Amtrak 8 of the 11/01.

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Amtrak 8 of the 11/01.
Posted by NP Eddie on Saturday, November 2, 2019 3:00 PM


Anyone know what happened to #8/1st? It departed Seattle 3 plus hours late and is now about 13 hours near Fargo, ND. I assume BNSF traffic and dog caught crews or BNSF power on #8.

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Posted by NorthWest on Sunday, November 3, 2019 9:36 AM

Lead engine had problems and needed to be replaced in Seattle. The replacement had PTC and loading issues near Everett. I'm not sure for certain but I'm guessing there's now a BNSF unit on point.

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