Beep: For several years, Norfolk Southern's one-of-a-kind battery locomotive - BP4 #999 - lingered sadly at the shops in downtown Roanoke. Apparently, it had suffered significant damage to ... (more)
Norfolk Southern's experimental battery powered locomotive sits in storage at the East End Shops. Note the removed number boards
Built almost a month ago battery operated NS #999 test by bringing freight cars out of Rose Yard.
Norfolk Southern's experminental battery-powered unit, BP4 #999, crosses the Roanoke River as it works to switch cars at the Roadway Material Yard in Roanoke, Virginia. Photo by Casey Thomason. ... (more)
The Way Of The Future? After spending the weekend on display in Scranton, NS 999 appears somewhat forlorn as she's dragged onto the turntable by a bucket loader. After being aligne... (more)
Norfolk Southern's experimental, battery powered, "green" locomotive on display at Steamtown during their annual Railfest. This prototype was developed by Norfolk Southern, in collaboration with t... (more)
Thanks to Norfolk Southern for the appearence of their RP4 #999 for the Conrail Days events at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania.
One of the pieces of visiting equipment on display during Conrail Days at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania was Norfolk Southern BP-4 999. The battery powered unit was constructed at the Juniata... (more)
Thanks to NS for bringing one their newest creations!!!
Battery powered 999 basks in some bright sun while working Altoona Pipe and Steel Co.
Green Machine. Battery powered NS 999, classed BP4, goes to work for the first time in Rose Yard in Altoona. The unit was built using the frame of former NS GP38 2911, ex CR 7732, ne... (more)