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Metra 162 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive

"Village of Villa Park"

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Chicago Passenger Terminal and Metra 162 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Village of Villa Park" on service tracks in the Chicago Passenger Terminal.

(METX 152, METX 162, Chicago Passenger Terminal, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, 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 139 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Village of River Forest" Metra 134 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "City of Park Ridge", Metra 162 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Village of Villa Park" and their scoots rest in the Waukegan UP yard on a Saturday afternoon

(METX 139, METX 134, METX 162, Metra Scoots, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, Metra, photographed on 4 September 1999 at Waukegan Metra yard).     Image size is available.

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Metra 139 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Village of River Forest", Metra 134 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "City of Park Ridge", Metra 162 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Village of Villa Park" and their scoots rest in the Waukegan UP yard on a Saturday afternoon. The two-track mainline can be seen to the right

(METX 139, METX 134, METX 162, Metra Scoots, Waukegan UP yard, Waukegan station, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, Metra, Rail Yards, CNW Towers, All Metra Stations, Metra UP N, CNW Stations, photographed on 4 September 1999 at Waukegan Metra yard).     Image size is available.

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Metra 139 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Village of River Forest", Metra 134 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "City of Park Ridge", Metra 162 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Village of Villa Park" and their scoots rest in the Waukegan UP yard on a Saturday afternoon. The two-track mainline can be seen to the right

(METX 139, METX 134, METX 162, Metra Scoots, Waukegan UP yard, Waukegan station, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, Metra, Rail Yards, CNW Towers, All Metra Stations, Metra UP N, CNW Stations, photographed on 4 September 1999 at Waukegan Metra yard).     Image size is available.

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Looking south into the side yard

(METX 162, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 4 September 1999 at Waukegan Metra yard).     Image size is available.

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Looking south into the side yard

(METX 134, METX 162, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 4 September 1999 at Waukegan Metra yard).     Image size is available.

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From the station

(METX 162, Waukegan station, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, All Metra Stations, Metra UP N, CNW Stations, photographed on 4 September 1999 at Waukegan station).     Image size is available.

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From the station

(METX 162, Waukegan station, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, All Metra Stations, Metra UP N, CNW Stations, photographed on 4 September 1999 at Waukegan station).     Image size is available.

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From the station

(METX 162, Waukegan station, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, All Metra Stations, Metra UP N, CNW Stations, photographed on 4 September 1999 at Waukegan station).     Image size is available.

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From the station

(METX 162, Waukegan station, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, All Metra Stations, Metra UP N, CNW Stations, photographed on 4 September 1999 at Waukegan station).     Image size is available.

Metra 162 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 162, model F40PH-2, built April 1983, builder number 826017-13, named "Village of Villa Park," assigned to Metra/Union Pacific lines. [courtesy of Metra Locomotive Information, by Mike Azen, February 2000]

METX 162 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 162: 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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