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RoboFoamer FAQs (Live/Ongoing Thread)
« on: February 26, 2019, 03:48:42 pm »
What is RoboFoamer?
RoboFoamer was actually started by Jon Adams and Moe from the Yahoo Group PHX_BNSF_Railfans.  It was then offline when the one site on the Seligman Sub went offline.  Once the site came back on-line, we (RailFanAZ.com) took the old code and revamped it.  Emails right when it happens! It now has more then just an email.  It gives as much details as possible and it comes from an email from named after the control point (for easy sorting, rule creating).  We are currently transferring everything from Google Groups to Groups.io.  Once the conversation is complete, we will have Train Counts back as well.

There are 6 separate groups (Emails):
1) All Emails - BNSF/UP.
2) BNSF Transcon.
3) UP Transcon.
4) BNSF/UP Phoenix Subs.
5) BNSF Phoenix Sub.
6) UP Phoenix Sub.

To learn more about these groups, become a member on our site for Free and you will have access to register with the Train Alerts and Train Counts.


What does Each RoboFoamer Monitor?

BNSF RoboFoamer:

Seligman Sub:
1) West Darling (329) – W/B and E/B Movement
2) West Williams Jct (375) - W/B and E/B Movement
3) East Valentine (484) - W/B and E/B Movement
4) West Barry (511) - Coming Soon.
5) East Goffs (609) - Coming Soon.

Phoenix Sub:
1) West Williams Jct (375) (Phx Sub) - Entering and Leaving Movement for the Phoenix Sub.


UP RoboFoamer:

Gila Sub:
1) Casa Grande (SP918) – W/B and E/B Movement
2) Enid (SP887) – W/B and E/B Movement
3) West Wellton (SP768) – W/B and E/B Movement
4) Blaisdell (SP747) - E/B Movement
5) Fortuna (SP743) - W/B Movement

Phoenix Sub:
1) West Picacho (SP937) – E/B Movement from the Phoenix Sub
2) Hwy 87 (SP936) – W/B Movement from the Phoenix Sub
3) Picacho Wye (PX979) – Movement from both Legs of the Wye entering the Phoenix Sub
4) Coolidge (PX962) – Movement on the Phoenix Sub.  Also Signal Control Alert for SB Movement.

Yuma Sub:
1) Araz (SP724) - W/B and E/B Movement

Lordsburg Sub:
1) Mescal (S1023) - W/B Movement
2) Vail Crossovers (S1000) - E/B Movement
3) Karro (S1109) - W/B Movement



Emails are sent "Live/Right As It Happens" for both UP and BNSF.  The message format is very easy to read. Subject line just has the basic info (Setup for Quick and Easy reading). The message body has more the details to the alert.  Christina and Jeff have a monitoring system watching RoboFoamer Server and will be automatically notified if issues arise.

If you have any questions, comments, or notice an issue with RoboFoamer, Please reply to this thread.
« Last Edit: February 26, 2019, 05:02:24 pm by Jeff R »
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Re: RoboFoamer FAQs (Live/Ongoing Thread)
« Reply #1 on: February 26, 2019, 05:02:54 pm »
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