Chestnut Street to Hoffman Avenue

From the crossovers at Chestnut Street (MP 411.2), the line continues north-northeastward, along the east bank of the Mississippi River, with 2MT, CTC, speed limit 30-25, Past Robert Street (MP 411.2), where the UP (ex-C&NW) State Street Spur trails in from the south (across the river), the former location of St. Paul Union Depot (SPUD), and the west leg of a wye turning away to the north to 7th Street on the BNSF, and then curving to the south-southeast, still along the river bank, as the BNSF tracks trail in on the east leg of the wye, coming alongside to the north, to the junction at Hoffman Avenue (MP 408.9), where the CP and BNSF tracks form a joint track to continue southeastward.