Train SymbolsSignal Lists
Train Symbols of the New River Districts Christiansburg District Whitethorne District Pulaski District
Pocahontas District Princeton-Deepwater District Clinch Valley District
VA Division Locals Dry Fork Branch Winston-Salem District Roanoke District

The Trains of Norfolk Southern's New River Districts

The tables list most of the trains that run on the New River Districts. The coal and unit grain/chemical trains runs as needed. If you think any trains are missing, please contact us. email ns-nrv@krunk.org.

Pulaski district trains have yellow backgrounds. Westbounds pale yellow Eastbounds in bright yelllow.
Princeton-Deepwater District trains have green backgrounds. Westbounds in pale green Eastbounds in bright green

Scheduled Trains - Manifest, Intermodal, Autoracks

Train
Number
Second
Section
Origin Destination Description Notes
15TM5T Allentown, PABirmingham, AL Mixed Frieght via Bristol, dropped traffic at Radford between July-December 2004.
In 2005 dropped traffic if V38 did not run that day.
16TM6T Birmingham, ALAllentown, PA Mixed Frieght via Bristol
185M85 Roanoke, VABellevue, OH Mixed Frieght via Bluefield. Carried empty Ford auto parts boxcars through June 2007, dropped October 2007. Reinstated May 2008.
186M86 Bensenville, ILLinwood, NC Mixed Frieght via Bluefield. Added before April 2010.
17MM7M Linwood, NCElkhart, IN Mixed Frieght via Bluefield
18MM8M Bellvue, OHLinwood, NC Mixed Frieght via Bluefield
188M88 Columbus or Portsmouth, OHRoanoke, VA Mixed Frieght Added October 2007 to handle local deliveries formerly performed by 148.
189M89 Roanoke, VAColumbus or Portsmouth, OH Mixed Frieght Added October 2007 to handle local work formerly performed by 147.
194M94 Bellevue, OHLinwood, NC Mixed Frieght via Bluefield. Added early 2004, dropped October 2007. Reinstated May 2008.
39QW9Q Roanoke, VAKnoxville, TN Southbound manifest via Bristol. Replaced 37Q west of Roanoke in October 2012.
38QW8Q Chattanooga, TNHarrisburg, PA Northbound manifest via Bristol. Carries Coors traffic. Extended south from Roanoke between May 2006 and Feb. 2007, and after Apr 2007. Dropped last week of 2007. Restored 1Q 2009 and origin changed from Knoxville to Chattanooga.
201I01 Rutherford, PARossville, TN Westbound domestic TOFC/COFC via Bristol, Tues-Sun. Added January 2013.
202I02 Rossville, TNERail, NJ Eastbound domestic TOFC/COFC via Bristol, Tues-Sun. Added December 2005, Fri-Mon only, dropped early January 2007. Also ran as a 226/I26 on rare occassions. Restored early 2010, expanded to 6 days a week.
217I17 Greensboro, NCChicago, IL (Calumet Yard) TOFC via Bluefield, Tues.-Sat. only
218I18 Chicago, IL (Calumet Yard)Greensboro, NC TOFC via Bluefield, Saturday-Thursday.
233I33 Norfolk, VAChicago, IL (Landers) intermodal (single stack and TOFC), sometimes autoracks via Bluefield
234I33 Chicago, IL (Landers)Norfolk, VA intermodal (single stack and TOFC). via Bluefield, Wed.-Sun. only
236I36 Columbus, OHNorfolk, VA Double Stacks. via Bluefield since October 2010; Originated in Chicago and ran via Bristol until October 2010. Often had one 86'/60' auto parts boxcar on head end and/or FTTX frame flats on rear through June 2007.
23GI3G Louisville, KYNorfolk, VA Autoracks, double stacks. via Bristol. Often runs with DPU since January 2011. Renumbered from 125 in Jan. 2004, Hauled Coors traffic from January 2003 to July 2004. Hauled loaded FTTX frame flats through 21 June 2007.
22AI2A Norfolk, VALouisville, KY Double stacks. via Bristol. Often runs with DPU since January 2011. Hauled Coors traffic from January 2003 to July 2004. Carried empty FTTX frame flats until July 2007.
272I72 Kansas City, MOWinston-Salem, NC (Walktertown) Loaded Autoracks via Bluefield (and Bellevuew,OH). Replaced 274 late 2010.
272I72
29GI9G Crewe??? Westbound Empty Autoracks via Bluefield, as required.
29WI9W Winston-Salem??? Westbound Empty Autoracks As required. Usually routed via Bristol. Renumbered from 25N in October 2012.

Local Trains

Train
Number
Origin Destination Description Notes
UB01 Bluefield, WVBluefield, WV Yard crew
V19 Bristol, VABristol, VA Road switcher Formerly VB01
V29 Radford, VANarrows, VA Evening local turn Serves Radford Arsenal, Kimballton lime plant, Celco, or the Radford, Blacksburg or Kingston branches as needed.
V33 Radford, VANarrows, VA Local Turn Serves Celco, Kimballton lime plant and Pepper
V34 Bluefield, WVNarrows, WV Local Serves Glen Lyn and Celco
V35/V36 Roanoke, VAElliston, VA Local Turn First/Second crew shifts
V37 Radford, VAWytheville, VA Local Turn  
V38 Roanke, VARadford, VA Turn. Added December 2004. Formerly a Pulaski District local (second crew shift of V37)
V39 Radford, VARadford, VA Road Switcher Serves Radford, Blacksburg or Kingston branches as needed.
V40 Bristol, VARural Retreat, VA Local  
V51/V52/V53 Whitethorne, VAEllett, VA Whitethorne Pushers. First/Second/Third crew shifts.
V60 Roanoke, VABradshaw, VA Local Turn Trash Train
920-925 AnywhereAnywhere Ballast Trains As required
930/91V/946/97Z AnywhereAnywhere Work Train Roams from Roanoke to Bluefield to Bristol as required.
960/962 Bluefied or BristolRoanoke Eastbound light power moves. As needed.
961/963 Roanoke, VAWest... Westbound light power moves. As needed.

Unit Trains

Train
Number
Second
Section
Origin Destination Description Notes
60JZ0J Princeton, WVHyco,NC Loads Aggregate Hoppers. From P-D District at Kellysville
61JZ1J Hyco,NCPrinceton, WV Empties Aggregate Hoppers. To P-D District at Kellysville
64GZ4G Belews Creek, NCPrinceton, WV Loads Aggregate Hoppers. To P-D District at Kellysville
65GZ6G Princeton, WVBelews Creek,NC Empties Aggregate Hoppers. From P-D District at Kellysville
63NZ3N ???Lee Creek, NC Loads Molten Sulfur Tank Cars.

Unit Grain Trains

Train
Number
Second
Section
Origin Destination Description Notes
51JY1J ?????? Grain Train Empty
51RY1R ?????? Grain Train Empty
51TY1T ?????? Grain Train Empty
52QY2Q ?????? Grain Train Loaded
55RY5R ?????? Grain Train Empty
57JY7J ?????? Grain Train Empty
48QX8Q ?????? Grain Train Loaded
48VX8V ?????? Grain Train Loaded
58WX8W ?????? Grain Train Loaded

Coal Trains

Train
Number
Second
Section
Origin Destination Description Notes
578Y78 South Fork, PALamberts Point, VA Loads  
720Q20 Andover, VAClover, VA Loads Added mid-2008. Can run via Bluefield or Bristol, often with DPU.
721Q21 Clover, VAAndover, VA Empties Added mid-2008. Can run via Bluefield or Bristol.
722Q22 Andover, VAClover, VA Loads New 1Q 2007. Can run via Bluefield or Bristol, often with DPU.
723Q23 Clover, VAAndover, VA Empties Added 2Q 2007. Can run via Bluefield or Bristol.
752Q52 ???????? Loads From P-D District at Kellysville
753Q53 ???????? Empties To P-D District at Kellysville
754Q54 Elmore, WVBelews Creek, NC Loads From P-D District at Kellysville
755Q55 Belews Creek, NCElmore, WV Empties To P-D District at Kellysville
756Q56 Williamson, WVBelews Creek, NC Loads  
757Q57 Belews Creek, NCWilliamson, WV Empties  
758Q58 Williamson, WVBelews Creek, NC Loads  
759Q59 Belews Creek, NCWilliamson, WV Empties  
760Q60 Williamson, WVBelews Creek, NC Loads  
761Q61 Belews Creek, NCWilliamson, WV Empties  
762Q62 Williamson, WVHyco,NC/Mayo, VA Loads  
763Q63 Hyco,NC/Mayo,VAWilliamson, WV Empties  
764Q64 Williamson, WVHyco,NC/Mayo, VA Loads  
765Q65 Hyco,NC/Mayo, VAWilliamson, WV Empties  
766Q66 Williamson, WVHyco,NC/Mayo, VA Loads  
767Q67 Hyco,NC/Mayo, VAWilliamson, WV Empties  
768Q68 Kopperston, WVHyco, NC Loads From P-D District at Kellysville
769Q69 Hyco, NCKopperston, WV Empties To P-D District at Kellysville
770Q70 WVHyco,NC/Mayo, VA Loads  
771Q71 Hyco,NC/Mayo, VAWV Empties  
772Q72 Norton, VARoanoke, VA Loads routed via Bluefield or Bristol.
773Q73 Roanoke, VANorton, VA Empties  
774Q74 WVHyco,NC/Mayo, VA Loads  
775Q75 Hyco,NC/Mayo, VAWV Empties  
76AQ6A ???Clover, VA Loads routed via Bluefield or Bristol.
77AQ7A Clover, VA??? Empties routed via Bluefield or Bristol.
810S10 Elmore, WVLamberts Point, VA Loads From P-D District at Kellysville
811S11 Lamberts Point, VAElmore, WV Empties To P-D District at Kellysville
812S12 Elmore, WVLamberts Point, VA Loads From P-D District at Kellysville
813S13 Lamberts Point, VAElmore, WV Empties To P-D District at Kellysville
814S14 Norton, VALamberts Point, VA Loads  
815S15 Lamberts Point, VANorton, VA Empties  
816S16 Norton, VALamberts Point, VA Loads  
817S17 Lamberts Point, VANorton, VA Empties  
819S19 Lamberts Point, VANorton, VA Empties Usually runs via Bristol and Bulls Gap in 2011.
820S20 Weller, VALamberts Point, VA Loads  
821S21 Lamberts Point, VAWeller, VA Empties  
822S22 Weller, VALamberts Point, VA Loads  
823S23 Lamberts Point, VAWeller, VA Empties  
824S24 Williamson/Auville, WVLamberts Point, VA Loads  
825S25 Lamberts Point, VAWilliamson/Auville, WV Empties  
826S26 Williamson/Auville, WVLamberts Point, VA Loads  
827S27 Lamberts Point, VAWilliamson/Auville, WV Empties  
828S28 Williamson/Auville, WVLamberts Point, VA Loads  
829S29 Lamberts Point, VAWilliamson/Auville, WV Empties  
832S32 Bluefield, WVLamberts Point, VA Loads  
833S33 Lamberts Point, VABluefield, WV Empties  
834S34 Williamson, WVRoanoke, VA Loads  
835S35 Roanoke, VAWilliamson, WV Empties  
836S36 Elmore, WVRoanoke, VA Loads From P-D District at Kellysville
837S37 Roanoke, VAElmore, WV Empties To P-D District at Kellysville
841S41 Baltimore, MDWilliamson, WV Empties
844S44 Williamson, WVLinwood, NC Loads  
845S45 Linwood, NCWilliamson, WV Empties  
84ES4E ?????? Loads  
85ES5E Edgemoor, DEElmore, WV Empties  
84GS4G Elmore, WVBrickhaven, NC Loads FLCX alum. hoppers
85GS5G Brickhaven, NCElmore, WV Empties FLCX alum. hoppers
84JS4J ???Brickhaven, NC? Loads via Clinch Valley District
85JS5J Brickhaven, NC???? Empties via Clinch Valley District
88MS8M Williamson, WVAlexandria, VA Loaded PEPCO
898S98 ???????? Loads Extra Non-Commercial Coal Train
899S99 ???????? Empties Extra Non-Commercial Coal Train

Unit Coal Train Destinations:
Hyco, NC/Mayo, VAProgress Energy Carolinas (Carolina Light & Power) - PGNX Belews Creek, NCDuke Energy
Clover, VADominion Power Lamberts Point, VAExport Coal
Alexandria, VAPotomac Electric Power Co. (PEPCO) York Haven, PAPennsylvania Power & Light Co. - PPLX
Spencer, NCDuke Energy Buck Steam Station

Obsolete Symbols

Train
Number
Second
Section
Origin Destination Description Notes
111M11 Kansas City, MORoanoke, VA Mixed Frieght, Coors traffic on head end via Bristol and Knoxville. Replaced with train 162 January 2003, restored late 7/2004. Sometimes picked up cars at Radford from July-December 2004. Drops and picks up traffic at Bristol. Coors traffic moved to 38Q between May 2006 and Feb. 2007, and from April-December 2007. Extended from Roanoke to Harrisburg October 2007, changed back to terminate in Roanoke the last week of Janaury 2009. Changed to terminate in Chattanooga early 2009.
112M12 Harrisburg, PAKansas City, MO Mixed Frieght, Coors traffic on head end via Bristol and Knoxville. Replaced with train 163 January 2003, restored late 7/2004. Drops and picks up traffic at Bristol. Coors traffic moved to 37Q between May 2006 and Feb. 2007, and from April-December 2007. Origin changed to Harrisburg from Roanoke in October 2007, changed back to Roanoke the last week of January 2009. Changed to originate in Chattanooga in early 2009.
125M25 Louisville, KYNorfolk, VA Autoracks, double stacks, loaded FTTX auto frame flats via Bristol. Renumbered to 23G in 1/2004. Also carried Coors traffic from 1/2003 to 1/2004. Drops block of aouracks in Roanoke for 274 to forward to Walkertown,NC
147M47 Crewe, VABellevue, OH Mixed Frieght Used to originate at Roanoke, extended to Crewe early 2004. Extended from Columbus (Buckeye Yard) to Bellevue October 2007. Shortened to Crewe-Roanoke late 2009.
148M48 Bellevue, OHCrewe, VA Mixed Frieght Extended east of Roanoke in early 2004. Extended from Columbus(Buckeye Yard) to Bellevue October 2007. Dropped by late 2009
184M84 Bellevue, OHNorfolk, VA Autoracks and autoparts boxcars via Bluefield. Carried some mixed freight before 194 added. Terminated September 2006.
19MM9M Linwood, NCElkhart, IN Mixed Frieght via Bluefield. Added November 2010. Dropped March 2012.
162M62 Memphis, TN
(UP traffic)
Roanoke, VA Mixed Frieght via Bristol. Suspended late 7/2004, replaced by 111
163M63 Roanoke, VAMemphis, TN
(UP traffic)
Mixed Frieght via Bristol. Added 1/2003, Suspended late 7/2004, replaced and replaced by 112
Dropped traffic block at Radford
142M42 Columbus, OH
(Buckeye Yard)
Linwood, NC Mixed Frieght Ran for a few weeks in mid-February 2006. Just a temporary reroute?
247I47 Winston-Salem, NC (Walktertown)Detroit, MI Autoracks via Bluefield, as required. Added December 2005 (possibly earlier).
274I74 Bellevue, OHWinston-Salem, NC (Walktertown) Loaded Autoracks via Bluefield. Carried mixed freight between September 2003 and early 2004 (traffic moved to 194). Carried old 184's traffic west of Roanoke (including Ford parts October 2006-June 2007). Drops block of racks in Roanoke for 23G to forward to Poe. Replaced by 272 late 2010.
25NI5N Winston-Salem??? Westbound Empty Autoracks As required. Usually routed via Bristol, sometimes via Bluefield. Added October 2006. Renumbered to 29W in October 2012.
277I77 Crescent, VAMoberly, MO Loaded Autoracks via Bluefield. Terminated September 2006.
27RI7R Crescent, VAToledo, OH (Airline Jct) Westbound Empty Bi-Level Autoracks via Bluefield, as required. Mostly ran during Norfolk Ford plan shutdowns.
32NW2N ?????? Eastbouund Auto Parts Box Cars Seen once in October 2006 before Ford parts traffic moved to 274.
37QW7Q Harrisburg, PAChattanooga, TN Southbound manifest via Bristol. Carries Coors traffic. Extended south from Roanoke between May 2006 and Feb. 2007, and after Apr 2007. Dropped last week of 2007. Restored 1Q 2009 and extended to Chattanooga from Knoxville. Later shortened to Knoxville. Shortend to terminate at Roanoke in October 2012 and replaced with 39Q west of Roanoke.
60QZ0Q Chicago, ILLee Creek, NC Sulfur Train (tank cars) Loaded. No longer runs; symbol reassigned
61QZ1Q Lee Creek, NCChicago, IL Sulfur Train (tank cars) Empty. No longer runs; symbol reassigned
60RZ0R Chicago, ILHopewell, VA Sulfur Train (tank cars) Loaded. No longer runs; symbol reassigned
61RZ1R Hopewell, VAChicago, IL Sulfur Train (tank cars) Empty. No longer runs; symbol reassigned
76QQ6Q Knoxville, TNBelews Creek, NC Loads from Turley, TN Runs eastbound over the Pulaski District with manned pushers.
800S00 Elmore, WVYork Haven, PA Loads PPLX Train. From P-D District at Kellysville
801S01 York Haven, PAElmore, WV Empties PPLX Train. To P-D District at Kellysville
818S18 Norton, VALamberts Point, VA Loads  
787Q87 Clover, VA Empties Usually routed via Bristol. Sometimes ran via Bluefield.
846S46 Williamson, WVLinwood, NC Loads  
847S47 Linwood, NCWilliamson, WV Empties  
86RS6R ????Chalk Point, MD Loaded via Clinch Valley District
88AS8A ???????? Loaded Usually via Bluefield, but seen once coming east on the Pulaski District with helpers.
88ES8E ???????? Loaded  
897S97 Indian River, DENorton, VA Empties Comes south down Shenandoah Valley to Roanoke.

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