BNS Brookfield Sub question

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Rockingham Racer
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BNS Brookfield Sub question

Post by Rockingham Racer »

What runs on this sub besides the Amtrak trains to Quincy? Train symbols would be helpful, as I'm working on a simulation of the Galesburg area.

Another question: What runs on the Peoria sub these days?


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Post by Engineer Spike »

When I worked there, there were several M series trains. One went to St. Louis, Tulsa, KC, and I think Memphis. One of htem ran throuhg Galesburg to Northtown. While I was there, the company got into a pissing match with the K Line crews (W. Quincy-Burlington) about marking off and not being available. Many of the south bound coal trains were rerouted via Galesburg.
Once because of a flood on the SF, the line was used as a bypass.


Post by AmtrakFan »

SP used this line at one time in the early 90's until the Merger of BN and SF.

AmtrakFan :wink: :wink:

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