Re: Coast Starlight 14 of 4/18: lead loco electrical fire
Author: Cal-P
Date: 04-20-2017 - 15:26

Ever since Caltrans rail who runs the capitols laid up bad order the pair of B32 locos 2051-2052 they have been power short. Then they added two San Joaquin comet train sets with no added locos.. So CDTX had been leasing Amtrak P42's for about 4 years. Amtrak seems to run there locos right to the max. When they sold a few P42 to NE commuter railroads then robbed the trucks from rebuild-able P40's at Beach Grove they are stretched out flat. No reserve. The other railroads keep a spare factor. Maybe Amtrak accountants say run it or sell it about locos. Cal-P



Subject Written By Date/Time (PST)
  Coast Starlight 14 of 4/18: lead loco electrical fire Cal-P 04-19-2017 - 17:04
  Re: Coast Starlight 14 of 4/18: lead loco electrical fire mook 04-19-2017 - 21:42
  Re: Coast Starlight 14 of 4/18: lead loco electrical fire Hoghead 1 04-20-2017 - 04:41
  Re: Coast Starlight 14 of 4/18: lead loco electrical fire Cal-P 04-20-2017 - 15:26


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