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Date: 07/13/05 23:21
So how many trains can u meet between slo and lax
Author: pdt

Here's a synopsis of our meets on 798 today,
Seemed busier than usual...

Guadalupe...Guadalupe switcher tied up in
yard, SMV GP-9 working yard on south end.

Sudden...UP Nbnd mdse frt in hole for us. This may
have been a very late DORV, as crew went on duty
at 6:30 am, and was talking about getting to
Guadalupe yard.

Ellwood..We went into hole for for amtk 14

Santa Barbara Double trk..rolling meet w/ amtk 769

Seacliff..we went into hole for another UP mdse frt
northbound, and amtk 775

Ventura...yet another UP nbnd frt in the hole for us.

Oxnard...Leesdale switcher on siding; Oxnard switcher in yard

Moorpark...Held on main for metrolink to take the siding

CP Strathern...went into hole for metrolink (or maybe it was amtk?)

Santa Susana...in the hole for metrolink

Chatsworth..Another UP frt in the hole for us.

CP Raymer...UP road frt holding #1 track

CP woodman..running meet with metrolink.

CP taylor..UP westbnd on #1 track.

If anyone knows what the deal was with all these Northbound
freights on the Coast tonight, pls post info.

Thx

pdt









Date: 07/14/05 02:12
Re: So how many trains can u meet between slo and lax
Author: CLEAR-BLOCK

depends on the dispatcher



Date: 07/14/05 13:28
Re: So how many trains can u meet between slo and lax
Author: KB6GZ

Years ago in 1965-70 when I went to school in SLO there were that many trains everyday, north and southbound. Since then I have heard that most of the freight go up the center of the state. Maybe they are putting the old coast route (east/west line) back into real service.

Rick



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