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Re: PL42AC thread

Post by nick11a » Tue Aug 05, 2008 4:44 pm

Jtgshu wrote:
Grump wrote:Yesterday 8/4/08, 2309 had a PL42 on the point.... Not sure if this was the first revenue trip on the NJCL...


wonderful............there goes the rush hours


Hehehe. :-)
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Re: PL42AC thread

Post by blockline4180 » Wed Aug 06, 2008 9:58 pm

Do any loose parts ever fall off these engines???
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Re: PL42AC thread

Post by Ken S. » Wed Aug 06, 2008 10:18 pm

blockline4180 wrote:Do any loose parts ever fall off these engines???


It's only a matter of time before they do.

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Re: PL42AC thread

Post by CNJGeep » Thu Aug 07, 2008 10:42 am

Hmmm...something tells me that PL was on there by accident :-D
The next day, 2309 had an RVL set (4201-5 CII-6056)
Perhaps the sets got switched in HOB by mistake?
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Re: PL42AC thread

Post by transit383 » Thu Aug 07, 2008 4:01 pm

A PL42 went west down the NEC yesterday, passing through New Brunswick around noon. Couldn't get the locomotive number, but it was pulling two C5s with the cab car being 6017.
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Re: PL42AC thread

Post by Raritan Express » Thu Aug 07, 2008 5:37 pm

Going to the Atlantic City Line? Imagine what would happen if it breaks down there.
"This is an Raritan Valley express train to Allentown stopping at Newark Penn Station, Westfield, Plainfield, Bridgewater, Somerville, Raritan, High Bridge, Philipsburg, Easton, Bethlehem, and Allentown. Transfer at Newark for service to West Trenton and Lakehurst. Next stop is Newark."

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Re: PL42AC thread

Post by purr-fect transportation » Thu Aug 07, 2008 7:23 pm

Are you sure it wasn't 1 of the 3 Ex Amtrak P-40's? They painted them up so close that if one flashes by fast its hard to tell-supposedly we will start "AC Specials" similiar to the buses. Theres a P-40 at Raritan- we are receiving familiarization training. And if the band your in starts playing different tunes, I'll meet you on the dark side of the moon.

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Re: PL42AC thread

Post by transit383 » Sat Aug 09, 2008 12:41 pm

purr-fect transportation wrote:Are you sure it wasn't 1 of the 3 Ex Amtrak P-40's?


Positive. It was a PL42.
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Re: PL42AC thread

Post by transit383 » Fri Aug 15, 2008 2:15 pm

4031 went west through New Brunswick around noon with six Multilevels. Cab was 7026. It returned back east around 1:30PM.
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Re: PL42AC thread

Post by cnj1524 » Wed Sep 10, 2008 12:36 pm

PL42 went by metuchen at about 1:10 pm with 2 comet 5 cars,didnt get #

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Re: PL42AC thread

Post by Steve F45 » Tue Sep 16, 2008 11:25 am

does anyone have a good overhead roof shot of the radiator fans?

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Re: PL42AC thread

Post by transit383 » Tue Sep 16, 2008 12:41 pm

Steve F45 wrote:does anyone have a good overhead roof shot of the radiator fans?


This is the best I have:

PL42 at Kingsland
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Re: PL42AC thread

Post by Steve F45 » Thu Sep 18, 2008 10:51 am

transit383 wrote:
Steve F45 wrote:does anyone have a good overhead roof shot of the radiator fans?


This is the best I have:

PL42 at Kingsland



It helps, but i may have to spend some time at Kingsland to get a overhead shot. I'm trying to see which model 48" fans are used so I can get the appropriate cannon and co. ho fans for a model.

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Re: PL42AC thread

Post by cnj1524 » Thu Sep 18, 2008 11:04 am

Which ho model would you be refering to?

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Re: PL42AC thread

Post by Kaback9 » Thu Sep 18, 2008 11:19 am

I don't know if he's referring to any model but heres a PL42 Model thats coming out.

http://islandmodelworks.com/PL42.html
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