M8's and Shore Line East

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Re: M8's and Shore Line East

Postby ebtmikado » Tue Apr 04, 2017 8:02 pm

Here's a photo of the first M-8 train to operate on its own power east of New Haven. It ran the night of Feb. 28, 2017 from New Haven to New London, shown here passing Guilford station.
Expect service between New Haven and Old Saybrook to begin before the end of this year.
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Re: M8's and Shore Line East

Postby Steamboat Willie » Wed Apr 05, 2017 7:15 pm

Care to enlighten me how you came up with that conclusion?
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Re: M8's and Shore Line East

Postby ebtmikado » Thu Apr 06, 2017 8:34 am

No.
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Re: M8's and Shore Line East

Postby Backshophoss » Wed Dec 12, 2018 2:27 am

Can the unpowered M-8 S trailer cars run on Amtrak's 25kv wire? and is there a limit of how many M-8 S trailers in a consist?
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Re: M8's and Shore Line East

Postby DutchRailnut » Wed Dec 12, 2018 8:48 am

yes and only one S car in consist , computer will not allow train makeup with more than one.
If Conductors are in charge, why are they promoted to be Engineer???

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