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GE AC44C6CF No. 8520

1 Unit Active (Currently stored)



This roster compiled and maintained by Chris R. Toth
Roster last updated on March 9, 2019.


Active Roster


Road No.

Rebuilt By Original
Build Date
Order No.
Original Build No. Notes
8520 NS GE Dash 9-44CW 8946 07-2018 NS Roanoke
Locomotive Shop
02-1996 1868 49122 Unit currently stored, but still on the active roster.

General Info

NS Model Designation = AC44C6CF
Horsepower = 4,400
Fuel Tank Capacity = 5,000 gallons
Dynamic Braking = Yes
Control = Single
Cab Signals = Yes
LSL (Locomotive Speed Limiter) = Yes

The AC44C6CF rebuilding included conversion to AC traction utilizing CAF USA designed electrical components,
new electrical and inverter cabinet, a TMV control system, a
Ganser common rail EUI system, and additional
weight was added to increase the unit up to 432,000 pounds when fully loaded with supplies.

All six axles are powered with CAF X.R0.00114 AC traction motors that fit the original Dash 9 truck frames.

Original cab and widenose were retained.

Unit is equipped with cab air conditioning.

Unit is equipped with NS LEADER/PTC (Positive Train Control) system.



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