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GENERAL: Amtrak purchased 20 of these units from GE Transportation Systems in 1991. They are basically patterned after a freight unit but are equipped with HEP capacity. They were purchased as a "hold-over" before the Genesis (P40DC's) were built.
SPECS: These units are 3200 horsepower with HEP capacity.
TERRITORY: Primarally operating on the West Coast as well as Midwestern trains operating out of Chicago. These units can be found as substitute power on the Coast Starlight, also as switcher units in the yards. They also work out of Chicago as switchers and backup power for some trains originating out of Chicago. 2 of these units were sold to the state of California and operate on Capital Corridor and San Joaquin trains on the west coast.
NOTES: When these units were originally delivered, they had a special Phase III paint scheme that caused these units to be known as "Pepsi Cans". Today, that paint scheme no longer exists as some units are now in Phase V paint with several in Phase IV paint. A couple of these units are now owned by Amtrak California and have been repainted/renumbered.
500
Fort Worth, TX
Heartland Flyer #822
Phase V
September 28th, 2011
504
Chicago, IL
Coach Yard Photo
Phase V
November 10th, 2014
507
San Luis Obispo, CA
Pacific Surfliner #799
Phase V
October 30th, 2008
508
Chicago, IL
Coach Yard Photo
Phase V
September 28th, 2009
509
Los Angeles, CA
Coach Yard Photo
Phase IV
October 20th, 2012
511
Chicago, IL
Coach Yard Photo
Phase IV
October 18th, 2010
513
Pittsburgh, PA
Pennsylvanian #42
Phase IV
November 9th, 2014
516
Chicago, IL
Coach Yard Photo
Phase IV
October 1st, 2007
517
Chicago, IL
Coach Yard Photo
Phase IV
September 25th, 2006
517
Chicago, IL
Coach Yard Photo
Phase V
October 18th, 2010
518
Chicago, IL
Coach Yard Photo
Phase IV
October 15th, 2012
2051
Emeryville, CA
Capital Corridor #743
Amtrak California
October 1st, 2011