La Plata, Missouri, USA | Virtual Railfan LIVE

Channel : Virtual Railfan · on 14-03-2020 07:41:20 AM
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This is a live stream of La Plata, Missouri, USA, for people who enjoy watching trains.

Actual start date: May 19, 2017

The PTZ camera is sponsored by Duane & Curt Lundgren, in memory of their hometown Great Northern Railroad. Thank you both!!

Want to take a trip to La Plata? Stay at the Depot Inn & Suites: https://www.depotinn.com/

Check out Bob & Amy Cox's business, Train Party: http://www.trainparty.com/

Radio Feed: https://bit.ly/2NbpuII

Informational Map: http://www.curtlundgren.com/la_plata.jpg (Courtesy of Curt Lundgren, thanks Curt!)

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La Plata East: https://youtu.be/AAQUGsUzWbE
La Plata West: https://youtu.be/0pG8AF_eCGI
La Plata 360: https://youtu.be/XviGuHOFHd8

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ABOUT THIS FEED:

La Plata, MO, in Northern Missouri, is located on BNSF Railway's Marceline Subdivision at milepost 312.7, part of their Southern Transcon, the former Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (AT&SF) mainline between Chicago and Los Angeles.

Amtrak’s "Southwest Chief" passenger train stops here twice a day; the eastbound train #4 in the morning and the westbound train #3 in the evening.

With the Amtrak change to a 3 day a week schedule, here is a link to the adjusted timetable
https://ic.pics.livejournal.com/oliver_kanjo/2802616/3222/3222_original.jpg
Thank you J. Oliver

The typical BNSF freight train volume is between 50 and 70 trains per 24 hours. There are 3 cameras available.

There is an ATCS layout available, as well as a radio feed for the western part of the BNSF Marceline Sub, listening to AAR road channel 30, 160.560 (also includes Norfolk Southern's Kansas City District, on road channel 22, 160.440): http://www.railroadradio.net/content/view/282/325/

You will see many Amish and Mennonite folks at the station. Please be respectful of these communities in chat.

When’s the next train? Yeah, we get this a lot. You can figure out the next Amtrak passenger train with this handy link: https://www.amtrak.com/services/maps.trainlocation.html

There’s no schedule for freight trains, but some of our more knowledgeable members will provide real-time information when it’s available. Please refrain from asking.

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