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Most of the following train symbols originated at West Colton Yard, Watsonville, CA; or Yuma, AZ.
WCASM began as the LAMSL (Los Angeles Memphis St. Louis) and became the WCASY in 1974. In 1982, it handled traffic for North Texas, Pine Bluff, and East St. Louis. It became the WCAST in Aug 1984 and operated via Tucumcari. It became the WCASM in October 1985 and was deleted in May 1986.
|LAMSL||Los Angeles||300P||Pine Bluff||730A||3||71-73|
|WCASY||West Colton||300P||E St Louis||300P||4||74-77|
|WCASY||West Colton||1015P||E St Louis||815A||5||82-83|
|WCAST||West Colton||1100P||E St Louis||600P||4||85|
WCAVQ began as the LAEPE (Los Angeles El Paso East) and EPTL (El Paso Texas Line). They were combined in 1974 to form the WCHOY. In 1982, it handled traffic for Houston, Galveston, and Lafayette. The WCHOY became the WCHOM in October 1985, the WCAVX in 1993 and WCAVQ in 1994. Also operating during the 1993 to 1995 period were trains WCHOQ and WCHOM.
|LAEPE||Los Angeles||700P||El Paso||330A||2||71-73|
|WCAVX||West Colton||200P||New Orleans||940P||3||93|
|WCAVQ||West Colton||1100P||New Orleans||615A||4||95|
WCAVY handled traffic for east of Houston and interchange at Avondale Yard.
|WCAVY||West Colton||1000P||Avondale Yard||1040P||4||82-83|
WCBRY handled traffic for Eugene, Albany, and Portland and could fill with empties for Eugene on the head end.
WCENY began as the SA-EN (San Antonio Ennis) and handled traffic for San Antonio and North Texas.
WCEPM began as the RVSSE (Roseville Sunset East) and became the WCEPY in 1974. (See RVWCM) In 1982, it handled traffic for El Paso and interchange with the exMP for reclassification at Lancaster Yard in Fort Worth. It became the WCEPM in 1985 and operated as needed.
|WCEPY||West Colton||500P||El Paso||700A||2||74|
|WCEPY||West Colton||900P||El Paso||1100A||2||77|
|WCEPY||West Colton||800P||El Paso||730A||2||80-85|
|WCEPM||West Colton||500P||El Paso||1215P||2||95|
WCESJ began as the APECI (Auto Parts East City of Industry)and became the WCESH in 1974. It handled empty auto racks and auto parts for connection with ICG train LAC at East St. Louis. It could fill with manifest traffic. WCESJ operated via Tucumcari and handled traffic from trains GMWCA, BAASY, and EUASY.
|APECI||Los Nietos||1201A||Pine Bluff||900P||3||73|
|WCESH||West Colton||1201P||E St Louis||100P||4||74|
|WCESJ||West Colton||200P||E St Louis||315P||3||83|
WCEUE began as the MUGWC (empty Eugene from West Colton) and became the WCEUE in 1974. Later it became train WCEUZ and handled empties for Eugene and Klamath Falls. In 1980 the traffic for Klamath Falls was a rear end fill and it could fill on the head end with traffic for Lodi and Stockton. In 1982 it no longer handled Klamath Falls traffic and could have blocks for Fresno and Stockton on the head end. It operated until May 1984.
Southern Pacific train symbol WCEUY at the Tehachapi Loop and train symbol IVNCP passing train 869 at Warren, CA
WCEUM began as the IV-NCP (Indio North Coast Perishable) originating at Indio and combined with the LA-NCP at Roseville to form the NCP. It became the WCEUY when the new yard at West Colton opened. It handled traffic for reclassification at Eugene and could have blocks for Fresno and Stockton on the head end. It became the WCEUM in October 1985.
WCFRM began as the WCFRY. From 1982 thru 1985, it handled traffic for the San Joaquin Valley and would set out the Trona block at Mojave.
Southern Pacific train symbol WCKCM at Dateland, AZ and Los Tanos, NM
WCKCQ began as the RIE (Rock Island East) and became the WCRIY in 1974. Traffic levels were so low during the late 70's that no scheduled train was run. In 1982, LAKCY handled traffic for the UP (exMP) at El Paso, Dalhart, and Kansas City and could have blocks for El Paso and Tucson. It became the WCKCM in October 1985 and later the WCKCQ.
|LAKCY||Los Angeles||1201P||Kansas City||445A||3||82|
|WCKCY||West Colton||500P||Kansas City||445A||2||83-84|
|WCKCM||West Colton||1100P||Kansas City||250A||4||93|
|WCKCQ||West Colton||700P||Kansas City||230P||3||95|
WCKFM began as the RVKFM and became the RVBNM in 1992. The WCWSM and RVBNM were combined to form the WCKFM and operated up the Coast.
|WCWSM||West Colton||630P||Warm Springs||200P||1||93|
|WCKFM||West Colton||230A||Klamath Falls||510P||1||95|
Southern Pacific train symbol WCMEM at Stockton Tower
WCMEM began as the WCMEE. In 1982, it handled traffic for Stockton, Lodi, Klamath Falls (set out at Roseville) and the Siskiyou Line. WCMEE became the WCMEM October 1985. (See RVMEM)
WCOAM began as the WCOAY and in 1982 handled loads for Bakersfield, Fresno, Stockton, and the Oakland Area. For most of 1984, it operated via the Coast and then shifted back to the Valley on December 2, 1984. It became the WCOAM in October 1985 and operated as needed.
WCPBM began as the PSSE (Portland Sunset East) originating at Eugene (see PTWCM). In 1982, it handled traffic for Pine Bluff and beyond. It was deleted in July 1984 and revived in 1994.
|WCPBY||West Colton||900P||Pine Bluff||500A||4||74-77|
|WCPBY||West Colton||1000P||Pine Bluff||530A||4||83|
|WCPBM||West Colton||330P||Pine Bluff||810A||4||95|
WCPTM began as the WCBNY. WCSEY handled traffic for the Bay Area, Sacramento, Eugene, and interchange with the BN for Seattle, WASH. It became the WCPTM in October 1985 and was suspended in early 1986.
WCRVM began as the IV-VXW (Indio Valley Extra West) and became the WCRVY in 1974. In 1982, it handled traffic for reclassification at Roseville and will have a block for the BN at Klamath Falls on the head end. In 1985, it handled traffic for Roseville and Stockton and could have a Trona block. It became the WCRVM in October 1985.
WJRVV began as the SV (Salinas Vegetable Block). In 1982, it handled perishables for connections at Roseville and could have a manifest block for reclassification at Roseville on the rear end. It became the WJRVV in 1985 and operated as needed.
WJWCV began as the WPB (Watsonville Perishable Block) and became the WJLAP in 1974. In 1982, it handled perishables for connections in Los Angeles and picked up and set out at Salinas, San Luis Obispo, Guadalupe, and Oxnard. The WJLAP became the WJWCP in early 1984 and operated as the WJYUP from May to July in 1984. It became the WJWCV in October 1985 and operated on no set schedule until Aug 1986.
|WPB||Watsonville Jct||700A||Los Angeles||1000P||71-73|
|WJLAP||Watsonville Jct||700A||Los Angeles||1000P||74-82|
|WJWCP||Watsonville Jct||600P||West Colton||1130A||1||85|
WSRVM began as the WJRVY. In 1982, the WJRVY handled traffic for the Oakland Area and traffic for Roseville and beyond. It became the SJRVY in 1984 and operated as needed. It later became the WSOAM and then the WSRVM.
YUEUY began January 23, 1980. It handled traffic for Fresno, Roseville, and Eugene bypassing West Colton Yard.
YUKCM began as the Yuma Perishable Blocks and became the YUESP in 1974. The YUEPY handled traffic for Tucson, El Paso, and beyond. It became the YUKCY in 1984 operating as needed and became the YUKCM in October 1985. It generally only operated from November to March.
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