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On April 1 1976, Conrail created the following 8 operating regions(divisions included where known)
Western Region - Ft. Wayne, Chicago, Toledo, Cleveland
"Our Railroad is generating a lot of interest everywhere I go.
In 1980, Conrail sent a funeral train of 15 to 20 GG1's west on the Fort Wayne line (Pennsy main) all the way across Indiana before realizing their mistake and stopping it at Colehour yard in Ind
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This Conrail fact came courtesy of Bob Bucklew who worked for PC subsidiary Excelsior Truck Leasing, the company that actually owned the MOW equipment and leased it back to the railroad and was o
In 1994, Conrail had an existing order for 30 SD60I's but was interested in the new AC technology.
On May 1, 1984, train TV-11 was the first Conrail train to run without a caboose. It was reported that at the time, certain TV trains will be the only trains to run this way.
Conrail GP38 7899 was assigned to the Conrail Shared Asset Area after the split in 1999 as NS 2943.
In the early 1980's Conrail had a large number of locomotives in storage.
According to General Order No.
In 1996 Conrail created a program to partner with 18 connecting shortlines called "Conrail Express," a feeder system that Conrail hoped would operate similar to the manner in which
After Conrail was created in 1976, there were several marginal branch lines left out of the initial Conrail plan that were "propped up" by state subsidies in Indiana, Ohio, and Michigan
The small boxes that typically sit on the walkway on the engineer side of standard cab EMD units, and the conductor's side of standard cab GE units provide an enclosure for electronics that provide