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Offline Buckeye Local

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« on: December 13, 2018, 09:27:40 am »
 Since about mid summer I've noticed the LKK48 (Buckeye-Tolleson-Buckeye) has only been running with one Locomotive. Is this something new UP is doing with locals?  Has anyone else seen locals running with only one locomotive.
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Re: LKK48
« Reply #1 on: December 13, 2018, 03:22:10 pm »
UP has been changing it up a lot.  Last I heard from a friend of mine on the UP is that One Locomotive Locals are very common if they are on a branch line or a line that does not have much main traffic.  There will be times when they will send a 2nd locomotive for the local for future increase volume or the other locomotive is getting ready to go to the shop for it's inspection.

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Re: LKK48
« Reply #2 on: December 15, 2018, 07:52:59 pm »
The Mesa and Casa Grande locals have only one locomotive.  Also, just within the last month - the Yuma to Roll and back to Yuma has been running with one locomotive, except on a heavy grain load, they will use a SD70M instead of the GP38-3.
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