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Union Pacific 2402

MPI GP38M-3 (UP GP38-3) diesel-electric locomotive

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Union Pacific 2402 MPI GP38M-3 (UP GP38-3) diesel-electric locomotive running lite in the locomotive yard just east of the Locomotive Maintenance Facility in the Proviso (Melrose Park, Illinois) rail yard.

(UP 2402, UP, MPI GP38M-3, UP locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 4 December 1998 at Proviso locomotive yard).     Image size is available.

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Union Pacific 2402 MPI GP38M-3 (UP GP38-3) diesel-electric locomotive running lite in the locomotive yard just east of the Locomotive Maintenance Facility in the Proviso (Melrose Park, Illinois) rail yard.

(UP 2402, UP, MPI GP38M-3, UP locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 4 December 1998 at Proviso locomotive yard).     Image size is available.

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Union Pacific 2402 MPI GP38M-3 (UP GP38-3) diesel-electric locomotive running lite in the locomotive yard just east of the Locomotive Maintenance Facility in the Proviso (Melrose Park, Illinois) rail yard.

(UP 2402, UP, MPI GP38M-3, UP locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 4 December 1998 at Proviso locomotive yard).     Image size is available.

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Canadian National 9645 GM EMD GP40-2L (GF-430d) diesel-electric locomotive and Union Pacific 2402 MPI GP38M-3 (UP GP38-3) diesel-electric locomotive running lite in the locomotive yard just east of the Locomotive Maintenance Facility in the Proviso (Melrose Park, Illinois) rail yard.

(CN 9645, UP 2402, CN, GM EMD GP40-2, CN locomotives, Locomotives, UP, MPI GP38M-3, UP locomotives, photographed on 4 December 1998 at Proviso locomotive yard).     Image size is available.

UP 2402 was built in November 1967, GM EMD GP38, builder number 33703, frame number 7060-73, Chesapeake & Ohio 3872, renumbered to CSXT 2033. Rebuilt by Motive Power Industries, Bosie (Idaho) from a former GP38. The rebuilding included fully reconditioned cabs, 3,600-gallon fuel tanks, D78 traction motors, and theWoodward CLC control system, along with AR10 traction alternators, and extended-range dynamic braking. The original GP38 2,000-horsepower Roots-blown EMD 645 engine, and two-fan configuration for radiator colling were both retained. Leased from Helm Financial, acquired by UP on 27 November 1996. UP calls these locomotives GP38-3,MPI calls them GP38M-3s. [courtesy of Union Pacific Locomotive Directory, Don Strack, Withers Publishing, ISBN 1-881411-16-8, 1998]

UP 2402: freight locomotive, EMD GP38-2L, 2,000 hp.; freight locomotive, EMD GP38-3L, 2,300 hp. [courtesy of Roster of UPRR Locomotive Ownership, January 1, 1999.]

Equipment characteristics of UP 2402: AAR car type D113 (locomotive), external dimensions (length 59' 2", width 10' 3", height 15' 4"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, January 2000]

Chicago Rail Photographs collection updated 21 April 2019 at 14:24. 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.