Train: Nos. 1236 - 1237 4th Sub Turnaround Local
Frequency: Daily except Sunday.
Purpose: Performs switching at
Union Gap and Parker each direction as directed by Trainmaster. Handles perishables and
frozen foods, grain, fertilizer and sugar beets during harvest. Food-packing plants on 4th Sub
Local have a definite cut-off time on loading in order to insure Local’s
Traffic Handled: See above.
Schedule: On duty
(On duty approximately 14 hours per day)
Connection: 1244 – 1245 at Gibbon.
Train 640 at
Handling: Blocked in station order.
Performance: Local switching; supplemented
during beet harvest by road switcher tying up at Prosser, running to
Office of GST.