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The History of Norfolk Southern’s SD70ACU

It wasn’t that long ago that a small armada of Armour Yellow diesels brightened the locomotive ranks of Norfolk Southern’s predominantly black diesel army. The former Uncle Petes paraded in their sunny dress throughout 2015, 2016 and much of 2017 before the painter’s spray can and the cosmetic surgeons’s scalpel finally caught up with the […]

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Norfolk Southern’s SD70ACU #7320 @ Enola, Pa.

Norfolk Southern SD70ACU #7320 @ Enola, Pa.

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Norfolk Southern’s SD70ACU

Norfolk Southern has released the first two of its rebuilt SD70ACU locomotives. The program, which began in 2015, is the latest for the railroad to upgrade older and less reliable locomotives in its fleet. The program draws from the 100 former Union Pacific SD9043MACs acquired second hand from EMD. The rebuild program features a complete […]

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