Adios 615 & 622

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Re: SEPTA 615

Post by mcgrath618 » Wed Nov 14, 2018 1:16 pm

trainspot wrote:Diesel 80 dropped 615 at Woodbourne Yard at noon today, anyone know it’s destination? Has VGNX reporting marks, but they look old.
Did you get any pictures?

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Re: SEPTA 615

Post by trainspot » Wed Nov 14, 2018 1:25 pm

I did, will post when I can.

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Re: SEPTA 615

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Re: Adios 615 & 622

Post by liftedjeep » Wed Nov 14, 2018 3:16 pm

- #615 was moved to Woodbourne Yard by Septa this morning. She has "VGNX" reporting marks, which appear to be the Virginia Railroad Historical Society.

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Re: Adios 615 & 622

Post by glennk419 » Wed Nov 14, 2018 4:10 pm

Thanks Ben. Great news that it was ultimately saved from the torch. The body actually looks to be in very good shape for a 50+ year old loco.

I do still miss seeing it in gel train service though.
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Re: Adios 615 & 622

Post by ConstanceR46 » Wed Nov 14, 2018 11:41 pm

But the VGNX marks and deal fell through?

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Re: Adios 615 & 622

Post by trainspot » Thu Nov 15, 2018 9:37 am

Just found out its going to Greenbriar and Durbin.

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Re: Adios 615 & 622

Post by dgvrengineer » Mon Nov 19, 2018 2:43 pm

The 615 was bought by a private individual and is being shipped to Belington, WV on the Durbin & Greenbrier Valley RR's, West Virginia Central operation. Not sure what plans are for it.

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Re: SEPTA 615

Post by dgvrengineer » Mon Nov 19, 2018 2:45 pm

615 was bought by a private individual and is supposed to ship to Belington, WV on the DGVR's West Virginia Central. Not sure what the plans are for it.

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Re: SEPTA 615

Post by trainspot » Mon Nov 19, 2018 5:10 pm

dgvrengineer wrote:615 was bought by a private individual and is supposed to ship to Belington, WV on the DGVR's West Virginia Central. Not sure what the plans are for it.
Thank you! Hopefully a nice cosmetic restoration at least.

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Re: Adios 615 & 622

Post by dgvrengineer » Thu Dec 27, 2018 8:13 pm

615 was scheduled to arrive in Belington, WV today. Not sure if the move happened. At least it will be safe.

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Re: Adios 615 & 622

Post by NorthPennLimited » Sat Oct 05, 2019 9:07 am

Anyone know what the locomotive / cab car assignments are going to be for the gel trains this autumn? The leaves should start falling in a week or two.

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Re: Adios 615 & 622

Post by glennk419 » Sat Oct 05, 2019 10:14 am

As I was clearing the leaves from my lawn this morning, I wondered the same thing. Last year they used the AEM-7's for the leaf / gel trains. I wonder if they will do the same this year?
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Re: Adios 615 & 622

Post by CNJGeep » Sat Oct 05, 2019 7:24 pm

602/70 on the Overbrook Gel

Three AEM-7s to Wayne Electric at some point in the next week or two for the other two trains (with one spare).
"I'll keep moving through the dark, with you in my heart, my blood brother." RIP D.C.

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