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Amtrak Siemens ACS-64 #635
Washington, DC
September 27th, 2016
Station Photo
Phase Vb
Siemens Mobility
February 2015
Digital Photo
Canon EOS 70D
Canon 24-105mm EF
f4.0L IS Zoom Lens
f8.0 @ 1/100th sec
ISO 400
Built by Siemens Mobility in Sacramento, CA in February 2015, 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