RailScan - Railroad Traffic Around Reading, PA
Recorded Wed,
Oct 24, 2018

  Time    Location          Dir     Symbol   Route          Yard     Engine # & Notes
  0015    Sinking Spring    East    20Q      Hburg-Phila
  0016         Belt         East    H73      Readg-Atown         W   5661/5304; 8l 0 E; Has Hazardous In Consist
  0024         Belt         West    KH01       RN Local          W   68 Cars
  0051    Sinking Spring    East    30A      Hburg-Atown             6973; Reported Loss Of P T C On Reading Line
  0107    Sinking Spring    East    ???      Hburg-Readg             Not Hearing Symbol
  0119         Belt         East    KH01       RN Local          W
  0135    Sinking Spring    East    20R      Hburg-Atown             9321; Opposed
  0149    Sinking Spring    West    25T      Phila-Hburg             Not Calling Signals; Unconfirmed
  0233         Belt         West    H73      Atown-Readg         W   5661; To Work Lentz
  0258         Belt         West    H89      Atown-Readg         W   37 Cars
  0329    Sinking Spring    East    H31      Hburg-Readg         W   3001; Worked Seven D, P P C
  0345    Sinking Spring    East    26E      Hburg-Phila             Opposed
  0421         Belt         East    H89      Readg-Atown         W
  0444    Sinking Spring    West    25Z      Atown-Hburg             9327; Bad Radio
  0450    Sinking Spring    East    14G      Hburg-Phila
  0458    Sinking Spring    West    25V      Atown-Hburg
  0510    Sinking Spring    East    212      Hburg-Atown             3884
  0530    Sinking Spring    East    18N      Hburg-Atown             7592; Not Calling Signals
  0604         Belt         West    H68      Atown-Readg         W   9064
  0649    Sinking Spring    West    23Z      Atown-Hburg             7296
  0650         Belt         West    KH02       RN Local          W
  0708    Sinking Spring    West    60N      Phila-Hburg
  0717    Sinking Spring    West    25R      Atown-Hburg             4004
  0728    Sinking Spring    West    211      Atown-Hburg             8443
  0742    Sinking Spring    East    22V      Hburg-Atown             9684
  0755    Sinking Spring    East    24Z      Hburg-Atown             9725
  0782    Sinking Spring    East    16N      Hburg-Atown             Opposed
  0811    Sinking Spring    West    21E      Phila-Hburg             8119
  0813    Sinking Spring    East    16T      Hburg-Atown             9816
  0834         Oley         West    94M      Readg-Hburg         W   9880/4039; Light To Lawn Then Empties To Dyers
  0839    Sinking Spring    East    20E      Hburg-Atown             9849; Opposed
  0910    Sinking Spring    East    36Q      Hburg-Atown             1000
  0936    Sinking Spring    East    14G      Hburg-Phila             8138
  1006         Belt         East    KH02       RN Local          W   Rn1541; 26 L 17 E
  1017    Sinking Spring    West    23M      Atown-Hburg
  1031    Sinking Spring    West    17G      Phila-Hburg             6797
  1044         Oley         East    H49      Readg-Phila         W   5304/5661; To Bengal Paper & Chappell Steel
  1214         Belt         East    H68      Readg-Atown         W   9064
  1240    Sinking Spring    West    21M      Atown-Hburg             Opposed
  1252    Wyomissing Jct    East    94M      Readg-Phila             9880; Worked Lawn; To Dyers
  1253         Belt         East    H47      Readg-Atown         W   5303/3001; 5 Cars For Evansville
  1309    Sinking Spring    West    905      Phila-Hburg    Thr  W   4074; Ran Through Yard Walnut To Belt Then Through Center
  1429         Tulp         West    38G      Atown-Phila             6759
  1431    Sinking Spring    East    20K      Hburg-Atown             2677
  1433    Sinking Spring    West    11J      Atown-Hburg
  1443        Reading       West    H49      Phila-Readg         W   5661; Reading Is M P 57 Signal
  1551    Sinking Spring    West    15T      Atown-Hburg             8163
  1612        Walnut        West    94M      Phila-Readg         W   37 Cars From Dyers
  1733    Sinking Spring    East    10N      Hburg-Atown    Thr  W   Tie Down At Center
  1751    Sinking Spring    West    H33      Readg-Hburg         W   2105; Might Be H31; Not Calling Signals
  1758         Belt         West    H47      Atown-Readg         W   3001; Worked Evansville
  1828    Sinking Spring    East    18N      Hburg-Atown
  1913        Lorane        West    39G      Phila-Atown
  1928    Sinking Spring    West    19G      Atown-Hburg    Thr  W   9700; 145 Cars P/u 28 Cars; Height Det Abt 83 Deep
  1933    Sinking Spring    East    6K4      Hburg-Atown             2681; New And Unusual Symbol
  1950    Sinking Spring    West    11K      Atown-Hburg             7705
  2026    Sinking Spring    East    66Z      Hburg-Phila             7701
  2136    Sinking Spring    East    H33      Hburg-Readg         W   Not Calling Signals
  2203    Sinking Spring    West    65E      Atown-Hburg             Opposed
  2215    Sinking Spring    East    16N      Hburg-Atown             2693; Opposed
  2316    Sinking Spring    East    20Q      Hburg-Phila             9247; Opposed; Hold At Wyo For 34a Stallout
  2330         Belt         West    KH01       RN Local          W   48 Cars
  2359    Sinking Spring    West    34A      Atown-Hburg             1022; Oss Reported Extra Car In Train; 82 Cars; H73 Pushed
Traffic Density (Trains Through): 
Sinky	Belt	Bird	Area
44	44	16	63

Unconfirmed means "best guess" of unheard symbol.
Yard column shows if trains passed through and/or worked Spring Street (Reading) yard.
Notable Events:
 0000 - H72 working yard
 0810 - Maintainer requesting one track in Belt for switch testing for 45 minutes
 0900-1300 - Maintainer requesting track one from Phoenix to Cromby
 0950 - Maintainer requesting track 2 Prescott to Dorf then siding for an hour
 1000 - Six trains in yard area at one time! KH02, H47, H49, H68, 94M, and 905
 1015 - Maintainer requesting Cumru for half an hour
 1020 - Maintainer requesting all tracks in Belt for 40 minutes, but H68 needed headroom and had to wait
 1250 - Maintainer called to Leisey for switch failure
 2240 - Dispatcher informed 16N that a train (6T4) was in emergency in front of him
 2245 - 34A called dispatcher to report the train stalled between Tulp and Dunkel (82 cars)--
        They only had one working engine. Dispatcher asked H73 to assist by shoving 34A at Belt.
        34A expressed concern that no train had ever been shoved through the tight curve.
        Trainmaster, chief, and road foreman all concur it should be okay to shove.

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