Current Military Rail Operations

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Re: Current Military Rail Operations

Postby riffian » Tue May 23, 2017 9:08 am

Report on another site that the Clear, AK Air Force Base has switched their heating system from coal to oil and deactivated their rail operation. One GE 80 tonner has gone to Eielson AFB while the other is still at Clear. Their numbers are 1650 and 1679, both former Bayonne, NJ Army Terminal.
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Re: Current Military Rail Operations

Postby RailVet » Sat Oct 07, 2017 6:55 pm

A roster change: US Army 1873 was sold and is now up for resale on Sterling Rail's website:

http://www.sterlingrail.com/classifieds ... p?id=19111

The GP10 had been in use at Fort Lewis, WA (now Joint Base Lewis-McChord). The operation there is very short on mileage. Locomotives operate only between the load-out yard and the interchange yard, which almost touch each other.
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