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Revised: 22 June 2021 Photo by Robby Gragg
Reporting Mark: METX Formatted by R. Craig
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Road No. Model (& Orig. bldr date) Bldr # Notes
1 SW1 (12/39) EMD 983 Ex-Rock Island 4801 < IC 602 < nee Illinois Central 9016
2 SW1 (6/46) EMD 3293 Ex-RTA 2 < Rock Island 4804 < IC 610 < nee Illinois Central 9025
3 SW1200 (11/54) EMD 20041 Ex-RTA 3 < NIRC 3< Milw 600 < Milwaukee Road 2048
4 SW1500 (5/72) EMD #4608-53 Out of Service and could be sold; ex-SP 2643
5 SW1500 (8/67) EMD 33136 Ex-SP 2476
6-7 SW1500 (6/68) EMD 34111-34112 #6 is Out of Service; #7 sold; ex-Inland Steel 120-121
8 SW1500 (6/68) EMD 33981 Ex-SP 2494
9 SW1500 (12/71) EMD 7367-8 Ex-SSW 2590
10 -- EMD -- Rebuilt from Western Alabama GP40 704 (b/d 34749 on 2/69)
11 -- EMD -- Rebuilt from Norfolk & Western GP40 1341 (b/d 31881 on 4/66)
73-87 F59PHI (4-9/98) EMD 966722-1 to 15 Ex-Amtrak Pacific Surfliners #450-464
88-93 EMD F59PHI (9-10/98) 966722-16 to 21 #90 wears C&NW tribute scheme; ex-Amtrak Cascade service #465-470
94-95 F59PH (--) -- All three are refurbished in the new Metra scheme; ex-AMT 526 < nee GO Transit 526
97 F59PH (5/88) GMDD A4751 Ex-AMT 526 < nee GO Transit 526
98 F59PH (6/88) GMDD A4755 Wears C&NW colors; ex-AMT 530< nee GO Transit 530
99 F59PH (6/88) GMDD A4757 Ex-AMT 532 < nee GO Transit 532
100-127 F40PH-3 (1977) EMD 766062-1 to 27 Rebuilt from F40PH
128-149 F40PH-3 (1979-80) EMD 786293-1 23 Rebuilt; #147 is an ex-Operation Lifesaver unit
150-164 F40PH-2 (1983) EMD 826017-1 to 15 --
165-173 F40PH-2 (4/83) EMD 826017-16 to 24 #171 blt 5/83
174-180 F40PH-3 (1989-90) EMD 876017-1 to 27 Confirmed
181-184 EMD F40PH-3 (7-10/89) 886028-1 to 4 Confirmed
185-214 F40PHM-3 (1991-92) EMD 896065-1 to 30 #205 wrecked
215 (2nd) F40PH-3 (1977) EMD 777018-1 Rebuilt from F40PH
216 F40PH-3 (1981) EMD 807050-1 Rebuilt from F40PH
Metra had announced plans to upgrade 41 F40PH-2s/F40PH-2Ms to -3 specifications; #177 and 210 are presumably last units to be completed
401 MP36PH-3S (10/02) MPI 0101-1 --
402-423 MP36PH-3S (1-12/03) MPI 0101-2 to 23 #402 wears the State of Illinois scheme; #405 wears a Milwaukee Road "tribute" scheme
424-427 MP36PH-3S (1-3/04) MPI 0101-24 to 27 #425 wears Rock Island tribute colors
?? SD70MACH (11-12/94) EMD 946555-10 to 23 On order from Progress 15 SD70MACHs; ex-PRLX 9551-9564 < BNSF 9551-9564 < nee BN 9551-9564
SD70MACHs will be rebuilt by Progress, with AC traction, geared for 80 mph, HEP, microprocessor-control braking and Tier 3 emissions.
611 F40C (4/74) EMD 73612-1 Ex-MILW 51 (purchased by North West Suburban Mass Transit District [NWSMTD] for Milwaukee Road
614 F40C (5/74) EMD 73689-2 Ex-Nortran 54
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Second-Hand Power Acquisition & Disposition (Provided by Andre Kristopan)

  • 300-319 F7A ex CNW 406-425 - note that only 416-414,416 were actually acquired, 415,417-425 stayed with CNW, and only 305 and 308 (CNW 411 and 414) were actually renumbered and repainted. Both units retired.
  • 400-413 E8A ex CNW 5019B, 5021A, 5024B, 5025A, 5025B, 5026A, 5026B, 5027A, 5028B, 5030B, 5031A, 5031B, 5032A, 5033A, none of these units actually renumbered; all are off roster
  • 414-424 E8A ex CNW 512-522, none actually renumbered, but all except 517 repainted; all are off roster
  • 425-429 E8A ex CNW 507-511, none actually renumbered. 510 and 511 repainted and later retired; all are off roster
  • 500-524 E9A ex BN 9900-9908,9910-9925, never actually took ownership, none renumbered or repainted; all are off roster
  • 530-535 E9A ex MILW 36A,C-38A,C, none actually renumbered or repainted; all are off roster
  • 550-555 E9BA ex CNW 501-506, none actually renumbered or repainted, off roster
  • 560 E9A ex MILW 33C, not actually renumbered or repainted, off roster
  • 600-614 F40C ex MILW 40-54, renumbered and repainted; 611 and 614 only F40Cs remaining on roster.
Notes:
Sources: RailPictures.Net and RRpicturesArchives.Net

Thanks to the following people for data and photo updates: CUSD RFE Notice 31, Robby Gragg, Mike Farrell, Joe Ferguson, Tristan Garrett, Sean Graham-White, Michael Hansen, Matt Lastovich, Joe LeMay, John Means, Jeff Miller, John Morear, David Pettengill, John Poshepny, Michael Richmond, Kevin Sadowski, Terry T. and Ed Weisensel

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