CR on the Southern Secondary

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Re: CR on the Southern Secondary

Postby RailsEast » Thu Feb 28, 2019 4:44 pm

CSX 4452 shf + 13 approaching Maxwell Rd in Eatontown at 4:45 in the pm. 12 Woodhavens and one tank this week......
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Re: CR on the Southern Secondary

Postby Bracdude181 » Thu Feb 28, 2019 10:09 pm

4452 didn't sound too good on tonight's run. The engine is making an unusual whining noise. He also had trouble Old Tavern Road. The train crossed the road at like 5 mph but by the time the end of the train had passed it was barely moving at all, despite notching up for the slight grade there.
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Re: CR on the Southern Secondary

Postby NJT4149 » Sat Mar 02, 2019 3:15 pm

Looks like 6228 is back in the yard; it was spotted on OI-16 yesterday afternoon heading to Browns
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Re: CR on the Southern Secondary

Postby Coast Line Railfan » Sun Mar 03, 2019 10:10 am

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Re: CR on the Southern Secondary

Postby NJT4149 » Wed Mar 06, 2019 9:10 pm

Be on the lookout for NS 5628 tomorrow, as it may make its first trip down the Southern. 5628 sports a GP40 shell, but is internally a GP38-2
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Re: CR on the Southern Secondary

Postby NJT4149 » Thu Mar 07, 2019 2:35 pm

Permission to open up at 2:33 PM. Train is CSX 6228, NS 5285, 17 Woodhavens, and 1 gondola. The 5628 is shopped in the yard with an oil leak

Lined and locked normal at 2:44 PM
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Re: CR on the Southern Secondary

Postby NJT4149 » Thu Mar 07, 2019 3:41 pm

Clear of the Southern at 3:34 PM
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Re: CR on the Southern Secondary

Postby Hear my train a coming » Thu Mar 07, 2019 8:28 pm

NJT4149 wrote: 5628 sports a GP40 shell, but is internally a GP38-2


It's a Frankenstein, lol. Was it rebuilt after a wreck or something?
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Re: CR on the Southern Secondary

Postby Bracdude181 » Thu Mar 07, 2019 8:40 pm

Currently waiting for SA38 to drill Woodhaven. They were flying down the southern today, and arrived at Lakewood around 7:00 PM
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Re: CR on the Southern Secondary

Postby Bracdude181 » Thu Mar 07, 2019 9:34 pm

SA38 has been sitting outside Woodhaven for almost half an hour without moving...
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Re: CR on the Southern Secondary

Postby Bracdude181 » Thu Mar 07, 2019 9:59 pm

As of 9:57 PM, SA38 is beginning to drill Woodhaven after a very delayed crew change.
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Re: CR on the Southern Secondary

Postby OCtrainguy » Thu Mar 07, 2019 10:41 pm

Good sized train this week!
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Re: CR on the Southern Secondary

Postby Bracdude181 » Thu Mar 07, 2019 10:52 pm

@OCTrainGuy Yes he had 17 cars for Woodhaven and one gondola for Brick Recycling.
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Re: CR on the Southern Secondary

Postby Bracdude181 » Thu Mar 07, 2019 11:04 pm

SA38 has left Woodhaven and is eastbound at James Street as of 11:00 PM
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Re: CR on the Southern Secondary

Postby NJT4149 » Thu Mar 14, 2019 12:32 pm

Per a source, the train is set to have NS 5628 and CSX 4452 for power. There should be about 14 Woodhavens, a tank, and a surprise (hint: it’s a box car at the head end)
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