Southeastern Pennsylvania Transit Authority (SEPTA)

Past & Present Power

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Revised: 13 Dec. 2017 Info from: John Komanesky
-- Photo by: Robert W. Derr
Model (& Bldr) Road No. Serial # (Date) Notes
BL15 (Republic) 50 -- Active; rebuilt on frame of ex-Milw SW1200's 649 < nee Milw SW1200 2043 (EMD 20079, b/d 11/54)
51 -- Active; rebuilt on frame of ex-Milw SW1200's 626 < nee Milw SW1200 2021 (EMD 20056, b/d 11/54)
SW1200 / SW7 (EMD) 52 20069 (11/54) Rebuilding of loco is contemplated; ex-Milw 639 < nee Milw SW1200 2033
53 13012 (11/50) SW7; stored unserviceable; ex-CR 8904 < PC 8904 < nee NYC (P&E) 8904
80-tonner (GE) 55 32085 (12/53) Sold, ex-Standard Slag 12
RL1000 (Republic) 60 0891J297 (3/92) --
61 0891J298 (3/92) --
2GS14B-DE (NRE) 70 058-0153 (1/09) --
GP9 (EMD) 90 20723 (11/55) Retired and used as trade-ins on #60; ex-CR 7019 < Penn Central 7019 < nee PRR 7019
91 20732 (11/55) Retired and used as trade-ins on #61; ex-CR 7028 < Penn Central 7028 < nee PRR 8904
Cab Control Car (Alco & EMD) 615 76838 (11/49) Rail adhesion; ex-Long Island RR < BN 4116 < SPS 864(864A-1) < nee GN FA-1 442A
622 12626 (11/50) EMD scrapped, ex-Long Island RR < nee B&O F7A 4524
ACS64 (Siemens) 901-913 -- (2017) Electric; delivered to date.
902-913 -- (2017) Electric; on order
AEM7 (EMD) 2301 & 2302 866165-1 & 2 (11/87) Electric
2303-2307 866165-3 to 7 (12/87) Electric
ALP44 (ABB) 2308 -- (10/96) Electric
FP7 (EMD) 4371 11387 (5/50) Retired, ex-CR 4371 < nee Reading 900
4372 & 4373 11389 & 90 Retired, ex-CR 434372 7 73 < nee Reading (902 & 903
Notes

SEPTA also uses GE-built 45-tonners #6 (s/n 15726, b/d 9/42) and #7 (s/n 12976, b/d 12/40) on subway network

Abbreviations:

  • B&O - Baltimore & Ohio
  • CR - Conrail
  • GN - Great Northern
  • LIRR - Long Island
  • Milw - Milwaukee Road
  • NRE - National Railway Equipment
  • P&E - Peoria & Eastern
  • RL - Republic Locomotive

Thanks to the following contributors/sources: Extra 2200 South (Issue 89), LocoNotes, and John Almeida, Tom Barrow, Martin Baumann, Ted Grumbine & Alex Jiricek

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