La Plata, Missouri, USA | Virtual Railfan LIVE

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La Plata East (Chat): https://youtu.be/xKp9CQf-meo
La Plata West: https://youtu.be/G9HwdlQeb-8
La Plata PTZ: https://youtu.be/lfalhHoH6DI

This is a live stream of La Plata, Missouri, USA, for people who enjoy watching trains.

Help us raise funds for the exhibits that The American Passenger Rail Heritage Foundation operates in LaPlata, MO: https://tinyurl.com/y8xc6gve

APRHF homepage: http://www.aprhf.org/

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/

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

Informational Maps (Courtesy of Curt Lundgren, thanks Curt!)
Original: https://www.curtlundgren.com/la_plata.jpg
Metric: https://www.curtlundgren.com/la_plata_metric.jpg

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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.

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 is a independent La Plata train log : http://bit.ly/3cy5kHY
NOT VRF supported !

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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