Does Rebuilding Locomotives Beat Buying New

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Does Rebuilding Locomotives Beat Buying New

Unread postby trnwatcher » Thu May 21, 2020 12:45 pm

Here is an interesting article I saw on the economics and thought process that RR's use to determine weather to rebuild or buy new and what the requirements are to rebuilt a locomotive. Didn't know there where Federal regualations on how much they could use new vs rebuilt parts.

https://www.railwayage.com/mechanical/locomotives/does-rebuilding-locomotives-beat-buying-new/
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