DPU up on the Chicago Line

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DPU up on the Chicago Line

Post by Notch 8 » Thu Jan 31, 2019 5:27 am

The NS has been running some heavy train over the Chicago Line 17000 tons plus.. However, the most popular way to add capacity right now, is to simply build ever longer trains with DPUs.
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Re: DPU up on the Chicago Line

Post by rrnut282 » Thu Jan 31, 2019 7:43 am

Interesting that they use them on the water-level route. On the New Castle District, with a larger number of grades, they are relatively rare.
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Re: DPU up on the Chicago Line

Post by RDJ » Thu Jan 31, 2019 7:44 pm

What location were the photos take please.

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Re: DPU up on the Chicago Line

Post by Notch 8 » Fri Feb 01, 2019 5:34 am

Mostly Kendallville IN but also Butler IN and Archbold OH

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