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  • Forum Post: Re: SD90/43Mac's in service on Roseville sub recently

    GEVO THE TURBO SHAFT FAILURE PROBLEM CAN BE CORECTED. BUT HOW WELL IS THE REST OF THE ENGINE STANDING UP. WHAT IS THE ADVANTAGE TO THE CAST BLOCK.GMs FABRICATED BLOCK COULD BE REWORKED MANY TIMES.BEING A EMD FAN. I LIKE THE GEVO POWER PACK. JUST WONDER HOW IT STANDS UP. HERBYD
  • Forum Post: THROWN PISTON CN#2699

    RECENTLY RECEIVED AN E MAIL ABOUT CR #2699 WHICH THREW A CYLINDER ASSY. & PISTON PISTON WENT THREW THE ROOF & LANDED IN KITCHEN OF A RAIL SIDE HOUSE.(WITH PICTURES) 4400 HP GE ENGINE. WHAT HAPPEND.ANY FEED BACK FROM ANY BODY WORKING ON THESE ENGINES. IM AN EMD FAN BUT I LIKE THIS GE 250 ENGINE...
  • Forum Post: DC Bus voltages

    What are max DC bus voltages for Evo-series locomotives? I remember hearing around 2,000 VDC but can't find info on web any place. Also, anyone know what the same bus voltage is just before loco starts to move? Thanks, KPykkonen
  • Forum Post: Kansas City Southern ES44AC 4709 and TFM SD70MAC 1659 on a fast trackage rights move north of Kansas City

    Kansas City Southern ES44AC 4709 and TFM SD70MAC 1659 lead a fast (empty?) grain train north of Kansas City on the afternoon of December 22, 2012. The line is the former Burlington (now BNSF) main and the first (runby) scene is at Rushville, Mo. while the second (pacing) scene is approaching the outskirts...