Trains on CSX St. Lawrence Sub (CR's Montreal Secondary)

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Re: Trains on CSX St. Lawrence Sub (CR's Montreal Secondary)

Post by tree68 » Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:19 pm

Imagine the surprise of those motorists seeing "passenger" equipment going by.

Heard W945 get paper to go north from the yard this afternoon. No idea what it was as I couldn't get down to the tracks.
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Re: Trains on CSX St. Lawrence Sub (CR's Montreal Secondary)

Post by lvrr325 » Sun Mar 17, 2019 6:43 pm

A loaded military train came down the other day.

This afternoon the third unit on an inbound was a BC Rail cowl body.

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Re: Trains on CSX St. Lawrence Sub (CR's Montreal Secondary)

Post by tree68 » Tue Mar 19, 2019 1:31 pm

A couple of "Tonka Toys" headed north through "BRAD" this afternoon. No idea where they were headed.
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Re: Trains on CSX St. Lawrence Sub (CR's Montreal Secondary)

Post by lvrr325 » Fri Mar 22, 2019 5:44 pm

Two engines came down light earlier and are now going back north with stacks on the headend. Leader is a blue CEFX leaser widecab.

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Re: Trains on CSX St. Lawrence Sub (CR's Montreal Secondary)

Post by RSD15 » Fri Mar 22, 2019 8:01 pm

13,000 ton grain train went north to Fulton today also with a blue CEFX leader, think it was 1041.

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Re: Trains on CSX St. Lawrence Sub (CR's Montreal Secondary)

Post by lvrr325 » Sat Mar 23, 2019 12:57 pm

Light power was probably from the grain train.

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Re: Trains on CSX St. Lawrence Sub (CR's Montreal Secondary)

Post by nickstowell » Tue Apr 02, 2019 3:58 pm

Q620 heading north with a single Union Pacific leading, However the other three units are mid train DPU,s into train about 60 cars another UP unit and 2 CN Units.

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Re: Trains on CSX St. Lawrence Sub (CR's Montreal Secondary)

Post by tree68 » Tue Apr 02, 2019 4:21 pm

nickstowell wrote:Q620 heading north with a single Union Pacific leading, However the other three units are mid train DPU,s into train about 60 cars another UP unit and 2 CN Units.
Seeing a lot of DPU on CSX these days.
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Re: Trains on CSX St. Lawrence Sub (CR's Montreal Secondary)

Post by lvrr325 » Wed Apr 03, 2019 2:39 am

Can DPUs control from either side? I wonder if the train came in one direction, they tacked cars on what was the head end, and sent it out with what had been the DPU as leader.

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Re: Trains on CSX St. Lawrence Sub (CR's Montreal Secondary)

Post by nickstowell » Tue Apr 16, 2019 1:51 pm

Woo9 { Federal Inspection } heading north leading with CSX 8096 .

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Re: Trains on CSX St. Lawrence Sub (CR's Montreal Secondary)

Post by tree68 » Wed Apr 17, 2019 4:40 pm

Heard DS speaking with B778 today - the inspection train was headed back south at some point today.
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Re: Trains on CSX St. Lawrence Sub (CR's Montreal Secondary)

Post by conrailman02 » Mon Apr 22, 2019 8:05 am

A lot of CN power lately on the line these days. All look like brand new locomotives as well.
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Re: Trains on CSX St. Lawrence Sub (CR's Montreal Secondary)

Post by nydepot » Mon Apr 22, 2019 10:45 am

Could these be engines coming back from rebuild at AMP in Dansville?

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Re: Trains on CSX St. Lawrence Sub (CR's Montreal Secondary)

Post by conrailman02 » Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:18 am

The last few that I have seen where new units in use on trains heading south. If I only saw them on northbound trains that would have been a good guess though.
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Re: Trains on CSX St. Lawrence Sub (CR's Montreal Secondary)

Post by conrailman02 » Mon Apr 22, 2019 7:24 pm

Both trains today consisted of all CSX power. They passed each other in Pulaski just after 4pm.
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