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Railroad frequencies
« on: September 07, 2010, 12:13:20 PM »
To condense all the different frequency threads (and there have been tons over the years) into one, please post your known radio frequencies for Indiana railroads here.  If you know, please include railroad name, yard/road/other, district, the frequency/channel, and whatever else you know about it. 
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Re: Railroad frequencies
« Reply #1 on: September 07, 2010, 09:49:19 PM »
I think the ITM Frequency is 160.215.

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Re: Railroad frequencies
« Reply #2 on: September 07, 2010, 11:08:06 PM »
CSX CE&D Sub, Evansville IN to Danville IL: 
Road: 161.37
SB dispatcher: 161.52

CSX Illinois Sub, East St. Louis IL to Washington IN:
Road: 160.23
SA dispatcher: 160.98

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Re: Railroad frequencies
« Reply #3 on: September 08, 2010, 05:48:32 PM »
NS:
Chicago District             Fort Wayne to Chicago area    161.490        Both ex NKP and ex PRR lines
Fostoria District             Fort Wayne to Bellview OH      161.250        ex NKP
New Castle District         Fort Wayne to Cincinatti area  160.440
Huntington District         Montpelier OH to Peru IN          160.380       ex Wabash
Detroit District              Montpelier OH to Detroit MI       160.380       ex Wabash
Yard channel                                                            160.190       in Fort Wayne area
Frankfort District           Muncie to Frankfort                 160.440

Toledo West                 Toledo OH to Elkhart               160.800        ex NYC waterlevel
Chicago East                 Elkhart to Chicago Area           160.800        ex NYC waterlevel
Marion District               Goshen to Anderson          was 160.800        moving to 160.440  New Castle Dispatcher handles own plus this and Frankfort

MOW                                                                      160.260       mostly the big system gangs, not the local maintainers
Radio phone                                                             161.515       with company cell phones, not used as much anymore
End of Train Device                                                   160.115        just short data bursts every 30 seconds


This is what I can remember off the top of my head.
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Re: Railroad frequencies
« Reply #4 on: September 08, 2010, 07:22:53 PM »
Central Railroad of Indianapolis Kokomo-Marion and Marion to Gas City 161.295
U.S. Rail/Winamac Southern Kokomo-Logansport-Bringhurst and Amboy lines 160.905

Norfolk Southern Goodman Yard Marion 160.980
A correction to the above post, Norfolk Southern Marion Branch/District frequency is 161.070 dispatched by Chicago District dispatcher.

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Re: Railroad frequencies
« Reply #5 on: September 19, 2010, 01:13:57 AM »
CSX Indianapolis Subdivision (B&O Indianapolis Line):

Road - 08 08 (160.230)
LB Dispatcher Cincinnati - 14 14 (160.320)
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Re: Railroad frequencies
« Reply #6 on: September 23, 2010, 06:54:59 PM »
When in Warsaw area its hard to tell which dispatcher you are hearing for NS! It is interesting also that trains could in theory travel Ft. Wayne to Claypool, head north, use Warsaw wye connection and head east back to Ft. Wayne! And most the trip would be under the same dispatcher other than in Ft. Wayne area itself.
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Re: Railroad frequencies
« Reply #7 on: September 23, 2010, 07:02:37 PM »
CSX Indianapolis~

160.800 Indy Line road channel
160.560 Don't know what to call this but, local train channel/Belt????
161.400 Indy Belt Ch. 1
160.965 Indy Belt Ch. 2
161.220 Indy Belt Ch. 3
161.010 Indy Belt Ch. 4
161.070 Indy Terminal Dispatch
160.680 Track inspector?

INRD Indianapolis~
161.100 Indianapolis Sub Road
161.535 Indianapolis Yard

ISRR Indianapolis~
160.995 ISRR Road

LIRC Indianapolis~
160.725 LIRC Road
161.025 LIRC Yard

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Re: Railroad frequencies
« Reply #8 on: September 23, 2010, 08:56:51 PM »
CSX Indianapolis~

160.800 Indy Line road channel
160.560 Don't know what to call this but, local train channel/Belt????
161.400 Indy Belt Ch. 1
160.965 Indy Belt Ch. 2
161.220 Indy Belt Ch. 3
161.010 Indy Belt Ch. 4
161.070 Indy Terminal Dispatch
160.680 Track inspector?

INRD Indianapolis~
161.100 Indianapolis Sub Road
161.535 Indianapolis Yard

ISRR Indianapolis~
160.995 ISRR Road

LIRC Indianapolis~
160.725 LIRC Road
161.025 LIRC Yard
160.560 is Ch.30 which is the dispatcher.  161.070 is Ch.64 which is the OLD dispatcher channel.

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Re: Railroad frequencies
« Reply #9 on: September 23, 2010, 09:13:37 PM »
160.560 is Ch.30 which is the dispatcher.  161.070 is Ch.64 which is the OLD dispatcher channel.

64 is the channel for the IB Dispatcher's Channel, or the old Road West.  

IC got assigned 30 when they went to separate channels for road and dispatcher.  They kept the Road Channel 46, and changed the Dispatcher to 30.  On the St. Louis line, they changed the Road Channel to 17 (for awhile) but then changed to 08 when constant interference became a big problem on 17.  IB remained on 64 for communications.

Used to change at Oaklandon to the ID channel, but now ID is on 38, and road remains 46 all the way to Bellefountaine, OH where it changes to 50-50.

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Re: Railroad frequencies
« Reply #10 on: September 24, 2010, 09:32:54 AM »
CSX Indianapolis~

INRD Indianapolis~
161.100 Indianapolis Sub Road

Are you sure about this? I was told that INRD has gone to 160.620 (AAR32) for the road/dispr channel systemwide.

161.100 is being used for interlocking control data in at least two locations on the system.

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Re: Railroad frequencies
« Reply #11 on: October 03, 2010, 01:00:44 PM »
Anyone happen to know the puller repeater channels?
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Re: Railroad frequencies
« Reply #12 on: October 03, 2010, 02:58:16 PM »
Anyone happen to know the puller repeater channels?

AAR 21 and 82.  Not sure if a scanner  would be able to monitor both channels at once?  They transmit on 21, and receive on 82.

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Re: Railroad frequencies
« Reply #13 on: December 04, 2010, 08:46:53 PM »
Any one know the frequencies for the Crawfordsville area?
I'm planning on making a trip up there tomorrow for the semaphores and just trying to make sure I'm on top of whatever train traffic may run through.
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Re: Railroad frequencies
« Reply #14 on: December 04, 2010, 09:13:58 PM »
Any one know the frequencies for the Crawfordsville area?
I'm planning on making a trip up there tomorrow for the semaphores and just trying to make sure I'm on top of whatever train traffic may run through.
Just have your scanner scan. I think it is 160.800 that they use in Crawfordsville. You oughta here them being dispatched from Avon.
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Re: Railroad frequencies
« Reply #15 on: December 04, 2010, 09:21:27 PM »
Any one know the frequencies for the Crawfordsville area?
I'm planning on making a trip up there tomorrow for the semaphores and just trying to make sure I'm on top of whatever train traffic may run through.
Crawfordsville Rd. Ch. 46
IC Disp. Ch. 30
Monon Rd. Ch. 84
RB Disp. Ch. 12

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Re: Railroad frequencies
« Reply #16 on: December 12, 2010, 09:25:36 AM »
The NS Marion Branch was being dispatched by CYO in Atlanta. Ive never heard chicago dispatcher until the north bounds entered the chicago line. When Conrail had it the line was dispatched out of Marion. 
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Re: Railroad frequencies
« Reply #17 on: January 09, 2011, 10:56:43 AM »
I thought the  Marion Branch dispatching history i always heard went like this: PC years, Ft. Wayne, Conrail years then it got moved to Indianapolis and maybe if i remember right , a short time the Kankakee line disp. and possibly another one for a very short time  had it , then NS Dearborn right after merger(had to leave Indy,that became CSX), then a few years ago Chicago Dist. in Ft. Wayne got it. This is all up to CP 3 which has always been a division point. CYO talks to trains all over the system, I hear them everywhere.
 On another note, dispatching and operating it is Lake Division, but track and signal departments its still under Dearborn all the way to Anderson if i remember right.
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Re: Railroad frequencies
« Reply #18 on: January 09, 2011, 11:23:18 AM »
The NS Marion Branch was being dispatched by CYO in Atlanta. Ive never heard chicago dispatcher until the north bounds entered the chicago line. When Conrail had it the line was dispatched out of Marion. 

CYO doesn't dispatcher anything!  CYO is the clerks in Atlanta, Central Yarding and they handle all the paperwork for the industries now.

The Marion branch is dispatched by the Chicago District (NKP) dispatcher out of Fort Wayne. 

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Re: Railroad frequencies
« Reply #19 on: January 09, 2011, 01:39:18 PM »
Thats interesting. Then why do I always here CYO out?
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