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Most of the following train symbols originated at Ennis, TX; El Paso, East St. Louis, or Eugene, OR.
EGHOM began as the EGSAY. It handled freight traffic from NdeM for San Antonio and beyond. Perishable traffic connected with train WCESP at San Antonio. In October 1985, it became the SA11L.
|EGSAY||Eagle Pass||1000P||San Antonio||600A||1||74|
EGCHT handled priority traffic from NdeM for San Antonio and beyond.
ENSAM began as train ENTUC (Ennis Tucson) and became the ENEPY in 1974. It handled freight traffic for San Antonio, El Paso, Tucson, Phoenix, and empties for California and Oregon. It became train ENSAY in early 1984, became the ENSAM in October 1985, and operated as needed.
EPHOM began as the EPSAY and SAHOY. In 1982 train EPSAY handled freight traffic for San Antonio and Houston. In 1982, the SAHOY handled traffic for reclassification at Houston and would pick up and set out at Glidden and Eagle Lake. In October 1985, the EPSAY became train EPSAM and the SAHOY became the SAHOM. In 1987, they were combined to form train EPHOM. It operated as needed.
|EPSAY||El Paso||600P||San Antonio||515A||2||76-83|
EPHOT began January 16, 1989 and handled TOFC and manifest freight traffic for Dallas, Pine Bluff, and Memphis (set out at San Antonio for the SADAQ and LAMFF), San Antonio, Houston, New Orleans, and beyond.
EPKCM began as the EPKCY and handled traffic for Dalhart (BN interchange traffic such as Coors beer empties), Liberal and Kansas City.
|EPKCY||El Paso||700P||Kansas City||700A||2||82-83|
|EPKCY||El Paso||100P||Kansas City||730A||2||85|
|EPKCM||El Paso||100P||Kansas City||730A||2||87|
EPKCT began June 2, 1986 as Sprint train EPKCQ and operated daily except Sunday. It became the EPKCT in December 1987. The train handled TOFC and manifest traffic for Dalhart, Kansas City, St. Louis, and Chicago. Chicago traffic connected with trains LACHX and KCCRF.
|EPKCQ||El Paso||700P||Kansas City||450P||1||86-87|
|EPKCT||El Paso||730P||Kansas City||1159P||1||94|
EPLAY began September 25, 1980 and handled traffic for West Colton, City of Industry, and Los Angeles. It was deleted in late 1983.
|EPLAY||El Paso||300P||Los Angeles||200A||2||80-82|
EPOAA began as the MTS (MP-TP-SP) and became the TPLAY in 1974. In 1982, MPLAT handled traffic from the UP freight train REEPA (exMP train REZ) for Tucson, Phoenix, West Colton, City of Industry, and Los Angeles. The MPLAT became train EPOAA on July 16, 1986 and operated on Wednesdays and Saturdays and handled GM autos for Phoenix, Marne, and Milpitas. In 1987, it operated via the Coast.
|MTS||El Paso||530A||Los Angeles||1159P||71-73|
|TPLAY||El Paso||530A||Los Angeles||1159P||74-77|
|MPLAT||El Paso||1100P||Los Angeles||930P||1||82|
EPPXT began January 16, 1989 and handled TOFC and manifest traffic for Tucson and Phoenix.
EPRIT handled TOFC from the LAEST for the Rock Island.
EPWCM began as train EPWCY and in 1982 handled traffic for Tucson, the Imperial Valley, and empties for California and Oregon. The EPWCY became train EPWCM in October 1985.
|EPWCY||El Paso||400P||West Colton||100A||2||82-83|
|EPWCM||El Paso||400P||West Colton||100A||2||87|
ERRVY handled traffic from the Northwestern Pacific.
ESCHQ began operating November 8, 1989 to the Illinois Central's IMX (InterModal eXchange) facility in Chicago.
ESDAT began as Sprint train ESDAQ in June 1986 and was combined with the MFDAQ at Pine Bluff. From East St. Louis, it handled TOFC for Pine Bluff and Dallas and auto parts for Eagle Pass. ESDAF operated daily in 1993 with the routing changed to use the former MP main from Big Sandy. It handled TOFC and manifest traffic for Dallas. It bacame ESDAT in 1995.
|ESDAQ||E St Louis||430P||Dallas||900A||1||87|
|ESDAF||E St Louis||430P||Dallas||1100A||1||93-94|
|ESDAT||E St Louis||430P||Dallas||1255P||1||95|
ESHOT began as No 143 and became train PBHOF in 1974. In 1982, it handled TOFC, autos, and manifest traffic for Shreveport and Houston. It picked up manifest traffic for El Paso and beyond at Shreveport. Train ESTXF became the ESTXT in August 1984 and handled TOFC for Pine Bluff, Houston and Baytown. It became the ESHOT in October 1985.
|ESTXF||E St Louis||600P||Houston||730A||2||83-84|
|ESTXT||E St Louis||600P||Houston||645A||2||85|
|ESHOT||E St Louis||600P||Houston||645A||2||87|
ESLAF began as Sprint train ESKCQ in early 1986 and operated daily. It handled Kansas City, El Paso, and Bay Area TOFC. It later became the ESLAF and was combined with the CHLAX at Kansas City.
|ESKCQ||E St Louis||630P||Kansas City||400A||1||87|
|ESLAF||E St Louis||600A||Kansas City||430P||93|
ESKCY handled traffic, primarily empties, for Kansas City and beyond. In 1983, it operated as needed.
|ESKCY||E St Louis||100A||Kansas City||940A||84|
ESMXT began December 3, 1985 handling Mitsui OSK Line containers from Chicago and Columbus, Ohio. Containers from Columbus were handled by Conrail train TV601.
|ESMXT||E St Louis||Sat 1201P||Long Beach||Tue 1201A||3/87|
|ESMXT||E St Louis||Fri 700A||Long Beach||Sun 600P||7/87|
ESNXT began in the Summer of 1985 handling NYK Line containers from Chicago via SOO train 805 and Cincinnati via CSX train 241.
|ESNXT||E St Louis||Tue 600P||Long Beach||Fri 600A||87|
ESPBQ Sprint train began as the ESPBX in the summer of 1985 and became the ESPBQ in October 1985. After the start of train ESDAQ, the ESPBQ operated only as needed.
|ESPBQ||E St Louis||600P||Pine Bluff||130A||1||87|
EUALM began as the EUALY and handled freight traffic for interchange with the UP at Albina Yd. The EUALY became train EUALM in October 1985.
EUANP began on January 13, 1989. It handled traffic for Anaheim, La Mirada, and City of Industry and would pick up freight traffic at Klamath Falls and Black Butte. It could be combined with the BNWCP.
EUAVT began as the EUAVY and became the EUAVT on July 10, 1984. In 1985, it handled TOFC for El Paso, San Antonio, North Texas, Houston, and New Orleans, and was usually combined with the PTMFT at Roseville.
EUBNM began as the 1-BNE (First BN East) and became the EUBNY in 1974. It handled traffic for the BN for Vancouver, Tacoma, and Seattle, WA. It was suspended during the operation of train WCSEY.
EUGJM began as the EUASM in August 1988 operating Tuesday thru Sunday as a run thru with D&RGW freight train 146. Initially it operated via Roseville and then changed to the Modoc Line in October 1988. It handled traffic for Salt Lake City, Denver, Pueblo, Kansas City, Memphis, and East St. Louis. If a second section was run, it would terminate at Grand Junction. In January 1989 the D&RGW train symbol for the first section was changed to 140 and the second section (D&RGW train 146) could continue beyond Grand Junction. The D&RGW train symbols were changed again in January 1990 to 146 for the first section and the second section to 148 (SP train EUGJM). EUASM later became EUCHX, then EUCHQ, then EUGJM in January 1995 and was deleted in April 1995. Train EUCHQ terminated at Clearing Yard in Chicago.
SP train symbol CZLAT at Oakridge, OR
EUCIQ began as the CZLAT (Crown Zellerbach Trailers) on April 18, 1983. Additional manifest traffic for Roseville, the Bay Area, and Southern California was picked up at Eugene. It operated via the Coast from 1984 to 1987. Only about 10% of the traffic was TOFC. It became the JRLAT (James River) in August 1988 and sometimes was combined with the PTLAT. It became the JRLAP on January 13, 1989 and began operating via the Coast Div again. It was split with the manifest traffic going to the JRCIP and the TOFC going to the PTOAT at the end of 1990. The JRCIP became the EUCIQ in 1993.
|EUCIQ||Eugene||500A||City of Industry||1000A||2||7-93|
|EUCIQ||Eugene||1000P||City of Industry||920P||2||95|
SP train symbol CZLAT at Grass Lake, CA
EUCIY handled traffic for West Colton to City of Industry. It could fill with freight traffic for El Paso to Kansas City.
|EUCIY||Eugene||900P||City of Industry||545P||2||79|
EUEPM began during the summer of 1984 as train BRYUT operating via the Coast and handled TOFC destined for Los Angeles, Phoenix, Yuma, and beyond and bypassed the yard at West Colton. The traffic was then added to other eastward trains at Yuma. Within a couple months it became the PTPXT. It would also pick up any Anaheim traffic set out by the CZLAT and move it to City of Industry. PTPXM became train EUPXM in August 1986 and became the EUEPM in October 1987.
EUEPY handled traffic for El Paso and beyond.
EUESF began in early 1983 operating via Roseville and Ogden. It was usually combined with train BAESF at Roseville, except on heavy days. From Eugene, it handled traffic for Kansas City, East St. Louis, Ogden, Roseville, Fresno, Bakersfield, Tucson, Phoenix, and Los Angeles TOFC. It ran until the end of 1983.
|EUESF||Eugene||1005P||E St Louis||1145A||5||83|
EUGJM began as the second section of the EUASM and became train EUGJM in January 1990. It also uses D&RGW train symbol 148 and terminates at Grand Junction. See EUCHQ above.
EUKFY began as train KFD (Klamath Falls Drag) and became the EUKFY in 1974. It later became the BRKFY and handled traffic for Klamath Falls and beyond. It was changed back to the EUKFY in the late 1970's.
EULAY began as the PNL (Pacific Northwest Los Angeles) and became train EULAY in 1974. In 1979, it handled traffic for Los Angeles and could fill with traffic for Bakersfield, City of Industry, West Colton, and Roseville.
EUMEM began as the
SLW (Siskiyou Line West) and became train EUSLY in 1974. The
EUMEM handled traffic, mostly empties, for the Siskiyou
Line. In 1989, it normally operated Monday, Wednesday, and
Friday. On other days train EUROM could have operated to
Southern Pacific train symbol EUMEM at Creswell, OR
EUOAQ began as train EUOAY. It bypassed Roseville and handled traffic for Oakland and San Jose. It could fill with TOFC for Oakland and San Jose and empty auto racks for Milpitas and Warm Springs on the rear end. It was revived for a short time as EUOAQ in 1993.
EUPBY handled traffic for Pine Bluff and beyond except loaded TOFC. It would pick up the empty auto racks at Tucson and could fill with traffic for Shreveport.
EUPTM began as train DGNEU (Drag North from Eugene) and became the EUBRY in 1974. It was suspended and then reinstated on April 11, 1980 and became train EUPTM in October 1985. It handled traffic for Portland, Corvallis, and Lebanon.
EUPTY began as the 2-BNE (Second BN East) and became train EUBNZ in 1974. EUPTY handled traffic for Portland except TOFC and traffic for the BN for Vancouver and beyond. It could fill with traffic for Corvallis and Lebanon.
EURGM began as train OS (Oregon Special) and became the EUNPY in 1974. It handled traffic for UP train OS for North Platte and beyond. The EUNPY and EUOGY from 1980 to 1985 handled traffic for the UP for Ogden, Wyoming, North Platte and beyond on the head end and freight for the D&RGW on the rear end. Train EUOGY became the EUOGM in October 1985. The route was changed from Wendel to Roseville in January 1987 and the symbol was changed to EURGM. It was deleted in November 1988. It was revived in January 1990 as the EUROM and uses D&RGW train symbol 196.
Southern Pacific train symbol EURGM at Cougar, CA
EURGY handled traffic for the D&RGW at Ogden and was deleted in 1984. It could fill with freight traffic for the UP.
EURVQ began as the SMW (Shasta Manifest West) and became the EURVY in 1974. From 1980 to 1985, it handled traffic other than TOFC for Roseville and beyond. The EURVY became train EURVM in October 1985 and EURVQ in 1993.
EURVW began as train SSMW (Stockton Shasta Manifest West) and became the EURVW in 1974. In 1978, it handled traffic for reclassification at Roseville. It would pick up at Klamath Falls and Black Butte.
EUTRM began January 13, 1989 as the EUSTM handling traffic for Roseville and Stockton. It soon became train EUTRM and could be combined with the EUEPM or EPWCM.
EUTUY began as the TUC-SSE (Tucson Sunset East) and became train EUTUY in 1974. In 1980, it handled traffic for Bakersfield, Phoenix, and Tucson.
Southern Pacific train symbol PSSE at Rosamond, CA
EUWCQ began as the PSSE (Portland Sunset East) which continued to Pine Bluff (see train WCPBY) and became the EUWCY in 1974. From 1980 to 1982, it handled general freight traffic for reclassification at West Colton and could have a Bakersfield block on the rear end and a Roseville block on the head end. The EUWCY became train EUWCM in October 1985 and operated as needed.
EXCHT began January 13, 1986 handling Express system containers destined for Chicago via the SOO (exMILW) train 800. It was often combined with the EXHOT from Long Beach to El Paso.
|EXCHT||Long Beach||Mon 1000P||Kansas City||Wed 1000P||87|
EXCHTZ began in early 1988 leaving Long Beach on Thursday. It handled Orient Overseas Container Lines traffic.
EXHOT began in January 1986 handling Express system containers for Dallas, Houston, and New Orleans. It was often combined with train EXCHT from Long Beach to El Paso.
|EXHOT||El Paso||Wed 500A||Houston||Thr 600A||87|
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