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New to Delaware, and I have trains that go by me.........freight by me, and Amtrack by work...anybody with some freqs they can share?

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Hello,

Conrail/CSX:

160.2300
160.4100
160.5300
160.7250
160.7850
160.8600
160.8750
160.8900
160.9800
161.0400
161.0700
161.1000
161.1300
161.4900

AMTRAK:

160.4250
160.4550
160.5150
160.6350
160.6500
160.8150
160.8300
160.9200
161.0100
161.2950
161.4450

Norfolk Southern:

160.5600
160.6800
160.7100
160.8000
160.8600
160.9800
161.0700
161.1300
161.4300

HTHs

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My favorite Rail freqs for Amtrak are 160.9200 Amtrak NEC road/dispatch
and Amtrak Police NEC 161.295 output with various PL tones depending upon
repeater location,Perryville/Wilmington/Philadelphia.
161.445 is Amtrak Bear and Wilmington shops with 2 different PL tones for each facility.
NS 160.800 is popular on NS line Delmarva Secondary track Bear/New Castle area.

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Thanks guys............just programmed them in the ol scanner................Gotta love scanner software, and just cut and paste. With my Uniden 396T, this would have taken an hour manually!

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To get a little more specific, here are some local details for many of the above posted frequencies:

CSX
160.230 - Philly Subdivision Road Channel
161.100 - Philly Sub "AV" Dispatcher Desk
160.530 - Philly Sub Yard Ops
160.890 - Philly Sub Maintenence of Way (MOW) PBX
160.785 - Philly Sub MOW mobile-mobile
160.875 - Philly Sub police mobile-mobile

Norfolk Southern
160.800 - Road/Yard Ch. 1 (former Conrail)
161.070 - Road/Yard Ch. 2 (former Conrail)
160.860 - Road/Yard Ch. 3 (former Conrail)
160.980 - Road/Yard Ch. 4 (former Conrail)
161.130 - MOW (former Conrail), PBX Base
160.710 - MOW (former Conrail), PBX mobiles
161.430 - MOW mobile-mobile
160.560 - Police Dispatch (NS-1000)
160.690 - Police car-car

Amtrak
160.920 - Northeast Corridor Road Channel
161.295 - Police Dispatch Repeaters
160.365 - Police Repeater inputs
161.205 - Police car-car
173.375 - Police crossband (repeats Wilmington PD in the train station area)
161.445 - Bear, DE Shops
160.650 - Station Services
160.515 - MOW
161.505 - Car Dept. (@ stations)


Since the railroads share the same 97 frequencies (more with narrowbanding) nationwide, the channel designations change as you move around the railroad. Everything listed aboove is local to the Philly metro area (including northern DE).
 

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Audiodave1 said:
Ahhhaaaa!
So that's the source of 173.375 here in Wilm.

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I've seen this freq listed as being an "on-board" frequency for Amtrak police units on trains. I had it in my scanner a while back while riding from Philly to Alexandria on Amtrak and picked up the comms when stopped in Wilmington Station. I can only assume that this is a one way crossband allowing APD officers working the station area to monitor Wilmington PD comms.
 
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