• F40PH-3C overhaul program

  • Discussion relating to commuter rail, light rail, and subway operations of the MBTA.
Discussion relating to commuter rail, light rail, and subway operations of the MBTA.

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  by Trainboy21
 
Recrew was going to be the readville switcher crew. They ended to not going down. The train is not finished being put together and the line isn’t opened from Bridgewater to Middleboro this weekend.
  by Commuterrail1050
 
Why did csx decline to ship them west?
  by Trainboy21
 
Coupler issues
  by GP40MC1118
 
1062 arrived in Middleboro Tuesday morning off CSX.

1034 & 1059 still at Middleboro. Due to be picked up Wednesday by an extra out Readville.
  by Commuterrail1050
 
1056 was seen testing not long ago. Not sure on the status of the other units still there. Still haven’t seen whether 010 was nearing completion or not. Let us know when they release 1052 eastwards.
  by GP40MC1118
 
I understand it was the 1052 testing, not the 1056.
  by TrainFan1035
 
1052 tested last month 1056 test a few days ago 1050 is right
  by GP40MC1118
 
1066 was released from the G&U today. An extra out of Readville is picking it up at Forge Park.
  by Trainboy21
 
1066 was picked up back in Readville currently
  by GP40MC1118
 
1052 on Q560 by Fairport NY cam around 818PM tonight.
  by Commuterrail1050
 
Last one testing was 1056. No other updates to share on any other unit being close to completion towards the testing phase.
  by GP40MC1118
 
1027,1034,1055,1059 delivered to Middleboro today by an extra out of Readville. Hopefully CSX will take them this time.

1052 should be in Worcester or Framingham by now

1070 or 010 should be next out of Erie, but that's looking like sometime in July the earliest.
  by JacobKoppel
 
1052 got to Framingham this evening arrived with the 4 MBTA rotems.
  by alasgw
 
The two MP36s are not at Erie. They are stored off-site and will return at a later time.

As far as the F40 rebuild program is concerned - think of it this way: you have units from two different builders, from three build programs. The -3C program brings them all to the same standard in terms of wiring and components, which leads to maintenance savings down the line in terms of the ability to troubleshoot and has the same parts.
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