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AC Ownership
Posted by nanaimo73 on Wednesday, June 7, 2006 8:05 AM

 

This is a summary of North American locomotives with Alternating Current traction motors. Earlier locomotives, such as the GP38AC, had alternating current transmissions, where an alternator replaced the generator. These became standard following Atlantic Coast Line C630 2011, built in July 1965.
I would like to make this as accurate as possible, and nit-picking is welcome.

 

The Experimentals-

Canadian Pacific M-640 4744
Photo and caption-
"The biggest Alco in Canada out on the road! CP MLW M640 4744, built at the end of the horsepower wars of the 1970's, spent many years as a mechanical oddity in CP's fleet. When an electrical fire side-lined her in the early 1980's, most observers thought her days were over. However, CP gave her a new lease on life in 1985, working with ABB Brown-Boveri to install one of the first AC drive propulsion systems in a North American railroad application. 4744 is seen here at Rigaud, PQ on July 2, 1985 with CP dyno car 62, getting ready to tow three QNS&L SD40's set in dynamic braking as a simulated draw bar load."
Photo and caption-
"CP M640 4744 shows off its blunt and bulging tail end. Shown at Rigaud, PQ with dynamometer car 62, three QNS&L SD40-2's and CP SD40-2 6027. July 2, 1985."
Photo
4744 had an 18 cylinder 251F engine (built in Auburn, NY) and ran as a A1A-A1A after rebuilding. It is now preserved at the Canadian Railway Museum in Quebec.
"This 396,000 lb. 4000 hp. diesel-electric locomotive was originally equipped with 6 direct current (DC) traction motors and was used between the Crowsnest region and Vancouver in unit coal train service. It was transferred to Eastern Canada in the mid seventies. Rebuilt in 1984 with 4 alternating current (AC) traction motors. Testing by CPR and Browm Boveri Corp. paved the way for the wholesale development and production of AC traction by major Morth American locomotive builders in the 1990's. Capable of speed of up to 75 MPH, the 4744 continued in service until retired in March 1992."


Amtrak F40AC 202
Amtrak F40PH 202 Photo
Amtrak F40AC 202 Photo
F40PH 202 was badly damaged during July 1984 while on the Montrealer. It was rebuilt with Brown-Bovari traction motors at Beech Grove shops during February 1988. This also included a 24" longer body and larger wheels. During 1993 the unit was given by Amtrak to the AAR and went to the test track in Pueblo, Colorado.


EMD F50CM 268
The 268 was rebuilt from the shell of Amtrak SDP40F 531.
Amtrak 531 Photo
Amtrak 531 Photo
From atsf.railfan.net-
"Designed and built by EMD between June 1973 and August 1974, the 150 SDP40F's were intended to replace the rag-tag assortment of none-too-healthy E and F units the passenger carrier had acquired from the freight railroads in 1971. Mechanically, the SDP40F was essentially an SD40-2, with a 16-cylinder 645E3 engine rated at 3000 hp. Several derailments on Burlington Northern, Chessie System, L&N and other roads were attributed to the locomotives. Freight railroads began to ban the locomotives from their property, and in 1977 the FRA imposed a nationwide speed restriction for the SDP40F's of 40 mph through curves of 2 degrees or more. By 1977, Amtrak had had enough, and the decision was made to trade the SDP40F's in on new F40PH locomotives."
EMD 268 Photo
EMD 268 Photo
EMD F50CM 268 was rebuilt during 1988 with equipment from Siemens, to test current-source inverters and AC traction motors.

 

Demonstrators-

EMD / General Motors
Roster


GM / Amtrak F69PH-AC 450, 451
450, 451 Photo
450 Photo
More Photos
According to EMD, these are the "first all-new locomotives to be built and operated in the United States featuring a three-phase a.c. traction system." The two locomotives were built during June 1989 with 3000 hp 12-710G engines and Siemens AC traction equipment. They differed from the 268 by having voltage-source inverter rather than a current-source system. Also included were desktop controls like those in the AEM7s. EMD owned the 450 while 451 was owned by Amtrak. After a year at the Pueblo test track they made their first run leaving Chicago on September 17, 1990 for Oakland pulling the California Zephyr. The testing on Amtrak went for naught, for on December 26, 1990 Amtrak announced they were purchasing 20 B32-8WH, and 32 AMD-103.
450, 451 Photos with ICE
The pair went into storage during 1991 at La Grange until July 1993 when they were repainted and modified to pull the German electric ICE (InterCity Express) trainset on a tour of the United States during August and September. (EMD bought the 451 from Amtrak during 1993) They were later sold to IPT Power Systems, and have been stored at National Railway Equipment in Mount Vernon, Illinois, following some cannibalization by EMD in 1999.
450, 451 August 2004
451 November 2005


GM / BN SD60MAC 9500-9503
SD60MAC Photos
SD60MAC Photos
SD60MAC Photo
SD60 and SD60MAC Photos
SD60MAC 9500 and 9501 were built by EMD during the summer of 1991. During November the ATSF hauled them from Chicago to the test track near Pueblo. The other two were built by GMD in London. 9502 was completed in June 1992 and 9503 in September, 1992. The first three units started working under lease to Burlington Northern on August 12, 1992 at the head end of a 15,231 ton Denver to Amarillo coal train. This run was cut short when 9501 blew a turbocharger near Trinidad, Colorado. The following tests went so well that BN made the decision to power their Powder River Basin coal trains with a large fleet of AC locomotives. On March 16, 1993 an order of 350 SD70MACs was approved at a cost of $675 million. During the summer of 1993 the SD60MACs tested on several railroads before returning to service under lease on BN. These included C&NW, CP Rail, CSX, Conrail, KCS, NS and SP, and covered 40 States and 8 Canadian Provinces. The 4 locomotives ran on BN, and later BNSF, under lease until June 1998. They were traded back to GM in exchange for 2 SD70MAC locomotives, and electronic upgrades to 4 others. At that time they returned to the AAR test track. These were the only 4 SD60MAC locomotives constructed.


GM SD80MAC 8000, 8001
GM 8000 Photo
The two SD80MAC demonstrators were built in London, Ontario during July 1995. To start their careers 8000 went to the test track near Pueblo while 8001 went to EMD in LaGrange. Two years later they became Conrail 4128 and 4129, and another two years later they became CSX 812 and NS 7216. Besides the two demos, 28 more SD80MAC locomotives were built, all of which went to Conrail. They produced 5000 HP from a 20 cylinder 710G3B engine.


GM SD90MAC-H 90, 91
GM 90 Photo
The two SD90MAC demonstrators were constructed in June 1998. This was after 11 SD90MAC locomotives had already been built for Union Pacific, beginning in October 1996. The 90 and 91 are phase II engines, with changes internally and on the nose not on the earlier UP MACs. These units were powered by the 6000 HP GM16V265H engine. 90 began testing at LaGrange and on CSX, while 91 went to Colorado.


GM SD89MAC 92
GM 92 Photo
The SD89MAC is a one of a kind 4500 HP locomotive built in June 2000. The 92 is more of a test bed than a demonstrator, and is powered by a 12 cylinder 265H engine.


GM SD70ACe 70-73
GM 70 Photos    GM 70 Photos
GM 71 Photos    GM 71 Photos
GM 72 Photos    GM 72 Photos
GM 73 Photos    GM 73 Photos
These were the first 4 SD70ACe locomotives, and they were finished during April and May 2003. The SD70ACe is an improved SD70MAC designed to meet the EPA Tier 2 emissions standards which took effect January 1, 2005. The engine under the hood is a 16 cylinder 710G3C-T2. After testing in Colorado, the 72 and 73 began demonstrating on KCS during April 2004. Three of these (71, 72 and 73) were sold to KCS as 3997-3999 during early 2007. 


General Electric
Roster


GE AC4400CW 2000 / 4400
GE 2000 Photo at Erie, PA
GE 4400 Photos
The first modern General Electric AC freight locomotive was the 2000, built during June of 1993, but subject to several modifications during the rest of the year. At first it was painted gray and operated on the GE test track around Erie, PA. After receiving a new paint scheme the 2000 underwent a week of testing during February 1994 on the Buffalo and Pittsburgh. Southern Pacific had the unit during May 1994 working on coal trains on the former D&RGW. During the years 1998 or 1999 the 2000 was renumbered to 4400 when demo 4400 was renumbered 6001.


GE AC4400CW 4400 / AC6000CW 6001
GE 6001 Photos
GE 6001 Photo at Blue Island, IL
AC4400CW 4400 was built during September 1995 as the first convertible AC6000CW. The convertibles were built with the 4400 HP FDL 16 engines which would be replaced with a 6000 HP HDL16 engine. When the 4400 received its 6000 HP engine, it was renumbered 6001, and demo 2000 was renumbered 4400.


GE AC6000CW 6000, 6002
GE 6000 Photos
GE 6000 Photo at Proviso Yard, IL
GE 6002 Photos
General Electric's AC6000CW 6000 was completed during December 1995 with the 6000 HP HDL16 engine. March 1996 saw the unit out west on the Union Pacific mainline testing in Wyoming and Utah. It returned to GE during April with some reported vibration problems. Locomotive 6002 was built as Union Pacific 7511 during late 1998. It was returned to GE and replaced by a second UP 7511, while the original became GE 6002 in April 2000.


GE AC4400CW-T2 2005
GE 2005 Photos 
The 2005 was introduced on December 23, 2002 as a 12 cylinder low emission locomotive, designed to meet the EPA Tier 2 emissions standards which took effect January 1, 2005. These locomotives are the called the Evolution Series by GE, also known as GEVOs.

GE ES44AC Hybrid 2010
GE 2010 Photos 
The 2005 was rebuilt early in 2007 to be GE's first Hybrid locomotive, and renumbered 2010. The debut of GEs one-of-a-kind Evolution Hybrid locomotive was at its Ecomagination event on May 24 at Los Angeles Union Station. This event took place to demonstrate the progress that GE's Transportation business is making in developing a freight hybrid locomotive that is capable of recycling thermal energy as stored power in on-board batteries.



Production units


EMD / General Motors


SD70MAC  Photos   Wikipedia 
Alaska Railroad..........28...4001-4028
BNSF Railway..........475...8800-8989, 9711-9999
............................311...9400-9499, 9504-9716...from BN same #s
Burlington Northern...311...9400-9499, 9504-9716..to BNSF same #s
Conrail.....................15...4130-4144...to CSX 725-739, then 775-789
CSX.......................205...700-774, 4701-4830
..............................15...775-789...from Conrail ex 4130-4144
Kansas City Southern..73..1600-1674..from TFM same #s
Transportacion Ferroviaria Mexicana..75..1600-1674..to KCS same #s


SD80MAC  Photos   Wikipedia 
Conrail.....................28...4100-4127....to CSX 800-811, NS 7200-7215
Conrail......................2....4228, 4129...from EMD 8000, 8001...to CSX 812, NS 7216
EMD.........................2....8000, 8001...to Conrail 4228, 4229
 
CSX........................13....800-812......from Conrail 4100-4128
Norfolk Southern........17...7200-7216...from Conrail 4101-4129


SD90MAC (U)  Photos   (4300 hp) 
Canadian Pacific........61...9100-9160
CEFX.......................34...100-139....6 units to INRD
Indiana Rail Road.........6...9001-9006
                                  ex CEFX 123, 124, 126, 131, 132, 138 
Union Pacific............309...8000-8308


SD90MAC-H  Photos   Wikipedia 
EMD Leasing..............1...8500...from Union Pacific 8500
Union Pacific..............1...8160...re# 8500...to EMD Leasing 8500
...............................5...8201-8205...re# 8501-8505
...............................1...8500...ex 8160...to EMD Leasing 8500
..............................21...8501-8521...re# 8911-8931

..............................21...8911-8931...from 8501-8521...retired


SD90MAC-H2  Photos
Canadian Pacific.........4...9300-9303
EMD Leasing.............40...8522-8561...from Union Pacific 8522-8561
Union Pacific.............40...8522-8561...to EMD Leasing 8522-8561


SD70ACe  Photos
BNSF Railway...........159...9130-9288
.............................(41)..9289-9329...being delivered
..............................70...9330-9399
CSX.........................20...4831-4850
EMD..........................4....70 - 73.....Demos, 3 to KCS 
Ferromex..................15...4000-4014  
Kansas City Southern...3...3997-3999...ex EMD Demos 71, 72, 73
..............................60...4000-4059
..............................35...4060-4094...KCSM
..............................35...4095-4129 
Montana Rail Link.......16...4300-4315
Union Pacific...............7...1982, 1983, 1988, 1989, 1995, 1996, 4141  
.............................355...8309-8670  


General Electric


AC4400CW  Photos   Wikipedia 
BNSF Railway...........108...5600-5717
...............................3...5838-5840
CEFX.......................59...1001-1059
Chicago and North Western..35..8801-8835..to UP 6703-6737
............................(50)...8836-8885 delivered UP 6838-6887
Canadian Pacific.......137...8500-8655
............................301....9500-9840
CSX.......................572.... 1 - 599
..............................22....5101-5122
..............................21....9100-9120...re# 1-21
Ferromex..................75....4500-4574
Ferrosur...................38....4400-4437
Kansas City Southern..50...2000-2049...re# 4575-4624
..............................50....4575-4624...ex 2000-2049
KCSdeM...................75....2600-2674...from TFM 2600-2674
Quebec Cartier..........19....11-29
QNS&L.....................12....415-426
Southern Pacific.......279....100-378....to Union Pacific 6148-6424, 6895
Transportacion Ferroviaria Mexicana..75..2600-2674..to KCSdeM same #s
Union Pacific...........526....5554-6081
............................277....6148-6424...from SP 100-378
............................270....6430-6699
...............................3....6700-6702...ex 9997-9999
..............................35....6703-6737...ex C&NW 8801-8835
............................150....6738-6887
...............................1....6895......ex SP 279
...............................5....6995-6999
............................218....7080-7297
...............................3....9997-9999...to 6700-6702
  

AC6000CW 4400hp FDL16 engine  Photos
Union Pacific.............70...7010-7079...re# 7336-7405
............................106...7300-7405


AC6000CW 6000hp HDL16 engine  Photos   Wikipedia 
CSX.......................100....600-699
..............................17...5000-5016
..............(CSX is replacing the HDL with a 6000hp GEVO-16) 
Union Pacific.............80...7500-7579...(to be 6888-6968)
..............(UP is replacing the HDL with a 4400hp FDL16 engine)  


ES44AC  Photos   Wikipedia 
BNSF Railway..........120....5718-5837
............................395....5844-6238
............................(47)...6239-6285....on order  
Canadian Pacific......200....8700-8899
CSX......................228.... 700 - 927
............................(72)....928 - 999....on order  
Ferromex.................99....4600-4698
Iowa Interstate........12.....500 - 511 
KCS/KCSdeM..........110....4650-4759
Norfolk Southern.......24....8000-8023
 
 
Union Pacific...........100....5248-5347
...............................5....5348-5352...ex 5695-5699
............................201....5353-5553
...............................5....5695-5699...re# 5348-5352
............................325....7600-7924



Rosters


AC Locomotive Owning Companies (Includes leased locomotives)


Alaska Railroad  Roster
4001-4028....28...SD70MAC  Photos


BNSF Railway  Roster
5600-5717...108...AC4400CW  Photos  Photos
5718-5837...120...ES44AC    Photos  Photos
5838-5840......3...AC4400CW  Photos  Photos 
5844-6238...395...ES44AC    Photos  Photos
6239-6285...(47)..ES44AC.....on order  
8800-8989...190...SD70MAC  Photos  Photos
9130-9288...159...SD70ACe    Photos
9289-9329...(41)..SD70ACe.....being delivered
 
9330-9399....70....SD70ACe  Photos  Photos
9400-9499...100...SD70MAC...from BN same #s  Photos  Photos
9500-9503......4...SD60MAC..from BN, returned to EMD Photos Photos
9504-9716...211...SD70MAC...from BN same #s  Photos  Photos
9711-9999...285...SD70MAC  Photos  Photos


Canadian Pacific  Roster
8500-8580....81...AC4400CW...Soo Line locomotives  Photos
8600-8655....56...AC4400CW...Soo Line locomotives  Photos
8700-8899...200...ES44AC        Photos 
9100-9160....61...SD90MAC (U)  Photos
9300-9303......4...SD90MAC-H2  Photos
9500-9840...301...AC4400CW     Photos
(100-119)....(20)..SD90MAC (U) CEFX on lease  Photos 
(1026-1059).(35)..AC4400CW    CEFX on lease   Photos


CIT Financial (CEFX)  Roster
100-139.......34...SD90MAC (U)  Photos
..................(123, 124, 126, 131, 132, 138 to INRD) 
1001-1059....59...AC4400CW     Photos


CSX  Roster
1 - 599........597..AC4400CW     Photos
600 - 699.....100..AC6000CW 6000hp HDL16  Photos
700 - 799.....100..ES44AC         Photos
700 - 774......75...SD70MAC....re# 4500-4574   Photos 
775 - 789......15...SD70MAC....ex Conrail 4130-4144, re# 4575-89  Photos
800 - 927.....128..ES44AC         Photos
928 - 999......72..ES44AC.........on order
800 - 812......13...SD80MAC....ex Conrail 4100-4128, re# 4590-4602
  Photos
4500-4574.....75...SD70MAC....ex 700-774   Photos
4575-4589.....15...SD70MAC....ex 775-789, ex CR  Photos
4590-4602.....13...SD80MAC....ex 800-812   Photos
4701-4830....130...SD70MAC      Photos
4831-4850.....20...SD70ACe       Photos
5000-5016.....17...AC6000CW 6000hp HDL16  Photos
5101-5122.....22...AC4400CW      Photos
9100-9120.....21...AC4400CW...re# 1-21


EMD Leasing  Roster
8500..............1...SD90MAC-H...from Union Pacific 8500  Photos
8522-8561.....40...SD90MAC-H2...from Union Pacific 8522-8561  Photos


Ferromex  Roster
4000-4014....15...SD70ACe      Photos
4500-4516....15...AC4400CW   to Ferrosur  Photos
4502 4504.....2....AC4400CW    Photos
4517-4574....58...AC4400CW    Photos 
4600-4698....99...ES44AC        Photos 


Ferrosur    Roster
4400-4437....38...AC4400CW    Photos
4500-4516....15...AC4400CW  ex Ferromex
.

Indiana Rail Road   Roster
9001-9006......6...SD90MAC(U)...ex CEFX   Photos
.

Iowa Interstate   Roster
500 - 511......12...ES44AC    Photos  


Kansas City Southern  Roster
Kansas City Southern de Mexico  TFM Roster
1600-1674....69...SD70MAC....ex TFM 1600-1674  Photos
2000-2049....50...AC4400CW...re# 4575-4624  Photos
2601-2674....40...AC4400CW...KCSM...ex TFM 2600-74  Photos
3900-3974.....5...SD70MAC.....ex 1600-1674   Photos
3997-3999.....3...SD70ACe......ex EMD Demonstrators 71-73   Photos 
4000-4059....60...SD70ACe       Photos
4060-4094....35...SD70ACe.....KCSM    Photos
4095-4129....35...SD70ACe       Photos
4500-4572....35...AC4400CW...KCSM...ex 2600-2672   Photos 
4575-4624....50...AC4400CW...ex 2000-2049  Photos
4650-4679....30...ES44AC.......KCSM   Photos
4680-4709....30...ES44AC         Photos
4710-4759....50...ES44AC.......KCSM   Photos


Montana Rail Link  Roster
4300-4315....16...SD70ACe  Photos


Norfolk Southern  Roster
7200-7216.....17...SD80MAC...ex Conrail 4101-4129  Photos
8000-8023.....24...ES44AC     Photos


Quebec Cartier Mining  Roster
11-29...........19...AC4400CW  Photos


Quebec, North Shore and Labrador  Roster
415-426........12...AC4400CW


Union Pacific  Roster
1982-1989......6....SD70ACe       Photos  Details
.........................1982(8379), 1983(8383), 1988(8396)
.........................1989(8521), 1995(8522), 1996(8523) 
4141..............1....SD70ACe...ex 8423  Photos  Details
5248-5347...100....ES44AC       Photos
5348-5352......5....ES44AC...ex 5695-5699  Photos  Details
5353-5553...201....ES44AC       Photos  Details
5554-6081...526....AC4400CW    Photos  Details
5695-5699......5....ES44AC...re# 5348-5352  Photos  Details
6148-6424...277....AC4400CW...from SP 100-378  Photos  Details
...........................................(18 units remain with SP numbers)
6430-6699...270....AC4400CW    Photos  Details
6700-6702......3....AC4400CW...ex 9997-9999  Photos  Details
6703-6737....35.....AC4400CW...ex C&NW 8801-8835  Photos  Details
6738-6887...150....AC4400CW...6838-6887 ordered by C&NW Photos Details
6888-6968....80....AC4400CW...ex 7500-7579 AC6000CW
6895..............1....AC4400CW...ex SP 279  Photos  Details
6995-6999......5....AC4400CW     Photos  Details
7010-7079....70....AC6000CW 4400hp FDL16...re# 7336-7405 Photos Details
7080-7297...218....AC4400CW     Photos  Details
7300-7405...106....AC6000CW 4400hp FDL16  Photos  Details
7500-7579.....80....AC6000CW  re# 6888-6968  Photos  Details
7600-7924...325....ES44AC          Photos   Details
8000-8308...309....SD90MAC (U)    Photos  Details
8160..............1....SD90MAC-H...re# 8500  Details
8201-8205......5....SD90MAC-H...re# 8501-8505  Photos  Details
8309-8670...355....SD70ACe       Photos  Details  
8500..............1....SD90MAC-H...ex 8160...to EMD Leasing 8500 Photos Details
8501-8521.....21....SD90MAC-H...re# 8911-8931  Photos  Details
8522-8561.....40....SD90MAC-H2...to EMD Leasing 8522-8561  Photos  Details
8911-8931.....21....SD90MAC-H...from 8501-8521  Photos  Details
9997-9999......3.....AC4400CW...to 6700-6702  Photos  Details


Former AC Locomotive Owning Railroads (Includes leased locomotives)


Burlington Northern  Roster
9400-9499....100...SD70MAC...to BNSF same #s  Photos  Photos
9500-9503.......4...SD60MAC...to BNSF same #s  Photos  Photos
9504-9716....211...SD70MAC...to BNSF same #s  Photos  Photos


Chicago and North Western  Roster
8801-8835.....35...AC4400CW...to UP 6703-6737  Photos
8836-8885....(50)..AC4400CW...delivered as UP 6838-6887


Conrail  Roster
4100-4127.....28...SD80MAC...to CSX 800-811, NS 7200-7215  Photos Photos
4128, 4129......2...SD80MAC...from EMD 8000, 8001...to CSX 812, NS 7216
4130-4144.....15...SD70MAC...to CSX 725-739, then 775-789
 Photos Photos


Southern Pacific  Roster
100-378.......279...AC4400CW...to Union Pacific 6148-6424, 6895  Photos


Transportacion Ferroviaria Mexicana  Roster
1600-1674.....75...SD70MAC....to KCS same #s  Photos
2600-2674.....75...AC4400CW...to KCSdeM same #s Photos



Passenger Lomotives-

Amtrak F40AC 202
Amtrak F40PH 202 Photo
Amtrak F40AC 202 Photo
F40PH 202 was badly damaged during July 1984 while on the Montrealer. It was rebuilt with Brown-Bovari traction motors at Beech Grove shops during February 1988. This also included a 24" longer body and larger wheels. During 1993 the unit was given by Amtrak to the AAR and went to the test track in Pueblo, Colorado.
Amtrak...................1....202...to AAR


EMD F69PH-AC 450, 451  450, 451 Photo
These are detailed above in the Demonstrators section.
Amtrak...................2....450, 451...to EMD


EMD / ABB FL9AC  Photos
EMD constructed 60 FL9 locomotives for the NYNH&H Railroad between 1956 and 1960. They were somewhat unusual with a B truck under the cab and an A-1-A truck under the rear. During 1991, 1992 and 1993 10 of these locomotives were rebuilt by ASEA-Brown-Boveri and Republic with AC equipment and a 3200 HP 710 engine. They suffered from several problems and have now been scrapped.
Long Island RR.........3....300-302
Metro-North............7....2040-2046



GE P32AC-DM  Photos
General Electric called these AMD-110's, a modification of their AMD-103's
(P40DC 800's). They were built to run as diesels (with a 3200 HP 12 cylinder 7FRL12 engine) or electrics (with retractable third rail shoes) so they could operate to the stations in New York City through the tunnels. During 1995 the first 10 were built for Amtrak, followed by 5 for Metro-North. The last of the 49 units was built during 2001.
Amtrak..................18....700-717
Conn DOT...............4....228-231
Metro-North...........27....201-227


EMD DE30AC  Photos
The 23 diesel-electric DE30AC's were put together at SuperSteel in Schenectady, New York, by EMD during 1997 and 1998. Power is provided by a 710 engine.
EMD DM30AC  Photos
The dual mode DM30AC is a modification of the DE30AC, constructed during 1999. Diesel power is also provided by a 710 engine, while a third rail shoe is added for electric operation. They were designed to operate through the tunnel into Penn Station.
Long Island RR.......23....400-422...DE30AC
Long Island RR.......23....500-522...DM30AC


Alstom PL42AC  Photos
Alstom built these at Hornell, New York during 2004 and 2005. EMD 710 engines provide their power.
New Jersey Transit..33....4000-4032



 

Passenger Operators


Amtrak  Roster
202................1...F40AC...to AAR  Photo
450, 451.........2...F69PH-AC...to EMD  Photos
700-717........18...P32AC-DM       Photos


Connecticut DOT  Roster
228-231..........4...P32AC-DM  Photos


Long Island Rail Road  Roster
300-302..........3...FL9AC    Photo
400-422.........23...DE30AC  Photos
500-522.........23...DM30AC  Photos


Metro-North  Roster
201-227.........27...P32AC-DM  Photos
2040-2046.......7...FL9AC      Photos


New Jersey Transit  Roster
4000-4032.....33...PL42AC  Photos

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Sources-

Websites-
http://www.thedieselshop.us/MPR.html  
http://www.trainweb.org/emdloco/index.html  
http://www.utahrails.net/up/up-diesel-index.php  
http://crcyc.railfan.net/locos/emd/sdindex.html  
http://www.trainpix.com/BNSF/  
http://espee.railfan.net/spac4400.html  
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A detailed accounting of which railroad owns every mile of track used by Amtrak.

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A summary of the 127 class 1 railroads in 1950.

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A look at the routes used by Amtrak on May 1st, 1971.

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A summary of the railroad crossings of the Continental Divide in North America

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A listing of the railroads operating in Iowa's 99 Counties today and in
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#10-America's Regional Railroads
A look at the 62 current and former Regional Railroads in the United States

#11-AC Ownership
Owners of locomotives with AC traction motors

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A listing of the railroads operating in Ohio's 88 Counties today and in
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#13-1980
A look at the events that took place during 1980 affecting America's railroads.

#14-Pieces of the Rock
Surviving rail lines and locomotives of the Rock Island Railroad.

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A State by State list of routes previously used by Amtrak.

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Posted by ericsp on Sunday, June 11, 2006 6:03 PM
Here is another link.
http://espee.railfan.net/spac4400.html

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Posted by CSSHEGEWISCH on Monday, June 12, 2006 10:20 AM
Dale:
You don't seem to believe in tackling small projects. I'm looking forward to seeing this one when it's completed.
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Posted by nanaimo73 on Tuesday, June 13, 2006 1:36 AM
Eric
Thanks for the link. I'm still surprised that SP could get so many AC units with the shape they were in back then.
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Posted by SSW9389 on Saturday, June 17, 2006 4:55 AM
GE #6002 is a former UP locomotive IIRC. It was involved in some mishap on UP and returned to GE for a new unit. GE made it part of its lease fleet.
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Posted by nanaimo73 on Sunday, June 18, 2006 9:24 AM
QUOTE: Originally posted by SSW9389

GE #6002 is a former UP locomotive IIRC. It was involved in some mishap on UP and returned to GE for a new unit. GE made it part of its lease fleet.


Thanks ED
I was wondering where that one came from.
I am glad to get it out of my way.
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Posted by SSW9389 on Sunday, June 18, 2006 7:44 PM
From The Diesel Shop 6002 AC6000CW 50945 bld date?? Test bed/Demo unit; Ex-UP 7511 (1st-my note) The UP 7511 (1) was replaced by GE with another unit.
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Posted by SSW9389 on Sunday, June 18, 2006 7:54 PM
From Don Strack's Utah Rails site All Time UP Roster part 64.

"UP 7511 (1st) suffered fire damage on 7 June 1999; cause of fire was determined to be warranty-related; unit retired on 16 June 1999 and shipped to GE at Erie, Pa., on 17 June 1999; damage repaired and unit repainted to GE's red and gray scheme and renumbered to GECX 6002 in April 2000."
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Posted by SSW9389 on Sunday, June 18, 2006 7:55 PM
Dale check ownership of the SD60MACs. I've read they never left EMD ownership.
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Posted by nanaimo73 on Sunday, June 18, 2006 8:26 PM
Thanks again Ed.
I've inserted "under lease" twice to clarify things.
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Posted by agentatascadero on Monday, June 19, 2006 7:55 PM
Was SP the only railroad that rostered class AC in steam? That would be, of course, the Articulated Consolidation.
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Posted by SSW9389 on Tuesday, June 20, 2006 4:13 AM
And all this time I thought AC stood for Ahead Cab. [:D] Don't know about your question.

QUOTE: Originally posted by agentatascadero

Was SP the only railroad that rostered class AC in steam? That would be, of course, the Articulated Consolidation.
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Posted by beaulieu on Monday, June 26, 2006 4:37 PM
Dale, another correction to your list the TFM SD70MACs were transfered to parent KCS and are not KCSM locomotives, two were wrecked as TFM and retired as such.
so only 73 will become KCS. They were originally leased from a special purpose GM leasing subsidiary. The deal was a little too expensive so KCS exercised its option to purchase the locomotives, then resold them to a different company and leased them back again. This time to parent KCS.
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Posted by nanaimo73 on Tuesday, June 27, 2006 10:27 AM
Thanks John. I had not heard any of that.
Will they be renumbered ?
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Posted by beaulieu on Wednesday, June 28, 2006 8:49 PM
Here is a bit more on the former TFM SD70MACs. They were originally owned by a company named ElMoMex, Inc. Set up by either EMD or GM just for this lease.
KCS purchased the Locomotives in November 2005, and then did a sale and leaseback arrangement with better terms. The two wrecked units were TFM 1613 and TFM 1642, they were badly damaged in a runaway and derailment near Monterrey, Mexico in the summer of 2005. They were not written off until after they were purchased by KCS. It is expected that these locomotives will be renumbered, but KCS is not in a big hurry about their renumbering.
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Posted by nanaimo73 on Thursday, June 29, 2006 1:35 AM
So KCS is going to repatriate them into the USA, and they would have to pay duties on them ?
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Posted by beaulieu on Thursday, June 29, 2006 11:08 PM
QUOTE: Originally posted by nanaimo73

So KCS is going to repatriate them into the USA, and they would have to pay duties on them ?


I don't think there are any duties on locomotives, a large batch of BN and BNSF SD70MACs were built in Mexico as was more than half of the Union Pacific's SD70M fleet. The former TFM fleet is already in the US, right now quite a few are on BNSF paying back horsepower hours.
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Posted by nanaimo73 on Friday, June 30, 2006 9:25 AM
OK.
I thought that was why CP had 137 AC4400CW's (8500-8655) registered as Soo Line locomotives.
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Posted by beaulieu on Friday, June 30, 2006 11:45 AM
QUOTE: Originally posted by nanaimo73

OK.
I thought that was why CP had 137 AC4400CW's (8500-8655) registered as Soo Line locomotives.


Those locomotives are Soo Line engines, so that they can appear on the Soo Line tax return at the end of the year as expenses, otherwise CP would have to pay a lot more US taxes.
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Posted by beaulieu on Friday, June 30, 2006 9:58 PM
Dale, minor error on your UP/EMD leasing SD90-H units
The first unit was built as UP 8160 which was renumbered as UP 8200 when more of the 4300hp units were delivered, then renumbered again as UP 8500. It is now running around as EMD leasing 8500. Further to this if you want the nitty gritty of their all-time numbers, UP 8161 became UP 8201, then UP 8501.
UP 8202 - 8205 became UP 8502 - 8505. All the other SD90MAC-Hs were delivered with the 8500 series numbers.
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Posted by nanaimo73 on Saturday, July 1, 2006 11:37 AM
Thanks John.
I think I'm just going to avoid that mess and just put in links to the UtahRails site. He has done an outstanding job with that.
I'm having enough problems with AC6000CW's, trying to find out how many there are of each type (4400 hp vs 6000), and I'm not even sure what to call the 4400 hp ones.
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Posted by beaulieu on Saturday, July 1, 2006 3:09 PM
QUOTE: Originally posted by nanaimo73

Thanks John.
I think I'm just going to avoid that mess and just put in links to the UtahRails site. He has done an outstanding job with that.
I'm having enough problems with AC6000CW's, trying to find out how many there are of each type (4400 hp vs 6000), and I'm not even sure what to call the 4400 hp ones.


Yes Don has done an excellent job on that website. UP's AC6000CWs with the 4400hp FDL16 engine are numbered in the 7300 series, the AC6000CWs with the 6000hp HDL16 engine are numbered in the 7500 series.
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Posted by nanaimo73 on Monday, July 3, 2006 7:51 AM
QUOTE: Originally posted by beaulieu

UP's AC6000CWs with the 4400hp FDL16 engine are numbered in the 7300 series, the AC6000CWs with the 6000hp HDL16 engine are numbered in the 7500 series.


That's easy to understand. Thanks.
Now I just have to finish it in 10 days before the apocalypse.
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Posted by CSSHEGEWISCH on Thursday, July 6, 2006 2:27 PM
QUOTE: Originally posted by nanaimo73

So KCS is going to repatriate them into the USA, and they would have to pay duties on them ?

Even before NAFTA, there would be no duties on these locomotives since they would be considered US-made goods returned.
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Posted by beaulieu on Friday, July 7, 2006 9:37 AM
Dale, the first SD90MAC-H on the UP ended as number 8500 and was transfered to EMD Leasing as EMLX 8500 not as EMLX 8200, here is a photo link in its new guise on KCS
http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=144083
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Posted by nanaimo73 on Friday, July 7, 2006 9:59 AM
Thanks John.
I've got that fixed, oops.

Are all of the CSX AC6000CW's (600s and 5000s) powered by HDL's ?
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Posted by beaulieu on Saturday, July 8, 2006 2:22 PM
QUOTE: Originally posted by nanaimo73

Thanks John.
I've got that fixed, oops.

Are all of the CSX AC6000CW's (600s and 5000s) powered by HDL's ?


All were built that way, CSXT 699 blew up its diesel during the time that GE was having big problems with bearings on the HDL diesel, and so it received a temporary replacement FDL16 engine. That was about 5 years ago, the temporary engine is still in it, otherwise they all have the HDL engine.
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Posted by nanaimo73 on Saturday, July 8, 2006 8:58 PM
Allright. Now I can fini***his.
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Posted by oltmannd on Friday, June 15, 2007 1:00 PM
Wow!  Nicely done summary!

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Posted by BNSFandSP on Monday, January 2, 2012 11:28 AM

Might I ask where are the MP15ACs, GP15ACs, GP38ACs, and SD38ACs?

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