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Schedules of Locomotives Leaving Railfair'99
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Schedules of locomotives returning home from Railfair'99

Bulletin #2 !!! 6/30/99 WED 3 AM

Because of the late arrival of the 3751 into Barstow, which was about 2 A.M., departure from Barstow is not scheduled until at least 11 A.M. on Wednesday, June 30, 1999. You can probably add 3 hours to each item in the original schedule below to get a rough estimate of the time the 3751 is expected at each location. This is subject to change as the train can make up some time or lose time.

Bulletin #1 !!!

Below you will find the original schedule for the SF 3751 return home to Los Angeles. There has been a significant change to that original schedule. The Santa Fe 3751 will leave from Sacramento later in the day on Monday, June 28, 1999. It will overnight in Fresno and then leave Fresno on Tuesday morning, June 29. The SF 3751 is expect to go straight through to Barstow on Tuesday, but will stop in Bakersfield for water. The SF 3751 will overnight in Barstow on Tuesday and depart Barstow on Wednesday morning, June 30. The rest of the schedule from Barstow to Los Angeles for June 30 should remain the same as listed below.

Santa Fe 3751 Original Schedule

BNSF has authorized the operation of a special train to handle steam locomotive ATSF 3751 from Sacramento to the Redondo Jct. Roundhouse from the California Rail Museum and RailFair99. Train will operate on the following schedule and will be handled on the Union Pacific owned track as a BNSF trackage rights train (UP's Mojave Subdivision and between Sacramento and Stockton):

    Symbol: O-SAELAC1-28
    --------------------

  • 0700 PDT 6/28 DP Sacramento (on UP)
  • 0930 PDT 6/28 by Stockton (onto BNSF)
  • 1030 PDT 6/28 AR Riverbank. Water stop just past Amtrak depot.
  • 1100 PDT 6/28 DP Riverbank
  • 1330 PDT 6/28 AR Fresno. Water stop north main at Amtrak depot.
  • 1400 PDT 6/28 DP Fresno
  • 1730 PDT 6/28 AR Bakersfield.
    Overnight stop, tie-up Middle Spur west of depot adjacent to
    loading dock. Svc and water. Fuel truck will fuel,
    stem group will line up
  • --------------------
  • 0800 PDT 6/29 DP Bakersfield
  • 1130 PDT 6/29 AR Tehachapi. Water stop north main, MP 360.5
  • 1200 PDT 6/29 DP Tehachapi
  • 1245 PDT 6/29 by Mojave
  • 1515 PDT 6/29 AR Barstow.
    Overnight stop, service and water. Wye train.
  • --------------------
  • 0800 PDT 06/30 DP Barstow
  • 0930 PDT 06/30 AR Victorville. Water stop 6th St, Amtrak depot
  • 1000 PDT 06/30 DP Victorville
  • 1230 PDT 06/30 AR San Bernardino, Track 4. Water at 5th Street.
  • 1300 PDT 06/30 DP San Bernardino
  • 1600 PDT 06/30 AR Amtrak Roundhouse, Redondo Jct.

BNSF will furnish one, clean, BNSF 6-axle locomotive for entire trip

Train has no preference over freight or passenger trains.

Train will have same consist as the trip to Sacramento including BNSF empties being used for braking purposes. Train is restricted to a maximum speed of 55 MPH. BNSF locomotive and empties will be released upon arrival Redondo Jct.

BNSF pilots will be used for this train entire trip.

The steam locomotive will activate all hot box detectors. For this reason, it is necessary to issue the following instructions in a Form C Track Bulletin to this special train at each location it is to receive Track Bulletins: "Any alarms received from trackside warning devices indicating hot box or hot wheels on axles 1 through 8 can be disregarded subject to discretion of officer in charge." This will eliminate the need to stop and inspect the train at every detector.

Ex-CN 93, a private car, will be cut off at Barstow and placed back at its regular storage location. If car must remain in train to Los Angeles, will need to be moved in BNSF freight service back to Barstow.

Everything listed above is tentative and subject to change.

SP 4449

BNSF has authorized the operation of a special train for the movement of steam locomotive SP 4449 from Sacramento to Portland from the California Rail Museum and RailFair99. Train will operate on the following schedule and will be handled on the Union Pacific owned track between Sacramento and Keddie and between Bieber Line Jct. and Chemult will be considered BNSF trackage rights trains:

    Symbol: O-SAEPTL1-29
    --------------------

  • 0700 PDT 6/29 DP Sacramento
  • 1400 PDT 6/29 by Keddie
  • 1550 PDT 6/29 AR Westwood. Overnight, water and service train.
  • --------------------
  • 0700 PDT 6/30 DP Westwood
  • 0900 PDT 6/30 by Lookout
  • 1030 PDT 6/30 AR Klamath Falls
  • 1045 PDT 6/30 DP Klamath Falls
  • 1614 PDT 6/30 AR Bend.
    Water and fuel on west end, main track then park overnight.
    Set out BNSF 585211 loaded with steam locomotive Emily Shay.
  • ---------------------
  • 0900 PDT 7/01 DP Bend. MofW tie gang between Bend and Wishram.
  • 1600 PDT 7/01 by Wishram
  • 2030 PDT 7/01 AR Portland, to UP for storage.

BNSF will furnish one, clean, BNSF locomotive, for this train at Sacramento. Unit will be used through to Portland.

Train will consist of same consist as operated to Sacramento including BNSF empties used for braking purposes. BNSF locomotive and cars will be released upon arrival at Portland. Train will be restricted to a maximum speed of 55 MPH.

The steam locomotive will activate all hot box detectors. For this reason, it is necessary to issue the following instructions in a Form C Track Bulletin to this special train at each location it is to receive Track Bulletins: "Any alarms received from trackside warning devices indicating hot box or hot wheels on axles 1 through 8 can be disregarded subject to discretion of officer in charge." This will eliminate the need to stop and inspect the train at every detector.

This train will have no preference over freight or passenger trains.

BNSF pilots will be used for this train's entire trip.

Water and servicing will be coordinated by the owners of the SP 4449.

A full service crew as well as a qualified steam engineer and fireman will be supplied by the owners of the SP 4449.

All appropriate contracts covering operation and liability have been properly executed.

THIS TRAIN WILL DRAW HUGE CROWDS TO BNSF AND UP PROPERTY. EXTRA CARE SHOULD BE TAKEN WHEN OPERATING TRAINS OR EQUIPMENT IN THE VICINITY OF THIS SPECIAL.

Everything listed above is tentative and subject to change.


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