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Amtrak Siemens ACS-64 #602
Washington, DC
 
September 27th, 2016
12:09pm
Station Photo
 
Phase Vb
 
Siemens Mobility
June 2013 
Digital Photo
 
Canon EOS 70D
 
Canon 24-105mm EF
f4.0L IS Zoom Lens
f11.0 @ 1/320th sec
ISO 400
853-1685
 
Built by Siemens Mobility in Sacramento, CA in June 2013, these locomotives are the replacement for Amtrak's AEM-7 electric locomotives for use on the Northeast Corridor. A total of 70 of these units are either in service or on order. The name "ACS-64" means "Amtrak Cities Sprinter" and the 64 represents 6.4 megawatts of electric power which is equivalent to 8600 horsepower. Historical information about this locomotive provided by www.amtrakbythenumbers.com.