Norfolk & Western

Motive Power Summary

NYC photo here
Revised: 6 April 2007 Photograph by: Marty Bernard
AAR Mark: NW Roster provided by: John Komanesky

* * * N&W UNITS ACQUIRED NEW* * *

Road Number Original Number Builder & Model Notes
10-49(2nd) -- Alco T-6 40, 41 to Chesapeake Western 10, 11
200-39(2nd) -- EMD GP35 .
300-307 99-92 Alco RS-3 300 is preserved
308-406 -- Alco RS11 .
407-412 -- Alco RS36 .
413-420 -- Alco C420 .
500-505 762-767 EMD GP9 Built for passenger service
506-521 -- EMD GP9 Built for passenger service..
522-565 -- EMD GP30 High short hoods.
620-699 -- EMD GP9 .
710-713 10-13 (1st) EMD GP9 .
714-761 -- EMD GP9 .
768-914 -- EMD GP9 903, 905 modified as GP4.5
915-962 -- EMD GP18 .
1007-1016 -- Alco C425 High short hoods.
1100-1129 -- Alco C628 Hhigh short hoods; To C&NW
1130-1139 -- Alco C630 High short hoods; 1135 is preserved.
1309-1328 -- EMD GP35 .
1329-1388 -- EMD GP40 .
1500-1579 -- EMD SD35 .
1580-1624 -- EMD SD40 .
1625-1652 -- EMD SD40-2 .
1700-1814 -- EMD SD45 High short hoods; 1776 was bicentennial unit.
1900-1929 -- GE U28B Planned re# to 8400-8429
1930-1964 -- GE U30B Planned re# to 8430-8464
3515 -- GE U25B Replacement for wrecked former Wabash U25B.
4100-4159 -- EMD GP38 .
5000-5003 -- EMD GP9R Rebuilds.
6073-6207 -- EMD SD40-2 .
6500-6505 -- EMD SD50S .
8000-8002 -- GE U30C .
8003-8082 -- GE C30-7 .
8465-8539 -- GE U30B .
8500-8506 (2nd) -- GE C36-7 .
9700-9702 -- RP-G4 Slug Built from U30B's.
9900-9919 -- RP-F6Y Slug Built from H24-66's
9920-9923 (2nd) -- RP-E6Y Slug Built form RSD12's
9950 9920 (1st) RP-E6 Slug Built from Erie Lackawanna SDP45 3637(wrecked)
9951 9921 (1st) RP-E6 Slug Built from SD35 1530

* * * EX-ILLINOIS TERMINAL UNITS* * *

N&W Number ITC Number Builder & Model Notes
1201-1212 1201-1212 EMD SW1200 .
1220 1220 EMD SW7 Ex-UP 1809 (1st)
1221 1221 EMD SW7 Ex-C&O 5228
2008, 2009 2008, 2009 EMD GP20m Ex-UP 482, 480
2115 801 EMD SW8 .
2290-2296 1509-1515 EMD SW1500 .
2961-2966 2301-2306 EMD SD39 .
3401-3406 1501-1506 EMD GP7 .
3419 3419 EMD GP9m Ex-SP 3419(2nd), nee-SP 5628
4160-4163 2001-2004 EMD GP38-2 No dynamic brakes

 

* * * EX-NICKEL PLATE UNITS* * *

1st N&W Number 2nd N&W Number NKP Number Builder & Model Notes
2011-2022 -- 11-22 EMD NW2 .
2025-2045 -- 25-45 Alco S-2 Some not re#
2046-2061, 2065-2083 -- 46-61, 65-83 Alco S-4 .
2085 -- 85 Alco S-1 .
2105, 2106 -- 105, 106 EMD SW1 .
2107-2114 -- 107-114 EMD SW8 .
2125-2133 -- 125-133 FM H10-44 Some not re#
2134-2155 -- 134-155 FM H12-44 .
2230-2232 -- 230-232 EMD SW7 .
2233-2244 -- 233-244 EMD SW9 .
2320, 2321 7900, 7901 320, 321 BLH AS16m Alco-repowered
2322, 2323 7902, 7903 322, 323 BLH AS16m EMD-repowered
2325-2333 250-258 325-333 Alco RSD12 .
2340-2359 2940-2959 340-359 EMD SD9 Some not re# 2900s
2400-2447 1400-1447 400-447 EMD GP7 Some not re# 1400s
2448-2524 -- 448-524 EMD GP9 .
2525-2534 1455-1464 525-534 EMD GP9 .
2535-2557 -- 535-557 Alco RS-3 .
2558-2577 -- 558-577 Alco RS11 .
2578 -- 578 Alco C420 .
2700-2709 1490-1499 700-709 EMD GP18 .
2800-2814 1470-1484 800-814 EMD GP9 .
2850-2864 -- 850-864 Alco RS11 .
2865-2875 -- 865-875 Alco RS36 .
2900-2909 -- 900-909 EMD GP30 .
2910 -- 910 EMD GP35 .

 

* * * EX-PITTSBURG & WEST VIRGINIA UNITS* * *

N&W Number P&WV Number Builder & Model Notes
50-71 50-71 FM H20-44 .
90-93 (2nd) 90-93 FM H16-44 .
1300, 1301 (70, 71) EMD GP35 Ordered by P&WV, delivered as N&W units.


* * * EX-VIRGINIAN UNITS* * *

N&W Number VGN Number Builder & Model Notes
110-149 10-49 FM H16-44 VGN 48, 49 are ex-23, 28
150-174 50-74 FM H24-66 153 re# 3598(3rd), 161 re# 3599(2nd), 167 re# 3598(2nd), 165, 169 re# 169, 165(2nd)
225-228 125-128 B-B+B-B (Electric) VGN class EL-2b
230-241 130-141 C-C (Electric) VGN class EL-C

* * * EX-WABASH UNITS* * *

1st N&W Number 2nd N&W Number WAB Number Builder & Model Notes
1000-1006 -- (582-588) Alco C425 Ordered by WAB, delivered as N&W
1302-1308 -- (548-554) EMD GP35 Ordered by WAB, delivered as N&W
3109, 3110 -- 109, 110 EMD SW1 .
3120-3132 -- 120-132 EMD SW8 .
3320, 3321 -- 320, 321 Alco S-2 .
3322-3324 -- 322-324 Alco S-4 .
3348 -- 348 EMD NW2 Ex-NKP 96, nee-Wheeling & Lake Erie D-2
3350-3352 -- 350-352 EMD NW2 .
3355-3362 -- 355-362 EMD SW7 .
3363-3374 -- 363-374 EMD SW9 .
3375-3379 -- 375-379 EMD SW1200 .
3382 -- 382 FM H10-44 .
3384-3386 -- 384-386 FM H12-44 .
3450-3483 -- 450-483 EMD GP7 .
3484-3495 -- 484-495 EMD GP9 .
3516-3529 -- 516-529 GE U25B Not re# in order
3540-3547 -- 540-547 EMD GP35 .
3592-3597 -- 592-597 FM H24-66 Ex-WAB 552-557, repowered byAlco, 3592 re# 3598(4th), 3595 re# 3597(2nd), 3597 re# 3593(2nd)
3598, 3599 -- 598, 599 H24-66m Ex-WAB 550, 551, nee-FM demos TM-1, -2; Repowered by Alco
3647, 3657-3726 -- 647, 657-726 EMD F7A Ex-WAB 1100-series
3800 -- 1000 (2nd) EMD E8A .
3806, 3808, 3812, 3815 -- 1006,1008, 1012, 1015 EMD E8A .
3900-3906 421-426 B901-B906 Alco C424 WAB B902 wrecked, not re#

* * * Credits * * *

Source of information: Extra 2200 South, Railroad Magazine

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