• B&M Gawking (District 2 Sightings)

  • Guilford Rail System changed its name to Pan Am Railways in 2006. Discussion relating to the current operations of the Boston & Maine, the Maine Central, and the Springfield Terminal railroads (as well as the Delaware & Hudson while it was under Guilford control until 1988). Official site can be found here: PANAMRAILWAYS.COM.
Guilford Rail System changed its name to Pan Am Railways in 2006. Discussion relating to the current operations of the Boston & Maine, the Maine Central, and the Springfield Terminal railroads (as well as the Delaware & Hudson while it was under Guilford control until 1988). Official site can be found here: PANAMRAILWAYS.COM.

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  by MEC407
 
twropr wrote: Wed Mar 04, 2020 9:21 pmWonder why with two locomotives it was dead?
Backshophoss wrote: Thu Mar 05, 2020 12:31 pmPAR has the habit of "run'em till they DROP" style maintaince.having both units croak is "par" for the course.
...particularly if the units in question were 300s. Those locomotives are now 52 years old. To put it another way: running an original GP40 on the mainline in the year 2020 is like running a GP7 on the mainline in the year 2000.
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