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Flooding in the Reeseville marsh covering both main tracks forces CP to run trains from Chicago to Janesville, WI on the Union Pacific Harvard Sub. From Janesville to Madison, WI where they get back on home rails the detour trains utilize the trackage of the WSOR. UP's automatic train stop...
CP8635, GCFX3066, and CP8773 curl around the Libertyville Metra station pulling Flood Detour train #284 over the Fox Lake sub. This train started in Madison the night before and detoured over the WSOR through Janesville. In a couple of miles they will reach Rondout, where a fresh crew awaits...
UP 5280 South stops at Bend, OR, for a quick crew change. This is a detouring train caused by the Jan. 19 landslide at Frazier on UP's Cascade Sub. While the UP has trackage rights over the BNSF's Oregon Trunk subdivision south of Bend, they haven't used them in almost two(?) years. This is...
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