Metra Bilevel Assignment And Maintenance Changes

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MetraBNSF
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Re: Metra Bilevel Assignment And Maintenance Changes

Post by MetraBNSF » Sun Jun 02, 2019 12:08 pm

6067 is another coach car at 14th Street.

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Re: Metra Bilevel Assignment And Maintenance Changes

Post by MetraBNSF » Thu Jun 06, 2019 6:24 pm

8577 has moved into the BNSF/SWS pool.

F40CFan
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Re: Metra Bilevel Assignment And Maintenance Changes

Post by F40CFan » Fri Jun 07, 2019 10:59 pm

2233(07) had a new liveried St Louis coach coupled behind the MP36 power. The patterns don't match up. Looks really bad. I was too far away to get the numbers.
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MetraBNSF
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Re: Metra Bilevel Assignment And Maintenance Changes

Post by MetraBNSF » Mon Jul 08, 2019 7:43 am

Another former UP coach car, 6078 is on BNSF/SWS.

ChicagoRailfanner1989
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Re: Metra Bilevel Assignment And Maintenance Changes

Post by ChicagoRailfanner1989 » Tue Aug 20, 2019 4:27 pm

8557 is on the MILW/NCS

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Re: Metra Bilevel Assignment And Maintenance Changes

Post by Illinifan » Mon Sep 16, 2019 11:23 am

Car 6190 has moved to the UP and car 6187 is now on the Milwaukee District. Both are former BNSF coaches.

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Re: Metra Bilevel Assignment And Maintenance Changes

Post by MetraBNSF » Mon Sep 16, 2019 1:21 pm

Cab car 8518, assigned to BNSF/SWS was involved in a wreck near Wrightwood last week.

https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2019/09/13 ... emi-truck/

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Re: Metra Bilevel Assignment And Maintenance Changes

Post by MetraBNSF » Thu Sep 26, 2019 1:39 pm

8545, originally assigned to MILW is on BNSF. Could be a possible replacement to 8518.

ChicagoRailfanner1989
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Re: Metra Bilevel Assignment And Maintenance Changes

Post by ChicagoRailfanner1989 » Wed Oct 16, 2019 4:54 pm

8564, usually assigned to the RID is on the MILW/NCS car pool.

eolesen
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Re: Metra Bilevel Assignment And Maintenance Changes

Post by eolesen » Thu Oct 17, 2019 1:15 am

7656 is now assigned to the Cornfield 400 pool.

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