Pittsburgh to Washington DC traffic on CSX in the 1990s and 2000s

         Passenger

Amtrak trains 29 & 30; MARC east of Martinsburg, WV

         Intermodal

The following trains were observed on this segment in 1990
135
between Philadelphia and Chicago
136
between Chicago and Philadelphia
137
between Baltimore and Chicago

The following trains were observed on this segment in 1992-96
R.135/S.135
between Philadelphia and Chicago
R.136
between Chicago and Philadelphia
R.137
between Baltimore and Chicago

The following trains were observed on this segment in 1998/9:
Q.135: between Philadelphia and Chicago-63rd St.
Q.136 between Chicago and Philadelphia
Q.137: between Baltimore and Chicago-63rd St.
Q.138: between Chicago and Baltimore

The following trains ran on this segment in 2001-2010:
Q.133    ex-TV-133    between Penn Mary Jct., MD and Chicago 59th Street
Q.135                        between Philadelphia-Eastside and Chicago 63rd Street
Q.136    ex-Mail-36    between Chicago 63rd Street and Philadelphia-Eastside
Q.138    ex-TV-138    between Chicago 63rd Street and Penn Mary Jct., MD

         Coal

The following trains were observed on this segment in 1992-96
U.811 APAX
U.855 APAX
U.860
U.896 (Salisbury Branch)
E.145 APAX

The following trains were observed on this segment in 1998/9:
UH78
E.101
E.113

The following trains ran on this segment in 2001-2010:
K.311            between Chicago and Glenwood, PA (empty coke)
T.903            between Marnie, WV, and Miller, IN
T.926            between Marfork, WV, and Curtis, IN

         Steel

The following trains were observed on this segment in 1992-96
R.555 steel ingots in gondolas from casters in eastern PA to rolling mills near Pittsburgh

         Automotive

The following trains were observed on this segment in 1990
216
between Detroit and Philadelphia
217 between Philadelphia and Detroit

The following trains were observed on this segment in 1992-96
R.216
between Detroit and Philadelphia
Q.217/R,217 between Philadelphia and Detroit
Q.219/R.219 between ?? and Cincinnati via Willard-West
Q.276 between Indianapolis and Baltimore ??
R.296/l.296 between Saginaw, MI and Baltimore
Q.375 between Philadelphia and Louisville ??
Q.376
Q.380/l.380 between Chicago and ??
R.397 between Cumberland, MD and Saginaw, MI

The following trains were observed on this segment in 1998/9:
Q.216: between Detroit and Philadelphia
Q.284 between ?? and ??

The following trains ran on this segment in 2001-2010:
Q.231 ex-ML-231    between Detroit and Jacksonville

         Grain

The following trains were observed on this segment in 1992-96

 

The following trains were observed on this segment in 1998/9:
G.159 between ?? and ??

         Chemicals

 

         Oil and other tanks

 

         General Merchandise

The following trains were observed on this segment in 1990
352 between Willard, OH, and Cumberland, MD
376 between ?? and ??
377 between ?? and ??
396 between Saginaw, MI and Cumberland, MD
397 between Cumberland, MD and Saginaw, MI

The following trains were observed on this segment in 1992-96
R.352/S.352 between Willard, OH, and Cumberland, MD
Q.353 between Cumberland, MD and Willard, OH
Q.375 between Philadelphia and Louisville ??
S.378 between ?? and ??
Q.381/R.381 between ?? and Chicago
Q.383/L.383 between Cumberland, MD and Chicago-Proviso
Q.384 between Chicago-Proviso and Cumberland, MD
Q.386/R.386/L.386 between Chicago and ??
R.387 between ?? and Chicago
Q.396/L.396 between Saginaw, MI and Cumberland, MD

The following trains were observed on this segment in 1998/9:
Q.248 between Baldwin, FL and Flint, MI
Q.249 between Baltimore and Detroit
R.346 between Cumberland, MD and Philadelphia
R.353 between Cumberland, MD and Willard-West, OH
Q.384 between Chicago-Proviso and Cumberland, MD

The following trains were observed on this segment in 2000:
Q.375 ex-PGLO between Philadelphia and Louisville

The following trains ran on this segment in 2001-2010:
Q.368   ex-LOBA    between Louisville and Baltimore-Bay View
Q.383    ex-CUCW  between Cumberland, MD, and Chicago-Proviso
Q.397  ex-CUSA    between Cumberland, MD and Saginaw, MI

         Local Peddlers

The following trains were observed on this segment in 1998/9:
D.768 and D.770 in Monongahela Valley area.
Y.101, Y.103, and Y.202 in Monongahela Valley area