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Office Car Special Equipment

Including Research and Other Equipment

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LOCOMOTIVES
NS 4270 F9A	1,800 hp	 1/52	M-K 1/81  JBS 3/07	BO 937 -> BO 4580 -> MDOT 7181 -> MARC 81 -> RPCX 101 -> RPCX 1010
NS 4271 F9A	1,800 hp	 8/52	M-K 8/80  JBS 6/07	BO 947 -> BO 4590 -> BO 4557 -> MDOT 7185 -> MARC 85 -> RPCX 102 -> RPCX 1020
NS 4275 F7B	2,000 hp	10/50	JBS 3/07		CGW 113D -> CNW 113D -> CNW 317 -> CNW 410 -> RPCX 201 -> RPCX 2010
NS 4276 F7B	2,000 hp	12/50	JBS 3/07		CGW 114B -> CNW 114B -> CNW 318 -> CNW 411 -> RPCX 202 -> RPCX 2020

OFFICE CARS
NS 1	Virginia		Diner/Obs	SOU 1		Blt 1928	800770	Built for SOU as President's Car
NS 2	Carolina		Sleeper		SOU 1A		Blt 1928	800744	Rebuilt in 2013 as four bedroom sleeper
NS 3	Claytor Lake		Office		Wabash		Blt 1924	800771
NS 4	Michgan			Sleeper		CR 4		Blt 1927	800356	Rebuilt in 2012 as four bedroom executive sleeper w/ private bathrooms and crew room w/ bunk
NS 5	Maryland		Sleeper/Obs	CR 1		Blt 1920	800221	Rebuilt in 2016 as three bedroom observation car
NS 7	Pennsylvania		Office/Sleeper	NW/CR 5		Blt 1911	800463	Oldest NS office car
NS 9	Alabama			Sleeper		SOU 15		Blt 1918	800769	Rebuilt 2015 as 6 bedroom sleeper with private bathrooms (previously 8 bedroom w/ shared baths)
NS 11	Illinois		Sleeper		SOU 16		Blt 1917	800782
NS 12	Indiana			Sleeper		NW 450		Blt 1949	800772	Rebuilt 1989; originally a dining car
NS 13	Georgia			Sleeper/Gym	SOU 18		Blt 1925	800784	Refurbished 2007 as four bedroom sleeper with a gym
NS 14	Missouri		Sleeper		UP/AOE				800740	Acquired 2/2014; rebuilt 4/2015; formerly "Denver"
NS (15)				(Sleeper)	UP/AOE				800741	Stored in Altoona, in need of paint at least; formerly "Savanah"
NS 16				Sleeper		CBQ 480					Arrived Altoona 9/2014; rebuild started at Altoona then shipped to Somerset, KY 2/2017 for finishing
NS 18	New Orleans		Diner/Lounge	NW 493		Blt 1949	800783	Overhauled 2015 with six round tables seating 36; previously the "General William Mahone"
NS 19	Kentucky		Diner/Lounge	NW 494		Blt 1949	800773	Seating for 32
NS 20	Ohio			Office		SOU 7		Blt 1920	800774
NS 21	West Virginia		Lounge		SOU 15		Blt 1926-29	800775	Reconfigured to lounge in 2006-07
NS 23	Buena Vista		Theater car	SOU 19		Blt 1918	800776	Originally a sleeper
NS 24	Delaware		Dome car	CR 55		Blt 1954	800777	15' 9" high; built for Santa Fe and used on San Francisco Chief; renovated in 2004
NS 25				Coach		CO 1613					ex-TVRM 1613; arrived Altoona 7/2014 and stored in need of work
NS 26	New York		Coach		CR 27		Blt 1947	800778	Renovated in 2012 with three TV screens
NS 27	Exhibit Car		Exhibit Car	SOU 24		Blt 1926	800799	Formerly sleeper "Lake Childs"
NS 28	Powhatan Arrow		Coach		NW 501		Blt 1949	800780	Operation Lifesaver car; renovated in 2012 with five TV screens
NS 29	Powhatan Arrow		Coach		NW 533		Blt 1949	800781	Operation Lifesaver car; renovated in 2012 with five TV screens
NS 30	Marco Polo		Sleeper/Diner	CG		Blt 1927	n/a	at Washington DC Union Station since 1983; formerly FDR's private car

RESEARCH EQUIPMENT
NS 32				Dynamometer Car	NYC 1		Blt 1930	800785
NS 33				Research Car	UP 5441		Blt 1950
NS 34				Research Unit	NW 9951				n/a	Converted from a slug rebuilt from NW 1530 SD35
NS 35						DLW					Acquired late 2016 and not yet in service; former Lackawanna No. 99 'Belford' blt 1926
NS 36				Research Car	CR 21				800411
NS 37			      Research Support	CR 24		Blt 1952	n/a	Originally a military hospital car; out of use since around 2010; stored at Altoona
NS 38	The Brick		Research Unit	NS 1620				n/a	Converted from an SD40

OTHER RELATED EQUIPMENT
NS 39				HEP car		JSCX 1003				Converted from a baggage car in 1992
NS 40				HEP boxcar	CR 50					White roof and gold lettering; nee Erie Lackawanna
NS 41				Material boxcar	NW 515346				Black roof and white lettering; not equipped with HEP
NS 42	Tennessee		Coach/HEP	CDOT 1682	Blt 1950		Originally C&O; acquired 2010, rebuilt 2/2013
NS 43	Iowa			Coach		CDOT 1600	Blt 1950		Originally C&O; acquired 2010, rebuilt 3/2014; handicap accessible; to be auctioned off soon as of 7/17
NS 44	Florida			Coach		CDOT 1601	Blt 1950		Originally C&O; acquired 2010, rebuilt 9/2014; to be auctioned off soon as of 7/17
NS 45	Mississippi		Coach		CDOT 1604	Blt 1950		Originally C&O; acquired 2010, rebuilt 7/2017; to be auctioned off soon as of 7/17
NS 46	New Jersey		Coach		CDOT 1605	Blt 1950		Originally C&O; acquired 2010, rebuilt 2/2013; to be auctioned off soon as of 7/17
NS 47	Louisiana		Coach		CDOT 1606	Blt 1950		Originally C&O; acquired 2010, rebuilt 5/2013; to be auctioned off soon as of 7/17
NS 48			     Research Caboose	NS 50
NS 49			     Research Caboose						Gray
NW 521213			Supply car						MW use; stored
NW 521414  Spirit of Tim Drake	Diner				Blt 1922		MW R3B use; overhauled 2010
RPCX 800321	Sandy Creek	Sleeper/lounge/obs	NYC			800321	Wick Moorman's private car
NS 960400			Sleeper		AOE					Acquired late 2015 and not yet in service; at Somerset, KY for rebuild
NS 960401			Diner		AOE					Acquired late 2015; rebuilt from a sleeper in late 2016 for MW use
NS 960408			Diner		SOU 1727	Blt 1950		MW use; overhauled 2014; built as a Baggage/RPO
SOU 960422 Dunn Wagon		Bunk Car	ATSF					MW use; stored gutted at Altoona
NS 960424			Diner		SOU 1728	Blt 1950		MW use; overhauled 2014; built as a Baggage/RPO

Notes:
 - 4270/4271 equipped with ECP winter/spring 2012
 - 4275/4276 upgraded to Dash2 and 2,000 hp 3/2013
 - 4271 upgraded to Dash2 5/2014
 - 4275 upgraded with a turbo 16-645 11/2014
 - 4276 upgraded with a turbo 12-645 2/2015
 - 4270 upgraded to Dash2 4/2015
 - At least these cars equipped with ECP:  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23, 24, 26, 27, 39, 800321

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