cluley wrote:CN 2815 & 2990 midtrain with a westbound stack trai through East Lansing at 03:17.
That's probably the extra out of moterm they were talking about earlier today. 117 or 189,whatever they're calling it today.

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