Blueliner?

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Blueliner?

Postby StrasburgRailroadFan » Wed Aug 01, 2018 6:13 pm

Now, I have been going to Philadelphia many times by septa, and recently I have noticed something. There is an old electric MU that looks a bit like a blueliner in the septa yard between the stations wayne junction and north broad. Could someone tell me possibly why it is there? Next time I am on SEPTA I will try to get a picture. (or maybe I already have one deep in my files of train photos either way I'll get them posted.)
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Re: Blueliner?

Postby amtrakhogger » Wed Aug 01, 2018 6:19 pm

StrasburgRailroadFan wrote:Now, I have been going to Philadelphia many times by septa, and recently I have noticed something. There is an old electric MU that looks a bit like a blueliner in the septa yard between the stations wayne junction and north broad. Could someone tell me possibly why it is there? Next time I am on SEPTA I will try to get a picture. (or maybe I already have one deep in my files of train photos either way I'll get them posted.)


It is the 9135 and is or was used for storage. The car has been there for around 25 years or so and was painted once
within that time frame.
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Re: Blueliner?

Postby StrasburgRailroadFan » Wed Aug 01, 2018 9:31 pm

amtrakhogger wrote:
StrasburgRailroadFan wrote:Now, I have been going to Philadelphia many times by septa, and recently I have noticed something. There is an old electric MU that looks a bit like a blueliner in the septa yard between the stations wayne junction and north broad. Could someone tell me possibly why it is there? Next time I am on SEPTA I will try to get a picture. (or maybe I already have one deep in my files of train photos either way I'll get them posted.)


It is the 9135 and is or was used for storage. The car has been there for around 25 years or so and was painted once
within that time frame.


Yes that is it! thanks for the information.
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Re: Blueliner?

Postby R36 Combine Coach » Wed Aug 01, 2018 11:42 pm

9130 to be correct.
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Re: Blueliner?

Postby CNJGeep » Thu Aug 02, 2018 6:47 pm

R36 Combine Coach wrote:9130 to be correct.

The headlight says 9135, employees who placed it say it's 9135, survey says...
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Re: Blueliner?

Postby amtrakhogger » Thu Aug 02, 2018 9:01 pm

CNJGeep wrote:
R36 Combine Coach wrote:9130 to be correct.

The headlight says 9135, employees who placed it say it's 9135, survey says...


Survey says you are right. 9135.
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Re: Blueliner?

Postby liftedjeep » Fri Aug 03, 2018 8:23 pm

amtrakhogger wrote:
CNJGeep wrote:
R36 Combine Coach wrote:9130 to be correct.

The headlight says 9135, employees who placed it say it's 9135, survey says...


Survey says you are right. 9135.



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Re: Blueliner?

Postby glennk419 » Sat Aug 04, 2018 9:42 am

It's also landlocked as the switch to the siding was removed years ago.
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