Spokane to Portland traffic

         Passenger

Amtrak trains 27 and 28 run over this segment.

         Intermodal

The following trains were observed on this segment in 2001:
Z-CHCPTL (and the reverse?) between Chicago (Cicero) and Portland

In 1999, the following BNSF trains were observed on this route:
BPTLLAC3 bare table between Portland and Los Angeles

In 2002, the following BNSF trains traveled over this route:
BPTLWAT between Portland and Watson Yard (LA Harbor),
6356 ft., 2 locos

 

         Coal

 

         Steel

 

         Automotive

 

         Grain

In 1999, the following BNSF trains were observed on this route:
XFRSPAS (and the reverse GPASFRS?) between Pasco and Fresno 

         Chemicals

 

         Oil and other tanks

 

         General Merchandise

In 1999, the following BNSF trains were observed on this route:
HBARPAS and HPASBAR three days a week between Barstow and Pasco (via high-line)
HBARVAW and HVAWBAR other three days, Barstow and Vancouver, WA (high-line)
MPASSTO (and the reverse?) between Pasco and Stockton (via high-line)

The following trains were observed on this segment in 2001:
M-TACPAS (and the reverse?) between Tacoma and Pasco

In 2002, the following BNSF trains traveled over this route (via high-line):
HVBCBAR (and the reverse?) between Vancouver, BC and Barstow,
3886 ft. 268 axles, 4 locos
MPASSTO and MSTOPAS between Pasco and Stockton
(3712ft/5locos; 3190 ft./4locoz)

In 2005, the following BNSF trains traveled over this route:
H EVEBAR and H BAREVE between Everett, WA, and Barstow
(via high-line)
H PASBAR and H BARPAS between Pasco, WA, and Barstow
(via high-line)
H VAWBAR and H BARVAW between Vancouver, WA, and Barstow (via high-line)

         Local Peddlers