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Most of the following train symbols originated at Chicago (connecting at Kansas City) or on Conrail (connecting at East St. Louis).
CCVIY handled traffic from South Texas.
CHASM began as the BLASM operating daily. It became the CHASM in 1994.
|BLASM||Bloomington||100A||E. St. Louis||830A||93|
|CHASM||Chicago||700A||E. St. Louis||930P||95|
CHEGF operated daily except Monday from the Illinois Central's IMX (InterModal eXchange) facility in Chicago. It handled autos for Midlothian, set out at Corsicana for train HEFWM, TOFC and double stacks for Pine Bluff and San Antonio. Its primary job was handling double stacks and autos for interchange at Eagle Pass.
CHESQ began operating November 8, 1989 from the IMX terminal in Chicago.
CHEXT began January 16, 1986. It handled Express System OOCL (Orient Overseas Container Line) containers from Chicago (leaving on Friday at 1201AM) via the SOO (exMILW) train 801. During early 1986 it was often combined with the HOEXT at El Paso. Beginning in early 1988 an additional train operated as symbol CHEXTZ arriving at Long Beach on Wednesday.
|CHEXT||Kansas City||Sat 600A||Long Beach||Mon 600A||87|
CHGMQ was a Sprint (roadrailer) test train handling mostly auto parts.
SP train symbol CHLXT at Coyote, NM
CHLAX began as the GS (Gold Streak) operating daily from Chicago on Rock Island train 91 and became the GSLAF in 1974. In 1982, it handled TOFC, autos, and manifest traffic for El Paso, Tucson, Phoenix, City of Industry, Los Angeles and the Bay Area. It became the CHLAF in November 1984 and became the CHLXF in November 1987. It later became the CHLAX. It handled TOFC and double stacks for El Paso, City of Industry, and Los Angeles. It also handled Chrysler autos and TOFC for Tucson and Phoenix, set out at Tucson for train TUPXF. Any Oakland traffic would connect with train CIBAT at City of Industry.
|CHLAT||Kansas City||1230P||Los Angeles||130A||2||82-83|
|CHLAF||Kansas City||1130A||Los Angeles||300A||3||85|
|CHLAF||Kansas City||1130A||Los Angeles||200A||3||87|
|CHLAX||Chicago||exMon 100A||City of Industry||exWed 1000P||93|
CHLBT1 originated in Chicago at Forest Hill. It handled double stacks for Oakland and the ICTF. Oakland traffic would connect with train CIBAT at City of Industry.
|CHLBT1||Chicago||exFrSu 700P||Long Beach||exMoWe 500P||93|
|CHLBT1||Chicago||exSun 700P||Long Beach||exWe 500P||94-95|
CHLBT2 originated in Chicago at Clearing Yard. It handled double stacks for Oakland and the ICTF. Oakland traffic will connect with train CIBAT at City of Industry.
|CHLBT2||Chicago||Fri 1159P||Long Beach||Mon 400P||94|
|CHLBT2||Chicago||Fri 1035P||Long Beach||Mon 800P||95|
CHMXT began in June 1987 handling Mitsui OSK Line containers from Chicago via SOO train 803 to Long Beach. The train operated into 1991.
|CHMXT||Kansas City||Sat 700A||Long Beach||Mon 1000A||87|
CHRVM began as the CHGJM operating daily from Clearing Yard in Chicago. It later became the CHRVM.
CHRXT began July 17, 1986 and handled Evergreen Marine Corp containers from Chicago via BN train 55.
|CHRXT||Kansas City||Fri 1201A||Long Beach||Sun 400A||86|
|CHRXT||Kansas City||Su&Mo 1201A||Long Beach||Tu&We 400A||87|
CHSXF began around 1990. In 1994, it originated in Chicago at Bedford Park daily. It handled double stacks for Oakland, City of Industry, and the ICTF. Oakland traffic would connect with train CIBAT at City of Industry.
CHVAT began in 1984 as a test train for American Presidents Line containers and ran into 1985.
CIBAT operated daily and handled TOFC and double stacks for Oakland.
|CIBAT||City of Industry||1000A||Oakland||730A||1||93|
|CIBAT||City of Industry||200P||Oakland||730A||1||94-95|
SP train symbol CIKCA at Los Tanos, NM
CIBNA began as the APELA (Auto Parts East Los Angeles) and became the LAPBH in 1974. LAPBH handled manifest traffic, empty auto racks, and auto parts for Pine Bluff and beyond. In 1982, the LAESJ handled empty auto parts and auto racks returning to North Texas, Pine Bluff, East St. Louis, ICG for Chicago, and GTW to Michigan and could fill with traffic for Tucson and El Paso. It became the WCKCJ in early 1984 when the route was shifted to Tucumcari. It became the CIKCA in 1986 and the CIBNA in January 1989. In 1989, CIBNA handled primarily empty auto racks for the BN and SOO Line. It could fill with traffic for Tucson, El Paso, Kansas City, and East St. Louis. It would set out SOO Line and non BN traffic at Herrington and pick up BN traffic set out by the GJNSM.
|APELA||Los Angeles||1201P||Pine Bluff||900A||3||73|
|LAPBH||Los Angeles||1201P||Pine Bluff||900A||3||74|
|LAESH||Los Angeles||1215P||E St Louis||100A||5||77|
|LAESJ||Los Angeles||400A||E St Louis||300P||4||81-82|
|WCKCJ||West Colton||700P||Kansas City||1040P||3||85|
|CIBNA||City of Industry||900A||Kansas City||100A||4||89|
CICHF began as train LACHT in 1982. It handled TOFC, autos and perishables for Kansas City and Chicago via the BN and picked up perishables at Yuma and Tucson and manifest traffic at Tucumcari. It became the LACHF July 10, 1984 to handle premium traffic for East St. Louis, Kansas City, and interchange for the BN and SOO (exMILW) to Chicago. It should have a minimum of 3.5 horsepower per ton. The train later became the LACHX operating Monday through Saturday with 2.5hpt. The train handled double stacks and TOFC for Kansas City, East St. Louis (connecting train KCCRF), and Chicago. The train terminated at Clearing Yard in Chicago. It later became the CICHX.
|LACHT||Los Angeles||1030P||Kansas City||1201A||3||81-83|
|LACHF||Los Angeles||1030P||Kansas City||1201A||3||84-87|
|LACHX||City of Industry||1100P||Chicago||1035P||3||93|
|LACHX||City of Industry||1100P||Chicago||1050P||3||94|
|CICHX||City of Industry||1130P||Chicago||1100P||3||95|
CPEFF (Central Pacific East Fast Forwarder) began in 1967 as the BAX (Bay Area Express), a run thru to Chicago via UP train BAX and C&NW train 240. Later when mail was added it used symbol BAX/OME (Overland Mail East). It became the OAOGM in 1974, OAOGF in 1976, and became the CPEFF in 1981 handling perishables, TOFC, and autos for North Platte and beyond. It operated until December 1984.
CPWFF (Central Pacific West Fast Forwarder) began in July 1972 as the OMW (Overland Mail West), a run thru from Chicago via C&NW train 243 and UP train BASV (Bay Area Super Van). It became the UPOAM in 1974, was slowly replaced by the UPSFT from April 1975 into 1976, and became the CPWFF on September 30, 1982. It handled TOFC, autos, and manifest traffic for Oakland. It operated until 1984.
CRMXQ handled Mitsui containers from Conrail and in 1986 operated as required.
|CRMXQ||E St Louis||1201P||Kansas City||1130P||86|
|CRMXQ||E St Louis||Fri 700A||Kansas City||Fri 530P||87|
CRPBY began as the NCB (PC Cotton Belt Run Thru) and became the PCPBY in 1974. In 1982, it handled Conrail traffic from train INCB for Pine Bluff and beyond. It operated until the end of 1984.
|NCB||E St Louis||500P||Pine Bluff||500A||1||71-73|
|PCPBY||E St Louis||500P||Pine Bluff||500A||1||74|
|CRPBY||E St Louis||500P||Pine Bluff||500A||1||77-83|
CRPBZ began as the NCB1A (PC Cotton Belt Run Thru) and became the PCPBZ in 1974. It handled Conrail traffic for Pine Bluff and beyond.
|NCB1A||E St Louis||600A||Pine Bluff||600P||71-73|
|PCPBZ||E St Louis||600A||Pine Bluff||600P||74|
|CRPBZ||E St Louis||600A||Pine Bluff||600P||77|
CXCIT originated at Avondale Yard daily. In 1993 on light days it would be combined with train the MBSMF2 at San Antonio. It handled TOFC and double stacks for Houston, San Antonio, El Paso, Tucson, City of Industry, Los Angeles, Oakland, and the ICTF. It would pick up autos at Flatonia for Warm Springs and add this to the Oakland block. Oakland traffic would connect with train CIBAT at City of Industry.
|CXCIT||New Orleans||1100A||City of Industry||300A||3||93|
|CXCIT||New Orleans||200P||Long Beach||700A||3||94-95|
CXNXQ handled NYK containers from CSX as required.
|CXNXQ||E St Louis||600P||Kansas City||530A||1||87|
CXHOT began in March 1987 and was a run thru on CSX from Jacksonville, FL via New Orleans. It became the CXHOQ in July 1987 and changed back to the CXHOT in June 1988.
CXPBM handled traffic from CSX at Memphis to Pine Bluff.
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