Juniata Diesel Conversions
MT-6/SD40/SD38/New Build to RPU6/RPU6D
for Norfolk Southern


45+ units total (32 by Juniata - 2 of which were built new, 13 by Roanoke)

Detailed Information for this rebuild program in PDF format

Rebuilt From		Rebuilt As		Rbld	Shop		Notes
NS 975 MT-6		NS 850 RPU6		 6/04	Juniata
NS 984 MT-6		NS 851 RPU6		 1/05	Juniata
NS 971 MT-6		NS 852 RPU6		 4/05	Juniata
NS 981 MT-6		NS 853 RPU6		 8/05	Juniata
NS 977 MT-6		NS 854 RPU6		 9/05	Juniata
NS 982 MT-6		NS 855 RPU6		10/05	Juniata
NS 972 MT-6		NS 856 RPU6		12/05	Juniata
NS 985 MT-6		NS 857 RPU6		 1/06	Juniata
NS 974 MT-6		NS 858 RPU6		 5/06	Juniata
NS 983 MT-6		NS 859 RPU6		 5/06	Juniata
NS 970 MT-6		NS 860 RPU6		 6/06	Juniata
NS 980 MT-6		NS 861 RPU6		 8/06	Juniata
NS 978 MT-6		NS 862 RPU6		 9/06	Juniata
NS 979 MT-6		NS 863 RPU6		 1/07	Juniata
NS 973 MT-6		NS 864 RPU6		 3/07	Juniata
NS 976 MT-6		NS 865 RPU6		 4/07	Juniata
NS 990 RP-E6Y		NS 866 RPU6		 8/09	Juniata
NS 991 RP-E6Y		NS 867 RPU6		 8/09	Juniata
NS 992 RP-E6Y		NS 868 RPU6		 8/09	Juniata
NS 993 RP-E6Y		NS 869 RPU6		 9/09	Juniata
NS 1586 SD40		NS 870 RPU6		 9/06	Juniata
NS 1590	SD40		NS 871 RPU6		 3/07	Roanoke
NS 1593 SD40		NS 872 RPU6		 7/07	Roanoke
NS 1589 SD40		NS 873 RPU6		 9/07	Juniata
NS 1595 SD40		NS 874 RPU6		10/07	Juniata
NS 1587 SD40		NS 875 RPU6		12/07	Roanoke
NS 1591 SD40		NS 876 RPU6		12/07	Juniata
NS 1585 SD40		NS 877 RPU6		 2/08	Juniata
NS 1592 SD40		NS 878 RPU6		 4/08	Roanoke
NS 1584 SD40		NS 879 RPU6		 5/08	Roanoke
NS 1594 SD40		NS 880 RPU6		 7/08	Roanoke
NS 3815 SD38		NS 881 RPU6		 7/08	Roanoke
NS 3820	SD38		NS 882 RPU6		 9/08	Roanoke
NS 3814 SD38		NS 883 RPU6		 9/08	Roanoke
NS 3802 SD38		NS 884 RPU6		11/08	Roanoke		Stripped of useable parts at Juniata, sent to Roanoke for conversion
NS 1582 SD40		NS 885 RPU6		11/08	Roanoke
NS 1583 SD40		NS 886 RPU6		 1/09	Roanoke
NS 1581 SD40		NS 887 RPU6		 2/09	Roanoke
NS 1619 SD40		NS 888 RPU6		 4/15	Juniata		Originally stripped down 6/2008 for a proposed SD40/SD40-2 rebuild program
new frame		NS 889 RPU6D		 2/16	Juniata		New frame supplied by Curry Rail; equipped with dynamic brake, not equipped with remote control
new frame		NS 890 RPU6D		 4/16	Juniata		New frame supplied by Curry Rail; equipped with dynamic brake, not equipped with remote control
UP 3108 SD40-2		NS 891 RPU6D		 6/16	Juniata		Originally MP 6035; frame stripped elsewhere and shipped to Altoona; equipped with dynamic brake and remote control
UP 7898 SD40-2		NS 892 RPU6D		12/16	Juniata		Originally MP 3216; frame stripped elsewhere and shipped to Altoona
UP 7897 SD40-2		NS 893 RPU6D		12/16	Juniata		Originally MP 6060 (f/n 796311-7); frame stripped elsewhere and shipped to Altoona; not released until 4/2017
UP 3455 SD40-2		NS 894 RPU6D		12/16	Juniata		Originally MKT 609 (f/n 776133-3); frame stripped elsewhere and shipped to Altoona; not released until 4/2017

Former numbers for units not yet frame checked and especially for those not completed are always 'suspect' and are listed for entertainment only.
NS 1633 SD40-2		NS 895 RPU6D			Juniata		Present 1/2017
UP 3368 SD40-2		NS xxx RPU6D					Frame determined to be too damaged to use, then set aside


Work Done:
- Complete overhaul/rewiring (ex-MT-6s)
- Pilots modified from three steps to four (ex-MT-6s)
- Some received remote control equipment
- Complete conversion to new slug
- Concrete added for weight

Notes:
- MT-6s rebuilt from RSD-12s & RSD-15s
- RP-E6Ys rebuilt from RSD-12s
- 850-888 setup to operate with SD38-2 3821 and SD40-2 masters 6178-6205
- 889-892 setup to operate with SD33ECO masters
- 850-879 painted by the Juniata paintshop
- 880-887 painted by the Chattanooga paintshop
- 888-894 painted by the Juniata paintshop

Copyright 2004-2017 L.R. Myers. All rights reserved.

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