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Most of the following train symbols originated at Kansas City or Klamath Falls, OR.
KCASM began as the KCESY and became the KCASM in 1988. It operated as needed and handled overflow traffic from Kansas City.
SP train symbol KCCIA by semaphore signals at Duran, NM
KCCIA began as the KCLAA. It was suspended in September 1984 and reinstated as the KCCIA in February 1988. It handled GM autos for Marne. It could be combined with the KCVAA.
|KCLAA||Kansas City||400P||Los Angeles||715P||2||83|
KCCRF began as Sprint train KCCRQ in early 1986. It operated daily handling traffic for Conrail. The train later became the KCCRF.
|KCCRQ||Kansas City||500A||E St Louis||300P||87|
|KCCRF||Kansas City||630A||E St Louis||530P||93-94|
KCDVT began January 16, 1989 as a run thru with D&RGW train 127 handling TOFC, autos, and manifest traffic for Denver.
KCEPQ Sprint train began June 2, 1986 operating daily except Sunday. It operated daily in 1987 and handled TOFC for El Paso and the Bay Area.
|KCEPQ||Kansas City||1000P||El Paso||705P||1||86-87|
KCESQ Sprint began in September 1986 and handled late double stack traffic and new TOFC traffic.
|KCESQ||Kansas City||930P||E St Louis||900A||1||87|
KCLAT began as the KCLAF in 1983. In 1985, the KCLAT handled traffic for Tucson, Phoenix, West Colton, the Bay Area, Marne autos, and Los Angeles TOFC and autos. It was suspended in March 1986.
|KCLAF||Kansas City||400P||Los Angeles||715P||2||83|
|KCLAT||Kansas City||600P||Los Angeles||650A||3||85|
D&RGW train symbol 179 Grassy, Utah
KCOAF began as the ESBAT. In 1982, it handled TOFC and autos for San Antonio, Eagle Pass, El Paso, Tucson, (City of Industry and Los Angeles traffic are set out at West Colton), Bakersfield, and the Bay Area. In 1984, it became the ESBAA and the route was shifted to Ogden as a run thru with D&RGW train 179. It became the ESOAT in early October 1985 and then became the ASOAT in October 1985. From East St. Louis, it handled D&RGW traffic and TOFC for Kansas City. In June 1987, the Royal Gorge route was shut down and 179 was routed thru Denver as train 129. It became the KCOAA in January 1989 as a run thru with D&RGW train 179 via Minturn handling Ford autos for the Bay Area. When operated thru Denver D&RGW symbol 129 was used, but symbol 179 was changed to 149 in October 1989. The train later became the KCOAF primarilly handling Ford autos for Benicia, plus autos for Denver (set out at Pueblo for train PUDVM) and Salt Lake City.
|ESBAF||E St Louis||600A||Oakland||500A||3||83|
|ESBAA||E St Louis||400A||Oakland||1100P||3||84-85|
|ASOAT||E St Louis||800A||Oakland||1100P||3||87|
KCOAT began as the KCBAY operating via El Paso and became the KCBAT in 1984. In 1985, it handled El Paso, West Colton, Los Angeles, and Bay Area traffic including empty TOFC and auto racks. It generally operated via the Coast. The KCBAT became the KCOAT in October 1985, became the KCOAM in late 1986 operating via the Palmdale Cutoff. It became the KCOAT again in January 1989 operating via the Rio Grande thru Ogden.
KCRVM operated daily, became the KCGJQ in 1993 and then went back to symbol KCRVM.
|KCGJQ||Kansas City||1000P||Grand Junction||255A||2||93|
KCPXM began as the KCTUY. In 1982, it handled traffic for West Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and Imperial Valley. The KCTUY became the KCPXM in October 1985 operating as needed.
KCVAA operated in March 1989 and handled Chrysler autos for Valla.
KCWCQ began as the KCLAY and from Kansas City handled traffic for El Paso, Tucson, West Colton, City of Industry, Los Angeles, Bakersfield, and the Bay Area. It picked up loads at Topeka, Hutchinson, Herington, Liberal, and Dalhart. At El Paso, the Bakersfield and Bay Area manifest blocks were set out for the ESBAT and it picked up blocks for Los Angeles and City of Industry. It became the KCWCY in late 1984 and became the KCWCM in October 1985.
|KCLAY||Kansas City||400P||Los Angeles||315A||3||82|
|KCLAY||Kansas City||600A||Los Angeles||700A||3||83-84|
|KCWCM||Kansas City||600P||West Colton||1220P||3||3/87|
|KCWCM||Kansas City||1000P||West Colton||420P||3||7/87|
|KCCIQ||Kansas City||800P||City of Industry||830P||3||93|
|KCWCQ||Kansas City||800P||West Colton||1245A||4||95|
KFOGY handled traffic for the UP and D&RGW at Ogden.
KFRVM began as the KF-SMW (Klamath Falls Shasta Manifest West), became the KFRVY in 1974, and became the KFRVM in October 1985. It handled traffic from Spokane from BN train 671 as well as local traffic for Roseville and beyond. It would pick up and set out at Black Butte and Redding.
KFWCM began as the KFLAY and KFCIY. Depending on traffic level none, one or both trains operated from Klamath Falls. KFCIY handled traffic for Bakersfield, West Colton, Los Angeles, and City of Industry. KFLAY handled traffic for Los Angeles and could fill with traffic for Bakersfield. The schedule was suspended during the early 1980's. KFWCM handled traffic the Bay Area, Roseville, and West Colton. At Redding, it set out the Bay Area traffic for the EUPXM. With the demise of the EUPXM, SP started the WSWCM from Warm Swprings to handle traffic down the Coast. The WSWCM became the KFWCM in 1994.
|KFCIY||Klamath Falls||600P||City of Industry||1100A||2||79|
|KFLAY||Klamath Falls||600P||Los Angeles||900A||2||79|
|KFWCM||Klamath Falls||600P||West Colton||100P||2||87|
|WSWCM||Warm Springs||1100P||West Colton||900P||1||93|
|KFWCM||Klamath Falls||500A||West Colton||1015P||1||95|
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