Beaverton-Hillsboro Railroad line

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Howdy:

According to Google earth (and myself as I drive around town) there is a railroad line (NOT the Max line) that runs from Beaverton thru Hillsboro out to Stimson Mill. Is this still an active train line? If so, which AAR freq. are used? I'd like to monitor.

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That's the Portland & Western RR (PNWR or just P&W).
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Tillamook District: 160.425 (Repeater) - their CH. 4 (AAR 21) | Beaverton - rather, CP Farmington - to Hillsboro
Seghers District:   160.215 (Repeater) - their CH. 2 (AAR  7) | Hillsboro to Stimson Mill, Mahan (Hillsboro) to Banks
Switching:          160.770 (Simplex)  - their CH. 1 (AAR 44) | Tillamook, Seghers, OE, Willsburg, Westside
This is an active line. The Rock Train is usually daily to the quarry there at the southwest leg of the wye. Stimson Lumber gets serviced in the early AM (usually anywhere between 12 and 7AM) via the Albina Flyer / Tigard Roustabout, out of Tigard Yard. You will also get the Harbor Turn in the late PM and early AM, which runs from Tigard Yard to Harbor Siding in North Portland.
 
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