Siemens Charger SC-44 deiveries and revenue service

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Siemens Charger SC-44 deiveries and revenue service
Posted by blue streak 1 on Thursday, July 27, 2017 1:38 AM

Unconfirmed reports that a Charger will be on Hiawatha revenue service today.  No details . If so may be the start of some relief to the P-42 shortage of serviceable locos ?

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Posted by CSSHEGEWISCH on Thursday, July 27, 2017 7:11 AM

It sounds plausible.  I also saw four new Chargers (IDOT 4616-4619) at 18th Street this morning.

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Posted by Buslist on Thursday, July 27, 2017 11:48 AM

CSSHEGEWISCH

It sounds plausible.  I also saw four new Chargers (IDOT 4616-4619) at 18th Street this morning.

 

The question is "have the contract issues been settled?"

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Posted by blue streak 1 on Thursday, July 27, 2017 12:36 PM

Partial retraction  4613 reported was on south end of morning HIA but a P-42 also on the train. Which on rear unknown.  Cabbage unit on north end.  Which unit 4613 or P-42 was the power unit unknown.  Need first hand observations.

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Posted by Buslist on Wednesday, August 09, 2017 1:53 PM

There was a report in another forum the other day of 2 arriving in ABQ to head north to TTC for further testing. Wonder what's up?

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Posted by blue streak 1 on Wednesday, August 09, 2017 8:27 PM

Siemens announces a remote monitoring and some maintenance facility in Delaware.  It is for both ACS-64s and SC-44s.  Siemens claim that they have reduced problems on the ACS-64s.

http://www.progressiverailroading.com/mechanical/news/Siemens-new-locomotive-hub-to-use-Internet-of-Trains-technology--52380 n

 

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