Metra Locomotive Assignments And Maintenance

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Re: Metra Locomotive Assignments And Maintenance

Post by MetraBNSF » Mon Jul 08, 2019 12:14 pm

Saw 206 (no longer double headed) on BNSF this morning on an outbound in La Grange.

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Re: Metra Locomotive Assignments And Maintenance

Post by jt42cwr » Tue Jul 09, 2019 2:30 pm

I'll be in Chicago August 9th-12th for the IRM Diesel Days event.

Whilst there, I want to catch 88 & 184 in revenue service, should they be assigned thus. Can anyone advise which divisions they're currently assigned?

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Re: Metra Locomotive Assignments And Maintenance

Post by doepack » Tue Jul 09, 2019 11:13 pm

METX88 = Milwaukee lines, or possibly NCS.

METX184 = BNSF or SWS

Happy hunting...
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Re: Metra Locomotive Assignments And Maintenance

Post by jt42cwr » Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:45 am

doepack wrote:
Tue Jul 09, 2019 11:13 pm
METX88 = Milwaukee lines, or possibly NCS.

METX184 = BNSF or SWS

Happy hunting...
Thanks!

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Re: Metra Locomotive Assignments And Maintenance

Post by lstone19 » Wed Jul 10, 2019 7:04 am

doepack wrote:
Tue Jul 09, 2019 11:13 pm
METX88 = Milwaukee lines, or possibly NCS.
Saw 88 on an MD-W train last night.
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Post by MetraBNSF » Wed Jul 10, 2019 4:05 pm

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Wed Jul 03, 2019 11:31 pm
Keeping track of the Winnebagos (F40PHM-2/3’s) as of end of June/beginning of July:

MIA and presumably being rebuilt: 185, 187, 191, 201, 211
191 has been rebuilt and is coupled to a set at 14th St. Appears it will be on SWS.

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Re: Metra Locomotive Assignments And Maintenance

Post by jt42cwr » Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:39 am

lstone19 wrote:
Wed Jul 10, 2019 7:04 am
Saw 88 on an MD-W train last night.
Thankyou

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Re: Metra Locomotive Assignments And Maintenance

Post by MetraBNSF » Thu Jul 11, 2019 8:45 pm

Not 100% positive on this but 184 might have moved to the Rock. If this is true it might explain why 206 went to BNSF.

Speaking of the BNSF fleet, approximately 33 locomotives are assigned, which includes SWS.

Not counting the “Winnebagos” (F40PHM-2/3s) these are the F40PH-3s known to be serviced at 14th Street: 105, 112, 113, 114, 116, 119, 125, 179, 181-183. 105, 116, and 119 have been mainstays in that fleet for many years.

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Re: Metra Locomotive Assignments And Maintenance

Post by ChicagoRailfanner1989 » Fri Jul 12, 2019 6:47 pm

MetraBNSF wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 8:45 pm
Not 100% positive on this but 184 might have moved to the Rock. If this is true it might explain why 206 went to BNSF.

Speaking of the BNSF fleet, approximately 33 locomotives are assigned, which includes SWS.

Not counting the “Winnebagos” (F40PHM-2/3s) these are the F40PH-3s known to be serviced at 14th Street: 105, 112, 113, 114, 116, 119, 125, 179, 181-183. 105, 116, and 119 have been mainstays in that fleet for many years.
184 has been on the Rock since 2008.

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Re: Metra Locomotive Assignments And Maintenance

Post by MetraBNSF » Sat Jul 13, 2019 7:05 pm

ChicagoRailfanner1989 wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 6:47 pm
MetraBNSF wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 8:45 pm
Not 100% positive on this but 184 might have moved to the Rock. If this is true it might explain why 206 went to BNSF.

Speaking of the BNSF fleet, approximately 33 locomotives are assigned, which includes SWS.

Not counting the “Winnebagos” (F40PHM-2/3s) these are the F40PH-3s known to be serviced at 14th Street: 105, 112, 113, 114, 116, 119, 125, 179, 181-183. 105, 116, and 119 have been mainstays in that fleet for many years.
184 has been on the Rock since 2008.
184 had a stint on BNSF after rebuild last year.

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