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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Posted by Electroliner 1935 on Sunday, December 10, 2017 6:23 PM

How many of the Siemens Charger SC-44's have been delivered for the midwest service and of those, how many are in regular service? And on which trains? Have they replaced the dual P42's used on the Michigan trains? Any problems so far? As I understand, seventeen would be required each day plus spares (service and failure) 

 2 Chicago-Milwaukee,

 2 Chicago-Carbondale

 2 Chicago-Quincy

 3 Chicago-Pontiac

 1 Chicago-Grand Rapids

 1 Chicago-Port Huron

 4 Chicago-St Louis

 2 St Louis-Kansas City 

11 Total

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Posted by blue streak 1 on Sunday, December 10, 2017 8:22 PM

My new math nephew said he counted 17 ?

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Posted by Overmod on Sunday, December 10, 2017 9:26 PM

Electroliner 1935
2 Chicago-Milwaukee, 2 Chicago-Carbondale 2 Chicago-Quincy 3 Chicago-Pontiac 1 Chicago-Grand Rapids 1 Chicago-Port Huron 4 Chicago-St Louis 2 St Louis-Kansas City 11 Total

I did not realize that קְפִיצַת הַדֶּרֶךְ was now incorporated into PTC.

 

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