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    2 PV cars on Train 6 CZ depart GBB 1509 CT 20 JUNE

    Heads up Chicago area heads up chicagoLand fyi, 2 PV on rear of Amtrak trian 6 CZ seen from Galesburg IL Railcam. The 2 pV cars looked like Evelyn and Warren Henry (pullman standard smooth sided). Train 6 Departed Galesburg IL at 309 pm CT 1509 CT WEDS 20 june 2018. ---Daniel
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    SP Cascade -TUnnel 11 OPEN TOmorrow Weds 6-20-18

    It looks like soem VERY GOOD news for SP Cascade subdivions from Eugene OR to Chemult OR. The following Trianorders post says the line is supposed to Open Tomorrow 20 June Weds 2018. This is a LOT sooner than I was expecting this to happen. Lets hope the Tunnel STAYS open I expect UPRR to...
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    Princeton IN CSX Derailment June 17

    Here is a little writeup I found on the major CSX Derailment in Princeton IN on Sunday 17 June 2018: ---Daniel June 18, 2018 - Around 7pm CST Sunday, June 17th, a southbound CSX mixed freight, Q0513-17,(Avon, IN - Waycross, GA) derailed midway into it's train just south of Princeton, Indiana on...
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    WIndmill Blades EB Grand Island NE 1521 CDT 15 JUNE

    WindMill Blades EB Grand ISland NE at 1521--36 CDT --321 pm CDTleader UP 8044. on FRIday 15 June 2018. Just saw on Railsteam Grand Island NE Railcam goine EAST enroute COlumbus NE--FRemont NE. on UPRR Overland ROute mainline
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    WIndmill Blades EB Grand Island NE 1521 CDT 15 JUNE

    WindMill Blades EB Grand ISland NE at 1521--36 CDT --321 pm CDTleader UP 8044. on FRIday 15 June 2018. Just saw on Railsteam Grand Island NE Railcam goine EAST enroute COlumbus NE--FRemont NE.
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    Historic - TEHACHAPI STARLIGHT Time Log - Train 11 of October 23 2005

    For the historic record here is my log of the time performance of the VERY RARE - Amtrak Coast Starlight TEHACHAPI DETOUR of sunday October 23, 2005: Here is a rather rough log of the Time Performance of our detoured Thachapi Loop Coast Starlight train 11 of sunday October 23rd in California...
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    SUrflliner Charger TEST Train SOUTHB 2151 to 2153 at San Juan Cap CA

    Charger locomotive Test trian SOUTHbound Arrived San Juan Capistrano SNC at 2151 and cleared the SNC platform 2153 -05 seconds--9:53 PM PDT. Train ran THURS 7 June, 2018. 2nd had report = Train passed San Clemente at 10:30PM PT gong southbound. EDIT -this Southbound Test trian stopped at FUL...
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    AMtrak train 4 of 7th from LAX by Hesperia CA 2055 PT

    Just FYI Train 4 of 7th from LAX just passed the Hesperia Cajon Rialcams at 855 PM PT 2055 PT . HESPERIA CA is about 5 to 10 miles compass south of VIctorville CA which is about 30 miles south of Barstow CA. This specific train is NOT Trackign on AMtrak tracker and Transitdocs Live Amtrak Map...
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    Railgrinder WEST by SKykomish WA1943 PT

    Just saw a LORAM Rialgrinder train WESTBOUND Deadhead Overhead move pass the new SKykomish Railcams at 1943 PT -743 PM PT WA time on youtube. This trian was Moving Deadhead WESTbound at 743 PM Pacifiic TIme. Heads UP Tacoma Wa and -probbably north Seattle WA area ---Daniel.
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    College World Series

    I have NO inside info myself , my only advice is to keep an Eye ON the official UP Steam twitter and webpage for any announcement on what they wil do next. I really really Sadly Looks like UP steam will NOT be attending the COllege WOrd series in Omaha this year 2018. IF the were attending...
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    Union Pacific Tunnel Collapse in Oregon

    Sadly I did NOT expect any Amtrak detours via Bend OR as there were NO Amtrak detorus in 2008 -Frazier Slide closure. Thank you VErY much BOb for this improved version of Railroadforums. ----Daniel
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    Union Pacific Tunnel Collapse in Oregon

    THis Major tunnel collapse is east of Eugene Oregon and west fo Chemult Oregon. This WILL sadly disrupt the AMtrak Coast Starlight trains 11 and 14. The last official UPRR estimate is for 7 to 10 days. MY OPINION is prepare for a 1 MONTH or More Closure. fyi CHemult Oregon is about 70 miles...
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    BNSF main line blocked west of Galesburg, IL

    THis Major tunnel collapse is east of Eugene Oregon and west fo Chemult Oregon. This WILL sadly disrupt the AMtrak Coast Starlight trains 11 and 14. The last official UPRR estimate is for 7 to 10 days. MY OPINION is prepare for a 1 MONTH or More Closure. fyi CHemult Oregon is about 70...
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    BNSF main line blocked west of Galesburg, IL

    just fyi for historic record Last THursday 24 may there was a Large derailment in Aurora IL where the 2 mainlines merge --Twincities to Chicago and Galesburg IL to Chicago IL. This was created teh first major Amtrak mess with detourint around it. ONLY Trian 6 eastbound California Zephyr was...
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    BNSF main line blocked west of Galesburg, IL

    The Ottumwa IA derailment happened on Sunday 17 May just after train 5 CZ had departed Chicago IL.. This derailment happened just a bit west of the Des Moines RIver bridge thats just west of Ottumwa ,Iowa. AS a result of this Amtrak decided to Combine the CZ 5 with he SW CHief trian 3 at...





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