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Most of the following train symbols originated at Roseville, CA or Roper Yard in Salt Lake City, UT.
RGFRY in 1985 was combined with the RGWSY if the total did not exceed 8,200 tons after setting out the Warm Springs block for the CHOAT at Utip. It handled traffic for Fresno and traffic other than TOFC for Roseville.
RGMIA began as train FMS-RG handling Ford auto parts for Milpitas. This train alternated every six months with Western Pacific train Ford Fast. It became train RGSFF in 1974 and later RGMIA. It was deleted when the Ford plant closed in 1983.
RODVF began as D&RGW train 100. It handled TOFC, autos, and perishables for interchange for Salt Lake City and Denver for interchange with BN train OAC (train 62 after January 1985) for Chicago. The SP began train OACHT in 1980. It became the OACHF around 1986, became the OAGJF in 1992, OADVF in March 1993. The OADVF became the OANSF in 1995 with Denver traffic handled on train RODVF. In 1994 the OADVF handled TOFC, autos, and meat for Salt Lake City, Denver and connections with the BN at Denver and train GJASQ at Grand Junction. The RODVF was a backup schedule in 1994 when the OADVF arrived too late to protect hot UPS shipments to Denver. See OANSF.
|RODVF||Salt Lake City||430A||Denver||900P||95|
RODVM began in January 1990 as trains ROGJM (D&RGW symbol 152) and GJDVM (D&RGW symbol 182). These trains were combined in 1995.
|ROGJM||Roper Yard||300A||Grand Junction||1235P||93|
RODVT (D&RGW train 112) began in October 1989 and was called the Kansas City Star. It handled TOFC and protects eastbound UPS. It operated as needed, see OANSF.
ROOAA began in January 1990 along with D&RGW symbol 195.
ROEUM began as the ASEUM. The train was later split into trains ASROM and ROEUM. The ROEUM ended when the Modoc was shut down in 1995. See ASRVM.
|ROEUM||Salt Lake City||1000P||Eugene||1100A||2||93|
RORVM began as the ROOAM in January 1990 along with D&RGW symbol 193.
|RORVM||Salt Lake City||430P||Roseville||645P||1||93|
|RORVM||Salt Lake City||100P||Roseville||900P||1||95|
ROSLM began in January 1989 originating at Roper Yard in Salt Lake City as D&RGW train 150 handling a CNW block and traffic for the SOO Line. At Herrington, it set out the CNW block for the GMCNA and picked up SOO traffic set out by the CIBNA.
|ROSLM||Roper Yard||1100A||Kansas City||300A||2||89|
RORVM began as the OGOAF and handled manifest traffic for Sparks, Roseville, and the Bay Area. From 1985 thru 1987, OGOAF handled Sparks, Roseville, and Warm Springs traffic. In 1985, it was combined with the RGFRY if the total did not exceed 8,200 tons after setting out the Warm Springs block at Utip (Utah Industrial Park 12 miles west of Ogden). OGOAF became the RGWSY in late 1984, became the OGWSM in October 1985, the OGOAM in June 1986, and later the RORVM.
D&RGW train symbol 136 Cliff, Utah
RVASM began as the RVCHF around 1980 handling traffic for D&RGW train 136 destined Salt Lake City and Denver and interchange with the BN for Chicago. It became the RVOGT in October 1985 and the RVAST April 1986. RVAST handled D&RGW and East St. Louis TOFC and manifest traffic. It later became the RVCHX combined with PUNSM to form trains RVNSQ and RVASQ in March 1993. The RVASQ became the RVASM in June 1995.
|RVAST||Roseville||300A||E St Louis||600P||3||87|
|RVASQ||Roseville||900P||E St Louis||125A||5||93|
|RVASM||Roseville||500A||E St Louis||1120A||4||95|
RVCHQ began as the RVJGM terminating at Grand Junction. The RVCHQ was reclassified at Grand Junction and there was no set schedule for the train beyond Grand Junction.
RVCIM handled traffic for City of Industry and could have a block on the head end for West Colton and a block on the rear end for Los Angeles. In 1982 it operated via the Valley and Los Angeles, in 1984 via the Coast and after January 1985 via the Valley and West Colton. It became the RVCIM in October 1985 and was deleted in December 1988.
|RVCIY||Roseville||1201P||City of Industry||330P||1||80-83|
|RVCIY||Roseville||200A||City of Industry||930P||85|
|RVCIM||Roseville||200A||City of Industry||930P||87|
RVESF operated during 1983 via Ogden and handled traffic for Kansas City, East St. Louis, and Chicago via the BN and Milwaukee Road at Kansas City.
|RVESF||Roseville||1000A||E St Louis||1145A||3||83|
RVEUE handled Eugene empties.
Southern Pacific train symbol RVEUM at Dunsmuir, CA
RVEUM began as the NCP-RV (North Coast Perishables from Roseville) and became the RVEUY in 1974. In 1982, it handled traffic for Eugene and beyond. It became the RVEUM in October 1985.
RVFRM began as the BFX (Bakersfield Fresno Extra) and became the RVFRY in 1974. It handled traffic for Merced, Modesto, and Fresno. The RVFRY became the RVFRM in October 1985 and was deleted in late 1987 or early 1988.
RVFRQ Sprint began January 13, 1989 operating daily except Sunday. It handled TOFC, paper, and perishable traffic from the PBOAT and PTOAT for Fresno, Southern California, and Arizona.
RVHOY began March 24, 1982 and handled traffic for West Colton and the Sunset Route, primarily the Houston Area. It picked up and set out at Fresno, Bakersfield, Tucson, El Paso, and San Antonio. It was deleted May 20, 1983.
RVKCF operated during 1983 via West Colton and handled traffic for Fresno, Bakersfield, Phoenix, Tucson, and Kansas City.
RVKCM began in January 1989 as train GJNSM. It originated at Grand Junction (D&RGW train 124) and handled a BN block and empty auto racks for GM at Roanoke, VA, Ford at Fort Wayne, IN, and traffic for reclassification at Decatur, IL via the Norfolk Southern at Kansas City. At Herrington, it would set out the BN block and pick up the NS block set out by the GMCNA. It became the PUNSM in January 1990 (D&RGW symbol 138) originated at Pueblo and handled traffic for Norfolk Southern at Kansas City. It became the RVNSQ in March 1993 and was combined with train OADVF to form trains OANSF and RVKCM in June 1995. See OANSF.
|GJNSM||Grand Junction||1030A||Kansas City||600P||1||89|
RVKFM began as the KFX (Klamath Falls Extra) and became the RVKFY in 1974. From 1982 thru 1985, it handled traffic for the Klamath Falls Area and traffic for BN train 672 to Spokane. The RVKFY became the RVKFM on October 13, 1985.
RVLAM began as the VXE (Valley Extra East). It handled traffic for the Los Angeles Area and could have a block for Bakersfield on the rear end and a block for City of Industry on the head end. It became the RVLAM in October 1985 and operated as needed via Soledad Canyon in 1987.
RVLAT began May 14, 1982, operated as needed and primarily handled empties TOFC flats for Los Angeles. The schedule was deleted May 20, 1983, but the symbol continued to be used as needed until 1987.
RVMEM began as the SLE (Siskiyou Line East) and became the RVSLY in 1974. In 1982, it handled traffic, mostly empties, for the Siskiyou Line and Mt Shasta. It became the RVMEM in October 1985 and operated when WCMEM did not operate from Roseville or as needed.
RVNPE handled mostly empties for North Platte, NE and beyond.
RVNPP operated Monday thru Saturday and handled perishables for UP train ARV (Advanced Roseville Fruit) for reclassification at North Platte, NE. It could fill with TOFC and autos.
RVNPY began as the OVE (Overland East) and handled traffic for North Platte, NE and beyond.
RVOAM began as the WDX, and became the RVOAY. In 1982, it handled traffic for Oakland and empty auto racks for Warm Springs and Milpitas. It became the RVOAM in October 1985 and operated as needed. Warm Springs traffic went to RVTRM April 1, 1988.
RVOGM began in late 1987 connecting with D&RGW train 134 at Ogden and BN train 60 at Denver.
RVOGV began as the Roseville Perishable Blocks (see LAKCP for more info on perishable blocks) and became the RVOGP in 1974. In 1982, it handled TOFC and autos, but primarily perishables from trains BKRVP, FRRVP, and WJRVP for UP train RV (Roseville Fruit) for North Platte, NE and beyond. The RVOGP became the RVOGV in October 1985.
RVPTF began in 1983 as the RVBRT. It handled boxcars,TOFC, and autos for Eugene, Portland, and interchange with the BN at Portland. RVBRT operated ahead of LABRF to Brooklyn, however if it became necessary for the LABRF to pass it, the Brooklyn block would be added to the LABRF at the meeting point. It became the RVPTT in October 1985 and was deleted in mid 1987. It was revived again in 1993 as the RVPTF.
RVROM began as train RVRGY. It handled traffic for Sparks and D&RGW train 152. It became RVRGM in October 1985 and operated as needed. RVRGM became RVROM in January 1990 and uses D&RGW symbol 194.
RVTRM began April 1, 1988 and handled traffic for Tracy, Warm Springs, San Francisco, and Salinas.
Southern Pacific train symbol RVSSE at Bealville, CA
RVWCQ began as the RVSSE (Roseville Sunset East) terminating at El Paso at 400AM the second morning. (See WCEPM) It became the RVWCY in 1974. From 1982 thru 1985, it handled traffic for West Colton and beyond and could have blocks for Fresno and Bakersfield on the rear end. The RVWCY became the RVWCM on October 13, 1985.
RVWIY began as the RVERY and handled traffic for the Northwestern Pacific.
RVWJM began as the SJX (San Jose Extra) and became the RVSJA in 1974. In 1982, it handled traffic for the Salinas Valley and San Jose. In 1979 the route was changed from Altamont to Oakland. The schedule was deleted May 20, 1983 but the symbol continued in use and became the RVWJM in October 1985.
Southern Pacific train symbol RVSJA at Altamont, CA
RVWSM began as the GJWSQ. It was split in 1994 to form the RORVM and RVWSM.
|GJWSQ||Grand Junction||800P||Warm Springs||710P||2||93|
RVYUT operated from April to May 1984 and handled TOFC destined for Yuma and beyond to bypass the yard at West Colton. The traffic was then added to other eastbound TOFC trains at Yuma.
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