CSX Locomotive Roster News, Updates & Information Thread

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Re: CSX Locomotive Roster News, Updates & Information Thread

Unread postby trainspot » Tue Apr 18, 2017 7:33 am

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Re: CSX Locomotive Roster News, Updates & Information Thread

Unread postby Robertrains » Sun Apr 23, 2017 8:58 am

Man, you would think these units could be "Sold" easily! CN should have gotten some more too!!!! They really don't seem too "OLD!!!!" I guess that's the way with GE locos!!!! :?
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Re: CSX Locomotive Roster News, Updates & Information Thread

Unread postby BL2-1843 » Sun Apr 23, 2017 11:35 am

There is a possibility that only the cabs, and not the entire locomotive is being scrapped out. GE did say they, not that they will, had plans to rebuilt the CSX C40-8s with newer and different cabs for reselling. This is what NS is doing with the former U.P. units they are rebuilding. Cabs only are being scrapped out by the dozens near Cresson.
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Re: CSX Locomotive Roster News, Updates & Information Thread

Unread postby Saturnalia » Sun Apr 23, 2017 11:59 am

As far as age, the C40-8s were built 1988-1990. They're almost 30 years old...the "expiration" date for GEs.
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Unread postby dave989 » Sun Apr 23, 2017 8:22 pm

I remember when the (ghost toasters) first arrived. Yet the older EMD's live on!
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Re: CSX Locomotive Roster News, Updates & Information Thread

Unread postby Saturnalia » Wed May 10, 2017 8:26 pm

CSX Locomotive Roster Update As of 01 May 2017

All Roster Changes
1 CW44AC YN2 Repaint
53 CW44AC YN2 Repaint
534 CW44AH YN2 Repaint
550 CW44AH YN2 Repaint
669 CW60AC YN3 Repaint
843 ES44AH YN3 Repaint
2702 GP38-2 YN3 Repaint
7678 C40-8W YN2 Repaint
7720 C40-8W YN2 Repaint
7821 C40-8W YN2 Repaint
8421 SD40-2 YN3 Repaint
8528 SD50-2 YN3 Repaint

New Current Paint totals (pct), change:
YN3B: 1397 (32.32%), +12
YN3: 2245 (51.93%), -5
YN2: 681 (15.75%), -7

Built for totals (pct), change:
CSX Transportation: 2924
Seaboard System: 506
Conrail: 449
Chessie System: 408
Other [not from CSX tree]: 31
Misc Predecessors: 5

Builder totals (pct), change:
General Electric: 2207
Electro-Motive: 1488
CSX in-house: 235
Other: 393

Average Fleet Build Date*: 1996.17
Total Units on Roster: 4323
Total Available Horsepower: 14,882,900

*Build dates use whole years on the roster. Margin of error +/- 0.25 years
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