IC C44-9W's

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IC C44-9W's

Postby Jmusolf » Sat Jan 26, 2013 3:55 pm

Does anyone know if the C44-9W's were originally going to be delivered in IC colors to IC right before the CN/IC merger or were they just part of CN's order and just got the "IC" subletter to balance out the roster?
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Re: IC C44-9W's

Postby CN_Hogger » Fri Feb 01, 2013 8:46 am

Since they were delivered in 2004, I highly doubt that they were to be delivered in IC colors...
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Re: IC C44-9W's

Postby Jmusolf » Fri Feb 01, 2013 5:04 pm

CN_Hogger wrote:Since they were delivered in 2004, I highly doubt that they were to be delivered in IC colors...


Ah I figured. I thought they were delivered in the late 90s so there was a chance they could've been part of IC's order that way. Thanks for clearing that up! :)
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Re: IC C44-9W's

Postby Deval » Mon Apr 29, 2013 12:02 am

They were ordered to comply with an old contract for the IC. I can't remember the specifics, but a certain percentage of IC engines must have air conditioning. The IC C44-9Ws are CN's only Dash 9 locomotives ordered with air conditioning.
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