MBTA Subway; Work engines?

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MBTA Subway; Work engines?

Postby ConstanceR46 » Fri Oct 19, 2018 12:02 pm

I'm wondering about the number of MOW engines used on the Red, Blue and Orange lines and their make and models.
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Re: MBTA Subway; Work engines?

Postby jwhite07 » Fri Oct 19, 2018 1:38 pm

For the subway, there's one diesel work engine, which can be transferred by road to another line if/when necessary - Plymouth 50-tonner 04443. It's presently based at Cabot Yard on the Red Line but I remember it being based at Wellington on the Orange Line for many years as well.

http://transithistory.org/roster/ has details about it and other work equipment (as well as a full roster of revenue equipment too).
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