News Wire: SEPTA begins ACS-64 locomotive testing

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Posted by Brian Schmidt on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 12:44 PM

PHILADELPHIA — Watch for sleek new power on lines in and around the City of Brotherly Love as the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority begins testing their first copy of Siemens' ACS-64 electric locomotive. Railfans spotted SEPTA ...

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Posted by blue streak 1 on Sunday, February 25, 2018 10:59 PM

Reports the 901 ran on an Amtrak extra PHL <> HAR today.  Wonder if this is so SEPTA's ACS-64s can pull regular Amtrak trains.  If 901 should happen to show up in BOS ?

That trip certainly should prove test the ACSES  PTC ?

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