DutchRailnut wrote:no they are AC traction, ifNot in the case of an SD70MAC, the M stands for the North American Safety Cab.
m is used for modified in locomotive designation its a small m as in RS3m or GP35m
DutchRailnut wrote:as I said the capital M is not for modified , as that would have been a reguler mWhy say anything about a lower case 'm' when nothing was questioned about it. BTW, you said nothing as to what a capital 'M' represented. But then again, I wouldn't expect much more out of a glorified bus driver. Let us frieght men answer the frieght questions bud.
SantaFeGuy wrote:Could you do the same for GE's nomenclature, like you did for EMD's.Sure, for example C44-9W
CN_Hogger wrote:YesSir Ray wrote:I've never heard of SC or NC, what did the C signify, Cast Frame?
And remember, SW did not originally mean SWitcher, it meant Six Hundred HP, Welded Frame... (hence the SC and NW/NC series)