CSX Boston Subdivision

BO-Boston Sub

From The RadioReference Wiki

  • CSX Boston Subdivision operates on 160.8000 Mhz
  • Controlled by the NB Dispatcher on 160.6800 Mhz
  • Licensee: CSX Transporation
    Callsign:WNYE302
    FRN:0002036325
    Status:Active (Effective: 02/13/2021 – Expires: 04/26/2031)
    County:MIDDLESEX, WORCESTER, NORFOLK, HAMPDEN
    State:MA
    Radio Service:IG: Industrial/Business Pool, Conventional
    Notes:COMMON CARRIER RAILROAD

    Locations

    #TWR IDTypeAntenna
    Height
    Structure
    Height
    ElevationAddress
    1N/AB3.04.061.0CR ROFW MP 24.9 E OF HIGH ST OVERPASS
    2N/AB3.04.0110.0CR ROFW MP 37.4 W OF PARMENTER RD XING
    3N/AB3.04.0235.0CR ROFW MP 55.4 W OF STAFFORD ST OVERPASS
    4N/AB3.04.041.0CR ROFW 74.9 W OF SOUTH ST OVERPASS
    5N/AB3.04.070.0CR ROFW MP 91.5 W OF STONEY HILL RD
    6N/AB3.04.042.0CR ROFW MP 13.6 NR W MILL ST CROSSING
  • Located between Boston, MA and Springfield, MA (92.0 miles)
  • Single Tracked from CP-48 to CP-92
  • Double Tracked from CP-COVE to CP-48
  • There are 7 Defect Detectors
  • The whole subdivision is governed by Automatic Block Signals except the Control Points which are governed by Control Point Signals
  • From CP-21 to CP-92 the Cab Signal System is utilized
  • Coordinates are exact location
  • MBTA control’s the line from CP-45 to CP-3

        Color Key

  • Defect Detector -Color in Blue
  • Passengers Stations – Color in Red
  • Freight Yards- Color in Green

 
  • Begin of CSX Boston Sub/End of Amtrak Main Line (Boston South Station)
  • Back Bay (Boston, MA) Passenger Station – Milepost QB1.2 (Boston BackBay Station)
  • Yawkey (Boston, MA) Passenger Station – Milepost QB2.5
  • Control Point 3 – Milepost QB3.1
  • Control Point 4 High Car Defect Detector – Milepost QB4.8 (42.357682/-71.142645)                                                                                                       ***This Detector does not transmit, a readout prints in Yardmasters Office***
  • Newtonville, MA Passenger Station – Milepost QB8.1
  • West Newton, MA Passenger Station – Milepost QB9.1
  • Auburndale, MA Passenger Station – Milepost QB10.2
  • Junction w/Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) – Milepost QB10.8
  • Control Point 11 – Milepost QB11.4
  • Wellesley Farms, MA Passenger Station – Milepost QB12.5
  • Wellesley Hills, MA Passenger Station – Milepost QB13.5
  • Wellesley Square, MA Passenger Station – Milepost QB14.7
  • Natick, MA Passenger Station – Milepost QB17.7
  • West Natick, MA Passenger Station – Milepost QB19.9
  • Hi/Wide Signal – Milepost QB20.1
  • Control Point 21 – Milepost QB21.3 (Junction w/CSX Framingham Sub)
  • CP-21 High Car Defect Detector – Milepost QB21.3 (42.277677/-71.413488)
  • Framingham, MA Passenger Station – Milepost QB21.4
  • Control Point 22 – Milepost QB21.7 (Connection w/CSX Holliston Industrial Track)
  • Framingham, MA Yard – Milepost QB22.5 (Yard operates on 161.0700 MHz)
  • Control Point 23 – Milepost QB22.9
  • Control Point 24 – Milepost QB24.6
  • Ashland, MA Passenger Station – Milepost QB25.2
  • Ashland Defect Detector – Milepost QB25.3 (WNYE302) (42.261621/-71.483644)
  • Southborough, MA Passenger Station – Milepost QB27.4
  • Control Point 28 – Milepost QB28.2
  • East/East Westborough Auto Yard – Milepost QB29.4
  • West/East Westborough Auto Yard – Milepost QB30.3
  • Control Point 33 – Milepost QB33.3
  • Westborough, MA Passenger Station – Milepost QB34.0
  • Grafton, MA Passenger Station – Milepost QB36.4
  • North Grafton, MA Defect Detector – Milepost QB37.4 (WNYE302) (42.243519/-71.699611)
  • Control Point 39 – Milepost QB39.0
  • Control Point 43 – Milepost QB43.3
  • Control Point 44 – Milepost QB43.7
  • 2,640 Foot Siding
  • Worcester, MA Passenger Station – Milepost QB44.2
  • Control Point 45 – Milepost QB44.3 (Junction w/Providence & Worcester RR (PW) Worcester Sub)
  • Worcester Yard – Milepost QB44.3 (Yard operates on 161.0700 MHz)
  • Control Point 48 – Milepost QB48.3
  • Charlton,MA Defect Detector – Milepost QB55.4 (WNYE302) (42.176186/-71.941523)
  • Control Point 57 – Milepost QB57.7
  • Charlton Yard – Milepost QB58.0
  • Control Point 60 – Milepost QB60.3 (33,692 Foot Siding)
  • East Brookfield, MA Yard – Milepost QB63.9
  • Control Point 64 – Milepost QB64.0
  • Warren, MA Team Track – Milepost QB75.0
  • West Warren (MA) Defect Detector – Milepost QB75.4 (WNYE302) (42.209199/-72.245995)
  • Control Point 79 – Milepost QB79.4
  • Palmer, MA Yard – Milepost QB82.7 (20,592 Foot Siding)
  • Palmer Union Station (No Passenger Train Stops)
  • West Springfield (MA) Yard – Milepost QB83.0 (Yard operates on 161.0700 mhz)
  • Control Point 83 – Milepost QB83.6 (Crossing w/New England Central RR (NECR) Mainline)
  • Wilbraham (MA) Defect Detector – Milepost QB91.5 (WNYE302) (42.149751/-72.478183)
  • End of CSX Boston Sub/Begin of CSX Berkshire Sub



BK-Berkshire Sub

From The RadioReference Wiki

  • CSX Berkshire Subdivision operates on 160.8000 mhz
  • Controlled by the NB Dispatcher on 160.5600 mhz
  • Located between Springfield, MA, and Schodack, NY (99.8 miles)
  • Single Tracked from CP-109 to CP-123 & again from CP-150 to CSX Castleton Sub
  • Double Tracked from CP-92 to CP-109 & again from CP-123 to CP-150
  • There are 9 Defect Detectors
  • The whole subdivision is governed by Automatic Block Signals except the Control Points which are governed by Control Point Signals
  • All the signals are equipped for the Cab Signal System
  • Coordinates are exact location

  • Begin of CSX Berkshire Sub/End of CSX Boston Sub
  • Control Point 92 – Milepost QB92.0
  • Control Point 96 – Milepost QB96.1
  • Control Point 97 – Milepost QB98.1
  • Springfield, MA Passenger Station – Milepost QB98.4
  • Control Point 98 – Milepost QB98.6
  • Connecticut River Thru Truss Bridge – Milepost QB98.8
  • Control Point 99 – Milepost QB99.1
  • West Springfield, MA Yard – Milepost QB100.0
  • Control Point 100 – Milepost QB100.5
  • West Springfield, MA Defect Detector – Milepost QB103.6 (WNYE303) (42.102588/-72.677879)
  • Control Point 105 – Milepost QB105.0
  • Springdale (MA) North Siding – Milepost QB107.1
  • Westfield, MA 3,000 Foot South Siding – Milepost QB107.8
  • Connection w/Pioneer Valley RR (PVRR) Easthampton Main – Milepost QB108.1
  • Control Point 109 – Milepost QB109.6
  • Russell, MA Defect Detector – Milepost QB115.6 (WNYE303) (42.193859/-72.848367)
  • Huntington, MA Team Track – Milepost QB119.2
  • Control Point 123 – Milepost QB123.1
  • Chester, MA Team Track – Milepost QB126.1
  • Becket (MA) Defect Detector – Milepost QB135.0 (WNYE303) (42.345637/-73.088923)
  • Washington, MA Summit – Milepost QB138.7
  • Control Point 140 – Milepost QB140.1
  • Dalton (MA) Defect Detector – Milepost QB145.9 (WNYE303) (42.468482/-73.175118)
  • Control Point 147 – Milepost QB147.8
  • Pittsfield, MA West Yard – Milepost QB148.3
  • 2nd St. (Pittsfield, MA) – Milepost QB149.8
  • Pittsfield, MA Passenger Station – Milepost QB150.5
  • Control Point 150 – Milepost QB150.6
  • West Pittsfield (MA) Defect Detector – Milepost QB155.5 (WNYE303) (42.414541/-73.333543)
  • Massachusetts/New York State Line – Milepost QB162.0
  • State Line Tunnel – Milepost QB164.8
  • Canaan, NY Defect Detector – Milepost QB170.5 (WNYE303) (42.417860/-73.513009)
  • Control Point 171 – Milepost QB171.8
  • Chatham Village (NY) Defect Detector – Milepost QB176.4 (KNNS595) (42.372131/-73.590227)
  • Control Point 176 – Milepost QB176.6
  • Chatham, NY Defect Detector – Milepost QB178.8 (KNNS595) (42.372387/-73.611380)
  • Control Point 187 – Milepost QB187.4 (Junction w/CSX Post Road Sub)
  • Post Rd. (Schodack Landing, NY) Defect Detector – Milepost QB187.6 (KNNS595) (42.475502/-73.690152)
  • Control Point SM – Milepost QB191.8
  • End of CSX Berkshire Sub/Begin of CSX Castleton Sub