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Action Photo:  NS 8025 with Manifest at night.
Revised: 7 Oct. 2014 Sean Hoyden photo of Monongahela 8025 leading manifest at Remington, Va on 9 Oct. 2013

The Heritage Fleet

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Conrail 8098

(E.M. Bell photo)

Southern Railway 8099k

(R. Craig photo)

Nickel Plate 8100

(Jonathan Guy photo)

Central of Georgia 8101

(Scott Williams photo)

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Pennsylvania 8102

(Michael Harding photo)

Norfolk & Western 8103

(Jim Kleeman photo)

Lehigh Valley 8104

(William D Klapp photo)

Interstate 8105

(Jim Kleeman photo)

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Norfolk Southern 8114

(Michael Harding photo)

Monongahela Rwy 8025

(Jim Kleeman photo)

Savannah & Atlanta 1065

(R. Craig photo)

New York Central 1066

(Keith Latimer photo)

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Reading 1067

(R. Craig photo)

Erie 1068

(Chris Starnes photo)

Virginian 1069

(Michael Harding photo)

Wabash 1070

(Zach Pumphery photo)

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Central of New Jersey 1071

(Jim Kleeman photo)

Illinois Terminal 1072

(Matt Holman photo)

Penn Central 1073

(Jim Kleeman photo)

Delaware Lackawanna & Western 1074

(Sean Hoyden photo)

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Lehigh Valley 8104 w/ Revisions

(Jim Kleeman photo)

Norfolk & Portsmouth Belt Line

(Mike Castellow photo)

Reserved

(xxxxxxx photo)

Norfolk Southern 4270

(Shawn Levy photo)

All images on this site are used with the photographer's permission.

Current Roster

Road No. Qty Model Notes
98-99 2 RCP4 Rebuilt from GP38s 2908 and ?
100-101 2 RP20BD Unit #100 rebuilt from NS GP38AC 2824
300-301 2 3GS21B Delivered
522-566 45 B32-8 Re-#d directly from 3500 series to 500s (kept last two digits)
610-612 & 618 1 RP-M4C Converted from GP50 7028, 7014, 7076 & 7273
700-752 49 RPE4C Road slugs; units are mated to GP40-2s
850-866 17 RPU6 rewired from MT-6s; ex-CR
870-885 16 RPU6 Built from #1500 series SD40s
901 and 903 2 MT-4 Renumbered from 1001 and 1003; Ex-CR
912-913 2 Slug, RP-E4 Renumbered from 9712 and 9713
914-941 26 Slug, RP-E4D --
963--965 RP-E4U Ex-NS 9853-55< nee GP9s 692, 893 & 873
999 1 BP4 Built by the Juniata shops; 1500 hp battery powered
1000-1064 65 SD70ACe Delivery completed
1065-1074 10 SD70ACe Delivery in Heritage Schemes (see above photos)
1075-1099 25 SD70ACe Order completed
1100-1124 25 SD70ACe Order (#20126838) completed
1125-1174 25 SD70ACe Order (#20126838) completed
1625-1652 26 SD40-2 Ex-N&W lo-nose; #1628 & 1640 are off roster
1700-1705 6 SD45-2 Ex-Conrail; #1701 has a 3000 hp engine
2100-2107 8 SW1001 Ex-CR
2120-2121 2 RP14BD Gen Sets
2292-2347 36 SW1500 2294, 95, 97-99, 2311, 16-17, 22, 30-32, 34, 36, 38-39, 43-44 & 46 are gone
2348-2435 86 MP15 #2363, 2365 & 2383 are in storage; #2356 & 2400 removed from storage
2362, 2365, 2371, 2381, 2383, 2393-94, 2400, 2423 & 2430 10 MP15E --
2501-2556 55 SD70 #2507 retired
2557-2580 24 SD70 Ex-Conrail
2581-2590 10 SD70M -
2591-2623 33 SD70M -
2624-2648 25 SD70M -
2649-2700 52 SD70M-2 -
2701-2778 78 SD70M-2 Delivery completed
2779-2785 7 SD75M Ex-BNSF
2797-2799 3 SD70M Ex-NYSW 4050, 4052 & 4054
2800-2806 7 SD75M @2801 & 2803 are ex-BNSF 8209 & 8222 < nee ATSF 209 & 222
2823-2878 13 GP38AC #2847 being converted to CNG fuel tender; most other locos retired or sold
3000-3070 71 GP40-2 Ex-Conrail; several 3000 series locos converted to slug masters including: #3010-11, 16 22 & 51
3071-3099 7 GP40-2 NS is upgrading several High-hood GP40s to Low-hood GP40-2 spec; 3071-3072 completed, as is 3079 "Operation Lifesaver"
3201-3214 ?? SD40-2 Some being rebuilt; others retired, including: #3211-12
3215 SD40-2 Loco wears a unique "NMRA 2014 Convention Cleveland" banner
3216-3467 ?? SD40-2 Many being rebuilt; many others retired, including: #3217-18, 32-34, 36-54, 57, 76-77, 3314, 23, 27, 73, 73, & 77 are gone; #3329 had been painted in Maersk blue & silver livery; and 3329-3447 are ex-CR (no 3356 nor 3358)
3468-96 24 SD40-2 Ex-NREX < nee BN; #3492-96 had been BN 7098, 7079, 7105, 7225 & 7120
3497-3499 3 SD40-2 Ex-CITX 3008, 3024 & 3026 < CEFX 7087, 7170 & 7112 < nee BN 7087, 7170 & 7112
3500-3501 3 SD40-2 See Note A
3502-3504 3 SD40-2 See Note A
3505-3549 45 SD40-2 Ex-HLCX (see Note A)
3550-3584 35 SD40-2 Ex-HLCX (see Note A)
3802-3820 14 SD38 Ex-CR; #3804, 3810-11, 3816-19 sold; 3809 & 3816 are in storage
3821 1 SD38-2 EX-C& NW rebuilt from SD40-2s #6206
3830 1 RP20DC Gen Set
3850 1 Gen Set Re-blt from NS 3188
4000-4001 2 PR43C Built from NS SD50 cores
4002-4011 10 PR43C Built from SD60 cores
4120-4159 ? GP38AC Most retired or rebuilt
4, 270 1 F9PH Unit wears Southern Railway freight colors; ex-RPCX 101 < MARC 81 < MDOT F9PH 7181 < MK 4580 < B&O 4580 < nee B&O F7A 937
4271 1 F9PH Unit wears Southern Railway freight colors; ex-RPCX 102 < MARC 85 < MDOT F9PH 7185 < MK 4557 < B&O 4557 (2nd) < nee B&O F7A 947
4275 1 F7B Unit wears Southern Railway freight colors; ex-RPCX 201 < CGW 113D < C&NW 317 < nee C&NW 410
4276 1 F7B Unit wears Southern Railway freight colors; ex-RPCX 202 < CGW 114B < C&NW 318 < nee C&NW 411
4609-35 & 4637-41 26 GP59 Several 4600 series locos retired: #4615, 20, 4622, 26 & 31-32 were retired, The 4636 (1st) wrecked & retired.
4636 (2nd) 1 GP59E See Note E
4650-4657, 4660 8 GP59E See Note E
5000-5259 -- GP38-2 #5053 being converted to CNG fuel; many other locos retired /sold / rebuilt; #5257-5259 are ex-Conrail
5260 -- GP38-2 Ex-CR; loco leased to Norfolk & Portsmouth Belt Line and wears NPBL "heritage" colors
5261-5362 -- GP38-2 Ex-Conrail; #5303 wears "Breast Awareness" ribbons; many locos retired /sold / rebuilt
5400-5445 ? SD50 Ex-CR; several retired or upgraded to SD40E
(5501-5580) -- GP38-2 See Note B
5601-5673 73 GP38-2 See Note C; rebuilt from early GP38s
5801 - 5837 37 GP38-3 See Note D; rebuilt from GP50s
5900 1 GP22EC0 Re-built on frame of 4105
6073-6205 133 SD40-2 Several units retired / sold/ rebuilt
6300-6357 58 SD40E Rebuilt from SD50s, see Note F
6508-6542 3 SD50 Many retired / sold / rebuilt
6550-6716 73 SD60 Many retired /stored / rebuilt
6717-6762 46 SD60I Ex-Conrail
6763-79, 6801-06 43 SD60M Ex-Conrail
6807-6813 7 SD60M Ex-BNSF
6814-6815 2 SD60M Ex-BNSF 9207 & 9208 < BN 8108 & 8108
6900-6915 16 SD60E Reblt from SD60s
6918 1 SD60E Re-#d from 6571
6920 1 SD60E "Veterans Locomotive", red/white/blue and black colors
6921-6924 (2nd) 3 SD60 Re-#d from 6689, 6537, 6515 & 6518
6924 1 SD60E Ex-HLCX 5945 < nee UP 5945
6925-6929 5 SD60E Ex-NS 6511, 6525 (or 6513), 6527, 6512 & ?
6930-33, 6936 & 6938 6 SD60E #6930, 6931 & 6938 are ex-NS 6540, 6573 & 6523
6940-6943 4 SD60E Re-#d from 6543, 6519, 6585 & 6525
6945-6952 8 SD60E Re-#d from 6578, 6921-27
6953-54 2 SD60E Ex-NS 6574 & 6579
6956-57 2 SD60E Ex-NS 6533 & 6614
6959-62 3 SD60E Ex-NS 6601, 6517, 6524 & 6530
6963 1 SD60E Loco salutes 10th anniversary of GoRail
6964-65 & 6966-69 6 SD60E Ex-NS 6582, 6590, 6646, 6657, 6679 & 6681
6971, 6973, 6976, 6981-82 & 6887 6 SD60E Ex-NS 6568, 6683, 6687, 6639, 6693 & 6678
7005-7092 41 GP50 Ex-Sou; many 7000 series locos being used for GP38-3 & GP33ECO rebuild programs
7100-10, 7112-50 47 GP60 #7111 & 7136 retired; 7117 re-#d to 7100; 7138 and 7143 wrecked and waiting to be rebuilt.
7200-7216 17 SD80MAC Ex-Conrail
7217-7228 12 SD80MAC Report unconfirmed; ex-CSX < nee Conrail
7230-7329 100 SD9043MAC Ex-UP; see Note "U". NS #7284 & 7287 spotted (still in UP colors) in revenue service in Chesterton, IN
7500-7669 170 ES44DC --
7670-7719 50 ES44DC --
8000-8024 25 ES44AC -
8025 1 ES44AC Repainted into Heritage scheme (see above)
8026-8091 66 ES44AC -
8092-8097 6 ES44AC -
8098-8105 & 8114 9 ES44AC Delivered in Heritage schemes (see above)
8106-8113 & 8115 9 ES44AC -
8116-8140 25 ES44AC --
8141-8165 25 ES44AC Order delivered (61811-835)
8300-8313 14 C40-8 Ex-Conrail 6032, 6034, 6043 & 6046; retired locos include: 8305-06, 8309 & 8311
8314-8467 154 C40-8W Ex-CR; 8452-8467 are Ex-LMS 712-727
8500-8501 2 C40-8.5 Ex 8305 & 8309 upgraded and received new crescent cabs
8664-8688 24 C39-8E -
8689-8763 74 C40-8 8746 retired; some units receiving new NS livery
8764-8888 125 C40-9 -
8889-9744 856 C44-9W #9250-56 are in Operation Lifesaver scheme
9745-9811 67 C44-9W --
9812-9911 100 C44-9W See Note G
9912-9978 67 C44-9W See Note G

Notes

Note A: 3500 SERIES SD40-2 LINEAGE --(data from Chris Duva via LocoNotes):
  • 3500-3504 < CITX 3035-3036 & 3054-56
  • 3505, 3507-09 < HLCX 6213, 6255, 6230 & 6235
  • 3510-14 < BNSF 6794 & HLCX 7006, 7010, 7018 & 7022
  • 3515-19 < HLCX 7027, BNSF 7063, HLCX 7065 & BNSF 7071, 6844
  • 3520-24 < HLCX 6847, 6208, 6210, 7857 & 7862
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  • 3525-29 < HLCX 6297, 6299, 6250, 7149 & 7163
  • 3530-31 & 3533-34 < HLCX 7903, 16 & 21-22
  • 3535-39 < HLCX 6232, 8086, BNSF 8071, HLCX 6256 & 7168
  • 3540-44 < HLCX 7169, 7171 & 7176-78
  • 3546 & 3549 < HLCX 7183 & 7191
  • 3550-54 < HLCX 7194, 7197, 7199-7200 & 7202
  • 3540-44 < HLCX 7169, 7171 & 7176-78
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  • 3546 & 3549 < HLCX 7183 & 7191
  • 3550-54 < HLCX 7194, 7197, 7199-7200 & 7202
  • 3555-59 < HLCX 8081, 8085, 8087, 8138 & 8139
  • 3561-64 < HLCX 8142, 8149-50 & 8152
  • 3565-66 & 3568-69 < HLCX 8153-54 & 8156-57
  • 3570-72, 74 < HLCX 8158, 8162 & 8164 & 8166
  • 3575-79 < HLCX 8168 & 8170, 8173 & 8179-80
  • 3580-84 < HLCX 6252, 7228, 7230, 6234 & 6241
Note C: 5600 SERIES GP38-2 REBUILDS
  • 5601 from Ex-4134
  • 5602 from Ex-4111
  • 5603 from Ex-2823
  • 5604 from Ex-4152
  • 5605 from Ex-4112
  • 5606 from Ex-2787
  • 5607 from Ex-2732
  • 5608 from EX-4127
  • 5609 from EX-4138
  • 5610 from EX-2820
  • 5611 from EX-2802
  • 5612 from Ex-2823
  • 5613 from Ex-2827
  • 5614 from Ex-2745
  • 5615 from Ex-2828
  • 5616 from Ex-2736
  • 5617 from Ex-2789
  • 5618 from Ex-2827
  • 5619 from EX-2803
  • 5620 from EX-2871
  • 5621 from EX-4128
  • 5622 from EX-4130
  • 5623 from Ex-2766
  • 5624 from Ex-2782
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  • 5625 from EX-NS 2748
  • 5627 from EX-NS 2883
  • 5628 from EX-NS 2895
  • 5629 from EX-NS 2936
  • 5630 from EX-NS 2894
  • 5631 from EX-NS 2902
  • 5632 from EX-NS 2947
  • 5633 from EX-NS 2915
  • 5634 from EX-NS 2901
  • 5635 from EX-NS 2769
  • 5636 from EX-NS 2887
  • 5637 from EX-NS 2925
  • 5638 from EX-NS 2950
  • 5639 from EX-NS 2916
  • 5640 from EX-NS 2957
  • 5641 from EX-NS 2904
  • 5642 from EX-CR 7868
  • 5643 from EX-NS 2886
  • 5644 from EX-CR 7744
  • 5645 from EX-CR 7711
  • 5646 from EX-CR 7913
  • 5647 from EX-CR 7741
  • 5648 from EX-CR 7897
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  • 5649 from EX-CR 7936
  • 5650 from EX-CR 7881
  • 5651 from EX-CR 7934
  • 5652 from EX-CR 7870
  • 5653 from EX-CR 7878
  • 5654 from EX-CR 7893
  • 5655 from EX-CR 7656
  • 5656 from EX-CR 7717
  • 5657 from Ex-CR 7886
  • 5658 from Ex-CR 7903
  • 5659 from EX-CR 7659
  • 5660 from EX-NS 2831
  • 5661 from EX-NS 2791
  • 5662 from EX-CR 7726
  • 5663 from EX-CR 7737
  • 5664 from Ex-CR 7736
  • 5665 from Ex-CR 7745
  • 5666 from Ex-CR 7698
  • 5667 from Ex-CR 7901
  • 5668 from Ex-NS 2876
  • 5669 from Ex-?
  • 5670 from Ex-?
  • 5771 from Ex-?
  • 5772 from Ex-?
Note D: 5800 SERIES GP38-3 REBUILDS:
  • 5801 from Ex-7070
  • 5802 from EX-7050
  • 5803 from EX-7030
  • 5804 from EX-7056
  • 5804 from EX-7056
  • 5805 from EX-7008
  • 5806 from EX-7042
  • 5807 from EX-7029
  • 5808 from EX-7063
  • 5809 from EX-7080
  • 5810 from EX-7082
  • 5811 from Ex-7052
  • 5812 from Ex-7012
  • 5813 from Ex-7031
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  • 5814 from Ex-7092
  • 5815 from Ex-7062
  • 5816 from Ex-7059
  • 5817 from Ex-7026
  • 5818 from Ex-7084
  • 5819 from Ex-7013
  • 5820 from Ex-7034
  • 5821 from Ex-7057
  • 5822 from Ex-7087
  • 5823 from Ex-7049
  • 5824 from Ex-7060
  • 5825 from Ex-7025
  • 5826 from Ex-7023
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  • 5827 from Ex-7027
  • 5828 from Ex-7022
  • 5829 from Ex-7009
  • 5830 from Ex-7060
  • 5831 from Ex-?
  • 5832 from Ex-?
  • 5833 from Ex-?
  • 5834 from Ex-?
  • 5835 from Ex-?
  • 5836 from Ex-?
  • 5837 from Ex-?
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Note E: 4600 SERIES GP59Es lineage:
  • 4636 is ex-NS 4622
  • 4650-4653 are ex-NS #?. ?, 4636(2nd) & 4608
  • 4654-4659 are ex-?
Note F: 6300 SERIES SD40Es lineage (built from SD50s):
  • 6350-6354 are ex-NS 5406, 5420 ?, 5441 & 5408
  • 6355-6357 are ex-NS 5420, 5439 & 5424
Note G: C40-9Ws have been or are slated for upgrade to 4400 horsepower -- confirmation required
Note U: Renumbering of Union Pacific SD9043MACs to NS 7230-7329
  • 7255 < UP 3498 < UP 8026


For a more detailed information, use this link to Chris Toth's comprehensive NS roster.

Thanks to the following people / sources for updates: Jeff Allgood, Scott Arentzen, Jimmy Barlow, Joseph Belote, Brice Barrett (via LocoNotes), Buddy Burton, Tim Darnell, Shane Darst, Carlos Fink, Dustin Faust, Bill Hager, Joseph Hill, Andrew G., Scott Govdonovich, Troy Holland, Brent Holt (via LocoNotes), John Gabriel Ibay, Kyle Jacobs, Bob Jetmore, Kyle J, Bryan Jones, Tom Kane, Karl Karleham, Bruce Kerr, Roger Kiger, Steve Knowles, John Komanesky, Mike Luebbe, Curt McCulloch, Drew McCulloch, Kyle McKerrow, Jeff Miller, Bill Miller (via LocoNotes) Lance Myers (via LocoNotes), Aaron O'Hern, Martin Oksnevad, BJ Preddy, Jacob Rajlich, Mike Rassche, John Morear, Mike Ray, Mike Rujak, Matthew Ryan, Ken Schaeffer, Larry Smoak, Richard Thompson, Jeff Thoreson, Ken Tisdale, Chris Toth (via LocoNotes), Randy Vaughn, Ed Weisensel, Craig Zeni, Kevin Zettelmeier, and Lance Zimmerman.

F9PH and F7B data from Frank L. Shultz Jr. (via Loco Notes)

Rebuilt data from Lance Myers and Chris Toth (via Loco Notes)

Additional Source: Kevin Burkholder (Eastern Rail News); and Conrail Technical Society (John Krattinger), Trains Magazine, and Chris Duva's monthly NS locomotive updates.

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