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DutchRailnut wrote: ↑Wed Dec 05, 2018 12:19 pm 4 or 5 out of 12 BL20gh are at a overhaul company in Boise Idaho, one of things being done is replace the Rolls Royce/MTU 12/4000 diesel with a new Cummins. two units should have been back, but they have trouble with controls .MTU has a decent reputation so this is something of a surprise. Does anyone know what Cummins plant is going into the rebuilds?
DutchRailnut wrote: ↑Sun Dec 01, 2019 12:29 pm QSK60 V16 2250 hp I believeThank you for that. Interesting plant. The MPI MP54AC uses two QSK60s. The soon-to-be-released testbed fashoned from an ex-L&N GP35 is using a QSK50. And of course the Charger was built around the QSK95. Even so the QSK60 has a good railroad track record so it should be a good performer.