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Needles Route Map
January 6, 2017
Swapped location of Energy Transportation and Newberry Ballast. (pg 1)
October 18, 2016
Corrected EB speedboard at 702.1 (pg 2)
May 21, 2016
Added Amtrak Depot at Needles (pg 6)
February 22, 2016
Added some missing tags to industry names.
December 30, 2015
Removed map portion that was east of MP 732.2 where the Mojave/Needles route merge.
Removed Yermo Yard map
June 18, 2015
Minor cosmetic changes to fix some text and font sizes.
January 3, 2015
Added a few road crossing on route.
September 22, 2014
NEBO Tracks now on page 1
August 10, 2014
Corrected M1 speed board at 582.0
Added missing M1 speed board at 680.2
Deleted M2 speed boards at 680.2 and 680.5
Updated text styling to match other maps
April 6, 2014
Removed info regarding Amtrak 90mph running to avoid confusion between Run8 TT and Real World TT
March 2, 2014
Added info regarding Amtrak 90mph running and M1 to M2 crossovers
February 24, 2014
Correct Signal Milepost Boards at MP606
Add Milepost to signals east of CP Fenner
January 1, 2014
Added Milepost number to the intermediate signals at NEBO and W. Daggett
Also a bunch of tidying up throughout the map
December 12, 2013
Added speed boards for Yermo branch
December 1, 2013
Added track names and lengths to NEBO yard on page 6
November 19, 2013
Added Daggert grade crossing for crews to reference
September 1, 2013
Barstow Yard has been removed from the map. It is now part of the Barstow Yard Map.
NEBO yard tracks have been added to page 6
Did a little more general clean up
August 26, 2013
The biggest change is a condensing of the entire route. The main sub has gone from 9 pages down to 6 pages.
Hinkley to Barstow Yard has been removed since that's in the Mojave Sub map.
NEBO yard tracks have been removed from the main sub map. A detailed page will be added soon.
Grade information has been added along route.
Detectors are now colored red.
Overall clean up of the route was done to try and tidy it up some.
August 18, 2013
Changed EB Signals at end of Barstow to dual head
Added missing WB signal near MP 750
Relocated 732.9 Detector to correct location
Changed Signals 732.1 and 732.3 to Single Head
Changed Hector MP to 712.8
Changed Detector 692.8 to 691.8 to match ID callout
Changed WB speed sign at 685.1 to P-70 F-65
Added G-Plate to 683.1 Signal
Change Detector 672.1 to 672.5 to match ID callout
Removed G-Plates from signals 669.1 and 669.3
Added WB missing signals at West Amboy
Changed signals at 657.2 and 657.4 to single head
Changed signal 642.3 to single head
Changed signal 634.2 to single head
Added missing EB signals 630.2 and 630.4
Added G-Plate to signal 603.1
Changed signal 603.3 to single head
Changed signal 597.2 to double head
Changes Main 1 signals at Ibis to double head
June 24, 2013
Added a few industry names.
Added track lengths to Barstow Amtrak
Correct Newberry spelling
Updated track names at Yermo Yard
June 21, 2013
Added missing signals in front of Marine center (East of E. Barstow)
Added "Aux Lead" text to yard lead at Barstow
Corrected name and location of Detector 732.9
Corrected location of Detector 702.7
Added Track names to Yermo Yard
June 19, 2013
Rearranged page 3 & 4 so Newbury is now all on 1 page.
June 18, 2013
Added track lengths throughout the whole route, including Needles and Yermo Yard
Rearranged page 5 layout for better display
Corrected speed board 591.4 Milepost #
Added milepost and type to detector at 603.5
June 15, 2013
All speed boards on the map reflect all speed restrictions on the Run 8 Needles Timetable.
Added MP # to all speedboards
Added MP # and type to all Track Detectors
Added Spur Length at West Daggert
Added Spur Length East of Daggert
Added missing signal at Minneloa (correct in yesterday's 'b' rev)
Added track lengths at Newbury
Added 'non-ctc' indicator on Newbury Signals
Corrected Signal 701.4 to 708.4
Added West Pisgah siding track length
Added missing detector at 702.7
Corrected Ludlow MP #
Added Ash Hill track lengths
Added 'Crystal Salt Company' industry name at Saltus
Added MP # to Homer
Added missing detector at 603.5
Removed signal MP boards at Ibis
June 14, 2013
First Version Posted
BNSF Barstow Yard
UP West Colton Yard