Burlington Northern
Freight Train Symbol History
for 600 Series Trains

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BN train 600 handled traffic from Seattle and Everett from trains 631 and 633 for Wenatchee, Spokane, and beyond. It was deleted in 1989.

600 Seattle 700A  Spokane 900P  86-88

BN train 601 handled traffic for Everett, Seattle, and for trains 632 and 634. It was suspended in 1987 and revived again in 1989 originating at Wenatchee.

601 Spokane 1201A  Seattle 300P  86

Train 200 became train 602 June 1, 1986. In 1988, it handled traffic for Shelby, Great Falls, Havre, and beyond.

200 Whitefish 1100P  Havre 1100A  1 86
602 Whitefish 1100P  Havre 1100A  1 6/86-88

Train 201 became train 603 June 1, 1986. In 1988, it handled traffic for Shelby, Whitefish, and beyond.

201 Havre 800A  Whitefish 800P  86
603 Havre 800A  Whitefish 800P  6/86-88

Train 612 began Sept. 26, 1989 and operated from Pasco to Spokane.

Train 613 began Sept. 26, 1989 and operated from Spokane to Pasco.

Train 614 began Sept. 26, 1989 and operated from Pasco to Spokane.

Train 615 began Sept. 26, 1989 and operated from Spokane to Pasco.

Train 620 began Sept. 26, 1989 and operated from Portland to Pasco. Pasco. It was deleted with the start up of MRL.

Train 631 handled traffic for New Westminster, Everett, and Seattle. It was deleted in 1989.

631 Vancouver, BC 530P  Seattle 145A  1 86-88

Train 632 handled traffic for Everett, New Westminster, Vancouver, BC and connections. After May 1989, it performed no work between Seattle and Vancouver.

632 Seattle 930P  Vancouver, BC 730A  1 86-88

Train 633 handled traffic from Vancouver, BC and Sumas connection for Everett and Seattle. It was deleted in 1989.

633 Vancouver, BC 100A  Seattle 830A  86-88

Train 633 began May 2, 1989 and operated from Brownsville to Everett.

Train 634 handled traffic for Everett, Sumas (set out at Burlington), Vancouver, BC and connections. It was deleted in 1989.

634 Seattle 500A  Vancouver, BC 300P  86-88

Train 634 began May 2, 1989 and operated from Everett to Brownsville.

Train 635 began May 2, 1989 and operated from New Westminster to Everett.

Train 636 began May 2, 1989 and operated from Everett to New Westminster.

Train 381 became train 641 June 1, 1986. In 1989 the schedule was changed to originate at Great Falls.

381 Butte 500P  Sweetgrass 900P  1 86

Train 382 became train 642 June 1, 1986. In 1989 the schedule was changed to terminate at Great Falls.

382 Sweetgrass 1201P  Butte 700A  1 86

Train 643 began May 2, 1989 and operated from Sumas to Everett.

Train 644 began May 2, 1989 and operated from Everett to Sumas.

Train 645 began May 2, 1989 and operated from Everett to Seattle.

Train 646 began May 2, 1989 and operated from Seattle to Everett.

Train 647 began May 2, 1989 and operated from Everett to Seattle.

Train 648 began May 2, 1989 and operated from Seattle to Everett.

Train 649 began May 2, 1989 and operated from Everett to Seattle.

Train 650 began May 2, 1989 and operated from Seattle to Everett.

Train 667 became local 52667 in late 1986 and was combined with train 663 on Feb. 23, 1987. In 1988, it handled local traffic between Pasco and Albany. In 1989 the schedule was changed to originate at Vancouver, WA.

663 Pasco 930A  Portland 1205A  1 86
667 Vancouver 700P  Albany 500A  1 86
663 Pasco 500P  Albany 300P  2 2/87-88

Train 668 became local 52668 in late 1986 and became train 664 on Feb. 23, 1987. In 1988, it handled traffic for Salem, Beaverton, Willbridge, Vancouver, Pasco, and beyond.

668 Albany 800P  Pasco 200P  1 86
664 Albany 100A  Pasco 1159P    2/87-88

SLSF train 666 handled ATSF traffic from the West Coast.

SLSF 666 Avard 1201A  Tulsa 730A  80

Train 666 handled traffic for Camas, Lyle, Wishram, Pasco, and beyond.

666 Vancouver 600P  Pasco 530A  1 86-88

BN train 171 began in 1970 handling traffic for interchange with Southern Pacific train KFSMW. The schedule was change in 1971 with 171 originating at Spokane. The schedule was suspended during the mid-70s beginning again about 1979. The schedule was changed in the early 80s with 171 terminating at Klamath Falls. Train 171 became train 671 on Jan. 1, 1985. In 1988, it handled traffic for Pasco, local traffic from Wishram to Klamath Falls and traffic for SP train KFRVM to Roseville, CA. In 1989 the schedule was changed to originate at Pasco.

171 Pasco 1100A  Klamath Falls 300A  1 70
171 Spokane 100A  Klamath Falls 130A  1 71
171 Spokane 1100P  Bieber 300P  2 73
171 Spokane 1100P  Bieber 930P  2 80
671 Spokane 345A  Klamath Falls 300P  1 86-88

Burlington Northern train symbol 170 Deshutes, OR
Burlington Northern train symbol 170 Deshutes, OR

BN train 170 began in 1970 and was suspended during the late 70s. Train 170 became train 672 on Jan. 1, 1985. In 1988, it handled local traffic to Bend and traffic for Wishram, Pasco, Spokane, and beyond. In 1989 the schedule was changed to terminate at Pasco.

170 Klamath Falls 1100A  Pasco 230A  1 70
170 Klamath Falls 1201P  Spokane 200P  1 71
170 Bieber 1145P  Spokane 830P  2 73
170 Bieber 1145P  Spokane 830P  2 80
672 Klamath Falls 500P  Spokane 200A  2 86-88

BN train 675 began in Jan. 1985 operating from Tacoma to Elma where the train is split and continued to Bremerton and Aberdeen.

BN train 676 began in Jan. 1985 operating from Bremerton and Aberdeen to Elma where the train is combined and continued to Tacoma.

NP train 686 became BN train 149 BN train 681 picks up traffic for Vancouver, WA and Lake Yard at Stacy St, South Seattle, Tacoma, and Longview.

NP 686 Seattle 1145P  Portland 700A  1 68
BN 149 Seattle 1145P  Portland 700A  1 71
149 Seattle 145A  Portland 1000A    73
149 Seattle 145A  Vancouver 845A    76-76
149 Seattle 530P  Vancouver 200A  1 78-80
681 Seattle 430A  Portland 200P    86-88

NP train 1-679 became BN train 146 and became train 682 in 1985. It handled traffic for Longview, Tacoma, and Seattle.

NP 1-679 Portland 330P  Seattle 1030P    68
BN 146 Portland 230P  Seattle 1100P    71
146 Portland 330P  Seattle 1159P    73
146 Vancouver 415P  Seattle 1225A  1 76-78
146 Vancouver 730P  Seattle 330A  1 80
682 Portland 1100P  Seattle 900A  1 86
682 Portland 400A  Seattle 200P    12/87-88

BN train 691 handled traffic for Longview, Centralia, Tacoma, and Seattle.

691 Pasco 830P  Seattle 330P  1 86-88

BN train 400 became train 692 on Jan. 1, 1985. In 1988, it picked up traffic for Pasco and beyond at South Seattle, Tacoma, Longview, and Vancouver.

692 Seattle 500P  Pasco 1130A  1 86
692 Seattle 700P  Pasco 130P  1 11/86-88

Burlington Northern train symbol 693 at Black River Junction, WA
Burlington Northern train symbol 693 Black River Junction, WA

GN train GWS is a run through with the WP and the ATSF to Southern California. GN train GWS became BN train 137 after the merger. Train 137 became train 693 Jan. 1, 1985. In 1988, it handled traffic for Vancouver, Maupin, Madras, Bend, Klamath Falls, and UP connection at Bieber. In 1989 the schedule was changed to terminate at Klamath Falls.

GN GWS Vancouver, BC 430P  Bieber 800A  2 69-70
BN 137 Vancouver, BC 300P  Bieber 700A  2 73
137 Seattle 400A  Bieber 700A  1 76-80
693 Seattle 100P  Bieber 1100P  1 86
693 Seattle 500P  Bieber 1100A  2 11/86-88

Burlington Northern train symbol 694 at Wocus, OR
Burlington Northern train symbol 694 at Wocus, OR

GN train SWG is the complement of the GWS. GN train SWG became BN train 138 after the merger. During the early 80s the terminal point was changed to Vancouver, BC. Train 138 became train 694 Jan. 1, 1985. In 1988, it handled traffic for Klamath Falls, Bend, Wishram, Vancouver, and beyond. In 1989 the schedule was changed to originate at Klamath Falls.

GN SWG Bieber 445P  Vancouver, BC 630A  2 69-70
BN 138 Bieber 645P  Vancouver, BC 630A  2 73
138 Bieber 645P  Seattle 900P  1 76-80
694 Bieber 1000P  Vancouver 1201A  2 86-88

Train 695 began Sept. 26, 1988 and operated from Pasco to Seattle.

Train 696 began Sept. 26, 1988 and operated from Seattle to Pasco.

Train 698 began Sept. 26, 1988 and operated from Seattle to Pasco.

Train 699 handled local traffic to Wenatchee and traffic for Everett and Seattle.

699 Spokane 1000P  Seattle 430P  1 86

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