by type 7 3704
Tier 4 emissions is going to be great for Moffat tunnel on the California Zephyr.
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Jeff Smith wrote: ↑Sat Mar 11, 2023 10:36 am https://ngec.org/wp-content/uploads/202 ... uppert.pdfThe Coast Starlight actually already kicked off this week (video not mine):
•Next routes 2023
•Coast Starlight (SEA-LA), 1,377 miles
•California Zephyr (CHI-OAK) 2,438 miles
•Additional routes in 2023 will see ALC42 locomotives, dependent upon successful Cab Signal testing for operation in the East.
type 7 3704 wrote: ↑Sat Mar 11, 2023 3:33 pm Tier 4 emissions is going to be great for Moffat tunnel on the California Zephyr.Is Moffat down grade westbound? If so regeneration for HEP will certainly reduce tunnel ALC's exhaust.
Emmett wrote: ↑Thu Mar 16, 2023 1:33 pm STR so will the ALC's run the penny when they enter service or when they get airo sets. I hope it's when they go In service. I want to catch them as soon as they enter service.I'm not sure about the timing. I'm betting more the ALC's will be here first to replace the P42s, but I won't be surprised if they overlap with the Airo sets.