Idaho Division Local Train Brief


Train:                          Nos. 1143 - 1144 Yardley-Coulee City Local


Frequency:                   Daily except Sunday.


Purpose:                       Performs local switching Cheney to Coulee City and on Eleanor Branch as required.


Traffic Handled:            Grain, lumber, chips, cement, fertilizer, and misc. loads, heavy machinery of various types for the construction of Coulee Dam.


Schedule:                      On duty Yardley 7:00 a.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday; Coulee City 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.


Connection:                  Connects with dead freights west at Cheney and 600 trains at Yardley.


Terminal Handling:        Handles east loads into Yardley and cars for the west are set out at Cheney..



Performance:                This local is supplemented by use of pool crews as necessary making Creston turns.



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