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Columbia Basin Railroad

Columbia Basin Railroad - CBRW

Route:
Connell - Warden Jct - Warden - Bassett Jct - Wheeler, WA (39.6 miles)
Warden Jct - Othello, WA (13 miles)
Bassett Jct - Schrag, WA (12.5 miles)
Wheeler - Grow - Moses Lake, WA (19.9 miles)
Grow - Sieler, WA (? miles)
Headquarters:
Warden, WA
Junctions with other railroads:
BNSF: Connell, WA
TSWR: Othello, WA
Radio frequencies:
160.845, 160.905, 161.355
History:
Operations began in December 1996 as a spin-off of the former Washington Central Railroad (WCRC) which was acquired by BNSF.
Ownership:
Temple family
Roster:
Unit Bldr. Model B/N B/D F/N History Acq. Ret. Notes
12 EMD SD9 25012 5589-2 4/1959 ex TCRY 25; ex MIRS/TCRY 25; ex TCRY 25; ex BNSF 1735; ex BNSF 6115; ex BN 6227; nee CS 832 to CBRW 12
166 EMD SD9 25266 4/1959 5600-8 ex DMIR 166 1999
171 EMD SD9 25271 4/1959 5600-13 ex DMIR 171 1999
201 EMD SW1200 31230 2/1966 4492-5 ex WCRC 201; nee MP 1257 1996 2014 to SMTX 201, 2014; to SVGX 1362
203 EMD SW1200 31222 4/1966 7858-7 ex WCRC 203; ex CEECo 203; nee MP 1148 1996 2014 to SMTX 203, 2014; to SVGX 1363
211 EMD SW1200 29784 2/1965 4473-5 (temp lease to MSN); ex WCRC 211; nee MP 1269 1996 2004 to PVJR/CBRW 211, 2004; to PVJR 211
212 EMD SW1200 29788 2/1965 4473-9 ex WCRC 212; ex CEECo 212; nee MP 1273 1996
302 EMD GP9 22719 2/1957 5504-12 ex WCRC/SOWDT 302; ex TSWR 302; ex BNSF 302; ex WCRC 302; ex TMBL 1203:1; ex BN 1754; nee NP 316
WRIX 439 EMD SD9E 20214 5/1955 5365-50 ex WRIX 439; ex YW/LMLX 439; ex TE 439; ex (D)Chrome Crankshaft; ex SP 4439; ex SP 3914; nee SP 5436
WRIX 602 EMD SD9 20228 1955 5381-6 ex WRIX 602; ex Twin Mtn Rock 602; ex OMLX; ex CFNR 203; ex SP 4331; ex SP 3855; nee SP 5377 2014 to WIR/WRIX 602; to WRIX 602, 2017
MRL 608 EMD SD9 23109 2/1957 5525-11 ex MRL 608; ex EJE 611; nee DMIR 121 2014
MRL 610 EMD SD9 23122 3/1957 5526-3 ex MRL 610; ex MRL 602:2; nee EJE 602 2014
651 EMD SD19-1 23121 3/1957 5526-2 ex MRL SD9 609; nee EJE 601 2014
652 EMD SD19-1 4/1956 21308 5435-20 ex PRSX/MRL 652; ex MRL 652; ex MRL SD9 603:2; ex MRL 4361; ex SP 4361; ex SP 3956; nee SP 5483 2014
1626 EMD GP9 22731 8/1957 5505-12 ex BNSF 1626; ex BN 1913; nee NP 328
2087 EMD GP38 33718 12/1967 7060-88 ex WCRC 2087; ex CSXT 2087; nee CO 3887 1996
2184 EMD GP38 33066 4/1967 5724-5 ex SOWDT/CBRW 2184; ex WCRC 2184; ex CSXT 2184; ex SBD 2184; ex SBD 6275; nee CRR 2004 1996
2274 EMD GP9u 21586 5/1956 5450-17 ex ATSF 2274; nee ATSF 716
2282 EMD GP9u 21567 5/1956 5449-4 ex ATSF 2282; ex ATSF 2929; nee ATSF 729
2294 EMD GP9u 21589 5/1956 5450-20 ex ATSF 2294; nee ATSF 719


Central Washington Railroad - CWA

Route:
Gibbon - Granger, WA (30 miles)
Yakima - Fruitvale, WA (2.97 miles)
Yakima - Moxee City, WA (8.6 miles)
Trackage rights from UP at Biggam, Grandview, Midvale, Granger, Sunnyside, and Union Gap to Yakima, WA
Headquarters:
unknown
Junctions with other railroads:
BNSF: Gibbon and Yakima, WA
Radio frequencies:
unknown
History:
Service by Central Washington Railroad began on December 30, 2004, on lines leased from BNSF.
Ownership:
Temple family
Roster:
Unit Bldr. Model B/N F/N or O/N B/D History Acq. Ret. Notes
Locomotives provided by CBRW

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Last updated: Sept. 18, 2017