Idaho Division Local Train Brief
1159 - 1160 Yardley – Velox Switcher
Frequency: Daily except Sunday
Purpose: Performs bulk of
switching at Spokane
(Velox). When necessary, this local may
return to Yardley with cars and pick up late arriving traffic for Velox. This local handles plywood and lumber
products plus manufactured items to and from industries at the Spokane Industrial Park. May be utilized to run to stations on the 4th
Subdivision (Coeur d’Alene)
and as far west as Cheney on the 2nd Subdivision. Important customers are Natico Manufacturing,
Suntex Veneer, Fiberform Boats, Columbia Electric, Comet Corporation, Presto
Logs, Imperial Woods, Union Iron Works and Capp Homes.
Handled: Plywood lumber
products, boats, iron products, containers (COFC), electrical
Schedule: On duty Yardley 9:30 AM.
Connection: Connects with 600, 610, 606, and
Handling: Handles all traffic
between Industrial Park at Velox and Yardley and sets out at Trentwood for
forwarding on manifest trains.
Performance: Local switching at Velox.
Office of GST.