newpylong wrote:Well yeah. Why would they lease locomotives that wouldn't be this case?I wasn't sure if perhaps they were buying some units that they would repair and refurbish themselves and then gradually place them into pool service. The "straight from GE" also made me wonder if that was a reference to a lessor and not necessarily to a shop. Didn't want to get my hopes up!
That is great news all around for the whole system. This is obviously going to put Pan Am in a better position on many of their trains to and from Maine.