MetraBNSF wrote:I've heard that, too. It appears neither CNW, Rock, or BN will get these on account of cab signal needs. That doesn't change the fact that CP or CN would hit the roof, not to mention the ten commuter trains following, if an F59 craps out at Rondout or Lemont.Tadman wrote:Any word on the state of these? I have had a few times out in Washington where the F59 crapped out due to age and deferred maintenance. I'm curious if Metra has done anything to them to avoid problems. If BNSF gets frustrated out there by a few stalled Cascades, imagine what a crapped out F59 does here at rush hour... bad news. Nobody seems to be addressing this issue.Doubtful BNSF will get any of the F59PHI’s. They would need cab signals. From all indications, they’ll work only the Milwaukee, HC, and NCS.
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