The shutdown of the ACES train(NYP-AC)made the P40's surplus,and NJT as plenty of AL45DP's
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CNJGeep wrote:February 2015 is the latest photograph I have of P40 #4801 leading an MMC move.DutchRailnut wrote:all 4 have been stored since late 2013This is incorrect, as I have in my records 4802 leading an ACL train in February of 2014, and there is a photo online of the 4801 leading an MMC shop move in November of 2014.
Backshophoss wrote:The shutdown of the ACES train(NYP-AC)made the P40's surplus,and NJT as plenty of AL45DP'sI think this is your answer. They were bought for a service that got dumped.
ACeInTheHole wrote:NJT does not like GEs, the P40s were bought purely because they could fit in the tunnels, with the 44 shoving, thats it. Had the service survived, surely the 45s would have shown them the door by now anyway.Not sure if they don't like GE but I'd be willing to bet that being the oddball in a fleet dominated by BBD and EMD was the issue