Kansas City Southern

and KCS de Mexico

(A Work-in-Progress)

Action Photo:  KCS F-unit #2 in red/yellow/black Heritage scheme.
Revised: 25 August 2014 Shawn Levy Photo
- Compiled by: Various
Road No. Model & Bld Date Bldr No. Paint Scheme Notes
1 & 2 FP9 - Belle See Note **
3 FP9 - Belle See Note **
34 FP9 - Belle Museum exhibit re-numbered from KCS #4; ex-Canadian National
646 SD40-3 - Grey -
651 SD40-2 - Belle -
652, 661 & 689 SD40-3 - Grey -
691 SD40-2 - Belle -
695 & 697 SD40-3 - Grey -
708, 712 & 713 SD50 806044-5 & 10 Grey #708 is Oper. Lifesaver; #712 was re-#d to 2000 and wore NAFTA logo, for an interim period
914, 917 GP38-3 - - Ex-UP 914, 917
1001 SW1001 - - -
1003 GP38-3 (?) - - Ex-UP GP40; unit appears to be rebuilt (requires confirmation)
1014 GP38-3 - - Ex-UP 1014
1507 & 1509 SW1500 - Belle Ex-SP 2507
1902 GP38-2 - Belle Ex-?
1906 GP38-2 - Belle Remote Control Operation; ex-KCS 2013/4015, nee BM 204
1911-1912 GP38-2 - - Ex-BM 203 and Milw 351
1913, 1915-16 GP38-2 - - Re-#d from ?, 2051, SLSF 758, SLSF 759
1914 & 1917-20 GP38-2 - Belle #1918 ie ex-TPW 2001 and awaits long-term repairs
2000 & 2003 GP38 - Belle Ex-GWRR 2029 < CMNW 2029 < CR 7777 < nee PC 7777; #2003 is ex-GWWR 2101
2001 & 2003 GP38 - Grey Nee L&N 4010
2002 GP38-2 - - Ex-GWRR 4095
2011 & 2019 GP38 - Belle Nee ??
2025 & 2027 GP38-2 - Belle #2025 is ex-KCS 4005
2031 & 2034 GP38-2 - Belle Nee ??
2036, 2040-2041 GP38-2 - Belle #2040-41 are ex-CMNW 2040-41 < CR 7800 & 7804 < nee PC 7800 & 7804
?? GP22ECO - - Nine new GP22ECOs on order for KCS
2600 & 2601 SD22ECO - Belle TFM 1319-20 < FNM FNM 8531, 8533 < NdeM 8531, 8533
2800 GP22ECO 7831-3 Belle Built from a KCS GP40-3; nee NYC GP40 3030
2803 & 2806 GP22ECO - Belle Remanufactured from KCS GP40/GP40-3s
2810-2811 GP22ECO - Belle #2810 is ex-KCS 4769 < UP 655 < nee WP 3506
2813-14 & 2818 GP22ECO - Belle Remanufactured from KCS GP40/GP40-3s
2820, 24, 27-28, 35 & 38 GP22ECO - Belle Rebuilt from KCS GP40/GP40-3s
2840 & 2842-43 & 2845 GP22ECO - Belle Rebuilt from KCS GP40/GP40-3s; #2845 awaits long-term repairs
2851-52 & 2856 GP22ECO - Belle Many rebuilt from KCS GP40/GP40-3s
2855, 2863 & 2864 GP22ECO - - Many rebuilt from KCS GP40/GP40-3s
2898-2899 GP40-3 - - -
2900-02, 2904 & 2906 GP40-2LW - - --
2911-13, 16-17 & 19 GP40-2LW - - (See re-#ing notes); #2914 re-#d to 3014
2951 & 2956-2957 GP40-3 - - --
2954-55 & 2958-59 GP40-3 - Belle
2961-65, 67, & 69 77 GP40-3 - - --
2966, 68, 75 & 77 GP40-3 - Belle
2970-74 & 76 GP40-3 - - --
2975 GP40-3 - Belle
3057, 3061 & 3065 SDP40 - - #3057 & 3065 are ex-TFM 1318 & 1326 < nee NdeM 8530 & ??
3108 SD40-3 - - Re-#d from 622; unit is ex-CSX/SBD/SCL 8906, exx-SCL 2006, nee ACL 1030
3112, 3114, 3118 SD40-3 - - Re-#d from 607, 615:2, 616; nee CNW 970, BN 6405 (NP 3605), BN 6420 (NP 3620)
3120 SD40-3 - - Re-#d from 624; unit is ex-CSX/SBD/SCL 8922, nee SCL 2022
3126, 3129 SD40-3 - - Re-#d from 699, 6602; # 6602 is ex-CN 5095
3138 SD40-3 - - Re-#d from 611:2
3142 SD40-3 - - Re-#d from 619; unit is ex-PAL 6683, exx-BN 6683, nee SLSF 935
3143 SD40-3 - - Re-#d from 630:2; unit is ex-CNW 972
3151 GP40-3 - Belle Ex-GWWR 3019; nee WP 3536
3153 SD40-3 - - Re-#d from 6614 & 6620
3162 SD40-3 - - Re-#d from 629:2
3165 SD40-3 - - Re-#d from 676; nee KCS 631
3167 SD40-3 - - Loco is a SD40T-2 upgrade; ex-KCS 6110 < SP 5388 < nee DRGW 5388
3170 SD40-3 - - Re-#d from 6102; unit is ex-SP 5394 nee DRGW 5394
3200-19 SD40-3 - - Vacant nos. include: 3200-01, 3203-4, 3207-3218
3237 & 3240 SD40-3 - - -
3900 SD70MAC - Belle Acquired from TFM and re-#d from 1600 series
3901 SD70MAC - -- --
3902, 3905 & 3907 SD70MAC - Grey --
3903-04 & 3906 SD70MAC - Belle --
3908-3908 SD70MAC - Belle #3909 is ex-TFM 1609, Which was wrecked @ Mulberry, Kansas accident on July 21, 2012. It was TFM 1609 at that time.
3909-3911 SD70MAC - Belle- Acquired from TFM and re-#d from 1600 series
3912 SD70MAC - Grey- Acquired from TFM and re-#d from 1600 series
3913 SD70MAC - Belle Will be reblt, ex TFM 1613 which was wrecked @ Mulberry, Kansas
3914-16 & 3918 SD70MAC - Grey- Acquired from TFM and re-#d from 1600 series
3915 SD70MAC - Belle Ex-TFM 1615
3919 -- - -- Vacant number
3920, 3922 & 3929-30 SD70MAC - Belle --
3921, 3924-26 & 3928 SD70MAC - grey Acquired from TFM and re-#d from 1600 series
3932 & 3935 SD70MAC - - Acquired from TFM and re-#d from 1600 series
3934, 3936-3938 & 3940-41 SD70MAC - Belle Acquired from TFM and re-#d from 1600 series
3942 & 3944 SD70MAC - - Acquired from TFM and re-#d from 1600 series
3945-3951 SD70MAC - Belle Acquired from TFM and re-#d from 1600 series
3953 & 3957 SD70MAC - - Acquired from TFM and re-#d from 1600 series
3955 SD70MAC - Belle Acquired from TFM and re-#d from 1600 series
3959-3961 SD70MAC - Belle Ex-TFM 1659-1631
3962, 3964 & 3966 SD70MAC - - Acquired from TFM and re-#d from 1600 series
3963, 3965 & 3967-69 SD70MAC - Belle Acquired from TFM and re-#d from 1600 series
3970 & 3972-73 SD70MAC - - Acquired from TFM and re-#d from 1600 series
3997-3999 SD70ACe - Belle Ex-EMD demonstrators GM 70, 72-73; O/N: 20026404
4000-01 & 4004-05 SD70ACe - Belle O/N: 20046620 B/D:
4002-4003 SD70ACe - Grey O/N: 20046620 B/D:
4006-4007 SD70ACe - Grey O/N: 20046620 B/D:
4008 SD70ACe - Belle O/N: 20046620 B/D:
4009 SD70ACe - Grey O/N: 20046620 B/D:
4010 SD70ACe - Belle O/N: 20046620 B/D:
4011 SD70ACe - Grey O/N: 20046620 B/D:
4012-4013 SD70ACe - Belle O/N: 20046620
(4014) SD70ACe - Grey Scrapped
4015 SD70ACe - Belle O/N: 20046620 B/D:
4016 SD70ACe - Grey O/N: 20046620 B/D:
4017-22 SD70ACe - Belle O/N: 20046620 B/D:
4023-4024 SD70ACe - Grey O/N: 20046620 B/D:
4025 & 4027 SD70ACe - Belle O/N: 20046620 B/D:
4026 & 4028-29 SD70ACe - Grey O/N: 20046620 B/D:
4030-4059 SD70ACe - Belle O/N: 20046856
4100-4129 SD70ACe - Belle O/N: 20046887
4130-4139 SD70ACe - Belle Ex-EMDX 2100-2109
4140-4164 SD70ACe - Belle Delivery completed
4165-4174 SD70ACe - Belle Delivery completed: O/N 20146999-001 to 010
4253-4257 Slug - - 4254 off roster
4300 and 4302 SW1500 - Grey -
4319, 4324, 4326 SW1500 - Grey -
4325 & 4327 SW1500 - Belle -
4328-38 SW1500 - Grey 4332 is off roster
4339, 4345-4346 SW1500 - Belle nee P&LE
4347-62 SW1500 - Grey 4355 is off roster
4363-4367 MP15 - Grey 4367 is ex GN&A 80
4368 & 4399 SW1500 - Belle #4399 was e-#d from KCS 1506, nee PLE 1543
4575 AC4400CW 52048 Belle Units re-#d from 2000-2049
4576-4596 AC4400CW 52049-52081 Grey Units re-#d from 2000-2049; #2000 wore NAFTA logo for a period
4597 AC4400CW 52069 Belle Units re-#d from 2000-2049
4598-4624 AC4400CW 52070-52097 Grey Units re-#d from 2000-2049
4680-4699 ES44AC 58128-58147 Belle -
4700-4709 ES44AC 58148-58157 Belle -
4765-4789 ES44AC - Belle --
4790-4809 ES44AC 61246-65 Belle Delivery completed
4810-4844 ES44AC 35 Belle Order completed
6009, 6029, 6076, 6083 & 6092 SD40-3 - - Re-# from block 609, 626, 648, 677, 685 & 696 ? (confirmation needed)
6101 SD40T-2 - - Ex-SP 8378
6102 SD40T-2 - - Ex-SP 5394, nee DRGW 5394
6106-6107 SD40T-2 - - Ex-SP 8382, 8237
6108-6109 SD40-2 - - Ex-UP (WP 4315 & SP 3919)
6110 SD40T-2 - - Ex-DRGW 5388
6600-6620 SD40-3 - - Units being re-#d to 3100 series; Ex-CN
(7000 series) SD50 - Grey All 7000 series SD50s removed from roster
MW 912-913 SD40-3 - Yellow Remote control Maintenance of Way (MOW); ex-KCS 682 & 683

* * * Gateway Western * * *

GWRR 1504-1506 SW1500 - Grey Ex-CMNW 1504-6; nee P&LE 1541-43
GWRR 1574 SW1500 - Grey Ex--?
GWRR 2000-2001 GP38 - - #2000 is ex-GWRR 2029, exx-CMNW 2029, exxx-CR 7777, nee PC 7777. #2001 is nee L&N 4010.
GWWR 2036-2037 GP38 35422 & 35426 Black Ex-CMNW 2036-37, exx-CR 7793 & 7797, nee PC 7793 & 7797
GWWR 4095-4099 GP38-3 - - Re-#d from GWWR 2028, 2049, 2044, 2024, 2039
GWWR 4799 GP40-2 - - Ex-KCS 4799, nee WP 3530

* * * KCS de Mexico * * *

KCSM 400-407 Road Slug Road slug Belle -
708 and 713 SD50 - Grey 708 is Oper. Lifesaver and 713 carries safety slogans
KCSM 714-759 SD60 - Grey Ex-KCS; 719, 724, 739, 742 & 753 went to PCRC
KCSM 2400-2404 GP22ECO - Belle -
KCSM 2500-2503 GP22ECO - Belle Reblt from KCS 2953, 2960, 2968, & 2957; ex-SLSF 753, 760, 769 & 757; (orig: B/Ns 78168-4, 11, 20 & 8, B/D 3-6/1979)
KCSM 2504 GP22ECO - Belle Re-#blt from KCS 2918; ex-CN GP40-2LW 9625 (orig: B/N A3260 and B/D 9/1975)
KCSM 2650-2651 SD22ECO - Belle Reblt from ex-KCS SD40-3 #692 and 690; orig. b/d as SD40-2s is 6/1980
KCSM 3013, 3024, 3033 SD40-2 - Blue Ex-TFM
KCSM 4060-4099 SD70ACe - Belle O/N: 20066886
KCSM 4130-4139 SD70ACe - Belle O/N 20116604, deliveries up to 4137 (not inclusive)
KCSM 4500-06, 08, 10, 12, 14-17, 22-23 & 25-31, 33-45 & 47-49 AC4400CW - Grey Ex-TFM 2600-2649; re-#ing in process
KCSM 4507, 09, 11, 13, 18, 24, 32 & 46 AC4400CW - Belle Ex-TFM 2607, 09, 11, 13, 18, 24, 32 & 46
KCSM 4550-59 & 4563-73 AC4400CW - Grey Ex-TFM 2650-59 & 2663-73
KCSM 4560-62 & 74 AC4400CW - Belle Ex-TFM 2660-62 & 74
KCSM 4650-4679 ES44AC 57486-57515 Belle -
KCSM 4710-4729 ES44AC 58158-58177 Belle -
KCSM 4730-4759 ES44AC 59071-5910 Belle -
4760-4764 ES44AC - Belle -

* * * Panama Canal Railway * * *

1855 GP10 - Belle Ex-MSRC 1068; nee ICG 8187
1856 - 1860 F40PHR - Belle Ex-Amtrak 259, 313, 358, 354 & 374
1861 F40PH - Belle Ex-Amtrak 415, Nee Go Transit 515
1862 - 1865 F40PHR - Belle Ex-Amtrak 386, 397, 393, and 334
1867 SD60 73657-3 Belle Ex-?
1868 & 1869 SD60 - Belle Ex-KCS 719 & 724
1870, 1871 & 1872 SD60 - - Ex-KCS 739, 742 & 753

* * * TFM (Transportacion Ferroviaria Mexicana) * * *

1603, 1606, & 1608-09 SD70MAC - - Units are slated to be re-#d into KCS 3900 series
1613, 1615, 1617 & 1619 SD70MAC - - Units are slated to be re-#d into KCS 3900 series
1622 & 1627 SD70MAC - - Units are slated to be re-#d into KCS 3900 series
1631, 1633, 1636 & 1639 SD70MAC - - Units are slated to be re-#d into KCS 3900 series
1641, 1643, 1645, 1649-50 & 1652 SD70MAC - - Units are slated to be re-#d into KCS 3900 series
1654, 1656 & 1658-60 SD70MAC - - Units are slated to be re-#d into KCS 3900 series
1665, 1669 & 1672 SD70MAC - - Units are slated to be re-#d into KCS 3900 series
3800, 3801 SD60 - Belle #714-718 are being renumbered into the 3800 series
3801-3802, 3804 SD60 - - #714-718 are being renumbered into the 3800 series
3803 & 3806-08 SD60 - Belle #3806 is ex-KCS #720
3809 SD60 - Grey Number is vacant
3810 SD60 - Grey --
3812-3822 SD60 - Belle #721-759 are being renumbered into the 3800 series
3823 SD60 - Grey --
3824 SD60 - Grey Number is vacant
3825-26, 3828 SD60 - Belle --
3827 SD60 - -- Number is vacant
3829-3832 SD60 - Belle #3827 is vacant
3833-34 SD60 - Grey #721-759 are being renumbered into the 3800 series
3835-3836 SD60 - Belle #3827 is vacant
3837 SD60 - -- Number is vacant
3839-42 SD60 - Belle Re-#d from KCS?
3843 SD60 - Grey Re-#d from KCS?

* * * Notes * * *

2900 Series GP40-2LWs CN lineage:
  • 2900 < 4702 < CN 9502
  • 2901 < 4705 < CN 9611
  • 2902 < 4700 < CN 9573
  • 2903 < 4704 < CN 9559
  • 2904 < 4706 < CN 9563
  • 2905 < 4707 < CN 9516
  • 2906 < 4708 < CN 9599
  • 2907 < 4709 < CN 9594
  • 2908 < 4710 < CN 9546
  • 2909 < 4711 < CN 9535
  • 2910 < 4712 < CN 9546
2900 Series GP40-2LWs CN lineage:
  • 2911 < 4713 < CN 9488
  • 2912 < 4714 < CN 9536
  • 2913 < 4715 < CN 9716
  • 2914 < 4716 < CN 9597
  • 2915 < 4717 < CN 9614
  • 2916 < 4718 < CN 9609
  • 2917 < 4719 < CN 9608
  • 2918 < 4720 < CN 9629
  • 2919 < 4721 < CN 9496
  • 2920 < 4722 < CN 9625
  • 2921-22 unconfirmed
3200 Series SD40-3s Renumbering (from pre-2007 #s):
  • 3200 < 637
  • 3201 < 638
  • 3206 < 643
  • 3208 < 645
  • 3219 < 656
  • 3222 < 659
  • 3233 < 677
  • 3235 < 679
  • 3240 < 684

GP38-2s Re-#ing from 4000 series:
  • 1908 < 4017
  • 1910? < 4018
  • 1911? < 4022
  • 1912? < 4025
  • 1913 < 4001
  • 1914? < 4004
  • 1916 < 4007
  • 1917 < 4009
  • 1919? < 4033
  • 1921 < 4029
  • 19XX? < 4026

  • 2010 < 4012
  • 2011? < 4013
  • 2012 < 4014
  • 2013 < 4015
  • 2014 < 4016
  • 2016 < 4019
  • 2017 < 4020
GP38-2s Re-#ing from 4000 series (cont.)
  • 2018? < 4021
  • 2019 < 4023
  • 2020 < 4024
  • 2022 < 4027
  • 2023? < 4028
  • 2024 < 4000
  • 2025 < 4002
  • 2026 < 4003
  • 2027 <4005
  • 2028 < 4006
  • 2029 < 4032
  • 2030 < 4033
  • 2031 < 4010
  • 2033 < 4030
  • 2034 < 4031
  • 2035 < 4011
  • 2051? < 4004
GP38-2 data from Bill Miller (via Loco Notes)
Abbreviations:
  • AEE - American European Express
  • ATSF - Santa Fe
  • BM - Boston & Maine
  • BN - Burlington Northern
  • CSX - CSXT
  • BNSF - Burlington Northern Santa Fe
  • CN - Canadian National
  • DRGW - Denver & Rio Grande Western
  • GWWR - Gateway Western
  • HATX - Helm Leasing
  • MP - Missouri Pacific
  • NdeM - National of Mexico
  • NP - Northern Pacific
  • SOU - Southern
  • SP - Southern Pacific
  • UP - Union Pacific
  • WP - Western Pacific
For a more detailed roster use this KANSAS CITY SOUTHERN (link)
Thanks to the following people/sources for providing updates: Wayne Beavers, Peter Bieber, Joseph Belote, Bob Brown, Kevin Burkholder, Phillip Clappison, Dale Devene, Tim Frey, Steve Gerbracht, David Hogan, John Gabriel Ibay, Bryan Jones, Jim Larduskey, KellyMcClanahan, Bill Miller, Tim Mulina, Martin Oksnevad, Derek Pinsonat, BJ Preddy, Michael Richmond, Mike Roberts, Andy Tucker (via LocoNotes), Dave Hawkins, Frank Volhardt, Chris White, and Greg Wiltsie.

Paint scheme and Builder Number data provided by Michael Redmond.

Additional sources: RailNews Magazine (3/99), Diesel Era Magazine. Texas-Mexican data provided by David W. Read.

** KCS #1, #2 and 3 are often run together, as an A-B-A set; these units are ex-CN/VIA 6512, 6616 and 6504 respectively.

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