CSX Train Location Updates: February, 2020.

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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: February, 2020.

Unread postby BL2-1843 » Thu Feb 20, 2020 11:52 am

BL2-1843 wrote:Q32920 by Howell at 08:33 with BNSF 6245+8414 & CSX 5491 with 62 cars. Q32820 went east at 06:10 with CSX 71+245 and 114 cars.

G87514, grain load from Grand Ledge by Howell at 10:42 with CSX 5349+3003 and 92 cars. This was the empty that went west back on Feb. 4th and only took 16 days to load. The two units on this train were two of the four that Q329 sat off at Lansing last Saturday that needed re-fueling.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: February, 2020.

Unread postby Tom49801 » Thu Feb 20, 2020 12:10 pm

Q326-20 @ 11:09am was reported clear of the St Joseph Bridge with CSX engine #335 leading, which was paired up with CSX engine #92 on yesterday's Q327.
Correction: #335 is paired up with #8831 & those were the 2 engines also on yesterday's Q327.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: February, 2020.

Unread postby SD80MAC » Thu Feb 20, 2020 12:32 pm

Tom49801 wrote:Q326-20 @ 11:09am was reported clear of the St Joseph Bridge with CSX engine #335 leading, which was paired up with CSX engine #92 on yesterday's Q327.

335 and 8831 were on yesterday’s 327
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: February, 2020.

Unread postby Tom49801 » Thu Feb 20, 2020 1:09 pm

SD80MAC wrote:
Tom49801 wrote:Q326-20 @ 11:09am was reported clear of the St Joseph Bridge with CSX engine #335 leading, which was paired up with CSX engine #92 on yesterday's Q327.

335 and 8831 were on yesterday’s 327

ooops, yes, read the wrong thing in my notes, thank you :)
​Q326-20 @ 11:57:10am Bangor's Division Street Crossing mp CG60.93 with CSX engines #335 + #8831 & 88 cars.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: February, 2020.

Unread postby Tom49801 » Thu Feb 20, 2020 1:11 pm

BL2-1843 wrote:
BL2-1843 wrote:Q32920 by Howell at 08:33 with BNSF 6245+8414 & CSX 5491 with 62 cars. Q32820 went east at 06:10 with CSX 71+245 and 114 cars.

G87514, grain load from Grand Ledge by Howell at 10:42 with CSX 5349+3003 and 92 cars. This was the empty that went west back on Feb. 4th and only took 16 days to load. The two units on this train were two of the four that Q329 sat off at Lansing last Saturday that needed re-fueling.

Q329 @ 11:57am was reported by the DD at mp CH104.3 the DD's report was stepped on by other radio calls & couldn't hear the axle count.
Q329 @ 12:40pm was reported by the DD at mp CH126.3 with 410 axles: 3 engines & 98 cars (if typical 4 axle cars).
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: February, 2020.

Unread postby Tom49801 » Thu Feb 20, 2020 1:34 pm

D700-20 @ 12:31pm reported by the DD mp CG19.1 with CSX engine #6147 & 7 cars.
Q327-20, still no word when or if a crew will be found for this train.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: February, 2020.

Unread postby SD80MAC » Thu Feb 20, 2020 2:05 pm

Q329 at Fox with the aforementioned power and 98 cars. Q326 at Waverly. No work for 700 in Holland today, waiting in the siding at Waverly for 326.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: February, 2020.

Unread postby Tom49801 » Thu Feb 20, 2020 3:07 pm

D700 westward @ 13:59:57 Bangor's Center Street RR crossing mp CG60.35 @ 13:59:57 with CSX engine #6147 & 7 cars (2 Covered Hoppers & 5 Coil cars).
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: February, 2020.

Unread postby rob » Thu Feb 20, 2020 3:11 pm

Tom49801 wrote:D700-20 @ 12:31pm reported by the DD mp CG19.1 with CSX engine #6147 & 7 cars.
Q327-20, still no word when or if a crew will be found for this train.



they are getting desperate for a crew for 327 they called me to get me to come off my rest day. I taking my off day as the calm before the storm next week


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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: February, 2020.

Unread postby LansingRailFan » Thu Feb 20, 2020 3:16 pm

rob wrote:
Tom49801 wrote:D700-20 @ 12:31pm reported by the DD mp CG19.1 with CSX engine #6147 & 7 cars.
Q327-20, still no word when or if a crew will be found for this train.



they are getting desperate for a crew for 327 they called me to get me to come off my rest day. I taking my off day as the calm before the storm next week


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what's so big about next week?
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: February, 2020.

Unread postby ~Z~ » Thu Feb 20, 2020 4:10 pm

Per Bangor chat, as of 3:10pm, n80120 departed Chicago around 2pm and D70020 was west at St Joseph.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: February, 2020.

Unread postby Tom49801 » Thu Feb 20, 2020 4:11 pm

D700-20 @ 15:10 westward reported clear of the St Joseph Bridge with CSX engine #6147.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: February, 2020.

Unread postby SD80MAC » Thu Feb 20, 2020 5:06 pm

LansingRailFan wrote:
rob wrote:
Tom49801 wrote:D700-20 @ 12:31pm reported by the DD mp CG19.1 with CSX engine #6147 & 7 cars.
Q327-20, still no word when or if a crew will be found for this train.



they are getting desperate for a crew for 327 they called me to get me to come off my rest day. I taking my off day as the calm before the storm next week


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what's so big about next week?

Grand Rapids east end, west end, and West Olive crew pools and extra boards are being combined into 1 singular pool and 1 extra board. Many people are not qualified in both directions or DPU qualified, its going to be a mess for a while.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: February, 2020.

Unread postby Jochs » Thu Feb 20, 2020 5:46 pm

D700-20 eastbound at Vine at 4:45 pm. Sounds like CSXT 6147 leading, 466 ft. 36 axles.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: February, 2020.

Unread postby Tom49801 » Thu Feb 20, 2020 6:39 pm

Jochs wrote:D700-20 eastbound at Vine at 4:45 pm. Sounds like CSXT 6147 leading, 466 ft. 36 axles.

​D700-20 east @ 17:32:14 Bangor's Division Street mp CG60.93 with CSX engine #6147 & 8 cars (5 Coils, 2 CH & 1 Box car).
​D700-20 east @ 19:51 reported by the DD at mp CG19.1 with CSX engine #6147 & 40 cars. He had picked up 32 cars in Holland.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: February, 2020.

Unread postby Tom49801 » Thu Feb 20, 2020 9:01 pm

N801-20 @ 19:54:30 at Bangor's Division Street Crossing mp CG60.93 with BNSF engine #5939 + 1 & 130 loaded coal cars. To get DP's added at Grand Junction.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: February, 2020.

Unread postby Jochs » Thu Feb 20, 2020 10:26 pm

P370-20 is currently going through Benton Harbor.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: February, 2020.

Unread postby Tom49801 » Thu Feb 20, 2020 10:29 pm

Q327-20 @ 21:25 is on the radio in Grand Rapids with CSX engine #117 & probably the #8383 that were on yesterday's Q326. Having PTC issues.
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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: February, 2020.

Unread postby rob » Thu Feb 20, 2020 10:49 pm

Tom49801 wrote:Q327-20 @ 21:25 is on the radio in Grand Rapids with CSX engine #117 & probably the #8383 that were on yesterday's Q326. Having PTC issues.



The 8383 ptc died on the way to grand rapids.

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Re: CSX Train Location Updates: February, 2020.

Unread postby Tom49801 » Thu Feb 20, 2020 11:05 pm

Amtrak P370 @ 21:57:47 approach at Bangor's Division Street crossing mp CG60.93 with engine #4601 & 3 SuperLiners.
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