oibu wrote:Yes, they still use them, although which ones at any given time varies, and they are gradually getting phased out by the GEs.They definitely are still using them - I saw RS-27 #316 moving a train downgrade under Hennepin Avenue this afternoon. I don't think the Monster of the Midway (M630 #73) is active at the moment though, some pictures noted that it's been out of service for a year or two.
ERIE 360 wrote:The 73 is now operating as WNYP 631.Prior to operating on the WNYP, #73/#631 was restored to running condition on the B&H, a "sister" shortline of the WNYP. Here she is on a test run two years ago:
mkerfe wrote:Does anyone have a current roster for the MNNR (both Alco and otherwise)?When I was there and paying attention last (2016), they still used four-axle Alcos, and still rostered six-axle ones. Pretty sure they largely use Dash 7s and Dash 8s by now.
Are the Alcos still used and if so what jobs are they on?