Tacoma Division Local Train Brief


Train:                          No. 1187 Auburn to Bellingham, 2nd, 11th, 5th, 13th, and 15th Subdivisions


Frequency:                   Daily except Sunday.


Purpose:                       Perform through train service and picks up at switches at Snohomish, Arlington and Sedro Woolley; picks up northbound business at Bellevue, Arlington and Sedro Woolley; sets out connection cars for Everett at Snohomish or Arlington; sets out local destination cars at Snohomish, Arlington and Sedro Woolley.


Traffic Handled:            Various types of traffic including GN and MILW (Mt. Baker Plywood Co.) interchange traffic at Bellingham.


Schedule:                      On duty Auburn at 10:15 AM.  Tie up upon arrival at Bellingham.  Return to Auburn the following day as No. 1186.


Terminal Handling         Connections: Connects with 1/679, 685 and 2/679 as well as traffic received from the east and others at Auburn.


Restrictions:  Bridge and engine on the 2nd, 5th, 11th, 13th and 15th subs.


Head End Blocking:      Station blocking Bellingham to Bellingham.


Miles:                           10.8 Auburn to Black River.  24.5 Black River to Woodinville.  13.4 Woodinville to Bromart, 19.9 Bromart to Edgecomb.  41.0 Edgecomb to Wickersham.  20.4 Wickersham to Bellingham.  Total 130.0



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