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NORFOLK SOUTHERN
DIESEL LOCOMOTIVE ROSTER

GE/NS Dash 8.5-40CW (D8.5-40CW) Nos. 8500-8512

11 Units Active (8 of those are currently stored)

2 Additional units undergoing rebuilding (see bottom of roster)


 

 

This roster compiled and maintained by Chris R. Toth
Roster last updated on  November 12, 2017.

 


Active Roster

 

Road
No.

Rebuilt from: Build
Date
Order
No.
Builder
No.
Rebuild
Date
Rebuilt
By
Notes
8500 NS GE Dash 8-40C 8305/CR 6032 03-1989 1877 45913 06-2015 NS Unit currently stored, but still on the active roster. 
8501 NS GE Dash 8-40C 8309/CR 6043 03-1989 1877 45924 06-2015 NS Unit currently stored, but still on the active roster. 
8502 NS GE Dash 8-40C 8311/CR 6046 03-1989 1877 45927 02-2016 NS Unit currently stored, but still on the active roster. 
8504 NS GE Dash 8-40C 8307/CR 6035 03-1989 1877 45916 06-2015 NS Unit currently stored, but still on the active roster.  
8506 NS GE Dash 8-40C 8310/CR 6045 03-1989 1877 45926 10-2015 NS  
8507 NS GE Dash 8-40C 8690 12-1990 338-26912 46384 03-2016 NS Unit currently stored, but still on the active roster.
8508 NS GE Dash 8-40C 8692 12-1990 338-26912 46386 03-2016 NS Unit currently stored, but still on the active roster. 
8509 NS GE Dash 8-40C 8737 09-1992 338-26924 47099 03-2016 NS Unit currently stored, but still on the active roster. 
8510 NS GE Dash 8-40C 8708 12-1990 338-26912 46402 07-2016 NS Unit currently stored, but still on the active roster.
8511 NS GE Dash 8-40C 8712 03-1991 338-26916 46633 10-2016 NS  
8512 NS GE Dash 8-40C 8699 12-1990 338-26912 46393 09-2017 NS  
Additional units currently undergoing rebuilding
(Units not yet completed and released to the active roster)
(8503) NS GE Dash 8-40C 8312/CR 6047 03-1989 1877 45928 -- NS Unit undergoing rebuilding at Roanoke, new RLS cab/widenose installed.
(8513) NS GE Dash 8-40C 8761 12-1992 338-26924 47123 -- NS Unit undergoing rebuilding at Roanoke, new RLS cab/widenose installed.


General Info

NS Model Designation = D8.5-40CW
Horsepower = 4,000
Fuel Tank Capacity = 5,000 gallons
Dynamic Braking = Yes
Control = Single
Cab Signals = Yes
LSL (Locomotive Speed Limiter) = Yes

Powered by a GE 16-cylinder 7FDL16 engine.

Equipped with the Traction and Engine Control Unit (TECU) from TMV Control Systems.

Upgraded from Manual Fuel Injection (MFI) to Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI)

Equipped with NS-designed split cooling system.

Unit is upgraded to meet Tier 2 emissions standards.

Upgraded from GE752-AG to GE752-AH traction motors.

Equipped with cab air conditioning.

Equipped with CCB 26 electronic air braking system.

Equipped with an electric parking brake.

Equipped with NS LEADER/PTC (Positive Train Control) system.

Units 8506 and 8509-8512 are equipped with six 480-volt power receptacles on the
long hood end pilot for HEP/stand-by power use.

Unit 8500 is equipped with a replacement NS-designed "Crescent" (SD60E style) wide nose and cab.

Units 8501-8502, 8504, and 8506-8512 are equipped with a replacement NS-designed "RLS" wide nose and cab.

 

 



 

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