P32AC-DM Dual-Mode Genesis Discussion (Empire Service)

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Re: P32AC-DM Dual-Mode Genesis Discussion (Empire Service)

Postby AMTK822401 » Sat Jan 20, 2018 1:34 am

DutchRailnut wrote:a P40 or P42 can not control the third rail portion of a P32acdm

Figured I'd try to revive the topic concerning my favorite pieces of equipment....anyway, I remember hearing during the Summer of Hell that a few P42s were modified to be able to do just this. It makes sense because IIRC the same P42s were on the GCT trains every time I rode/saw photo or video. I know they had mechanical staff riding the trains too but I believe that had to do with shutting down the P42s and using them as a cab car.
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