Metra 159 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive
"Village of Mount Prospect"
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|Chicago Passenger Terminal train shed switching a Metra scoot out from the train shed.|
CNW 4307, METX 159, CNW, GM EMD GP9, CNW locomotives, Locomotives, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, photographed on 4 November 1998 at Chicago Passenger Terminal train shed by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/11/98b04b15.jpg] NEW 25 January 2000
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Metra 159 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 159, model F40PH-2, built April 1983, builder number 826017-10, named "Village of Mount Prospect," assigned to Metra/Union Pacific lines. [courtesy of Metra Locomotive Information, by Mike Azen, February 2000]
METX 159 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 159: 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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