Chicago Metra update 28/06/07.

Following a visit to Chicago on the 6th/7th and 8th May 2007 the following changes to motive power route allocations were noted.

Rock Island

F40PH-2         100 102 103 180 181 183

F40PHM-2      202 203 204 206 207 208 209

MP36PHS-3S 406 407 408 409 410 412

BNSF/SWS(Shared Pool) 

F40PH-2         101 104 182 184

MILW/NCS     

F40PH-2         105 107 108 109 110 111 112 114 115 118 121 122 123 124

F40PHM-2      210 211 212 214

MP36PHS-3S 411 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427

SWS

F40PH-2         106 113 116

Heritage Corridor

F40PH-2         117 119 120

BNSF

F40PH-2         125

F40PHM-2      185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 205 213

MP36PHS-3S 401 402 403 404 405

Union Pacific

F40PH-2        126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143

                     144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161

                     162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179

Observations of train service has also enabled the following details of locomotive diagrams to be gathered together:

Southwest Service (SWS) Chicago Union to Orland Park 179th Street and Manhattan.

Diagram 1.(single loco)

Train 802  5.10 Orland Park 179th Street to Chicago Union  6.15

Train 803  6.26 Chicago Union to Orland Park 179th Street  7.31

Train 812  7.45 Orland Park 179th Street to Chicago Union  8.51

Train 819 14.40 Chicago Union to Orland Park 179th Street 15.46

Train 834 16.01 Orland Park 179th Street to Chicago Union 17.04

Train 827 17.18 Chicago Union to Orland Park 179th Street 18.27

Train 838 18.55 Orland Park 179th Street to Chicago Union 19.55

Train 837 20.10 Chicago Union to Orland Park 179th Street 21.14

Train 842 21.47 Orland Park 179th Street to Chicago Union 22.50

Train 841 23.40 Chicago Union to Orland Park 179th Street 0.44

Diagram 2.(single loco)

Train 804  5.49 Orland Park 179th Street to Chicago Union  6.55

Train 805  7.15 Chicago Union to Orland Park 179th Street  8.18

Train 818  8.38 Orland Park 179th Street to Chicago Union  9.43

Train 811 10.35 Chicago Union to Orland Park 179th Street 11.39

Train 826 11.58 Orland Park 179th Street to Chicago Union 13.01

Train 831 18.15 Chicago Union to Orland Park 179th Street 19.21

Diagram 3.(single loco)

Train 806  6.02 Manhattan to Chicago Union  7.25

Train 825 17.00 Chicago Union to Manhattan 18.27

Diagram 4.(2 x loco's)

Train 808  6.49 Orland Park 179th Street to Chicago Union  7.55

Train 815 12.35 Chicago Union to Orland Park 179th Street 13.39

Train 830 13.58 Orland Park 179th Street to Chicago Union 15.01

Train 823 16.30 Chicago Union to Orland Park 179th Street 17.30

Train 836 17.44 Orland Park 179th Street to Chicago Union 18.44

Train 833 19.00 Chicago Union to Orland Park 179th Street 20.04

Train 840 20.25 Orland Park 179th Street to Chicago Union 21.28

Train 839 21.50 Chicago Union to Orland Park 179th Street 22.54

Diagram 5.(single loco)

Train 810  6.52 Manhattan to Chicago Union  8.15

Train 807  8.35 Chicago Union to Orland Park 179th Street  9.39

Train 822  9.58 Orland Park 179th Street to Chicago Union 11.01

Train 829 17.40 Chicago Union to Manhattan 19.07

Rock Island Morning Peak Service.

Joliet to Chicago LaSalle Street via main and Blue Island Vermont Street to Chicago LaSalle Street via Sub.

Diagram 1.(single loco)

Train 600  5.20 Blue Island Vermont Street to Chicago LaSalle Street  6.04

Returns empty to Joiliet to work

Train 416  7.37 Joliet to Chicago LaSalle Street  8.48

Diagram 2.(single loco)

Train 400  5.04 Joliet to Chicago LaSalle Street  6.14

Train 301  6.23 Chicago LaSalle Street to Blue Island Vermont Street  6.48

Empty to Prairie Street following departure of Train 608.

Train 610  7.21 Prairie Street to Chicago LaSalle Street  8.05

Diagram 3.(single loco)

Train 602  6.03 Blue Island Vermont Street to Chicago LaSalle Street 6.48

Train 401  6.57 Chicago LaSalle Street to Joliet  8.05

Train 504  8.24 Joliet to Chicago LaSalle Street  9.45

Diagram 4.(single loco)

Train 402  5.33 Joliet to Chicago LaSalle Street  6.45

Returns empty to Blue Island Vermont Street to work

Train 612  7.32 Blue Island Vermont Street to Chicago LaSalle Street  8.18

Diagram 5.(single loco)

Train 604  6.33 Blue Island Vermont Street to Chicago LaSalle Street  7.18

Returns empty to Blue Island Vermont Street to work

Empty to Prairie Street following departure of Train 614

Train 616  8.11 Prairie Street to Chicago LaSalle Street  8.54

Diagram 6.(single loco)

Train 404  5.50 Joliet to Chicago LaSalle Street  7.02

Returns empty to Blue Island Vermont Street to work

Train 614  7.50 Blue Island Vermont Street to Chicago LaSalle Street  8.35

Diagram 7.(single loco)

Train 606  6.49 Blue Island Vermont Street to Chicago LaSalle Street  7.34

Train 503  7.45 Chicago LaSalle Street to Joliet  9.06

Train 508  9.24 Joliet to Chicago LaSalle Street 10.45

Diagram 8.(2 x loco's)

Train 406  6.12 Joliet to Chicago LaSalle Street  7.27

Returns empty to Blue Island Vermont Street to work

Train 302  8.07 Blue Island Vermont Street to Chicago LaSalle Street  8.37

Diagram 9.(single loco)

Train 608  7.03 Blue Island Vermont Street to Chicago LaSalle Street  7.49

Train 505  8.30 Chicago LaSalle Street to Joliet  9.51

Train 510 10.24 Joliet to Chicago LaSalle Street 11.45

Diagram 10.(single loco)

Train 408  6.30 Joliet to Chicago LaSalle Street  7.44

Diagram 11.(single loco)

Train 410  6.48 Joliet to Chicago LaSalle Street  8.01

Diagram 12.(single loco)

Train 412  7.04 Joliet to Chicago LaSalle Street  8.12

Diagram 13.(single loco)

Train 414  7.19 Joliet to Chicago LaSalle Street  8.27

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