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Action Photo:  NS 8025 with Manifest at night.
Revised: 21 March 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 from 3500 series (same last 2 digits)
610-612 1 RP-M4C Converted from GP50 7028, 7014 & 7086
700-746 47 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 On Order, with deliveries up to 1114
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 37 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, 2381 & 2383 are in storage; #2356 & 2400 removed from storage
2362, 2400 & 2423 2 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
2823-2878 13 GP38AC #2847 being converted to CNG fuel tender; most other locos retired or sold
3000-3070 71 GP40-2 Ex-Conrail; #3051 converted to slug master
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
3550 1 B32-8 -
3551-3584 34 SD40-2 Ex-HLCX
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
4270 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 28 GP59 #4610 no longer wears Southern Rwy commemorative green; and #4620, 4622, 4626 & 4631 were retired, The 4636 (1st) wrecked & retired.
4636 (2nd) 1 GP59E Locomotive 4622 was remanufactured into GP59E 4636 (2nd).
4650-4652 3 GP59E A technology-upgraded GP59
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; many retired /sold / rebuilt
5400-5445 ? SD50 Ex-CR; several retired or upgraded to SD40E
5501-5580 79 GP38-2 See Note B; #5556 is in storage; 5531 scrapped
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
6300-6353 54 SD40E Rebuilt from SD50s
6508-6542 3 SD50 Many retired / sold / rebuilt
6550-6716 91 SD60 Many retired /stored / rebuilt
6717-6762 46 SD60I Ex-Conrail
6763-79, 6801-06 43 SD60M Ex-Conrail
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
6921-6923 3 SD60 Re-#d from 6539, 6537, & 6515
6924 1 SD60E Ex-HLCX 5945 < nee UP 5945
6925-6926 2 SD60 Re-#d from HLCX 5990 & NS 6525
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
6946-6952 7 SD60E Re-#d from 6921-27
6953-54 2 SD60E Ex-NS 6574 & 6579
6963 1 SD60E Loco salutes 10th anniversary of GoRail
7003-7092 42 35 Ex-Sou; many being rebuilt to GP38-3s; several others stored
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
7500-7669 170 ES40DC Delivered
7670-7719 50 ES40DC On Order, with deliveries upto 7716 (not inclusive)
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
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 C40-9W #9250-56 are in Operation Lifesaver scheme
9745-9811 67 C40-9W Delivered
9812-9911 100 C40-9W Delivered, some in primer
9912-9978 67 C40-9W Order completed

Notes

Note A: 3500 SERIES SD40-2 LINEAGE:
3500-3501 from Ex-CITX 3035-3036 < CEFX 7121-22 < BNSF 7121-22 < nee BN 7121-22
3502-3504 from Ex-CITX 3054-3056 < CEFX 3054-56 < nee CP 5608, 5596 & 5628
3510 from Ex-BNSF 6794
3528 from Ex-HLCX 7149
3533 from Ex-HLCX 7921
Note B: 5500 SERIES GP38-2 REBUILDS ARE LEASED POWER:
5501 from Ex-41085525 from Ex-28255549 from Ex-27945573 from Ex-4114
5502 from EX-27785526 from Ex-28755550 from Ex-27865574 from Ex-2727
5503 from EX-41045528 from Ex-27305552 from Ex-28595576 from Ex-2756
5505 from EX-41165529 from Ex-28555553 from Ex-27705577 from Ex-2809
5506 from EX-41195530 from Ex-41235554 from Ex-28045578 from Ex-2815
5507 from EX-41185531 from Ex-27525555 from Ex-28085579 from Ex-2898
5508 from EX-28005532 from Ex-27595556 from Ex-28415580 from Ex-2725
5509 from Ex-28015533 from Ex-28655557 from Ex-4147-
5510 from Ex-41595534 from Ex-41155558 from Ex-2828-
5511 from Ex-41255535 from Ex-41415559 from Ex-2836-
5512 from Ex-41015536 from Ex-41515560 from Ex-4149-
5513 from Ex-27575537 from Ex-28505561 from Ex-4102-
5514 from Ex-28625538 from Ex-28705562 from Ex-4139-
5515 from EX-28615539 from Ex-28775563 from Ex-2815-
5516 from EX-28825540 from Ex-28585564 from Ex-4105-
5517 from Ex-28575541 from Ex-41435565 from Ex-4120-
5518 from Ex-27465542 from Ex-27385566 from Ex-4156-
5519 from Ex-28225543 from Ex-41465567 from Ex-2806-
5520 from EX-41405544 from Ex-41535568 from Ex-2783-
5522 from EX-28485546 from Ex-28405570 from Ex-2906-
5523 from EX-28765547 from Ex-27465571 from Ex-2750-
5524 from EX-27985548 from Ex-28195572 from Ex-2755-
Note C: 5600 SERIES GP38-2 REBUILDS (80 units anticipated) TO REPLACE 5500s:
5601 from Ex-41345625 from EX-27485649 from EX-CR 7936-
5602 from Ex-41115626 from EX-28325650 from EX-CR 7881-
5603 from Ex-28235627 from EX-28835651 from EX-CR 7934-
5604 from Ex-41525628 from EX-28955652 from EX-CR 7870-
5605 from Ex-41125629 from EX-29365653 from EX-CR 7878-
5606 from Ex-27875630 from EX-28945654 from EX-CR 7893-
5607 from Ex-27325631 from EX-29025655 from EX-CR 7656-
5608 from EX-41275632 from EX-29475656 from EX-CR 7717-
5609 from EX-41385633 from EX-29155657 from Ex-CR 7886-
5610 from EX-28205634 from EX-29015648 from Ex-CR 7903-
5611 from EX-28025635 from EX-27695659 from EX-CR 7659-
5612 from Ex-28235636 from EX-28875660 from EX-2831-
5613 from Ex-28275637 from EX-29255661 from EX-2791-
5614 from Ex-27455638 from EX-29505662 from EX-CR 7726-
5615 from Ex-28285639 from EX-29165663 from EX-CR 7737-
5616 from Ex-27365640 from EX-29575664 from Ex-CR 7736-
5617 from Ex-27895641 from EX-29045665 from Ex-CR 7745-
5618 from Ex-28275642 from EX-CR 78685666 from Ex-CR 7698-
5619 from EX-28035643 from EX-28865667 from Ex-CR 7901-
5620 from EX-28715644 from EX-CR 77445668 from Ex-NS 2876-
5621 from EX-41285645 from EX-CR 77115669 from Ex-?-
5622 from EX-41305646 from EX-CR 79135670 from Ex-?-
5623 from Ex-27665647 from EX-CR 77415771 from Ex-?-
5624 from Ex-27825648 from EX-CR 78975772 from Ex-?-
Note D: 5800 SERIES GP38-3 REBUILDS:
5801 from Ex-70705814 from Ex-70925827 from Ex-7027-
5802 from EX-70505815 from Ex-70625828 from Ex-7022-
5803 from EX-70305816 from Ex-70595829 from Ex-7009-
5804 from EX-70565817 from Ex-70265830 from Ex-7060-
5805 from EX-70085818 from Ex-70845831 from Ex-?-
5806 from EX-70425819 from Ex-70135832 from Ex-?-
5807 from EX-70295820 from Ex-70345833 from Ex->-
5808 from EX-70635821 from Ex-70575834 from Ex--
5809 from EX-70805822 from Ex-70875835 from Ex-?-
5810 from EX-70825823 from Ex-70495836 from Ex-?-
5811 from Ex-70525824 from Ex-70605837 from Ex-?-
5812 from Ex-70125825 from Ex-7025--
5813 from Ex-70315826 from Ex-7023--

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, Bill Hager, Joseph Hill, Andrew G., Scott Govdonovich, Brent Holt (via LocoNotes), John Gabriel Ibay, Kyle Jacobs, Bob Jetmore, Kyle J, Bryan Jones, Tom Kane, 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, 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 roster updates.

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