Posted by FSWood on October 17, 2021 
E08's pilot stripes bring to mind a necktie I had a couple decades ago. Also, the dissimilar pilot stripes and hood end stripes are a detail to note. And yet another detail to note being the overpass' riveted metal construction with round edges.
Posted by Konrad Weiss on October 18, 2021 
Why would you dieselize something that runs on a 3rd rail system? I could understand if the were converting it to a Battery hybrid, but not diesel.
Posted by FSWood on October 18, 2021 
This article in Mass Transit magazine answers that why question about those rebuilds while talking about some new builds, " MTA Board approves $260.5 million in locomotive contracts July 24, 2020 Motive Power Inc. will manufacture 25 electric-diesel hybrid locomotives, while Cad Railway Industries will upgrade 10 locomotives and convert them to diesel-electric powered DC propulsion. by Mischa Wanek-Libman"
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