CSX Train Location Updates - August 2022

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M327-09 @ 08:18 westward reported by the DD mp CG44.2 Pearl, Mi with 580 axles & 8,084 feet long. CSX engines #867 + #5247 & 142 cars (60 loads + 82 empties).

Amtrak P371-09 @ 08:22 westward reported from mp CG94 (no DD91.9 report heard - not sure if the DD site is out of service).

M327-09 @ 08:40:30 westward N. Center St crossing Bangor, Mi mp CG60.35 cam.

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C800 @ 9:04 EB reported by DD 44.2 Pearl, MI. BNSF # Lead + 128 empty coal cars and rear BNSF # dpu
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Andy24 wrote:
Tue Aug 09, 2022 9:07 am
E800 @ 9:06 WB DD 44.2 Pearl, MI. BNSF # Lead + 128 empty coal cars and rear BNSF # dpu
That's C800-09 @ 09:04 eastward reported by the DD mp CG44.2 with 524 axles & 6,995 feet long. BNSF engine #5903 & 128 loaded coal cars & rear dpu BNSF #6292. He’ll be adding CSX engines #421 + #3283 behind his leader at the east end of Wells Siding mp CG41.5 & then continue on to the power plant in West Olive, Mi.

M327-09 @ 09:50 westward cleared the St Joseph Bridge mp CG87.6 with CSX engines #867 + #5247 & 142 cars (60 loads + 82 empties).

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C800-09 @ 10:22 eastward Holland Depot mp CG25.3 with BNSF engine #5903 & CSX engines #421 + #3283 & 128 loaded coal cars & rear dpu BNSF #6292.

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L303-09 is on duty at this time since 10:30am

L303-09 @ 11:31am has done their daily briefing with RN Dispatcher in Grand Rapids, MI:
Leading CSX #7883 + CSX #7784 trails with 84 cars (49 loads and 35 empties), 7,940 tons and 4,891 ft long. They will work in Lansing and still doubling up their train at this time.
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Far off early distant warning I hear a train in the Grandville MI area @ 12:01
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GR H & C wrote:
Tue Aug 09, 2022 12:01 pm
Far off early distant warning I hear a train in the Grandville MI area @ 12:01
That’s probably L301-09 or Y197 working at Buzzi Cement/PCA

Heard over the scanners about a Buzzi or PCA job.
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Andy24 wrote:
Tue Aug 09, 2022 12:17 pm
GR H & C wrote:
Tue Aug 09, 2022 12:01 pm
Far off early distant warning I hear a train in the Grandville MI area @ 12:01
That’s probably L301-09 working at Buzzi Cement.
I never speculate on what train it is when I do a far off early distant warning. However if I were to in this case I would say it was Y197 working PCA and the Acme lead.
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EB L305 clear Trowbridge. Good chunk of GLC traffic on the rear.
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Y106-09 @ 12:35 pm westbound Breton Road SE with CSX #2061 with 10 cars (2 boxcars, 1 DJJX Gondola and 7 60-70ft tankers)

L303-09 @ 12:48 is ready to depart Wyoming Yard. CSX #7883 + CSX #7784 with 84 cars (49 loads and 35 empties), 7,940 tons and 4,891 ft long. They will work in Lansing.

Y106 and L303 had a train meet near Wyoming Yard

L303-09 @ 12:53pm eastward reported a slow clear at Plaster Creek

L303-09 @ 1:21pm eastward Breton Road SE. CSX #7883 + CSX #7784 & 84 cars
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Far off early distant warning I hear a train in the Grandville MI area @ 13:57

If I had to speculate I would say this is L301-09 westbound.
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L303-09 @ 14:02 eastward reported by the DD mp CH126.3 Clarksville, Mi with 348 axles. CSX engines #7883 + #7784 & 84 cars (49 loads + 35 empties). He has work in Lansing.

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GR H & C wrote:
Tue Aug 09, 2022 1:58 pm
Far off early distant warning I hear a train in the Grandville MI area @ 13:57

If I had to speculate I would say this is L301-09 westbound.
L301-09 westbound working Buzzi cement in Grandville MI @ 14:11

Engine CSX #8052
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L303-09 @ 14:57 eastward reported by the DD mp CH104.3 Mulliken, Mi with 348 axles & 4,903 feet long. CSX engines #7883 + #7784 & 84 cars (49 loads + 35 empties). He has work in Lansing.

L301-09 @ 15:02 westward reported by the DD mp CG19.1 with 122 axles & 1,487 feet long. CSX engine #8052 & 29 cars. He’s headed into Waverly/Holland.

Y121-09 @ 15:38 westward reported by the DD mp CG19.1 with 4 axles & 42 feet long. CSX engine #2061 lite power. He’s headed into Waverly/Holland.

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L301-09 eastbound cleared mp CG20.67 Zeeland MI @ 18:02

CSX engines #8052 + #6965
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GR H & C wrote:
Tue Aug 09, 2022 6:05 pm
L301-09 eastbound cleared Zeeland MI @ 18:02

CSX engines #8052 + #6965
L301-09 @ 18:06 eastward reported by the DD mp CG19.1 with 106 axles & 1,436 feet long. The above power & 24 cars. He has work for Standale Lumber mp CG6.5 & will then continue on to the Grand Rapids Terminal.

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R597-09 @ 19:13 westward Holland Depot mp CG25.3 with CSX engines #421 + #3283 lite power & will reverse eastward to go into Holland’s Pass Track (the CSX #3283 is broken down). Moving eastward on the Pass Track @ 19:16

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Amtrak P370-09 @ 21:17 eastward reported from mp CG92 St. Joseph, Mi with IDTX engine #4603 & 3 SuperLiners (DD91.9 still not reporting).

Amtrak P370-09 @ 21:59 eastward on the live cam Division St crossing Bangor, Mi mp CG60.93 with IDTX engine #4603 & 3 SuperLiners with 0 passengers Off/On at the station mp CG60.5

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Amtrak P370-09 @ 22:18 eastward reported by the Defect Detector site mp CG44.2 in Pearl, Mi with 16 axles & 317 feet long. IDTX engine #4603 & 3 Superliners.

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M326-09 EB mp CG20.67 Zeeland MI @ 05:20
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