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PC: Re: Ex-PC Locomotives in Service?
- Subject: PC: Re: Ex-PC Locomotives in Service?
- From: "Bill K." <pontiac@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 22 Dec 1998 04:16:59 -0500
Not a lot on Conrail, really -
The remaining SW1500's are mainly ex-PC as are:
GP38's in the 7600-7900 series with a lot of holes in the group
some 6900-series SD40 rebuilds
SD38's (also 6900's)
Guilford operates a good 50 former PC GP40's; other PC GP40's are all over
the place on KCS, UP (from MKT and SP), and all kinds of places - some were
rebuilt into GP40PH units for NJT. GP38's are also floating around all
over. Old EMD's have 9 lives or so, it seems. SD45's also have to be
being operated, most likely as rebuilds such as the SD40-2M's on SP - some
of these went from PC to CR to CN&W to SP to now UP -
A handful of shortlines that run GP30's and GP35's have units that ran for
PC operating still.
There is one U23B currently on the Reading & Northern (2717) and there are
a few other GE's but I dont think they total over 10 units. You can buy
one if you have an extra $60-90K to throw around. I think the others
predate PC purchase, also.
> From: ebulman -AT- bidmc.harvard.edu
> To: penn-central -AT- smellycat.com
> Subject: PC: Ex-PC Locomotives in Service?
> Date: Monday, December 21, 1998 9:23 AM
> Does anyone know how many ex-PC locos are still in service today,
> especially on CR? I recall seeing one in Guilford paint a few years ago,
> but the "PC" was visible through the overpaint.
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