NYSW SD70M Official Thread (Please Read)

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Post by Steve F45 » Sat Aug 21, 2010 9:31 pm

king, are the 70's going to stay with NYSW?

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Post by ErieLimited2914 » Wed Sep 22, 2010 4:42 pm

kingfish wrote:
blockline4180 wrote:Will these units ever make a return to the NYSW or no?

Yes. End of lease activities are taking place prior to shipping.
Is that happening now?
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Post by ANDY117 » Thu Dec 09, 2010 1:55 am

Any official news? It's been a while since we've heard anything more about their return.

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Post by kingfish » Thu Dec 09, 2010 10:25 am

The 70s were inspected last week hopefully for the last time. When a few minor items are corrected they move as follows:

NECR/Palmer/CSXT/North Bergen/NYSW.

The plan is to fire them up and do some dedicated multiple unit (all70s) train movements to evalaute them for further NYSW service.

Merry Xmas

Kingfish

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Post by Steve F45 » Thu Dec 09, 2010 3:38 pm

Woohoo, its like getting 3 new toys to play with. Except i'de be watching and photographing them and not playing. This will be my first experiences with them as I didn't railfan when they were previously on home rails.

Any plans for the bingo shop personel to maybe whip up the airbrush's and put on some fresh black and yellow if they all run fine?

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Post by K4Pacific » Tue Dec 14, 2010 5:21 pm

4050, 4052, 4054 are at Palmer Interchange with CSXT at 830a 12-14. Presumed to be Binghamton bound via Syracuse, but I need routing confirmation.
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Post by Steve F45 » Sun Dec 19, 2010 5:01 pm

There here in New Jersey!!

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Post by charlie6017 » Mon Dec 20, 2010 6:23 pm

Nice early Christmas present for you Jersey folks, huh? :-)

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Post by lhrfan » Mon Dec 20, 2010 8:13 pm

They're currently on their way west on the 99

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Post by kingfish » Tue Dec 21, 2010 11:13 am

The units are at Binghamton and will be fired up and used over the next several weeks.

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Post by ricebrianrice » Tue Dec 21, 2010 12:38 pm

@12:15 they where along Court street, across from Dicks.
forgot a camera today, so no pictures :-(
They do look rough, paint is faded, and the SUSQUEHANNA is almost worn off.

Good luck with them, NYSW.

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Post by rcbsd45 » Thu Dec 30, 2010 11:42 am

The 4052 did indeed arrive on the SU-100 on Dec 30th. However, the 3016 was
leading, and the 4052 was second out, followed by the 3618 and the 3010. Here's
a couple of quick "grab" shots from this morning:

http://rcbsd45.rrpicturearchives.net/sh ... id=2351552

http://rcbsd45.rrpicturearchives.net/sh ... id=2351551


As the 3010 is the westward unit in the consist, and is facing west already, it
should be the leader on the 99 tonight, barring some mechanical issue.
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Post by rcbsd45 » Thu Dec 30, 2010 6:30 pm

I know I'm getting old... My insurance company sent me only half a calendar this year!

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Post by ANDY117 » Wed Jan 05, 2011 6:57 pm

The 4050 was idling away today next to the enginehouse, and 4054 was behind it, but not running. I'll have pictures up later.

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