Amtrak Procurement Update

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Amtrak Procurement Update

Unread postby NSSD70ACe » Sun Oct 07, 2018 9:43 am

Expect LD locomotive and Amfleet/Horizon replacements to be named in late October/Mid-November, respectively. Apparently they’re seriously looking at DMUs.


http://www.highspeed-rail.org/Documents ... 30-18.docx
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Re: Amtrak Procurement Update

Unread postby Ypsi » Sun Oct 07, 2018 11:34 am

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Re: Amtrak Procurement Update

Unread postby NSSD70ACe » Sun Oct 07, 2018 2:48 pm

Ypsi wrote:Link doesn't work


Try it now, looks like a word got added to the end. Should download a Word document.
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Re: Amtrak Procurement Update

Unread postby NSSD70ACe » Fri Dec 21, 2018 5:57 pm

Amtrak announced today the purchase of 75 new locomotives from Siemens Mobility to replace the aging P40 and P42 fleets. Delivery should begin in Summer 2021 and be completed in 2024. The new engines are expected to enter service in Fall 2021.

The trains that will be powered by these engines include the Auto Train, California Zephyr, Capitol Limited, Cardinal, City of New Orleans, Coast Starlight, Crescent, Empire Builder, Lake Shore Limited, Palmetto, Silver Meteor, Silver Star, Southwest Chief, Sunset Limited and Texas Eagle.

https://media.amtrak.com/2018/12/amtrak ... comotives/
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