O'Hare Transfer station
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|METX 212 and scoot stop at the station. A Wisconsin Central mixed freight train waits on the siding.|
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Metra 212 was built between 1991 and 1992. It is has a slant-front cab.
Metra numbers 185-214 were built by General Motors Electromotive Division for EMD order number 896065 in 1991-92, EMD model F40PHM-2. Metra assigned them to the Burlington Northern, Rock Island, and miscelaneous} lines. [Courtesy of Metra Railfan Page]
METX 212, model F40PHM-2, built November 1992, builder number 896065-28, named "Village of Buffalo Grove," assigned to Metra/Rock Island District. [courtesy of Metra Locomotive Information, by Mike Azen, February 2000]
METX 212 is a 3,200 horsepower model F40PHM-2, built between 1991 and 1992 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 212: AAR car type D215 (locomotive), plate type F, external dimensions (length 68' 10", width 10' 8", height 15' 8"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]
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