Re: Engine door open
Author: Hot Water
Date: 09-12-2023 - 07:08

Don B. Wrote:
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> Today I saw a UP locomotive running down a short
> line with a engine compartment door open.
> What is reason behind this? The locomotive is over
> heating?


What kind of unit? Earlier EMD units (30/35 and 40 series) had "issues" with the carbody door latches (referred to as 'knuckle busters'). Thus, many times carbody doors were seen "swinging open".



Subject Written By Date/Time (PST)
  Engine door open Don B. 09-11-2023 - 20:12
  Re: Engine door open Hot Water 09-12-2023 - 07:08
  Re: Engine door open BOB2 09-12-2023 - 08:10
  Re: Engine door open Don B. 09-12-2023 - 16:15
  Re: Engine door open Hot Water 09-12-2023 - 17:45
  Re: Engine door open BN Oly 09-14-2023 - 21:29


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