Symbols sheet - a few minor corrections

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Symbols sheet - a few minor corrections

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Skimming through the train symbols directory (https://www.highballrun8.com/docs/misc/ ... ECTORY.pdf), there's a few of minor typos or other problems:

BNSF Codes
ATG - Specifically, this is Atlanta CSX, whereas AUG is Atlanta (Austell) NS
CAT - Canton misspelled
CBX - This symbol is used for crude oil trains from Centane Energy, Carlsbad, NM
LIN - NE typo
LPJ - Typo in Long Beach
LPK - Typo in Logistics
LUB - Typo in Lubbock
PTR - Specifically, the PTRA railroad in Houston
SJO - Typo in "Joseph"
WSP - IL, not NY

UP Codes
AI - For completeness, the Shreveport one refers to runthrough service to NS Atlanta, via the KCS Speedway
DI - This is specifically the Dallas Intermodal Terminal, although UP have used it for some weird manifest/autorack symbols that one would think begin at Dallas Miller Yard (DA).
GS - For IM, refers to Global South, one of the IM terminals on Terminal Island
LB - This refers to the ICTF facility
LX - This refers to the former LATX coal loop on Terminal Island, where a number of outbound trains are built from the various port terminals. Unlike BNSF, UP rarely run a full train out of one terminal, instead making up trains at LX.
MQ - For intermodal/autorack, this would refer to Mesquite, TX
RO - Refers to Salt Lake City Roper Yard, UT for manifest/IM

BNSF Symbols
BNSF Z - a few typos of NY instead of IL for WSP
Q-LACNWH - for CSX Northwest Ohio (North Baltimore). The CXO symbol is also valid; it appears that NWH indicates traffic for Northwest Ohio only, whereas CXO is for mixed CSX destinations.
Q-STLxxx - IL typo'ed as MS
S-LBJLPC - a "1" sneaked in
S-OIGPEA - "OGI"
S-SDGMEM - This one seems an odd symbol, as I didn't think San Diego had any intermodal facilities - either rail or ship. Is this a mis-identified V train, or alternatively, some weird BNSF train combination? I know they've made some odd symbols by combining trains between CA and TX (see e.g. S-SLASCO/S-LUBSCO; there's no IM being loaded in Slaton or Lubbock).
H-BARKCK - Missing "R"
H-SIOBAR - Should either be Sioux City, or SJOBAR (I believe SIOBAR is the real symbol).

UP Symbols
AROEPR - As mentioned above, RO would be Salt Lake City
KGSAH - As mentioned above, GS is one of the LA/LB terminals
ZMQLC - Mesquite, TX
ZLALI - Is this a real symbol? There's no intermodal terminal at Livonia. I'm struggling to think what this could be a typo for.
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Thanks for the information, I'll be sure to get those in to the next version of the document.
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Dannei wrote: Mon Apr 06, 2020 3:02 pm S-SDGMEM - This one seems an odd symbol, as I didn't think San Diego had any intermodal facilities - either rail or ship. Is this a mis-identified V train, or alternatively, some weird BNSF train combination? I know they've made some odd symbols by combining trains between CA and TX (see e.g.
I've now seen a rather detailed description of this train - turns out it is a real one with some weird operational pattern. Autoracks from SDG, picks up manifest BAR, and then works Clovis continuing as manifest+stacks.
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I cant download the fail it gives my a 404 error
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MedicalLegendNL wrote: Sat Dec 24, 2022 6:59 pm I cant download the fail it gives my a 404 error
https://highballrun8.com/index.php/down ... -directory
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