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#1 Fan Railer

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Posted 20 January 2016 - 09:40 AM

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More info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EMD_F125



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Posted 20 January 2016 - 09:44 AM

Wow, that looks cool!

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Posted 20 January 2016 - 12:33 PM

Since the wikipedia article says the first one is scheduled to be delivered this quarter, I assume that's the first one. And yes, that is a fine looking machine.

 

Was the picture taken at the assembly plant in Muncie, IN?


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Posted 20 January 2016 - 03:06 PM

Finally!!! What will they be numbered?



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Posted 20 January 2016 - 09:58 PM

idk, not a fan.

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Posted 21 January 2016 - 04:36 PM

Since the wikipedia article says the first one is scheduled to be delivered this quarter, I assume that's the first one. And yes, that is a fine looking machine.

 

Was the picture taken at the assembly plant in Muncie, IN?

Presumably yes.



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Posted 14 March 2016 - 12:11 PM

I've seen that the first of this model is now being shipped. Someone saw it on the Chesterton Webcam covered with a tarp.



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Posted 21 March 2016 - 09:26 AM

Besides #903, has anyone else seen any others that have been complete so far? And whether they're still in La Grange or heading for Pueblo?



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Posted 26 April 2016 - 11:55 AM

Any heads-ups as of now?



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Posted 26 April 2016 - 12:06 PM

You know, I'm sure that the hypothetical person that does know was just sitting on that info until Simone asked about it. I'm sure your well thought out question will bring them out of the woodwork posthaste.
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Posted 26 April 2016 - 03:45 PM

Simone doesn't share her secrets  :P



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Posted 03 May 2016 - 02:40 PM

Where is #903 currently at as of now? A couple months ago, it passed the Chesterton Webcam. Also, have any others been complete yet?



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Posted 03 May 2016 - 05:45 PM

If someone knew.. Someone would have said something.. Until then.. This is my feelings on these units.. 

 

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Posted 04 May 2016 - 01:59 PM

To be blunt: if the information hasn't already been volunteered, it is not public yet, and therefore there is no point in asking. So as I tell everyone who asks questions like this. Sit back, have some patience, and play the waiting game like the rest of us.



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Posted 04 May 2016 - 04:06 PM

I will give Foamer some credit.. I'm glad to see someone excited to see new equipment come out. I remember how excited I was for the Acela sets to come out. Granted I was 8 or 9. But I am glad to see that such excitement still exists.. :) 

 

At NS we get excited over new locomotives coming out.. Yes that includes the second hand stuff... On top of that us conductors will get excited when a brand spankin' new car comes by that is easy to ride. :) 


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Posted 04 May 2016 - 04:54 PM

I will give Foamer some credit.. I'm glad to see someone excited to see new equipment come out. I remember how excited I was for the Acela sets to come out. Granted I was 8 or 9. But I am glad to see that such excitement still exists.. :)

 

At NS we get excited over new locomotives coming out.. Yes that includes the second hand stuff... On top of that us conductors will get excited when a brand spankin' new car comes by that is easy to ride. :)

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Posted 16 May 2016 - 06:24 AM

What's the official order now? 20 locos, 29 locos, or 40 locos?



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Posted 16 May 2016 - 08:09 AM

10+7+3 = 20. See http://www.metrolink...ews_id/899.html, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EMD_F125



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Posted 16 May 2016 - 09:50 AM

Looks like the official order is now 40.

 

http://www.metrolink...2016_AprMay.pdf



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Posted 16 May 2016 - 09:56 AM

Also, a second note: how come on the rear of the loco, there's a window on one side instead of on the door?






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