New Metro North locos

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Re: New Metro North locos

Post by ATK » Fri Oct 19, 2018 10:09 pm

6 FL9's at $420K are worthless without having ACSES equipment on them. $350K won't even buy you enough ACSES on board equipment to retrofit two locomotives. The math is pretty simple, loco not equipped with ACSES = no deal.

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