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Metra 145 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive

"City of Aurora"

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Chicago Passenger Terminal (right) leads Metra 145 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "City of Aurora" in a lite engine move out of the Chicago Passenger Terminal. An outbound scoot and a pair of locomotives running lite can be seen in the distance.

(METX 130, METX 145, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 4 November 1998 at Chicago Passenger Terminal).     Image size is available.

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Chicago Passenger Terminal [right] leads Metra 145 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "City of Aurora" in a lite engine move out of the Chicago Passenger Terminal, passing C&NW 4324.

(METX 130, METX 145, CNW 4324, Chicago Passenger Terminal, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, CNW, GM EMD GP7R, CNW locomotives, All Metra Stations, Metra UP N, Metra UP NW, Metra UP W, CNW Stations, photographed on 4 November 1998 at Chicago Passenger Terminal).     Image size is available.

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Metra 145 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "City of Aurora" in the Chicago Passenger Terminal train shed. Notice the protective cover on the coupler.

(METX 145, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 19 February 2000 at Chicago Passenger Terminal train shed).     Image size is available.

Metra numbers 128-149 were built by General Motors Electromotive Division for EMD order number 786293 in 1979-80, EMD model F40PH-2. Metra assigned them to the Union Pacific lines. [Courtesy of Metra Railfan Page]

METX 145, model F40PH-2, built December 1979, builder number 786293-18, named "City of Aurora," assigned to Metra/Union Pacific lines. [courtesy of Metra Locomotive Information, by Mike Azen, February 2000]

METX 145 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 145: 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]

Chicago Rail Photographs collection updated 8 December 2019 at 11:10. Photographs and text copyright © 1998-2000 Harold A. Driscoll, All Rights Reserved. Email address is provided exclusively for personal contact, but emphatically not for use for SPAM net.abuse.