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.NORFOLK SOUTHERN
DIESEL LOCOMOTIVE ROSTER

GE AC44C6M Nos. 4000-4040, 4043-4048, 4053-4064

50 Units Active (2 of those are currently stored)

Units 4018-4074 to be rebuilt in 2017 (see below)

500 additional units planned for 2018-2022


 

This roster compiled and maintained by Chris R. Toth
Roster last updated on August 18, 2017.

 


Active Roster

 

Road No.

Rebuilt
From
Rebuild
Date
Rebuilt By Original
Build Date
Original
Order No.
Original Build No. Notes
4000 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8799 08-2015 GE/American Motive Power, Inc. 01-1995 338-26925 48259 Painted in special, blue, gray, gold, white, black scheme with DC to AC lettering and AC waveform under the cab numbers.
Unit currently stored, but still on the active roster.
4001 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8879 08-2015 GE/American Motive Power, Inc. 03-1995 338-26925 48339 Painted in special, blue, gray, gold, white, black scheme with DC to AC lettering and AC waveform under the cab numbers.
Stored following wreck at McVeytown, PA 04-14-2017.....see pic
here.
4002 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8789 08-2016 NS Roanoke
Locomotive Shop
01-1995 338-26925 48249 Painted in special, black, tuscan red, gray, and white scheme with DC to AC lettering and AC waveform under the cab numbers.
4003 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8839 10-2016 NS Roanoke
Locomotive Shop
02-1995 338-26925 48299 Painted in special, black, tuscan red, gray, and white scheme with DC to AC lettering and AC waveform under the cab numbers.
4004 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8866 08-2016 NS Juniata
Locomotive Shop
03-1995 338-26925 48326 Painted in special, black, blue, gray, and white scheme with DC to AC lettering and AC waveform under the cab numbers.
4005 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8867 12-2016 NS Juniata
Locomotive Shop
03-1995 338-26925 48327 Painted in special, black, blue, gray, and white scheme with DC to AC lettering and AC waveform under the cab numbers.
4006 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8808 07-2016 GE - Erie, PA 01-1995 338-26925 48268 Unit painted in standard NS black & white "horsehead" scheme.
4007 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8814 07-2016 GE - Erie, PA 01-1995 338-26925 48274 Unit painted in standard NS black & white "horsehead" scheme.
4008 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8833 07-2016 GE - Erie, PA 02-1995 338-26925 48293 Unit painted in standard NS black & white "horsehead" scheme.
4009 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8836 07-2016 GE - Erie, PA 02-1995 338-26925 48296 Unit painted in standard NS black & white "horsehead" scheme.
4010 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8846 07-2016 GE - Erie, PA 02-1995 338-26925 48306 Unit painted in standard NS black & white "horsehead" scheme.
4011 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8857 07-2016 GE - Erie, PA 03-1995 338-26925 48317 Unit painted in standard NS black & white "horsehead" scheme.
4012 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8871 07-2016 GE - Erie, PA 03-1995 338-26925 48331 Unit painted in standard NS black & white "horsehead" scheme.
4013 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8782 07-2016 GE - Erie, PA 01-1995 338-26925 48242 Unit painted in standard NS black & white "horsehead" scheme.
4014 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8801 07-2016 GE - Erie, PA 01-1995 338-26925 48261 Unit painted in standard NS black & white "horsehead" scheme.
4015 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8845 07-2016 GE - Erie, PA 02-1995 338-26925 48305 Unit painted in standard NS black & white "horsehead" scheme.
4016 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8849 07-2016 GE - Erie, PA 02-1995 338-26925 48309 Unit painted in standard NS black & white "horsehead" scheme.
4017 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8882 07-2016 GE - Erie, PA 03-1995 338-26925 48342 Unit painted in standard NS black & white "horsehead" scheme.

Units 4018-4074 planned for 2017

Note: Units listed below in italics with gray background have not yet been completed and released to active service.

Road No.

Rebuilt
From
Rebuild
Date
Rebuilt By Original
Build Date
Original
Order No.
Original Build No. Notes
4018 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8788 04-2017 GE - Ft. Worth, TX 01-1995 338-26925 48248  
4019 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8811 04-2017 GE - Ft. Worth, TX 02-1995 338-26925 48271  
4020 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8818 04-2017 GE - Ft. Worth, TX 02-1995 338-26925 48278  
4021 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8823 04-2017 GE - Ft. Worth, TX 02-1995 338-26925 48283 Unit to be used on UP in high altitude testing.
4022 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8834 04-2017 GE - Ft. Worth, TX 02-1995 338-26925 48294  
4023 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8847 04-2017 GE - Ft. Worth, TX 02-1995 338-26925 48307  
4024 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8850 04-2017 GE - Ft. Worth, TX 02-1995 338-26925 48310  
4025 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8863 05-2017 GE - Ft. Worth, TX 03-1995 338-26925 48323  
4026 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8875 05-2017 GE - Ft. Worth, TX 03-1995 338-26925 48335  
4027 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8877 05-2017 GE - Ft. Worth, TX 03-1995 338-26925 48337  
4028 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8884 05-2017 GE - Ft. Worth, TX 03-1995 338-26925 48344  
4029 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8842   GE - Ft. Worth, TX       Unit at GE - Ft. Worth for rebuilding.
4030 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8837   GE - Ft. Worth, TX       Unit at GE - Ft. Worth for rebuilding.
4031 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8787 07-2017 GE - Ft. Worth, TX 01-1995 338-26925 48247  
4032 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8776   GE - Ft. Worth, TX       Unit at GE - Ft. Worth for rebuilding.
4033 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8876   GE - Ft. Worth, TX       Unit at GE - Ft. Worth for rebuilding.
4034 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8870   GE - Ft. Worth, TX       Unit at GE - Ft. Worth for rebuilding.
4035 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8825   GE - Ft. Worth, TX       Unit at GE - Ft. Worth for rebuilding.
4036 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8768   GE - Ft. Worth, TX       Unit at GE - Ft. Worth for rebuilding.
4037 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8792   GE - Ft. Worth, TX       Unit at GE - Ft. Worth for rebuilding.
4038 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8819   GE - Ft. Worth, TX       Unit at GE - Ft. Worth for rebuilding.
4039 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8810 05-2017 GE - Ft. Worth, TX 01-1995 338-26925 48270  
4040 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8774 05-2017 GE - Ft. Worth, TX 01-1995 338-26925 48234  
4041 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8878   GE - Ft. Worth, TX       Unit at GE - Ft. Worth for rebuilding.
4042 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8769   GE - Ft. Worth, TX       Unit at GE - Ft. Worth for rebuilding.
4043 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8805 03-2017 NS Roanoke
Locomotive Shop
01-1995 338-26925 48265 Unit painted in standard NS black & white "horsehead" scheme with DC to AC lettering and AC waveform under the cab numbers.
4044 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8851 04-2017 NS Roanoke
Locomotive Shop
02-1995 338-26925 48311 Unit painted in standard NS black & white "horsehead" scheme with DC to AC lettering and AC waveform under the cab numbers.
4045 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8858 05-2017 NS Roanoke
Locomotive Shop
03-1995 338-26925 48318 Rebuilding completed at Roanoke; unit has arrived at Altoona for repainting.
4046 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8783 06-2017 NS Roanoke
Locomotive Shop
01-1995 338-26925 48243 Unit painted in standard NS black & white "horsehead" scheme with DC to AC lettering and AC waveform under the cab numbers.
4047 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8781 07-2017 NS Roanoke
Locomotive Shop
01-1995 338-26925 48241 Rebuilding completed at Roanoke; unit currently in service with primered cab prior to eventual repainting at Altoona.
4048 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8868 08-2017 NS Roanoke
Locomotive Shop
03-1995 338-26925 48328 Rebuilding completed at Roanoke; unit to be shipped to Altoona for repainting
4049 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8796   NS Roanoke
Locomotive Shop
      Unit undergoing rebuilding at Roanoke.
4050 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8784   NS Roanoke
Locomotive Shop
      Unit undergoing rebuilding at Roanoke.
4051     NS Roanoke
Locomotive Shop
       
4052     NS Roanoke
Locomotive Shop
       
4053 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8881 02-2017 NS Juniata
Locomotive Shop
03-1995 338-26925 48341 Unit painted in standard NS black & white "horsehead" scheme with DC to AC lettering and AC waveform under the cab numbers.
4054 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8775 02-2017 NS Juniata
Locomotive Shop
01-1995 338-26925 48235 Unit painted in standard NS black & white "horsehead" scheme with DC to AC lettering and AC waveform under the cab numbers.
4055 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8859 03-2017 NS Juniata
Locomotive Shop
03-1995 338-26925 48319 Unit painted in standard NS black & white "horsehead" scheme with DC to AC lettering and AC waveform under the cab numbers.
4056 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8888 04-2017 NS Juniata
Locomotive Shop
03-1995 338-26925 48348 Unit painted in standard NS black & white "horsehead" scheme with DC to AC lettering and AC waveform under the cab numbers.
4057 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8791 04-2017 NS Juniata
Locomotive Shop
01-1995 338-26925 48251 Unit painted in standard NS black & white "horsehead" scheme with DC to AC lettering and AC waveform under the cab numbers.
4058 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8800 04-2017 NS Juniata
Locomotive Shop
01-1995 338-26925 48260 Unit painted in standard NS black & white "horsehead" scheme with DC to AC lettering and AC waveform under the cab numbers.
4059 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8841 05-2017 NS Juniata
Locomotive Shop
02-1995 338-26925 48301 Unit painted in standard NS black & white "horsehead" scheme with DC to AC lettering and AC waveform under the cab numbers.
4060 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8828 06-2017 NS Juniata
Locomotive Shop
02-1995 338-26925 48288 Unit painted in standard NS black & white "horsehead" scheme with DC to AC lettering and AC waveform under the cab numbers.
4061 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8865 06-2017 NS Juniata
Locomotive Shop
03-1995 338-26925 48325 Unit painted in standard NS black & white "horsehead" scheme with DC to AC lettering and AC waveform under the cab numbers.
4062 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8771 07-2017 NS Juniata
Locomotive Shop
01-1995 338-26925 48231 Unit painted in standard NS black & white "horsehead" scheme with DC to AC lettering and AC waveform under the cab numbers.
4063 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8821 07-2017 NS Juniata
Locomotive Shop
02-1995 338-26925 48281 Unit painted in standard NS black & white "horsehead" scheme with DC to AC lettering and AC waveform under the cab numbers.
4064 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8767 07-2017 NS Juniata
Locomotive Shop
01-1995 338-26925 48227 Unit painted in standard NS black & white "horsehead" scheme with DC to AC lettering and AC waveform under the cab numbers.
4065 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8785   NS Juniata
Locomotive Shop
      Rebuilding complete, repainted, and awaiting release to service following final testing.
4066 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8793   NS Juniata
Locomotive Shop
      Rebuilding complete, repainted, and awaiting release to service following final testing.
4067 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8807   NS Juniata
Locomotive Shop
      Unit undergoing rebuilding at Altoona 06-2017.
4068 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8832   NS Juniata
Locomotive Shop
      Unit undergoing rebuilding at Altoona 06-2017.
4069 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8854   NS Juniata
Locomotive Shop
      Unit undergoing rebuilding at Altoona 07-2017.
4070 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8780   NS Juniata
Locomotive Shop
      Unit undergoing rebuilding at Altoona 07-2017.
4071 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8824   NS Juniata
Locomotive Shop
      Unit undergoing rebuilding at Altoona 07-2017.
4072 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8848   NS Juniata
Locomotive Shop
      Unit undergoing rebuilding at Altoona 08-2017.
4073 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8840   NS Juniata
Locomotive Shop
      Unit at Altoona for rebuilding.
4074 NS GE Dash 9-40C 8764   NS Juniata
Locomotive Shop
      Unit at Altoona for rebuilding.


General Info

NS Model Designation = AC44C6M
Horsepower = 4,400
Fuel Tank Capacity = 5,000 gallons
Dynamic Braking = Yes
Control = Single
Cab Signals = Yes
LSL (Locomotive Speed Limiter) = Yes

The AC44C6M rebuilding included conversion to AC traction utilizing GE electrical components, new
electrical cabinet, replacement of the existing crew cab and low short hood with a new GE widenose and
cab, new replacement trucks + traction motors, and additional weight was added to increase the units
up to 432,000 pounds when fully loaded with supplies.

Units meet Tier 1+ emission standards.

All six axles are powered with GE 5GEB13B7 AC traction motors.

Units are equipped for ECP (Electronically Controlled Pneumatic) train braking.

Units are equipped for use in DPU (Distributed Power Unit) operation.

Units are equipped with GE Trip Optimizer/PTC (Positive Train Control) system.

Units are equipped with cab air conditioning.

Units 4000-4001 were rebuilt by American Motive Power, Inc. (AMP) in Dansville, NY, under contract with GE. 

Unit 4000 unveiled December 15, 2015, painted in special blue, gray, gold, and black scheme
to highlight the rebuilding of the unit from DC to AC traction. Following unveiling, unit returned to the
paint shop for changes to the paint scheme. A photo of the 4000 as originally painted can be found
here.

On December 28, 2015, both units 4000 and 4001 were unveiled with a modified version of the special
DC to AC paint scheme.  The front logo was changed from gold to white with a black horse, while the rear
 logo was changed from blue to white with a black horse.  The "horsehead" logos on each side of the engine
compartment were changed from blue to black.

Unit 4002 unveiled on September 1, 2016, painted in special black, gray, tuscan red, and white scheme
to highlight the rebuilding of the unit from DC to AC traction. The tuscan red "mane" stripe signifies that
the unit was rebuilt at the NS Roanoke Locomotive Shop in Roanoke, VA. The second unit in this
scheme, 4003, was released on December 15, 2016.

Unit 4004 unveiled on August 18, 2016, painted in special black, gray, blue, and white scheme
to highlight the rebuilding of the unit from DC to AC traction. The blue "mane" stripe signifies that
the unit was rebuilt at the NS Juniata Locomotive Shop in Altoona, PA. The second unit in this
scheme, 4005, was released on December 15, 2016.

 



 

 


 

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