Following Anniversary Engine #130

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  1. Mar 29, 2018 #1

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    Starting this thread for people to report locations and news for AMTK 130 now that it is running out and about.

    130 is currently leading westbound California Zephyr #5(28). It was right on time at Agency, Iowa.

     
  2. Mar 29, 2018 #2

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    Did they equip this unit with ACSES??
     
  3. Mar 29, 2018 #3

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    This was not one of the original anniversary engines. When/why did it become one?

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    Replacement for 66

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  5. Mar 29, 2018 #5

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    Thanks. I was also wondering about that. Is 66 totally destroyed or is it expected they’ll be able to restore it?
     
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    It's done for.
     
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    130 returned from California leading Amtrak #6(07) yesterday. I caught it as it snowed in Agency, Iowa.

     
  8. Apr 11, 2018 #8

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    130 has been sent back west leading Amtrak #5(10). This California Zephyr was right on time at Ottumwa, Iowa.

     
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    We’ll be on 6 next month, will wave when we go by on 5/10.

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    130 returned from running commuter trains in California leading Amtrak #6(03). The engineer waved passing though Agency, Iowa today.

     
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    I think the Phase I and Phase II Anniversary P42s are the best looking locos in the Amtrak system. Shame I havent seen either in the flesh.
     
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    I forgot to post this earlier, but I saw #130 on the Downeaster earlier this month (9/3 and 9/4).
     
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    AMTK 130 is leading Amtrak #6(26) today.  I caught it passing Agency, Iowa.  The train had just left Ottumwa eight hours and one minute behind schedule.

     
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    I caught Amtrak #6(11) with 130 as its second unit running over five hours late at Agency, Iowa today.  I'll also note this Zephyr happened to have coaches toward the front and sleepers on the end.  That's the opposite of what the other Zephyr sets are running.

     
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    AMTK 130 is leading the eastbound California Zephyr that's to arrive in Chicago later today. Amtrak #6(13) was over two hours late at Agency, Iowa.

     
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    Leading Amtrak #5(16) is AMTK 130 heading back west. I caught it with a wave from the conductor's side at Agency.

     
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    After spending some time in commuter service in California, AMTK 130 went east leading Amtrak #6(07). This California Zephyr was over two hours late at Ottumwa, Iowa.

     
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    Departed MSP on time 10 May 22:20 leading #7
     

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