The 2nd engineless Amtrak unit that has been sold is in the shop being prepared for shipment.
Ex BAR 502 is in the shop at Derby. Rumor has it MMA may be getting it in running condition.
QG 1504 is having some wheel work done at the MMA repair facility in Derby. This facility not only does its own work but takes on contract work.
MMA 458 is already to go for winter duty if needed. Just add water and away it will go.
SLA 805 side by side with MMA 451 at Derby. 805 was there to have its wheels turned.
Entire remodeling job is tying up MMA 3605. The unit is totally being rewired along with a new floor and new frame braces are being installed.
Just when you thought the Amtrak units for the Poland Project were of no value a four of these engineless units have been bought to be used as remote control desels. MMA 339 is the first one bein... (more)
MMA 8569 getting ready to back into track 9 for a meet with Job 202 from NMJ.
For those who keep track of fallen Amtrak units the next to fall will be 391 which will have its engine removed for the Poland Project. Today is labor Day and the Derby Facility was closed.
What the inside of the Amtrak units look like after going through the Poland Program.
EX BAR F3 unit inside. The control panel was simple with the speedometer going from 0-75mph.
Amtrak 273 the test diesel for the rebuilt engine program is being brought back in the machine shop from the paint shop where the engine was painted a grayafter being rebuilt and tested. The next... (more)
Newly painted 8592 is being transfered into the Engine House for clean up and to put a self-start device in it
8592 also got a new paint job inside
MMA 8592 is painted decaled and clear coated. It now needs traction motors and should be ready to go by early next week.