NS Now has 28 Tier 4 ET44ACs on Hand

Twenty-eight of the 47 Tier 4 locomotives that Norfolk Southern has ordered from General Electric Transportation have been shipped to the carrier.

Thus far GE has released Nos. 3601-3614, 3616-3628, and 3630 from its Fort Worth, Texas,  plant.

NS logo 2The units move over the BNSF to Memphis, Tennessee, where NS takes possession of them.

Trains magazine reported that the assembly of the rest of the units, which are the first NS has purchased from GE to be built in Texas, is largely complete.

The ET44ACs will have roster numbers 3601 to 3647. NS accepted the first of the order in late May.

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