Metra 158 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive
"City of Des Plaines"
Metra 158 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "City of Des Plaines" running lite at the Chicago Passenger Terminal train shed.
Metra 158 was built between 1981 and 1983. It is rated at 3,000 horsepower.
Metra numbers 150-173 were built by General Motors Electromotive Division for EMD order number 826017 in 1983, EMD model F40PH-2. Metra assigned them to the Union Pacific lines. [Courtesy of Metra Railfan Page]
METX 158, model F40PH-2, built April 1983, builder number 826017-9, named "City of Des Plaines," assigned to Metra/Union Pacific lines. [courtesy of Metra Locomotive Information, by Mike Azen, February 2000]
METX 158 is a 3,200 horsepower model F40PH-2, built between 1970 and 1989 by General Motors Electro Motive Division. [courtesy of The Official Locomotive Rosters & News, James W. Kerr, 2000 edition, ISBN 0-919295-32-0, August 1999]
Equipment characteristics of METX 158: AAR car type D215 (locomotive), plate type E, external dimensions (length 56' 2", width 10' 8", height 15' 8"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]
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