Current M&E Roster

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Re: Current M&E Roster

Postby cjvrr » Mon Apr 07, 2014 3:09 pm

Not much left of the 7205 when I went by today. Long hood and engine components all cut off. Cab, frame and trucks looked to be all that was left.
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Re: Current M&E Roster

Postby thebigham » Mon Apr 07, 2014 5:53 pm

This is the updated roster:

SVC = Serviceable (Operational or down for minor running repairs)
OOS = Out of Service

*RRPX is a leasing company owned by M&E president Wes Weis. The two companies are not otherwise affiliated.

C424 #18 - SVC in Morristown
C424 #19 - SVC in Morristown
SW1500 #20 - SVC at Bayway
RS1 #21 - OOS at Whippany, RRPX-owned
GP9M #22 - OOS at Jefferson Road runaround
FL9 #485 - OOS on Vornado siding, RRPX-owned
FL9 #488 - SVC in Rockland, Maine, RRPX-owned
FL9 #489 - OOS in Rockland, Maine, RRPX-owned
SW1200 #557 - SVC at Bayway, RRPX-owned (FOR SALE)
SW1200 #559 - Stored SVC at Ridgedale runaround, RRPX-owned (FOR SALE)
SW1200 #563 - Stored SVC at Ridgedale runaround, RRPX-owned (FOR SALE)
GP9 #764 - SVC in Bath, Maine, RRPX-owned
M420 #3573 - SVC in Rockland, Maine
C424 #4204 - OOS at Ridgedale runaround, RRPX-owned
C424 #4216 - OOS at Jefferson Road runaround
RS11 #7215 - OOS at Junction siding, RRPX-owned
Plymouth #7299 - SVC in Morristown, owned by the Military Transport Association

Scrapped March/April 2014:

M420 #3562 - OOS at Jefferson Road
FL9 #487 - OOS at Ridgedale runaround, RRPX-owned
FL9 #486 - OOS on Vornado siding, RRPX-owned
C424 #4231 - OOS at Jefferson Road runaround
RS11 #7205 - OOS at Ridgedale runaround, RRPX-owned
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Re: Current M&E Roster

Postby mowingman » Mon Apr 07, 2014 9:03 pm

Wow, only 2 serviceable units on the M&E? Seems like they are kind of "living on the edge" there. I guess the frequency of service is very low on their lines. One unit operating, and one in reserve if needed?
Thanks for the update.
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Re: Current M&E Roster

Postby therudycometh » Tue Apr 08, 2014 10:05 am

Looks right to me.

18 and 19 are both used almost daily. We've had several days recently that required two crews.
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Re: Current M&E Roster

Postby kamerad47 » Wed Apr 09, 2014 6:17 am

It be nice to see more pics of the crews working !!!!!! :-D
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Re: Current M&E Roster

Postby Ken S. » Wed Apr 09, 2014 8:57 am

kamerad47 wrote:It be nice to see more pics of the crews working !!!!!! :-D


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EDgd3NgLhWw - Will a video of a crew flagging Bergen Street in Dover do?
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Re: Current M&E Roster

Postby MEC407 » Wed Apr 09, 2014 11:54 am

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Re: Current M&E Roster

Postby kamerad47 » Thu Apr 10, 2014 6:33 am

Nice !!!!! keep them coming !!!!!!!
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Re: Current M&E Roster

Postby MEC407 » Sun Apr 13, 2014 11:46 am

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Re: Current M&E Roster

Postby MEC407 » Wed Apr 16, 2014 1:00 pm

Photos and commentary by Steve Barry:

http://blog.railroadphotographer.com/20 ... f-fl9.html
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Re: Current M&E Roster

Postby MEC407 » Fri Apr 18, 2014 11:16 am

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Re: Current M&E Roster

Postby thebigham » Thu Jul 03, 2014 8:26 pm

Is it true that C424 #4216 and RS11 #7215 have been scrapped?
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Re: Current M&E Roster

Postby MEC407 » Thu Jul 03, 2014 8:29 pm

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Re: Current M&E Roster

Postby thebigham » Fri Jul 04, 2014 11:47 am

^Thanks.

This is the updated roster:

SVC = Serviceable (Operational or down for minor running repairs)
OOS = Out of Service

*RRPX is a leasing company owned by M&E president Wes Weis. The two companies are not otherwise affiliated.

C424 #18 - SVC in Morristown
C424 #19 - SVC in Morristown
SW1500 #20 - SVC at Bayway
RS1 #21 - OOS at Whippany, RRPX-owned
GP9M #22 - OOS at Jefferson Road runaround
FL9 #485 - OOS on Vornado siding, RRPX-owned
FL9 #488 - SVC in Rockland, Maine, RRPX-owned
FL9 #489 - OOS in Rockland, Maine, RRPX-owned
SW1200 #557 - SVC at Bayway, RRPX-owned (FOR SALE)
SW1200 #559 - Stored SVC at Ridgedale runaround, RRPX-owned (FOR SALE)
SW1200 #563 - Stored SVC at Ridgedale runaround, RRPX-owned (FOR SALE)
GP9 #764 - SVC in Bath, Maine, RRPX-owned
M420 #3573 - SVC in Rockland, Maine
C424 #4204 - OOS at Ridgedale runaround, RRPX-owned
Plymouth #7299 - SVC in Morristown, owned by the Military Transport Association

Scrapped July 2014:

C424 #4216 - OOS at Jefferson Road runaround
RS11 #7215 - OOS at Junction siding, RRPX-owned

Scrapped March/April 2014:

M420 #3562 - OOS at Jefferson Road
FL9 #487 - OOS at Ridgedale runaround, RRPX-owned
FL9 #486 - OOS on Vornado siding, RRPX-owned
C424 #4231 - OOS at Jefferson Road runaround
RS11 #7205 - OOS at Ridgedale runaround, RRPX-owned
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Re: Current M&E Roster

Postby Sandy Burton » Mon Jul 07, 2014 10:58 am

I passed through Rockland on 6/24/14. The 489 was at the station on a train, apparently a charter for later in the week. It appears to be back in service.

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