Heritage Locomotive Honors Advent of Diesel Era on the BNSF

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Heritage Locomotive Honors Advent of Diesel Era on the BNSF

Post by MetraBNSF » Fri Oct 18, 2019 3:56 pm

https://metrarail.com/about-metra/newsr ... l-era-bnsf

Brief excerpt from the link:
Metra locomotive 211’s new heritage design was inspired by the stainless-steel E-series passenger locomotives that ushered in the diesel era on the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad’s long-distance passenger trains in the 1940s and its Aurora-to-Chicago commuter operation in the 1950s.

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Re: Heritage Locomotive Honors Advent of Diesel Era on the BNSF

Post by Rockingham Racer » Sat Oct 19, 2019 5:12 am

Next, the CRIP?

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Re: Heritage Locomotive Honors Advent of Diesel Era on the BNSF

Post by CHTT1 » Sat Oct 19, 2019 9:45 am

There already is a Rock Island heritage unit. A Chicago and North Western unit is probably next.

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Re: Heritage Locomotive Honors Advent of Diesel Era on the BNSF

Post by NaugyRR » Sat Oct 19, 2019 10:39 am

That came out great, they did a really wonderful job
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Re: Heritage Locomotive Honors Advent of Diesel Era on the BNSF

Post by orangeline » Mon Oct 21, 2019 7:46 am

I think it looks very good!

I was just looking at heritage locos on the NJT site.

Will this be something other agencies will do, such as MBTA, SEPTA, MTA?
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Re: Heritage Locomotive Honors Advent of Diesel Era on the BNSF

Post by mcgrath618 » Mon Oct 21, 2019 2:32 pm

orangeline wrote:
Mon Oct 21, 2019 7:46 am
I think it looks very good!

I was just looking at heritage locos on the NJT site.

Will this be something other agencies will do, such as MBTA, SEPTA, MTA?
NJT did it. I really hope SEPTA does it.

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