CPLs Turned off on CSX Toledo Subdivision

Two sets of Baltimore & Ohio color position light signals on the CSX Toledo Subdivision in western Ohio fell this week.

CSX logo 1Effective at 7:59 a.m. on Monday (Feb. 22) the home signals at Leipsic Junction (milepost BE 155.7) and the intermediate signals at BE 153.4 between Ottawa and Leipsic were taken out of service.

Safetran signals were turned on at both locations. The signals at 153.4 are back-to-back signal heads on the west side of the track.

Leipsic Junction is where the Toledo Sub crosses at grade the Norfolk Southern line between Fort Wayne, Indiana, and Bellevue (former Nickel Plate Road).

A handful of railfans were at Leipsic on Sunday night to record the last night of operation of the CPLs.

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