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5,000th GEVO In Linden, New Jersey

Union Pacific #7964 (The 5,000th GEVO) just in off of CSX unit ethanol train K648 in Linden, New Jersey on April 30th, 2016

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Metro North’s GE P32AC-DM #228 a.k.a. The “New Haven” Heritage Locomotive

The P32AC-DM (GENESIS Series II) was developed for both Amtrak and Metro-North and can operate on power generated either by the on-board diesel prime mover or, for a short period of time (approximately 10 minutes), power collected from a third rail electrification system. It’s rated at 3,200 horsepower, 2,900 horsepower when supplying HEP, and is […]

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Triple-Train Monday With 36T, K82 & 11R With The Vancouver Olympics Unit #8876

Norfolk Southern Train 36T with a lot of EPIC waste containers and intermodal containers @ 07:17 a.m….     Norfolk Southern K82 with 80 cars @ 08:00 a.m….     Norfolk Southern Train 11R with 117 cars and the Vancouver Olympics Unit #8876 @ 5:40 p.m….   Guide To Understanding Norfolk Southern Train Symbols: Train […]

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NS Standard Cab Dash 9-40Cs…. Get Up, Get Out And Go Shoot Em’ While You Still Can

Dash 9-40Cs #8859 & #8771 bring Train 458 (@ M.P. 671) down into Taylor Yard on September 8, 2015…. Unknown to me at the time, Norfolk Southern company photographer Casey Thomason was at Taylor Yard (2) miles away and photographed this same lashup as it worked the yard.   When it comes to locomotive rebuilding […]

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GE Transportation Evolution® Series Tier 4 Engine

GE Transportation’s new Evolution® Series Tier 4 Locomotive meets the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) stringent Tier 4 emission standards without the use of any type of aftertreatment. GE expects that the Evolution® Series Tier 4 Locomotive will be the first mainline locomotive on the market to meet such standards.

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(Video) GE Manufacturing Solutions in Fort Worth

A cool and informative video about the manufacturing process of today’s top selling locomotives.

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General Electric AC6000CW Diesel Locomotives

The General Electric AC6000CW diesel electric locomotive could probably be best described as the diesel locomotive that never was…. That’s because despite its numerical high horsepower designation, there are no true “6,000” horsepower GEs in operation on American rails. The unit was designed in the mid 90s during the height of the horsepower race between […]

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The CITIRAIL (CREX) GEVO

Citicorp Railmark Inc. (trading as Citirail Express or CREX) is best known for leasing locomotives to the BNSF Railway and some of the sharpest, cleanest, flashiest locomotives on the rails of North America today are the CITIRAIL GEVOs. Currently these are 100 GE ES44ACs that Citirail/CREX acquired for lease service. They’re painted (silver?) gray with […]

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Norfolk Southern: Beefing Up The H.P. On It’s Dash 9s

The C40-9 and its wide cab variant was more or less a de-rated C44-9 that was built specifically for the Norfolk Southern from the mid-1990s through the mid-2000s. Now, in addition to the the second-hand power purchases to fill the power vacuum, NS has been beefing up the H.P. on many of its GE diesels, […]

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Canadian National’s GE Dash 8-40CM

Here’s a tough one to catch!… The 6-axle GE C40-8M was built by GE from 1990 to 1994 and is often referred to as a Dash 8-40CM. On the inside it’s mechanically identical to the common Dash 8-40CW, but on the outside it’s anything but traditional. These cowl bodied beasts were constructed only for the […]

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