Juniata Diesel Conversions
GP50/New Build to RP-M4C
for Norfolk Southern


25+ units total (20+ built new)

Rebuilt From		Rebuilt As		Rbld	Frame No.	Notes
NS 7028 GP50		NS 610 RP-M4C		 5/13			Cab signal, LSL, and remote equipped
NS 7014 GP50		NS 611 RP-M4C		 5/13			Cab signal, LSL, and remote equipped
NS 7076 GP50		NS 612 RP-M4C		 6/13			Cab signal, LSL, and remote equipped
NS 7039 GP50		NS 613 RP-M4C		 9/13			Cab signal, LSL, and remote equipped
NS 7003 GP50		NS 614 RP-M4C		 6/14			Cab signal, LSL, and remote equipped
new frame		NS 615 RP-M4C		 5/14	n/a		GP50 hood; cab signal, LSL, and remote equipped
new frame		NS 616 RP-M4C		 8/14	n/a		GP50 hood; cab signal, LSL, and remote equipped
new frame		NS 617 RP-M4C		 8/14	n/a		Long hood from FURX (BN) 7273; cab signal, LSL, and remote equipped
new frame		NS 618 RP-M4C		11/14	n/a		Long hood from ?; cab signal, LSL, and remote equipped
new frame		NS 619 RP-M4C		10/14	n/a		Long hood from ?; cab signal, LSL, and remote equipped
new frame		NS 620 RP-M4C		 2/15	n/a		Long hood from CP unit; cab signal, LSL, and remote equipped
new frame		NS 621 RP-M4C		 5/15	n/a		Long hood from CP unit; cab signal, LSL, and remote equipped
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new frame		NS 645 RP-M4C		 3/15	n/a		Not equipped with cab signals or remote control
new frame		NS 646 RP-M4C		 3/16	n/a		Not equipped with cab signals or remote control
new frame		NS 648 RP-M4C		 4/15	n/a		Not equipped with cab signals or remote control
new frame		NS 649 RP-M4C		 5/15	n/a		Long hood from CP 5853; not equipped with cab signals or remote control
new frame		NS 650 RP-M4C		 6/15	n/a		Not equipped with cab signals or remote control
new frame		NS 651 RP-M4C		 8/15	n/a		Long hood from UP 3108; not equipped with cab signals or remote control
new frame		NS 652 RP-M4C		10/15	n/a		Not equipped with cab signals or remote control
new frame		NS 653 RP-M4C		10/15	n/a		Not equipped with cab signals or remote control
new frame		NS 654 RP-M4C		11/15	n/a		Not equipped with cab signals or remote control; long hood from BNSF 6316 (yellow/blue)
new frame		NS 655 RP-M4C		12/15	n/a		Not equipped with cab signals or remote control
new frame		NS 656 RP-M4C		 4/16	n/a		Not equipped with cab signals or remote control
new frame		NS 657 RP-M4C		 2/16	n/a		Long hood from UP 3108; not equipped with cab signals or remote control
new frame		NS 658 RP-M4C		 9/15	n/a		Not equipped with cab signals or remote control

Former numbers for units not yet frame checked and especially for those not completed are always 'suspect' and are listed for entertainment only.
new frame		NS 622 RP-M4C			n/a		In progress 3/2016; cab signal, LSL, and remote equipped
new frame		NS 647 RP-M4C			n/a		In progress for Chicago 3 of 3; not equipped with cab signals or remote control
new frame		NS 659 RP-M4C			n/a		In progress for Pittsburgh; long hood from UP 3580; equipped with cab signals and LSL
new frame		NS 660 RP-M4C			n/a		In progress for Pittsburgh; equipped with cab signals and LSL


Long hoods from the following units are on hand for the slugs being built on new frames:
FURX (BN) 7220 (moved into the shop 7/14), FURX (BN) 7258, FURX (BN) 7267, CP 5984, CP 6001, CP 6002, CP 6022, and FURX (BN) 6303,
UP 3455, NREX 7343, UP 4311



Work Done:
 - Complete conversion to new slug with EM2000 microprocessor
 - New Admiral cab installed with CCB26 electronic air brake
 - Original long hood retained (where applicable)
 - Dynamic brake equipped
 - Approximately 25 yards of concrete added for ballast
 - Switched to short hood forward (where applicable)

Notes:
 - These are road slugs with cabs and full height long hoods setup to operate with the GP59E and GP33ECO masters
 - These slugs go through transition meaning they do not cut out above 20 mph
 - New frames come from Curry Rail Services of Hollidaysburg, PA
 - 610-622 are assigned to GP59E and GP59ECO masters
 - 645-647 are assigned to Chicago GP33ECO masters
 - 648-657 are assigned to Atlanta GP33ECO masters
 - 658 is assigned to Rome GP33ECO master
 - 659-660 are assigned to Pittsburgh GP33ECO masters

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