What rail line is used for East Coast shipping of BS

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I have tried palsapp site with no success. Does anyone know what rail company is used for East Coast shipments to dealers? Any info is greatly appreciated especially anyone who was able to track their vehicles shipment not using palsapp, thanks!





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I have tried palsapp site with no success. Does anyone know what rail company is used for East Coast shipments to dealers? Any info is greatly appreciated especially anyone who was able to track their vehicles shipment not using palsapp, thanks!
Try either Union Pacific or CSX.
 

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Ok will try those thanks!
If it helps, once I obtained my railcar number from my Vehicle Visibility Report, I used Union Pacific to track my railcar from Mexico to Illinois. Afterwards, I used CSX to track my railcar from Illinois to Michigan.
 

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If it helps, once I obtained my railcar number from my Vehicle Visibility Report, I used Union Pacific to track my railcar from Mexico to Illinois. Afterwards, I used CSX to track my railcar from Illinois to Michigan.
Which websites did you use? I can’t seem seem to find where to put in the rail car number.
 

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Which websites did you use? I can’t seem seem to find where to put in the rail car number.
You have to call the railroad in question and use their automated phone system:

Union Pacific: 800-877-5123 (Choose Option 1 for English, say "Trace" when asked for a response, then follow the prompts to enter your railcar number)

CSX: 800-235-2352 (Say "Location" and follow the prompts to enter your railcar number)
 

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My bronco showed pending in the palsapp all the way even after dealer said it was delivered in Pennsylvania. Showed it was pending to New Castle, Delaware
 
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You have to call the railroad in question and use their automated phone system:

Union Pacific: 800-877-5123 (Choose Option 1 for English, say "Trace" when asked for a response, then follow the prompts to enter your railcar number)

CSX: 800-235-2352 (Say "Location" and follow the prompts to enter your railcar number)
Thanks again had it located in Tucson on 5/3 and headed to Illinois on 5/8, I guess that is when it will switch to CSX for NJ
 
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If it helps, once I obtained my railcar number from my Vehicle Visibility Report, I used Union Pacific to track my railcar from Mexico to Illinois. Afterwards, I used CSX to track my railcar from Illinois to Michigan.
Does the rail car number used for Union Pacific change for CSX? Do you need to call the dealer again to find a specific new railcar number used by CSX? Thanks!
 

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Does the rail car number used for Union Pacific change for CSX? Do you need to call the dealer again to find a specific new railcar number used by CSX? Thanks!
The railcar number stays the same throughout it's journey...regardless of carrier.
 

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Does the rail car number used for Union Pacific change for CSX? Do you need to call the dealer again to find a specific new railcar number used by CSX? Thanks!
The only way a new number for the auto rack carring your vehicle would be needed is if the vehicle was unloaded from the first auto rack and loaded onto another one. Seriously doubt that. If you watch a train with auto racks in it, there are cars from practically every railroad around now and probably some from rosds that disappeared after mergers. Hell, depending on the priority of the train, the head-end power (locomotive) may stay UP as "run through power" which is a process to dispense with the time to swap out the power from UP to CSX. A CSX crew simply takes over from the UP crew at the interchange point and takes the train on to the destination.
Does the rail car number used for Union Pacific change for CSX? Do you need to call the dealer again to find a specific new railcar number used by CSX? Thanks!
 
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The only way a new number for the auto rack carring your vehicle would be needed is if the vehicle was unloaded from the first auto rack and loaded onto another one. Seriously doubt that. If you watch a train with auto racks in it, there are cars from practically every railroad around now and probably some from rosds that disappeared after mergers. Hell, depending on the priority of the train, the head-end power (locomotive) may stay UP as "run through power" which is a process to dispense with the time to swap out the power from UP to CSX. A CSX crew simply takes over from the UP crew at the interchange point and takes the train on to the destination.
Thank you. Almost here and cannot wait, getting antsy
 

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