Hicksville operations

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Postby Jayjay1213 » Mon Jun 13, 2005 4:02 pm

The received a generator or something like one about 4 years ago by rail.
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Postby Legio X » Wed Jun 29, 2005 3:57 pm

This afternoon 270 and 155 were laying over in the yard coupled to a St. Mary's Railway double-door boxcar. There was a cut of covered hoppers on the track across from the locomotives, and few gondolas in the yard from the radioactive soil removal project.

Is a job now based at Hicksville Yard, or were the 270 and 155 outlawed? Also, has the soil removal been completed? There was nothing going on with the gondolas.
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Postby mainline » Wed Jun 29, 2005 6:59 pm

They left Islip team at 12:10. They were probably eating Lunch.
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Re: Hicksville operations

Postby Teutobergerwald » Tue Sep 26, 2017 10:08 am

What sort of business does Hicksville Yard see these days? Still the tankcars of biodiesel and covered hoppers of plastic pellets? Any other types of rolling stock to be seen? Thanks.
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Re: Hicksville operations

Postby Teutobergerwald » Fri Jun 29, 2018 12:17 am

Any new NYA business at Hicksville Yard ???? Thanks.
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Re: Hicksville operations

Postby Backshophoss » Fri Jun 29, 2018 5:16 pm

How much of Hicksville yard will change along with Divide Interlocking and the 3rd mainline?
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Re: Hicksville operations

Postby freightguy » Fri Jun 29, 2018 11:08 pm

Hicksville Yard looked pretty cleared out a few weeks back in terms of NYA activity. I’m wondering if LIRR is going to commandeer it back for staging for the LIRR third track material. NYA gained the team yard exclusively in 2001 I believe as a concession to not use the Garden Mitchell secondary for freight activity.

This will just leave the New Hyde Park bio diesel customer as the sole Nassau county freight consignee if I’m not mistaken. The stone guy who was in there has been shipping to the Brookhaven Rail Terminal again.
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Re: Hicksville operations

Postby gregorygrice » Thu Jul 12, 2018 7:29 pm

Azzil Granite Materials is a busy customer and uses two tracks at Hicksville Team. This is the same company that receives stone at Brookhaven Rail Terminal. The oil company that was there went out of business last year.
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Re: Hicksville operations

Postby Teutobergerwald » Mon Aug 06, 2018 4:26 pm

Hicksville team yard was empty today, except for two Trailer Train bulkhead flatcars loaded with concrete ties on the outer yard track that parallels the main line. I guess the LIRR would've picked them up itself at Fresh Pond, rather than have NYA drop them off at the yard?
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Re: Hicksville operations

Postby Teutobergerwald » Thu Aug 09, 2018 11:12 pm

On the LIRR page, a contributor said there are gondolas in the team yard today. Anybody know anymore- are they LIRR gondolas now that there is no more long spur between the team yard and post office to store that equipment, or other roads equipment here to deliver or receive an offline customer's business? Thanks.
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Re: Hicksville operations

Postby gregorygrice » Fri Aug 10, 2018 4:08 am

Azzil Granite Materials is the only customer utilizing Hicksville Team. Anything else is LIRR's for staging work trains.

LIRR interchanges with NYAR at Fresh Pond only.
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