CN Updates- January 2019

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Re: CN Updates- January 2019

Unread postby KC8RBK » Sat Jan 19, 2019 2:51 am

148 by 205 at 0150.
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Re: CN Updates- January 2019

Unread postby KC8RBK » Sat Jan 19, 2019 1:11 pm

399 by 205 at 1210. Cn bnsf cn x csx
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Re: CN Updates- January 2019

Unread postby KC8RBK » Sat Jan 19, 2019 2:07 pm

502 by 205 at 1307. 2 cn
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Re: CN Updates- January 2019

Unread postby Manistique » Sat Jan 19, 2019 2:44 pm

A weekend 515 Local out of Pontiac went SB by MP 22.5 around 12 noon today with 6200 as power. Isn't this the original DT&I GP38 from 1966? A very early GP38?

Train 371 NB passing MP 22.5 at 2 pm with BNSF 8400 and 6295.
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Re: CN Updates- January 2019

Unread postby KC8RBK » Sat Jan 19, 2019 3:18 pm

Wb manifest by 205 at 1415. 3 cn and a green/white streamlined unit.
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Re: CN Updates- January 2019

Unread postby KC8RBK » Sat Jan 19, 2019 3:54 pm

398 by 205 at 1450. 2 cn pulling and cn 3034 in the middle
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Re: CN Updates- January 2019

Unread postby KC8RBK » Sat Jan 19, 2019 4:39 pm

Cn 2029, standard cab ge running long hood forward eb by 205 at 1539
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Re: CN Updates- January 2019

Unread postby KC8RBK » Sat Jan 19, 2019 5:48 pm

Eb manifest by 205 at 1645. 2 cn. Lots of loaded beam cars and cn/cn heritage hopper on the train. Almost looked like they were loaded with ties.
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Re: CN Updates- January 2019

Unread postby Robertrains » Sat Jan 19, 2019 7:05 pm

Manistique wrote:A weekend 515 Local out of Pontiac went SB by MP 22.5 around 12 noon today with 6200 as power. Isn't this the original DT&I GP38 from 1966? A very early GP38?

GTW GP38 #6200 has been gone for years! A "Quick" search yielded what it became! Look here, it is now RTEX: http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/LocoPicture.aspx?id=13665
:?: What locomotive did you see though?
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Re: CN Updates- January 2019

Unread postby Manistique » Sat Jan 19, 2019 7:30 pm

Robertrains wrote:
Manistique wrote:A weekend 515 Local out of Pontiac went SB by MP 22.5 around 12 noon today with 6200 as power. Isn't this the original DT&I GP38 from 1966? A very early GP38?

GTW GP38 #6200 has been gone for years! A "Quick" search yielded what it became! Look here, it is now RTEX: http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/LocoPicture.aspx?id=13665
:?: What locomotive did you see though?
:?:



I didn't think DTI 200 was still on CN's roster. But I am pretty sure it was 6200 that went by and it looked like a GP38. In black and orange modern CN paint scheme. Larger numbers on the side of the cab. It just went by NB on the way back but it is dark out but I saw 6200 on the number board as it went by.
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Re: CN Updates- January 2019

Unread postby GTW6401 » Sat Jan 19, 2019 8:10 pm

Its the Illinois Central 6200, Rebuilt EMD SD40-3.
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Re: CN Updates- January 2019

Unread postby KC8RBK » Sun Jan 20, 2019 4:02 pm

398 by 295 about 1450 with 2 cn. I didn't catch the number but the leader had a circular emblem under the engineers window that was white with a couple symbols on it one of which looked like a gingerbread man.
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Re: CN Updates- January 2019

Unread postby ConrailDetr​oit » Sun Jan 20, 2019 5:15 pm

371 by MAL. 3 CNs, CSX, BNSF.
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Re: CN Updates- January 2019

Unread postby KC8RBK » Sun Jan 20, 2019 5:40 pm

ConrailDetr​oit wrote:371 by MAL. 3 CNs, CSX, BNSF.


Have they stopped running 451? I dont remember hearing it mentioned lately. I know 371 predated 451 and they would sometimes switch the number during the trip. Or am I confusing the numbers?
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Re: CN Updates- January 2019

Unread postby GTW6401 » Sun Jan 20, 2019 6:54 pm

371 and 451 switched their origin points. 371 starts in Flat Rock, 451 at Battle Creek.
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Re: CN Updates- January 2019

Unread postby KC8RBK » Sun Jan 20, 2019 7:02 pm

GTW6401 wrote:371 and 451 switched their origin points. 371 starts in Flat Rock, 451 at Battle Creek.


Thanks for the info.
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Re: CN Updates- January 2019

Unread postby KC8RBK » Mon Jan 21, 2019 12:24 am

116 by 205 at 2322. 2 units, sounded like a short train. Forgot to post earlier 371 by here. I dont remember the time now.
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Re: CN Updates- January 2019

Unread postby KC8RBK » Mon Jan 21, 2019 12:58 am

Eb rack train with 2 units following behind 116.
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Re: CN Updates- January 2019

Unread postby KC8RBK » Mon Jan 21, 2019 9:15 am

149 by 205 at 0814. Cn black ic zebra cowl
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Re: CN Updates- January 2019

Unread postby MtClemensRailFan » Mon Jan 21, 2019 1:20 pm

Sounds like 383 is about to head down the shared at Vinewood and down through Delray. He's following 116 I believe.
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