F Units on the NS

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F Units on the NS
Posted by seppburgh2 on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 9:21 PM

My office in Harrisburg overlooks the NS main (ex PRR) just West the Amtrak station.  At about 4:30 PM today, 09/26/17, I spotted through the trees a NS unit pulling a classic string F units in an A-B-A set-up and nothing else heading West out of Harrisburg.  The F's look to be black with white (?) or silver (?) classic F unit striping.  While too far away, and too many trees, the RR name looked to be in gold.  Any idea of what I sow and where they were headed?

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Posted by Miningman on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 9:58 PM

Must have been the Norfolk Southern Executive F Units for their business/ company officials train.

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Posted by seppburgh2 on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 12:27 AM

THANKS!  Seeing them and knowing what there are just made my day!

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Posted by caldreamer on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 8:20 AM

Since they were heading west, they could be goingto Altoona to be stored untill needed once again.

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Posted by Sunnyland on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 5:50 PM

cool catch, I've never seen any exec units, not even BNSF

 

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Posted by BaltACD on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 12:43 PM

caldreamer
Since they were heading west, they could be goingto Altoona to be stored untill needed once again.

Where does NS store their business car fleet?  Locomotives for the fleet would normally be stored where the fleet gets stored.

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Posted by caldreamer on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 12:51 PM

As I stated in my earlier post, the y are stored in Altoona, Pa untill needed.

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