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NORFOLK SOUTHERN
DIESEL LOCOMOTIVE ROSTER

EMD F-7B Nos. 4275, 4276

2 Units Active


 

 

This roster compiled and maintained by Chris R. Toth
Roster last updated on April 27, 2015.

 


Active Roster

 

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4275 RPCX 2010 RPCX 201 CNW 410:4 CNW 317 CNW 113D CGW 113D 6204-B 13544 10-1950  
4276 RPCX 2020 RPCX 202 CNW 411:3 CNW 318 CNW 114B CGW 114B 6206-B 13563 12-1950  


General Info

NS Model Designation = F-7B
Horsepower = 2,000* (see note below)
Fuel Tank Capacity = 1,000 gallons
Dynamic Braking = No
Control = N/A
Cab Signals = N/A
LSL (Locomotive Speed Limiter) = N/A


Units were purchased by NS from Kansas City Southern in October 2006 for business train use.


Units are stored in Altoona, PA when not being used for OCS (Office Car Special) trains.

Units have 57:20 gearing with a 90 mph maximum speed, where permitted.

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

Units are equipped with SmartStart auto start/stop system.

Upgrade to both units completed in March 2013 included a new Dash 2 control system
and replacement of the D12B generator with an AR10 alternator.

Unit 4275 upgrade completed in December 2014 to a turbocharged EMD
16-cylinder 645-E1C engine rated at 2,000 horsepower and equipped
with Interstate Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI) system.

Unit 4276 upgrade completed in February 2015 to a turbocharged EMD
12-cylinder 645E3C engine rated at 2,000 horsepower and equipped
with Interstate Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI) system.

Both units equipped with the Traction and Engine Control Unit (TECU) from TMV Control Systems.

 




 

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