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» Potomac Eagle Scenic Railway (more..)
» EMD F3(A) (more..)
» Ex-B&O South Branch 
» Romney, West Virginia, USA (more..)
» March, 2013
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CSXT 9994. At least that's what it COULD have been. Former CRR 800 spent years being repainted and renumbered to become the first CSXT 116 and with another cab unit & a B-unit, were the original business car train power (along with assorted side projects, like the RoadRailer). In the early 90's, the set was sent off to work MARC commuter (the B-unit went to the museum in Baltimore)...and then-116 went to Potomac Eagle's ops on the South Branch Valley RR. It wore CSX paint for a long time. Long enough that when CSX began renumbering their fleet, a spot on the roster was allocated for all three. 9994-9996 to be exact, much like 9990-9991 would have been the ex-CR E-units. (Hence the gap in the F40 numbers) In the end, in 2014, #8016 would visit the "Streamliners" event in Spencer, NC only to never return, as it was restored to CRR 800. For a long time, tho, it still carried the VLIX 8016 reporting mark....a real story of what could have been and what actually happened.
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