Amtrak Motive Power

Revised: 13 February 2017

Locomotive Wraps & Service Corridor Paints

Craig Walker photo

Craig Walker photo

Craig Walker photo

Marty Bernard photo

Charles J. Freericks photo

Steven M. Welch photo

Peter Bieber photo

Howard W. Johnson

Steven M. Welch photo

Philip Goldstein photo

Shane Darst photo

Mike Castellow photo

Craig Walker photo

Benjamin Dziechciowski photo

Marty Bernard photo

Jake OHalloran photo

xxxxx photo

MarcGlucksman photo

Amtrak Paint Scheme Evolution (Phases I to IV)

R. Craig photo

Charles J. Freericks photo

Charles J. Freericks photo

Charles J. Freericks photo

Amtrak's Current Standard Paint Scheme

Craig Walker photo

Dan Howard photo

Craig Walker photo

Model (Bldr) Road No. Bldr Nmbr Date Notes
P42DC (GE) 1-30 49321-49349 8-11/96 --
31-35 49572-73, 71, 70 & 76 12/96 --
36-40 49574-75, 79, 77 & 78 12/96 Loco #42 wears special "Salute to America's Veterans" paint scheme
41-61 49659 & 80-99 12/96-2/97 -
62-98 49600-36 2-6/97 #66 wears one-of-four 40th anniversary paint schemes: Phase II (introduced in 1976); 90 & 91 were damaged
99-120 49951-49972 6-9/97 #102 recvd heavy damage; status?
121 & 122 52585-52586 9/00 --
123-147 52803-52827 10/00-2/01 #145 wears one-of-four 40th anniversary paint schemes: Phase III (introduced in 1979)
148-160 52844-52856 3-4/01 #155 was heavily damaged; #156 wears one-of-four 40th anniversary paint schemes: Phase I (introduced in 1972)
161-207 53017-53063 5-10/01 #184 wears one-of-four 40th anniversary paint schemes: Phase IV (introduced in 1993)
  • Several P42s Out-of-Service, waiting repairs
  • #143 & 149 scrapped, #186 had wreck damage
  • NPCU (Amtrak) 406 -- 2011 Non-Powered Control Unit; ex-Amtrak F40PH-2 406 (EMD 877008-6, b/d 7/88); repainted in Heritage colors (phase 3), repainted in Ski train colors.
    F59PHI (EMD) 450(3rd)-464(3rd) 966722-1 to 15 4-9/98 Pacific Surfliners (in blue and silver scheme)
    465(3rd)-470(3rd) 966722-16 to 21 9-10/98 Cascade train service (in green and brown)
    P32-8 / 8-32BWH (GE) 500(3rd)-506(3rd) 46836-46842 12/81 --
    507(2nd)-519(2nd) 46843-46855 12/91 --
    GP40H (M-K) 520(2nd)-527(2nd) A2126-2132 11/66 Re-# from 192-199; 520 & 526 reblt to GP38H-2
    MP15 / SW1500 (EMD) 530(2nd)-539(2nd) 74668-2, 3, 6 to 12, 14 5/75 -
    540(2nd) & 541(2nd) 73622-4 & 13 9/73 Model SW1500; ex-CSX
    SSB1200 (ATSF) 550(2nd)-567(2nd) -- -- Rebuilds from swithcers
    SW1001 (EMD) 569(2nd) 73623-2 11/73 Ex-CSX
    MP15D (MPI) 570(2nd)-574(2nd) 3801-3805 10-12/04 --
    575(3rd)-579(3rd) 3806-3810 12/04 --
    CF7 (ATSF) 582(2nd) -- -- Ex-ATSF F7A 208L (s/n E1095, b/d 9/49)
    585(2nd) -- -- Ex-ATSF F7A 215C (s/n E1152, b/d 11/49)
    MP14B (MPI) 586-589 -- -- --
    590 (3rd) -- -- --
    591(3rd)-594(3rd) -- -- --
    595-598 -- -- --
    GG20B (Rail Power) 599 (3rd) -- -- Re-d# to RPRX 2407; ex-CP Rail 1700
    2GS12B-R (NRE) 599 (4th) -- -- Re-d# to RPRX 2407; ex-CP Rail 1700
    ACS-64 (Siemens) 600-630 -- 2014 Delivered
    631-664 -- 2015 Delivered
    665-669 -- 1-4/16 Delivered
    HHP-8 (??) 650-664 -- -- Order completed
    P32AC-DM (GE) 700-709 47920-47929 6/96 #707 returned to service
    710-717 50190-50197 -- --
    GP38 (EMD) 720-722 33064, 33323 & 33705 4, 10, 11/67 Ex-CRR 2002, B&O 3805 and C&O 3874
    723-724 35387, 36316 8/69, 6/70 Ex-PC 7758 and L&N 4003
    SW1 / SW8 (EMD) 736-737 1509, 1591 8/51, 1/52 Ex-NYC SW1 651 & 653
    738, 740; & 742 11216, 11222, 5376 11/50; 7/48 Ex-PRR SW1 9422, 9428 & 9143
    749 14492 9/51 Ex-LV SW8 267
    GP7/GP9 (EMD) 760, 764 15577, 19186 1/52, 4/54 #760 sold (ex-SLSF GP7 610); 764 is ex-UP GP9 185
    765-768 -19127, 093, 128 & 120 1/54 Ex-UP GP9s 241, 207, 242 & 234
    769 & 770 16894, 23543 8/52, 3/57 #769 is ex-CMO GP9 160 and #770 is ex-CNW 1726 (which has been sold
    771-772 17763, 10551 2/53, 9/50 #771 is ex-L&N GP9 432, and 772 is ex-NCSL GP7 710 (which has been sold)
    774-776 11994, 14415, 17829 8/50, 7/51, 2/53 Ex- GP7s WAB 451 & 461 and UP 702
    781,783 7442, 11685 1, 7/50 Ex-GP7s NCSL 703 and CRIP 433
    SW10 (NRE) 790-791 -- -- NRE rebuild from ex-MKT SW9 1228 & 1230 (s/n 11735 & 11737 b/d 2/52)
    792-794 -- -- NRE rebuild from ex-MTR SW9 73, 78 & 83 (s/n 16442, 17061 & 17432 b/d 5, 12/52 & 1/53)
    795 -- -- NRE rebuild from ex- AMTK 705 < SOO 1212< nee MilW SW1200 2028 (s/n 20063, b/d 11/54)
    796-978 -- -- NRE rebuild from ex-PLE 8959, 8957 & 8955 (s/n 16337, 35 & 33; b/d 9, 9, 3/52)
    799 -- -- NRE rebuild from ex-AMTK 709 < B&OCT 9603 < nee B&O SW9 593 (s/ns 15889, b/d 3/52)
    P40DC / P42DC (GE) 800-806 47268-47274 4/93 --
    809, 811 & 813-819 47277, 79 & 81 to 87 5-8/93 --
    821-832 47289-47300 8-10/93 #822 wears a Phase III paint scheme.
    834-839 47302-47307 11-12/93 --
    843 47311 12/93 --
  • #800-843 built as P40DCs and later upgraded to P42DC specifications
  • #808, 810, 812 & 820 sold to NJ Transit
  • 833, 834, 836, 838 & 840-843 leased or sold to Conn DOT
  • #807 & 829 wrecked and scrapped and other locos stored
  • #814, 818, 830, 831, 832, and 835 were assigned to Autotrain service between Lorton, VA and Sanford, FL.
  • AEM7 (EMD) 900-914 776073-1 to 15 4-12/80 900 and 903 gone
    915-929 776073-16 to 30 1-8/81 --
    930-941 806004-1 to 12 9-11/81 --
    942-946 806004-13 to 17 1-7/82 --
    947-953 876006-1 to 7 1-9/88 --
    SC44 Charger (Siemens) 4600-4630 -- X/2016 Corridor locomotives on order; with units up to 4604 built
    NPCU (Amtrak) 90200, 90208, 90213-15 -- -- Control cabs, ex-Amtrak F40PHs 200, 208 & 213-215 (EMD 757099-1, 9 & 14 to 16, b/d 3 & 4/76) #90208 wears special "Salute to Veterans" attire
    90218-25 & 90229 -- -- Control cabs, built from ex-Amtrak F40PHs 218-225 & 229 (EMD 757099-19 to 26 & 30, b/d 4 & 5/76)
    90230 & 90250-53 -- -- Control cabs, built from ex-Amtrak F40PHs 230 & 250-253 (EMD 777001-1 & 21 to 24, b/d 7 & 10/77)
    90278 -- -- Control cab, built from ex-Amtrak F40PH 278 (EMD 776001-9, b/d 12/77)
    90340 & 90368 -- -? & 2/96 Control cabs built from ex-Amtrak F40PHR 340 (EMD 796379-9, b/d 10/80) and Amtrak 368 (807050-8, b/d 6/81) (
    90413 -- -- Control cab built from ex-GO Transit F40PHR 513 (EMD A3498, b/d 5/78)

    R. Craig Photo

    Pre-1991 Diesel Motive Power Roster

    (compiled by Ken Haughton)

    Part 1 and Part 2

    *Locos #26-38 and 126-128 have ITCS equipment needed to run at "high speed" on the Amtrak-owned line through Southwestern Lower Michigan.

    Most E60s have been derated to 5200 or 4100 HP.

    Locomotive data provided by Michael Richmond.

    Thanks to the following people for providing updates and corrections: Martin Baumann, Joseph Belote, Marty Bernard, Brad Chamberlain, Shane Darst, Matt Donnelly, Tristan Garrett, Philip Goldstein, Michael Hansen, Jeff Horstman, Brent Holt (via LocoNotes), Joey LeMay, David Leonard, Martin Oksnevand, Dan Outen, Joe Pizza, John Posphepny, Jay Sarno, Kevin Sadowski, Mike Schattl, Adam (Sullivan via LocoNotes), Fred Tefft, Jim Tiroch, David C. Warner, Ed Weisensel, John Wendelin, and Richard Wilson-Shea.

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