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What was the number for the Tropicana Juice Train for Seaboard Coast Line and Seaboard System?
-- Eric Johnson (firstname.lastname@example.org), February 07, 2000
When CSX was formed, a consistant system was needed to id train on the system, unique to their consist and origin-destination. CSX arrived at a 1-letter, 5-number designation: EX: K65210 - K was the designation for a unit train (1 commodity), 652 was the train number, 6 was mid-corridor, 52 was manifest (OJ), 10 wasthe date of origination. SO, N14012 would be N(coal)140 (Brooksville)12 date departed the coal field. In the past the OJ trains were R650, or Q650 but was later changed for simplicity.
-- walt rogers (email@example.com), April 11, 2001.
It had no number. It ran as an extra addressed on the orders by the lead locomotive's numbers.
-- Doug Riddell (firstname.lastname@example.org), February 07, 2000.