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by CarolinaSouthern
Tue Apr 05, 2016 3:07 pm
Forum: Paper Railroads
Topic: Carolina Southern (Revised)
Replies: 191
Views: 66398

Re: Carolina Southern (Revised)

The management of the Carolina Southern has decided to throw in a bid for the Norfolk Southern Corporation, in an attempt to combat CP in their quest to obtain NS. NS, should the Carolina Southern come into holding of it, will be: -Merged into the CS as a whole -All NS locomotives repainted into the...
by CarolinaSouthern
Sat Apr 02, 2016 9:28 pm
Forum: Paper Railroads
Topic: Carolina Southern (Revised)
Replies: 191
Views: 66398

Re: Carolina Southern (Revised)

Updated map of the Carolina Southern Railroad, including the interchange with the New Luna Republic Railroad, and their system as well.

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by CarolinaSouthern
Thu Mar 31, 2016 12:11 am
Forum: Paper Railroads
Topic: Carolina Southern (Revised)
Replies: 191
Views: 66398

Re: Carolina Southern (Revised)

The Carolina Southern now has an official slogan,and an official logo. for the company.

"Look Ahead; The Carolina Southern serves the South".

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by CarolinaSouthern
Wed Mar 23, 2016 2:38 pm
Forum: Paper Railroads
Topic: CS K-Line Repair Facility
Replies: 3
Views: 4635

Re: CS K-Line Repair Facility

CS 1996 is now under road testing. SR 2-8-0 542 has been transferred from the NC Transportation Museum to the facility to undergo mechanical restoration to operating condition.
by CarolinaSouthern
Thu Mar 17, 2016 1:44 pm
Forum: Paper Railroads
Topic: Carolina Southern (Revised)
Replies: 191
Views: 66398

Re: Carolina Southern (Revised)

Updated Roster. CS 32A E9 RBLT CS 32B E9 RBLT CS 32C E9 RBLT CS 70 GP50 CS 75 C30-7 RBLT CS 107 B40-8 CS 110 SW1500 CS 111 SW1500 CS 200 - 352 GP38-3 CS 602 SW1 CS 700 - 721 GP30 HH CS 800 - 810 SD80 MAC CS 813 GP40-3 CS 814 SD30 CS 820 GP40-2W CS 821 GP40-2W CS 822 GP40-2W CS 900 - 912 SD90 MAC CS ...
by CarolinaSouthern
Thu Mar 17, 2016 1:42 pm
Forum: Paper Railroads
Topic: Carolina Southern (Revised)
Replies: 191
Views: 66398

Re: Carolina Southern (Revised)

Some pictures of the locos on the active roster. SD70ACE 6233. http://orig02.deviantart.net/249c/f/2016/073/f/6/carolina_southern_sd70ace_by_rebelcoltrane-d9v2hnj.png SD70SCE 6402. http://orig11.deviantart.net/f97f/f/2016/075/e/1/carolina_southern_emd_sd70ace_standard_cab_by_rebelcoltrane-d9v2hm5.pn...
by CarolinaSouthern
Mon Mar 14, 2016 2:57 pm
Forum: Paper Railroads
Topic: Piedmont Locomotive Works
Replies: 8
Views: 7295

Re: Piedmont Locomotive Works

The SD45-3 rebuilds have been completed. Units are now CS 5700 - 5710.

The SD70ace project is under way. Units will be r built with Standard Spartan Cabs and High Hood Spartan Cabs. HHSC units will be arranged as LHF.
by CarolinaSouthern
Mon Mar 14, 2016 2:54 pm
Forum: Paper Railroads
Topic: CS K-Line Repair Facility
Replies: 3
Views: 4635

Re: CS K-Line Repair Facility

CS 634 road testing has been complete, and is being stored in the K-Line Facility until her excursions have been scheduled.
by CarolinaSouthern
Mon Mar 14, 2016 2:52 pm
Forum: Paper Railroads
Topic: Carolina Southern (Revised)
Replies: 191
Views: 66398

Re: Carolina Southern (Revised)

The CS has purchased 35 GP38-2's, 30 ex-ACL GP40's, and 33 UP GP50's. These units will be rebuilt.

The GP38-2's into GP38-3's, the ACL GP40's into GP40-3's, and the GP50's into GP50-3's

The GP50-3's will be fitted with 12-710's, as well as the GP40-3's. The GP38-3's will be fitted with 16-645's.
by CarolinaSouthern
Sat Mar 12, 2016 10:24 am
Forum: Paper Railroads
Topic: Carolina Southern (Revised)
Replies: 191
Views: 66398

Re: Carolina Southern (Revised)

The engine facilities and yard in Kansas City will be expanded to accommodate more traffic. A new interchange point in KC has been established with the Colorado Rail Link there, and thru trains from both roads will run.
by CarolinaSouthern
Fri Mar 11, 2016 10:27 am
Forum: Paper Railroads
Topic: CS K-Line Repair Facility
Replies: 3
Views: 4635

CS K-Line Repair Facility

The old Southern Railway Roundhouse on the Winston Salem K-Line was rebuilt in 2008, and the entire facility was completed in 2010. This location is used for the rebuilding CS 1996 and CS 634, two steam locomotives owned by the Carolina Southern. K-Line Repair is similar to the PLW, in the exception...
by CarolinaSouthern
Fri Mar 04, 2016 10:41 pm
Forum: Paper Railroads
Topic: Piedmont Locomotive Works
Replies: 8
Views: 7295

Re: Piedmont Locomotive Works

Work on the SD45-3 project is nearing completion. Many salvaged parts from the SD45T-2's will be saved and used later on. Units that have been completed: CS 5700, EX-SP 9405 CS 5701,EX-SP 9400 CS 5702, EX-SP 9392 [Experienced Minor Issues, Currently under Mechanical Inspection] CS 5703, EX-SP 9403 C...
by CarolinaSouthern
Fri Mar 04, 2016 10:33 pm
Forum: Paper Railroads
Topic: Carolina Southern (Revised)
Replies: 191
Views: 66398

Re: Carolina Southern (Revised)

The Carolina Southern has recently added 49 C39-8's to the roster, #'s are now 4601 - 4650. All units are EX-NS. Number clashes have also been fixed, with some unit's re-numbered. Current Active Roster: Engine #: Type: CS 32A E9 RBLT CS 32B E9 RBLT CS 32C E9 RBLT CS 70 GP50 CS 75 C30-7 RBLT CS 107 B...
by CarolinaSouthern
Mon Feb 29, 2016 11:03 am
Forum: Paper Railroads
Topic: Piedmont Locomotive Works
Replies: 8
Views: 7295

Re: Piedmont Locomotive Works

After a failed career, the Carolina Southern leasing System has been merged into the Carolina Southern Railroad. FP45 90, and GP60M's 110 - 125 will be repaired and repainted into CS colors at the PLW shops. The SD40L-2's, GP59's, Dash 9-44CW's, SD60M's and SD70MAC's will be placed into storage unti...
by CarolinaSouthern
Mon Feb 29, 2016 10:56 am
Forum: Paper Railroads
Topic: Piedmont Locomotive Works
Replies: 8
Views: 7295

Re: Piedmont Locomotive Works

Train L803 has departed Alexandria Yard and is bringing 8 SD45T-2's to the PLW in Greensboro, NC. Power are GP20's 7218 and 7204.
by CarolinaSouthern
Sun Feb 28, 2016 12:44 am
Forum: Paper Railroads
Topic: Piedmont Locomotive Works
Replies: 8
Views: 7295

Re: Piedmont Locomotive Works

The shop switcher for the PLW. SW1 # 602.

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by CarolinaSouthern
Fri Feb 26, 2016 4:03 pm
Forum: Paper Railroads
Topic: Piedmont Locomotive Works
Replies: 8
Views: 7295

Re: Piedmont Locomotive Works

This SD45T-2, one of eight purchased from the Maryland & Northern Railroad, will be torn down for parts, and the frame will be used in the SD45-3 rebuild program being done by the PLW.

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by CarolinaSouthern
Fri Feb 26, 2016 10:53 am
Forum: Paper Railroads
Topic: Piedmont Locomotive Works
Replies: 8
Views: 7295

Re: Piedmont Locomotive Works

The PLW will receive a shipment of 8 SD45T-2's from the M&N. These units will be stripped for parts and the frames will be used to rebuild the SD45X's into SD45-3's.
by CarolinaSouthern
Thu Feb 25, 2016 7:51 pm
Forum: Paper Railroads
Topic: Cumberland shops (revised)
Replies: 14
Views: 9955

Re: Cumberland shops (revised)

Would the Cumberland Shops happen to have any spare SD45T-2 frames? Or any SD45T-2 frames for sale? The PLW is using them to build the SD45-3's coming from them.
by CarolinaSouthern
Thu Feb 25, 2016 6:03 pm
Forum: Paper Railroads
Topic: Piedmont Locomotive Works
Replies: 8
Views: 7295

Re: Piedmont Locomotive Works

One of the first SD45-3 units to come out of the PLW Shops in Greensboro, NC. This unit will be doing road-testing for the next 4 weeks to check for faults or problems. The engine was originally SP SD45X 9501, which became HLCX SD45X 6450, and then CS SD45X 5740. PLW SD45-3 5740. Will become CS SD45...