Discussion relating to the operations of MTA MetroNorth Railroad including west of Hudson operations and discussion of CtDOT sponsored rail operations such as Shore Line East and the Springfield to New Haven Hartford Line

Moderators: GirlOnTheTrain, nomis, FL9AC, Jeff Smith

  by nomis
Hey, at lease 3 of the 4 ex-NJT units have the new and upgraded air compressor. :-)
  by Traingeek3629
I'm praying the poor P40s get a new paint job rather than someone throwing a Connecticut Commuter Rail sticker on them.

Although the discussion of the Constitution Liners is old and off-topic, I'd like to add that I saw them today, there were 10-12 of them on Track 6.
  by Backshophoss
They will get the"Butt Ugly" ConnDOT "X-Box" scheme when rebuilt. :( :( :(
  by DutchRailnut
nomis wrote:Hey, at lease 3 of the 4 ex-NJT units have the new and upgraded air compressor. :-)
like that would make difference on 3 car trains ?
  by njtmnrrbuff
The new paint scheme doesn't look that bad. It will serve it's purpose-demonstrating that the scheme is for intended use on any CDOT owned motive power. The days of the old McGinnis paint scheme are over, pretty much, and in general, it would be good for the rolling stock to have a paint scheme representing what the current true colors really mean.
  by Traingeek3629
Are any of them in the NH yard yet post-overhaul? I'd love to get down and see them.
  by nomis
If the contract was just awarded, and it is for 1,100 days. There will be 11 units ready in 1,000 days ;-)
  by Traingeek3629
So we've got a couple of months before the first is in.
  by Backshophoss
If Beech Grove is doing the rebuilds,is the plan to add a ConnDOT unit at Springfield to the Lake Shore Ltd for the ferry move west?
Or have CSX Drag them in a 1 shot move to Beech Grove??
  by DutchRailnut
problem must be on your end, no problem seeing the PDF pages of contract.
  by ConstanceR46
if anyone's interested in specout it begins at pg.66
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