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Norfolk Southern and ABS Railroads

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Norfolk Southern and ABS Railroads

NS and Alabama Southern RR in Tuscaloosa, AL
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Feed Notes

This feed covers the Norfolk Southern Alabama Great Southern (AGS) South District and the Alabama Southern Railroad (ABS/Watco) in Tuscaloosa, AL. There are numerous trains per day on this line including daily north/south trips by the Amtrak Crescent, which makes station stops in Tuscaloosa. The ABS crosses the Norfolk Southern main line at grade near the MP199.1.

Channels Monitored:
AAR Channel 56 - 160.950 MHz: NS Road (Channel 1) (Priority)
AAR Channel 09 - 160.245 MHz: NS Dispatcher to Train (Channel 2)
AAR Channel 48 - 160.830 MHz: NS Train to Dispatcher (Channel 2)
AAR Channel 24 - 160.470 MHz: Alabama Southern RR Road
AAR Channel 39 - 160.695 MHz: BNSF Road

NS Defect Detectors Heard:
MP 177.8
MP 192.5
MP 202.3
MP 212.7
MP 222.1

Monitor Amtrak Crescent trains 19/20 locations:

Feed radio is a Motorola CM200 with a VHF antenna mounted about 100' above ground level.
An ATCS feed is also available for the Tuscaloosa area covering from roughly Woodstock to Eutaw. Files are available in the ATCS Monitoring Yahoo group under NS/Alabama Division/AGS South District.