Norfolk & Western

Diesel Locomotives (1955-1982)

NYC photo here
Revised: 13 Nov. 2016 Photograph by: Marty Bernard
AAR Mark: NW Roster provided by: John Komanesky

* * * LOCOMOTIVES ACQUIRED NEW (or on lease) * * *

Builder & Model Original Rd # Second Rd # Builder S/N Bldr Date & Notes
EMD GP9 10-13 710-713 21012-21015 9/55
Alco T-6 10(2nd)-21(2nd) -- 82309-10, 8231-22 1-3/59; #40 & 41 to Chesapeake Western 10 & 11
22(2nd)-49(2nd) -- 83364-83391 4-10/59
EMD F40PH 115 -- 766062-16 11/77; "Village of Oaklawn"
116 -- 766062-17 11/77; "Village of Orland Park"
Locos leased from RTA (Chicago) to power N&W operated commuter trains
EMD GP35 200-214 -- 28615-28629 11-12/63
215-238, 239 -- 29215-38, 29369 3-4/64
Alco RS-3 300-303 99-96 81361-81364 9-10/5; #300 is preserved
304-307 95-92 81845-81848 1-2/56
Alco RS11 308-324 -- 81465-75, 81775-80 3-4/56
325-340 -- 82057-65, 82323-29 1-2/57
341-350 -- 823340-42, 82358, 82372-77 6, 11/57
351-376 -- 82628-41, 82956-67 11-12/57, 11-12/58
377-392 -- 83010-13, 83395-406 1-3/59
393-406 -- 83435-42, 83691-96 5-6/59, 5-6/61
Alco RS36 407-412 -- 84107-84112 3/62
Alco C420 413-420 -- 3397-01 to 08 12/64
EMD GP9 500-505 762-767 22185-22190 2/57; built with S/Gs
506-521 -- 24948-24963 11-12/58; built with S/Gs
EMD GP30 522-558 -- 27355-27391 6-8/62; high short hoods.
559-565 -- 27978, 27393-27398 6-8/62; high short hoods.
EMD GP9 620-663 -- 24772-24815 10/58-2/59
664-699 -- -- 10/58-2/59
710-713 -- 21012-21015 9/55; ex-N&W 10-13
714-734 -- 21833-21853 7/56
735-767 -- 22158-22190 12/56-2/57
768-812 -- 23045-74, 23251-65 4-5/57
799(2nd), 800(2nd) & 805(2nd) -- 24736-24738 7/58
813--842 -- 24436-24465 3-6/58
813(2nd) & 817(2nd) -- 24734, 24735 6/58
843--914 -- 24816-24903 x/59; 903, 905 modified as GP4.5
EMD GP18 915-938 -- 24924-24947 12/59-1/60
915-938 -- 26780-26803 6-8/61
Alco C425 1000-1006 -- 3386-1 to 7 10/64; ordered by Wabash and delivered as N&W; 1000, 1002 & 1005 reblt by M-K and sold Navajo Mines as LOD 7, 8 & 9
1007-1016 -- 3400-1 to 10 1/65; high-short hoods.
1017 1011(2nd) 3426-1 12/65; re-#d shortly after delivery to 1011(2nd); high short hood
Alco C628 1100-1109 -- 3429-01 to 10 11/65; high short hoods; sold to C&NW
1110-1129 -- 3455-01 to 20 4/66; high short hoods; sold to C&NW
Alco C630 1130-1134 -- 3456-01 to 05 5/66; high short hoods; 1135 has been preserved.
1135-1139 -- 3480-01 to 05 9/67; high short hoods; 1135 has been preserved.
EMD GP35 1300-01, 1302-08 -- 29859-60, 29658-64 11/64
1309-1328 -- 30278-30297 1-3/65
EMD GP40 1329-1358 -- 31869-31898 4-5/66; built with high hoods
1359-1358 -- 33250-33279 8-9/67; built with high hoods
EMD SD35 1500-1529 -- 30761-30790 6-8/65
1530-1553 -- 31165-31182 10/65
1554-1579 -- 31136-31161 10-11/65
EMD SD40 1580-1609 -- 31899-31928 5-6/66; high hood
1610-1624 -- 35605-3569 5/71; high hood
EMD SD40-2 1625-1635 -- 73638-1 to 11 9/73; high hood
1636-1652 -- 74615-1 to 17 7/74
EMD SD45 1700-1734 -- 31955-59, 85-89 & 60-84 7-9/66; high short hood
1735-1764 -- 32699-32728 4-5/67
1765-1789 -- 35521-35545 2/70; #1776 wore custom bicentennial scheme
1790-1814 -- 35546-35570 12/69-3/70
GE U28B 1900-1914 -- 35957-35971 7-8/66; built with high hood
1915-1929 -- 35972-35986 9-10/66; built with high hood
GE U30B 1930-1944 -- 36256-36270 3-5/67; built with high hood
1945-1964 -- 36326-37, 43-45, 41, 42, 38-40 6-7/67; built with high hood
GE U25B 3515 -- 35581 2/65; replacement for wrecked former Wabash U25B.
EMD GP38AC 4100-24, 4130-44 -- 35620-35659 6-10/71; built with high hood
4145-4159 -- 38188-38202 9-12/71; built with high hood
EMD GP9R 5000 & 5001 -- 21015, 21833 10/55, 7/56; ex-N&W GP9 713 & 714
5002 & 5003 -- 21835, 21849 7/56; ex-N&W GP9 716 & 730
EMD SD40-2 6073-6138 -- 75622-1 to 66 2-5/75
6139--6188 -- 776086-1 to 50 4-6/78
6189--6207 -- 796353-1 to 18 4-6/78
EMD SD50S 6500-6505 -- 806030-01 to 06 12/80
GE U30C 8000-8002 -- 39841-39843 4/74
GE C30-7 8003-8037 -- 42018-42052 12/78
8038-8082 -- 42330-42374 10/79
GE U30B 8465-8514 -- 37441-37490 8/70-1/71; built with high hood
8515-8539 -- 37747-37771-37490 5/71; built with high hood
GE C36-7 8500(2nd)-8505(2nd) -- 43242-43247 3/81
8506(2nd)-8525(2nd) -- 43852-43871 5-6/62
8526(2nd)-8530(2nd) -- 43770-43774 5-6/82/81
9700-9702 -- RP-G4 Slug Built from U30B's.
9900-9919 -- RP-F6Y Slug Built from ex-Wabash * Virginia H24-66s (see note xx)
RP-E6Y Slug 9920(2nd) & 9921 (2nd) -- -- Built from N&W RSD12 255 & 257 < nee NKP RSD12 330 & 332
RF-E6Y were built from Wabash and Virginian H24-66s
  • 9900 -- (s/n 34254 & 34522, b/d 5 & 6/62)
  • 9901 -- (s/n 34256-34259, b/d 5/62)
  • 9902 -- (s/n 34519-34521, b/d 8/62)
  • 9905 < N&W 3592 < Wabash 592 < Wabash 552
  • 9918 < N&W 3594 < Wabash 593 < Wabash 553
9922 & 9923 -- -- Built from N&W RSD12 #253 & 256 < nee NKP RSD12 328 & 331
RP-E6 Slug 9950 -- -- Ex-N&W 9920(1st), built from wrecked Erie Lackawanna SDP45 3637 (EMD 34978, 6/69)
9951 -- -- Ex-N&W 9921(1st), built from SD35 1530 (EMD 31165, 10/65)

* * * 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* * *

Builder & Model 1st N&W Number 2nd N&W Number NKP Number Builder & Model Notes
Alco RSD12 250 -- 325 81995 2/57
258 -- 333 82378 6/57
EMD NW2 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 .
EMD GP30 2900-2909 -- 27894-27903 11/62
EMD GP35 2910 -- -- --

 

* * * 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* * *

Builder & Model 1st N&W Number 2nd N&W Number WAB Number Serial Nmbr Buillt Date & Notes
EMD SW1 3109 & 3110 -- 109, 110 7533, 7741 6/49
EMD SW8 3120-121 -- 120 & 121 9045, 9046 9/50
3120-121 -- 125 & 126 14418, 14419 9/51
3128-3132 -- 128-132 17590-17593 2/53
Alco S2/4 3320, 3321 -- 320, 321 76762, 76763 5/49; S2
3322-3324 -- 322-324 80610-80612 6/53; S4
EMD NW2 3348 -- 348 1089 7/40; ex-NKP 96 < nee Wheeling & Lake Erie D-2
3350-3352 -- 350-352 7531, 7532 6/49
EMD SW7/9/1200 3355-3362 -- 355-362 9037-9044 7/50; SW7
3363-3366 -- 363-362 12622-12625 4/51; SW9
3367-3374 -- 367-374 15058-62, 17580-82 2/52, 3/53; SW9
3375-3379 -- 375-379 18877-80, 23297 1/54, 1/57; SW1200
FM H10/12-44 3382 -- 382 10L101 3/49; FM H10-44
3384-3386 -- 384-386 12L744-746 3/53; FM H12-44
EMD GP7 3450-3452 -- 450-452 11993-11995 8-9/50; GP7
3454-3463 -- 454-463 14408-14417 7/51; #454-458 S/G equipped
3464-3473 -- 464-473 15048-15047 2/52; #464 S/G equipped
3474-3478 -- 474-478 17080, 17076-79 7/51; #474 S/G equipped
3479-3483 -- 49-483 17571-17575 1/53; #479-482 S/G equipped
EMD GP9 3484-3489 -- 484-489 18871-18876 1/54
3490-3495 -- 490-495 21216-17, 15, 12-14 9/56
GE U25B 3516-3529 -- 500-514 -- 5-8/62; locos not re-#d to NS in order
Wabash U25Bs were not re-#d to NS in order:
  • 500, 501 -- (s/n 34254 & 34522, b/d 5 & 6/62)
  • 502-505 -- (s/n 34256-34259, b/d 5/62)
  • 506-508 -- (s/n 34519-34521, b/d 8/62)
  • 509-511 -- (s/n 34524, 34523 & 34525, b/d 8/62)
  • 512-514 -- (s/n 34526, 34527 & 34255, b/d 8/62)
EMD GP35 3540-3547 -- 540-547 29468-29475 04/64
FM H24-66 3592-3594 -- 592-594 24L891, 93 & 95 4/56; repowered by Alco; ex-WAB 552-554
3595-3597 -- 592-597 24L892, 94 & 96 5/56; repowered by Alco; ex-WAB 555-557
3598, 3599 -- 598, 599 24L730, 731 4/53; repowered by Alco; ex-WAB 550 & 551 < nee FM demos TM-1 & 2
EMD F7A 3627 -- 627 9047 6/50 ex-WAB 1140
3630-3640 -- 630-640 9063-9074 7/50 ex-WAB 1141, 1142, 1142A - 1146, 1146A
3641-3652 -- 641-652 9063-9074 7/50 ex-WAB 1147, 1147A - 1152, 1152A
3653 & 3654 -- 653 & 654 11294, 11295, 12306 7/50 ex-WAB 1153 & 1153A
3655 & 3656 -- 655 & 656 12305, 12306 7/50; ex-WAB 1154 & 1154A
3677-3691 & 3693 -- 677-691 & 693 9020-9034 & 9035 6-7/51; ex-WAB 1165, 1165A - 1171, 1171A, 1172 & 1173
3694-3700 -- 694-700 12612-12618 07/51; ex-WAB 1173A, 1174, 1174AA - 1176, 1176A
3701-3712 -- 701-712 15036-15047 01/52; ex-WAB 1177, 1177A - 1182, 1182A
3714-3720 -- 714-720 17069-17075 09/52; ex-WAB 1184, 1184A - 1186, 1186A
3721-3724 -- 721-724 17576-17579 01/53; ex-WAB 1187, 1187A & 1188, 1188A
3725 & 3726 -- 725 & 726 A487, A488 03/52; built in Canada by GMDD; nee WAB 1189, 1189A
EMD E8A 3800 -- 1000 (2nd) 15963 10/51
3806 & 3808 -- 1006 & 1008 7815 & 7817 11/49
3812 & 3815 -- 1012 & 1015 14423, 17566 10/51, 1/53
Alco C424 3900-3901 421-422 B900 & B901 3372-01 & 02 3/64; WAB B902 (Alco 3372-03) wrecked, not re# in to NS
3902-3906 423-426 B903-B906 3372-04 to 07 --
C424s were initially ordered by NdeM but cancelled just prior to delivery

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Source of information: Extra 2200 South, Railroad Magazine

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