Tacoma Division Local Train Brief


Train:                          Nos. 1296-1297 Bremerton-Shelton and return, 19th Subdivision.


Frequency:                   Daily except Sunday.


Purpose:                       This assignment connects with the 1295 at Shelton-Baysore and handles this train through to Bangor and Bremerton performing station switching between Bayshore and Bangor-Bremerton.  This involves heavy switching Bayshore, Shelton and Bangor. Regularly this assignment will be called early to make a side trip to Bangor in the AM in order to handle excess empties to Shelton-Bayshore.  Cars must be delivered to the U.S. Navy at Bangor not later than 5:00 PM.


Traffic Handled:            Handles primarily explosives and ammunition destined for the naval facility at Bangor, petroleum products, lumber and lumber products and other miscellaneous products.  This assignment serves Knudsen Pole Co. and Versa Panel at Bayshore.  Switches industries and Navy at Bremerton.


Schedule:                      On duty Bremerton at 7:00 AM Monday through Saturday.  Arrives Shelton about 1:00 PM.  Return to Bremerton upon completion of assigned work.


Terminal Handling         Connections: None.


Restrictions:  Bridge and engine on the 19th Subdivision.


Head End Grouping:     Station order Bayshore to Bangor.  Bremerton cars on the rear end.




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