Surviving Conrail Painted Loco Spottings

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Re: Surviving Conrail Painted Loco Spottings

Postby charlie6017 » Sun Jul 29, 2012 11:46 am

Good shot, sir!

And welcome to our forums as well!!

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Re: Surviving Conrail Painted Loco Spottings

Postby airman00 » Sun Jul 29, 2012 2:06 pm

I believe the 3810 was reactivated not too long ago. Nice to see they didn't repaint it!
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Re: Surviving Conrail Painted Loco Spottings

Postby waldwickrailfan » Wed Aug 15, 2012 12:56 am

NS 5401, 5415 have been entered in the SD40E capital rebuild program

Dash 8: 8305, 8312
SD50: 5406, 5420, 5424, 5425, 5438, 5441, 5443
SD38: 3804, 3810
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Re: Surviving Conrail Painted Loco Spottings

Postby waldwickrailfan » Wed Aug 15, 2012 1:48 pm

NS 5425 have been entered in the SD40E capital rebuild program

Dash 8: 8305, 8312
SD50: 5406, 5420, 5424, 5438, 5441, 5443
SD38: 3804, 3810
ES44AC: 8098
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Re: Surviving Conrail Painted Loco Spottings

Postby atsf sp » Fri Aug 17, 2012 10:34 pm

Spotted 5401 with half its hood gone at Juniata shops.
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Re: Surviving Conrail Painted Loco Spottings

Postby airman00 » Sat Aug 18, 2012 3:26 pm

Speaking of blue loco's... does anyone have an update on 8312? It appearently had it's engine modified and was put back together and sent to altoona for emissions testing. No word on what happened after that. Is it being put back into service?
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Re: Surviving Conrail Painted Loco Spottings

Postby airman00 » Sun Sep 09, 2012 7:52 am

Saw that there is now just 8 blue loco's left on NS roster. The 2 sd38's 3804 & 3810 have been retired? Just 6 sd 50's left and the 2 dash-8's.
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Re: Surviving Conrail Painted Loco Spottings

Postby Matt Langworthy » Tue Sep 18, 2012 6:33 am

airman00 wrote:The 2 sd38's 3804 & 3810 have been retired?


Yes, they're gone. NS purged the remaining PC/CR SD38s from its roster this summer.
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Re: Surviving Conrail Painted Loco Spottings

Postby bluedash2 » Wed Oct 24, 2012 7:15 pm

Sorry for the late post but SD50 5420 was at Edgemoor, DE yard monday morning as part of the 64/65N crude oil train consist. Still proudly wearing the CR Quality paint.
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Re: Surviving Conrail Painted Loco Spottings

Postby atsf sp » Thu Jan 03, 2013 6:39 pm

NS 5443 is in Altoona now about to be cut up.
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Re: Surviving Conrail Painted Loco Spottings

Postby charlie6017 » Thu Jan 03, 2013 8:09 pm

Cut up? Or is it going to be converted to a SD40E?

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Re: Surviving Conrail Painted Loco Spottings

Postby atsf sp » Fri Jan 04, 2013 1:08 pm

Cut in order to become a 40E.
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Re: Surviving Conrail Painted Loco Spottings

Postby bbobes327 » Wed Mar 20, 2013 8:51 pm

Are they all gone yet? or are there still a few hanging around out there?
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Re: Surviving Conrail Painted Loco Spottings

Postby scharnhorst » Thu Mar 21, 2013 7:25 am

When should we start counting Conrail units that are rolling around and still in blue but long sents purged from CSX and NS?
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Re: Surviving Conrail Painted Loco Spottings

Postby charlie6017 » Thu Mar 21, 2013 8:03 am

scharnhorst wrote:When should we start counting Conrail units that are rolling around and still in blue but long sents purged from CSX and NS?


Sounds like a plan to me!

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