Coal train in Rochester...

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Ironhorse27
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Coal train in Rochester...

Post by Ironhorse27 » Mon Jul 01, 2019 8:24 pm

This afternoon, I believe I saw a CSX coal train headed eastbound. The part of the train I saw was all CSX hoppers. Anyone have any idea where this train was going? I thought there was no coal traffic running on this particular line.

RMB357
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Re: Coal train in Rochester...

Post by RMB357 » Mon Aug 05, 2019 7:26 am

I also saw an eastbound coal train on CSX going through Dunkirk a few days ago. I couldn't even guess but maybe going to another state?

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Re: Coal train in Rochester...

Post by DGC-24711 » Mon Aug 05, 2019 8:51 am

RMB357 wrote:
Mon Aug 05, 2019 7:26 am
I also saw an eastbound coal train on CSX going through Dunkirk a few days ago. I couldn't even guess but maybe going to another state?
Yesterday, Sunday July 4, around 7:30 am I heard distant whistle, like the CSX on the Lockport branch onto the Somerset line. Later in the day, I was in Somerset and the chimney was silent. I don't know how long it takes to turn over deliveries (if it had gone to the plant), or if it had just been working local industry in Lower Town..

blackbearford
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Re: Coal train in Rochester...

Post by blackbearford » Sat Dec 28, 2019 10:33 pm

Saw coal eastbound passing over Scio St. just before sunrise Friday (or was it Thursday?). A buddy also mentioned he had seen coal quite recently here. It’s sure been a while for me.

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Re: Coal train in Rochester...

Post by SST » Sat Dec 28, 2019 11:03 pm

While driving under CSX [I-90] on Thursday the 26th, a CSX coal train was stopped on the bridge. CSX hoppers, not SR. Locomotives were not in site so I couldn't tell which direction they was going.

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