The latest railroad industry news related to North American diesels current and classic, brought to you by the editors of Diesel Era Magazine.
The Metro-North wrap pays tribute to New York Central, the predecessor railroad that operated on the Hudson and Harlem lines.
Former South Buffalo Railway Alco S-2 72 was donated to the Rochester & Genesee Valley Railroad Museum by Livonia, Avon & Lakeville Railroad.
Norfolk & Western EMD SD40-2 6162 has been restored to its as-built 1978 appearance by Kentucky Steam Heritage Corp.
The EMD SD40-2 still wears its Pan Am paint but will be repainted into the Milwaukee Road bicentennial scheme at the Oklahoma Railway Museum.
Genesee Valley Transportation has purchased Doyle McCormack’s Alco PA diesel, and will move it to Scranton to complete its restoration for planned future operation in fan trip service.
The last surviving EMD F7A of the Spokane, Portland & Seattle and the last SD9 purchased by Great Northern Railway are both moving to the Inland Northwest Rail Museum in eastern Washington.
Colorado’s Royal Gorge Route has a holiday-themed locomotive for 2022!
Chargers are becoming more common to see on Amtrak trains, as these Siemens-built units begin replacing the 1990s Genesis fleet built by General Electric.
A Frisco veteran recently was refreshed in WAMX’s black and yellow livery.
CSX has repainted a retired General Electric C30-7 into the Louisville & Nashville “Family Lines” livery of the late 1970s for donation to Kentucky Steam Heritage.