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by ES44AH
Sat Apr 07, 2018 10:43 pm
Forum: Paper Railroads
Topic: Maryland and Northern Trans. Co.
Replies: 21
Views: 14573

Re: Maryland and Northern Trans. Co.

system.png Finally got around to making a full system route for the M&N. Yellow Lines west of the Bay are M&N, yellow lines east of the Bay are for subsidiary Maryland East Coast (purple are MDEC Carferries). Barely visible in Red is the Baltimore Terminal Railway and the Blue lines are Frederick R...
by ES44AH
Tue Apr 03, 2018 9:34 am
Forum: Paper Railroads
Topic: Maryland and Northern Trans. Co.
Replies: 21
Views: 14573

Re: Maryland and Northern Trans. Co.

Updated Locomotive Roster: 51-52: EA 51X: EB 11: H24-66 101-120: MP15AC 121-135: SW1500 140-144: S-2 200-250: GP40-2 400-425: GP50 1000-1089, 1100: AC44CH 1090-1099: ET44AH 1300-1349: ES44AH 1350-1399: ES50AH 1400-1403: C642AC 1410-1450: CW44-9 1675-1677: SD45 1700-1720: SD45RM (Chopped nose SD45, ...
by ES44AH
Sat Feb 24, 2018 8:20 am
Forum: Paper Railroads
Topic: Maryland and Northern Trans. Co.
Replies: 21
Views: 14573

Re: Maryland and Northern Trans. Co.

Updated Locomotive Roster: 51-52: EA 51X: EB 11: H24-66 101-120: MP15AC 121-135: SW1500 140-144: S-2 200-250: GP40-2 400-425: GP50 1000-1089, 1100: AC44CH 1090-1099: ET44AH 1300-1349: ES44AH 1350-1399: ES50AH 1400-1403: C642AC 1410-1450: CW44-9 1675-1677: SD45 1700-1720: SD45RM (Chopped nose SD45, e...
by ES44AH
Sat Feb 24, 2018 7:49 am
Forum: Paper Railroads
Topic: Maryland and Northern Trans. Co.
Replies: 21
Views: 14573

Re: Maryland and Northern Trans. Co.

The ACe's have been dropped off to Rock Island. The AC44T4 program has been cancelled, 1089 will remain a AC44AH. The sale of the ACe's are going towards the purchase of 10 ET44AH (the new 1090-series, AC44T4s 1090-1098 will be retired) As a shakedown trial, 4-8-2 5594 will be pulling regional passe...
by ES44AH
Wed Feb 14, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: Paper Railroads
Topic: Maryland and Northern Trans. Co.
Replies: 21
Views: 14573

Re: Maryland and Northern Trans. Co.

Not much new to report. The ACe's have been pulled from storage for decommissioning. They will be sent west later this week. The last 3 GP38-2M are headed to Cape Charles to home rails on Maryland East Coast. Cumberland Shop Updates: -SD70ACe's 4200, 4202, 4204-4210 have been moved from deadline to ...
by ES44AH
Mon Feb 12, 2018 12:47 am
Forum: Paper Railroads
Topic: Maryland and Northern Trans. Co.
Replies: 21
Views: 14573

Re: Maryland and Northern Trans. Co.

Locomotive News: H24-66 #11 has been placed back in service at Curtis bay. the ex-NS GP38-2s have been rebuilt with "chopped" noses similar to SD45RM. MDEC 5024 and 5040 were shipped to Cape Charles, VA earlier last week. The final 3 units have been painted into a "heritage" scheme, reviving the ori...
by ES44AH
Sat Jan 13, 2018 6:23 pm
Forum: Paper Railroads
Topic: Maryland and Northern Trans. Co.
Replies: 21
Views: 14573

Re: Maryland and Northern Trans. Co.

Air Maryland has purchased 4 ex-Southwest Airlines 737-300. The 733's will replace the DC-3 that have already been retired. For now, the aircraft fly in patched out SW livery.
by ES44AH
Mon Jan 08, 2018 11:45 am
Forum: Paper Railroads
Topic: Maryland and Northern Trans. Co.
Replies: 21
Views: 14573

Re: Maryland and Northern Trans. Co.

First post of 2018. Loocmotive News: MNTX 11, the only operating H24-66 in existence, is now at the Mount Clare shops for some traction motor repairs. SD45RM 1706 has suffered a crankshaft failure. En route to Cumberland for engine rebuild. ETB-1 (former ATSF SD75) will be used to test Progress Rail...
by ES44AH
Tue Nov 28, 2017 11:04 am
Forum: Paper Railroads
Topic: Maryland and Northern Trans. Co.
Replies: 21
Views: 14573

Re: Maryland and Northern Trans. Co.

That time of year again, the running of the M&N Holiday Special. Like every year, the Holiday Special is being sponsored by charity organizations in Maryland, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Virginia. 2017 Consist: 2-8-8-4 EM-1 7604 AC44AH 1000 B&O heritage unit 4 50ft Boxcars (painted to match pas...
by ES44AH
Sun Oct 22, 2017 11:22 pm
Forum: Paper Railroads
Topic: Maryland and Northern Trans. Co.
Replies: 21
Views: 14573

Re: Maryland and Northern Trans. Co.

The M&N has opened a new line serving BWI Airport. The line branches off near St. Denis. A fleet of 9 rebuilt E8A have been assigned to this new line and each locomotive is painted as an airline that serves BWI (not all are represented). The new units are: MNTX 6200 "Southwest Airlines" MNTX 6201 "D...
by ES44AH
Tue Aug 29, 2017 8:15 pm
Forum: Paper Railroads
Topic: Maryland and Northern Trans. Co.
Replies: 21
Views: 14573

Re: Maryland and Northern Trans. Co.

After a leave of absence, getting back on track (pun intended). Updates: The Canton Railroad in Baltimore, MD has been acquired by the M&N, now called the Baltimore Terminal Railway. Ex-Canton locomotives will be put up for sale. 8 TS38R (GP60B rebuilt as endcab switchers) will provide new power. M&...
by ES44AH
Tue Mar 07, 2017 12:58 pm
Forum: Paper Railroads
Topic: Cumberland Heavy Locomotive Repair and Rebuild Services
Replies: 0
Views: 3423

Cumberland Heavy Locomotive Repair and Rebuild Services

Now opening at the M&N's Cumberland Shops, the Locomotive Repair and Rebuild service can repair or rebuild any diesel locomotive from any builder. Can perform repairs on everything from prime movers, generators, turbochargers, traction motors or even locomotive inspections. In our heavy rebuild depa...
by ES44AH
Sat Mar 04, 2017 10:55 am
Forum: Paper Railroads
Topic: Maryland and Northern Trans. Co.
Replies: 21
Views: 14573

Re: Maryland and Northern Trans. Co.

Nothing to report from Air Maryland, all King Air are being phased out for Super King Air. M&N news: 10 ET44AH have been ordered, delivered by end of year. the units will be numbered in the 7000 series M&N adds another "Frankenstein" locomotive to the roster, MNTX 10000. Classified as a DHE-660, 100...
by ES44AH
Wed Feb 01, 2017 5:26 pm
Forum: Paper Railroads
Topic: Maryland and Northern Trans. Co.
Replies: 21
Views: 14573

Re: Maryland and Northern Trans. Co.

Air Maryland News: All King Air have been retired and replaced with Super King Air DC-3's 010 and 014 are being repowered with Pratt-Whitney PT6 turboprop engines. DC-3 020 has been retired, replaced with L100 of same number. L100 is flying "patched" Delta Livery with M&N patch logos. M&N News: East...
by ES44AH
Tue Dec 06, 2016 6:52 pm
Forum: Paper Railroads
Topic: Maryland and Northern Trans. Co.
Replies: 21
Views: 14573

Re: Maryland and Northern Trans. Co.

M&N holiday special will run on December 10 and 11, starting in Baltimore and ending in Connellsville. A second train will operate on the 17th and 18th and will run down to Grafton, WV. Train 924 (first train) will be pulled by EM-1 7600 and AC4400CW 1000. Train 925 will be led by 51 and 51x.
by ES44AH
Tue Dec 06, 2016 5:25 pm
Forum: Railfanning Information
Topic: Chessie System?
Replies: 13
Views: 5994

Re: Chessie System?

B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore has a GP38, B&O 3802 (All American Diesel by Trains Magazine). They have it in running condition and used to move equipment around and sometimes pulls the excursions.
by ES44AH
Sun Dec 04, 2016 1:28 am
Forum: Paper Railroads
Topic: Modern Western Maryland Railway
Replies: 0
Views: 3490

Modern Western Maryland Railway

I know someone on here has or had WM's trackage, but this is in its own alternate reality so it wont clash with anyone else. The Western Maryland is my favorite railroad, and is local to me (Living in Hagerstown, MD. former home of WM's engine shops). The modern Western Maryland, a "what if" of if t...
by ES44AH
Tue Nov 22, 2016 4:44 pm
Forum: Paper Railroads
Topic: Locomotives For Sale
Replies: 0
Views: 3468

Locomotives For Sale

For Sale from the Maryland and Northern Trans. Co. In operating condition: EMD F9PH-2 #6080-6100 EMD F7B #6080x-6100x EMD GP15 #400 (former Bay Coast) EMD GP38 #2014 (former Bay Coast) Non-operationg: EMD/IC GP10 #2000 (former Bay Coast, needs full rebuild) EMD/IC GP10 #2001 (former Bay Coast, needs...
by ES44AH
Tue Nov 22, 2016 4:36 pm
Forum: Paper Railroads
Topic: Maryland and Northern Trans. Co.
Replies: 21
Views: 14573

Re: Maryland and Northern Trans. Co.

ET44AC's are now testing over the West Division on coal drags U811 and U814 Business Special X-51: EA 51, EB 51X, and PA-1 100. Operating on East Division from Baltimore to Point of Rocks. EM-1 7600 and AC44 1000 will be set aside for Holiday Special in December. Locomotive Rebuild/Repair updates: E...
by ES44AH
Thu Nov 17, 2016 9:29 am
Forum: Paper Railroads
Topic: Maryland and Northern Trans. Co.
Replies: 21
Views: 14573

Re: Maryland and Northern Trans. Co.

M&N News: A pair of General Electric ET44AC are being tested. M&N has acquired the Bay Coast Railroad on the eastern shore of Maryland and Virginia. This will become the M&N's Eastern Shore Division and serves grain elevators along the eastern shore and also operates a car ferry to Norfolk and soon ...