Metra 129 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive
"Village of Wilmette"
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|Chicago Passenger Terminal on a service track within the Chicago Passenger Terminal. The Merchandise Mart can be seen in the background.|
METX 129, 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 by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/11/98b04312.jpg] NEW 25 January 2000
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Metra 129 was built between 1977 and 1980. It is rated at 3,200 horsepower.
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 129, model F40PH-2, built November 1979, builder number 786293-2, named "Village of Wilmette," assigned to Metra/Union Pacific lines. [courtesy of Metra Locomotive Information, by Mike Azen, February 2000]
METX 129 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 129: 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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