Emmett wrote: ↑Thu Feb 02, 2023 11:16 am
What are ICT's?
ICTs are new dual-mode locomotives that are someday slated to replace some of the current ACS64
motors in NEC service along with the new Airo trainsets...They have yet to be built and is therefor unproven
and untested technology...Sigma gave some details in his reply post about the ICTs well...
From the current Amtrak five year plan - Page 132 (bottom):
(I have posted this elsewhere - appropriate to add for this topic)
"Amtrak's purchase of ICTs will reduce the number of ACS64 electric locomotives required for daily service.
As a result Amtrak will likely have surplus ACS64 locomotives available for resale or lease to commuter agencies
or the secondary market in the late 2020s. The exact quantity of units displaced and timing have not been
The Amtrak ACS64 Sprinters are not going anyplace else anytime soon...MACTRAXX
EXPRESS TRAIN TO NEW YORK PENN STATION-NO JAMAICA ON THIS TRAIN-PLEASE STAND CLEAR OF THE CLOSING TRAIN DOORS