Alp-46

Alp-46

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The ALP-46 is an electric locomotive built in Germany by Bombardier between 2001 and 2002 for use in the United States. It is derived from the German Class 101. New Jersey Transit is the only railroad to operate this model locomotive. They can be found all over the electrified NJT system, but are primarily used for service to and from Penn Station in New York City. NJT ordered the first 24 ALP-46 locomotives in December 1999 and an additional five locomotives in September 2001. They were built by Bombardier at their Kassel, Germany plant. The first two locomotives were built as preseries locomotives for testing 4600 was tested on the TTCI test plant in Pueblo, Colorado, 4601 was sent to Kearny for testing on the NJT network. All locomotives were transported via road to the port of Bremen and shipped on Roro-ships of Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics to Port Elizabeth. The ALP-46 is compatible with NJ Transit's Comet IIM, III, IV, V, and Multilevel fleet. It was also used to pull Amfleet consists on Amtrak's Clocker service in its final days of operation.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 181g
  • Bellum Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135923412
  • 9786135923414