Posted by Deval Dragon on December 4, 2012 
Thanks for including the engine numbers - very helpful!
Posted by Coast Sub Photography on December 4, 2012 
Nice shot Chase! I wonder if any of those are the ones that are supposed to be coming out here to California.
Posted by on December 5, 2012 
Nice shot chase! @bwyrick: I've heard that supposedly Amtrak California will receive 3 in the amcal paint for the equipment addition of ex-NJ transit cars.
Posted by Allan R. Willams Jr. on December 5, 2012 
Wow, great catch Chase!
Posted by Coast Sub Photography on December 5, 2012 
I knew about that, as I've been following (or at least trying to) the project for a while, but I don't know what numbers were going to be sent this way.
Posted by gordon vincent on December 5, 2012 
Rebuilt? I was hoping they were going to scrap!Talk about throwing good money after bad.I retired on the 831,I cursed every mile I went,and cursed anyone who had anything to do with these miserable machines.
Posted by on December 5, 2012 
I thought they were being shopped for truck swaps as the P42s developed a truck frame cracking problem from improper maintenance procedures (too much torque), so they were dragging P40s to the shops so P42s laid up with cracked truck frames could get back out on the road after a truck swap.
Posted by cpcnguy on December 5, 2012 
Trains magazine states that these locomotives are going Beech Grove to be salvaged for usable parts for other operable P40DC's.
Posted by BNSFandSP on December 5, 2012 
Which one is the fifth from last (Phase V)?
Posted by Chase Gunnoe on December 5, 2012 
That is AMTK 839.
Posted by Gregg Pullano on December 5, 2012 
The comment about being canabalized for their trucks is correct. They are not being scrapped and may actually run again someday, although they would need to be rebuilt just as the 15 stimulus units were several years ago.
Posted by on August 18, 2013 
Trains magazines is wrong. These units will be rebuilt with P42DC specifications like they did with the first 15 units between 2010 and 2011.
Posted by on November 19, 2013 
No, they will all be repainted in Phase 5 paint.
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