F40PH-3C overhaul program

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Re: F40PH-3C overhaul program

Post by GP40MC1118 » Wed Oct 23, 2019 11:17 am

The 1050 went back to Rochester for what I presume was warranty tweaking/work.
Came back to Readville yesterday on an extra.

The 1061 went to Rochester on September 4th. Don't know if its still there.

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Re: F40PH-3C overhaul program

Post by Commuterrail1050 » Wed Oct 23, 2019 11:33 am

I haven't seen 1061 even enter service yet and what happened to 1050? Seems to me that they slowed down on sending more out to get rebuilt then coming back.

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Re: F40PH-3C overhaul program

Post by Backshophoss » Wed Oct 23, 2019 6:05 pm

A few posts back,Wabtec is shutting down Boise and moving the rebuild shop to GE Erie plant.
This must be the period of NO shipments untill they settle in the GE plant,anything at Boise will be finished and shipped home.
Figure on the GE plant to start up 01/01/2020.
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Re: F40PH-3C overhaul program

Post by GP40MC1118 » Mon Oct 28, 2019 9:34 pm

Looks like the 1051 is heading to Middelboro tomorrow to join the 1064 & 1066
trip to MPI/Boise. It blew a piston rod sometime last week, so it bought an express
ticket west. Coming down to Middleboro tomorrow on an extra.

Nothing new out of Boise.

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Re: F40PH-3C overhaul program

Post by sonicdoommario » Mon Oct 28, 2019 10:32 pm

That's the first Keolis rebuild going out too, right?

Do we know if they're sending these three engines out to Boise or are they waiting until they have the green light to send them to Erie?

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Re: F40PH-3C overhaul program

Post by Commuterrail1050 » Tue Oct 29, 2019 7:39 am

1051 has been confirmed being the next unit out to be rebuilt which is the first in-house rebuild to go out. However i'm not sure if they will be going yet until they settle. Only time will tell when they go.

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Re: F40PH-3C overhaul program

Post by GP40MC1118 » Tue Oct 29, 2019 11:38 am

The 1064 & 1066 were waybill reported 10/15, so I guess the only delay in
shipment west was waiting for the 1051.

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Re: F40PH-3C overhaul program

Post by Commuterrail1050 » Thu Nov 07, 2019 11:11 am

Not sure what's going on with 1031 and the others, but 1050 is with 1513 5 flats down south and 1063 is down south with 1705 6 doubles. Saw it this morning at south station.

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Re: F40PH-3C overhaul program

Post by GP40MC1118 » Sun Nov 10, 2019 10:58 am

1051, 1064 & 1066 have now been shipped. Apparently headed to Erie, not Boise.

1035 status at Boise unknown, but it could be the last one rebuilt there as there
are rumors that the 1057,1060,1065 & 1074 are going to be sent to Erie as well.

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Re: F40PH-3C overhaul program

Post by Commuterrail1050 » Tue Nov 12, 2019 8:21 am

Are they now going to Erie Pennslylvania or which state is it?

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Re: F40PH-3C overhaul program

Post by WorldwideRailfan (Youtube) » Tue Nov 12, 2019 9:34 am

Can anyone confirm that the 1051, 1064, and 1066 in Framingham?
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Re: F40PH-3C overhaul program

Post by sonicdoommario » Wed Nov 13, 2019 8:50 pm

Is the rule of thumb that if a non-rebuilt F40 has an issue, it's then sent out for rebuild? 1036 on the 813 died today, had a traction issue I think (had trouble getting over 10-15mph). Was rescued by the 1056 on 815. Don't know if that means 1036 might be the next F40 to be sent out.

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Re: F40PH-3C overhaul program

Post by WorldwideRailfan (Youtube) » Thu Nov 14, 2019 7:46 am

It might. They also have a list of engines going but if an engine dies, it will take priority over the engines on the list that are just generally unreliable
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Re: F40PH-3C overhaul program

Post by WorldwideRailfan (Youtube) » Sat Nov 16, 2019 12:30 pm

MBTX 1035 out of MPI.
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Re: F40PH-3C overhaul program

Post by GP40MC1118 » Sun Nov 17, 2019 8:48 pm

Guess the rumors of all the MBTA units that were left at Boise earlier this year being shipped to the Erie plant is true. A photo of two units shrink-wrapped as MBTA 11 & MBTA 12 in Nampa has surfaced on Facebook tonight. Don't know which units are under the tarps. Unknown if the 1035 left on its own wheels (this would make it the last full rebuild from Boise).

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