Virginia Railway Express

Past & Present Power

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Revised: 24 Oct. 2012 Photo by Jim Kleeman
New: 19 September 1997 Information by Tom Rhinehart
Road No. Qty Model Notes
V01 - V10 7 RP39-2C M-K Rebuilds from GP40's; V04, V08 & V10 sold to MPI
V20 & V21 1 RP40-2C M-K rebuild from GP40; sold - see Note 2
V22 & V23 1 GP40H-2 AMF rebuild from GP40; sold - see Note 2
V24 1 GP40H-2 Ex-NC DOT 1768; sold - see Note 2
V30 & V31 2 F40PH Ex-Amtrak; #V30 returned to lessor, #V31 sold - see Note 2
V32 & V33 2 F40PH-2 Ex-Amtrak; sold - see Note 2
V34-V36 3 F40PH-2 Ex-Amtrak
V40-V41 2 F59PHI Retuned to Lessor (Sound Transit)
V50-V69 20 MP36PH-3C On order, with deliveries upto V59
Note 1 - Heritage of VRE Locomotives

  • V01 - Ex-CSXT 6669 / SBD 6669 / SCL 1512 / ACL 927
  • V02 - Ex-CSXT 6712 / SBD 6712 / SCL 1557 / SAL 642
  • V03 - Ex-CSXT 6569 / C&O 3794
  • V04 - Ex-CSXT 6559 / C&O 3784
  • V05 - Ex-CSXT 6789 / SBD 6789 / SCL 1635
  • V06 - Ex-CSXT 6617 / B&O 4042
  • V07 - Ex-CSXT 6821/SBD 6821 / L&N 3025
  • V08 - Ex-CSXT 6841 /C&O 4086
  • V09 - Ex-CSXT 6814 / SBD 6814 / L&N 3018
  • V10 - Ex-CSXT 6591 / B&O 4016
  • V20 - Ex-CSXT 6648 / SBD 6648 / A&WP 728
  • V21 - Ex-KCS 4759 / KCS 759:1 / CR 3187 / PC 3187
  • V22 - Ex-CSXT 6513 / B&O 3697
  • V23 - Ex-CSXT 6851 / C&O 4096
  • V24 - Ex-NC DOT 1768 / CSXT 6583 / B&O 4008
  • V30 - Ex-Amtrak 403
  • V31 - Ex-Amtrak 392
  • V32 - x-Amtrak 364
  • V33 - Ex-Amtrak 365
  • V34 - Ex-Amtrak 295
  • V35-V36 - Ex-Amtrak #311 and 316
  • V40 & V41 - Two F59PHI units leased from Sounder Transit
Note 2 - Disposition of VRE Locomotives

  • V01 - V10 sold to Motive Power Industries
  • V20 sold to Goodloe Leasing
  • V21, V22 & V24 sold to US Army
  • V23 sold to Goodloe Leasing
  • V31 - V33 sold to RailWorld Locomotive

Credits

Thanks to the following for providing revisons and/or corrections: Gilbert Elmond; and Martin Bauman, Mark Gillings; Bryan Jones, John Komanesky, Jeff Morfit, Davin Peterson, Thomas T. Warshaw III, Monty Smith, Craig Zeni, and Steve Wilhelm (via LocoNotes).

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