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Date: 01/23/22 13:30
Don't wait up for...
Author: GenePoon

...Southwest Chief 4(21)....6 hr 19 min late out of Kansas City.

Engine problems into Albuquerque, arrived 2:18 late with AMTK 3 and 33.   Couldn't be fixed, set out the 3, replaced with AMTK 148.  Departed 6:47 late.



Date: 01/23/22 14:10
Re: Don't wait up for...
Author: 2904

Yawn

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Date: 01/23/22 14:33
Re: Don't wait up for...
Author: altoonafn

Another one of Amtrak Mechanical's Greatest Hits 



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 01/23/22 14:48 by altoonafn.



Date: 01/23/22 14:40
Re: Don't wait up for...
Author: jp1822

GenePoon Wrote:
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> ...Southwest Chief 4(21)....6 hr 19 min late out
> of Kansas City.
>
> Engine problems into Albuquerque, arrived 2:18
> late with AMTK 3 and 33.   Couldn't be fixed,
> set out the 3, replaced with AMTK 148.  Departed
> 6:47 late.

Wait a minute - back up the train....... Where did Amtrak 148 come from? Did it come from Train #3 and it proceeed west with just one unit???



Date: 01/23/22 15:26
Re: Don't wait up for...
Author: GenePoon

The AMTK 148 came west on 3(21) which lost an hour after the station stop at ABQ setting it out.



Date: 01/23/22 15:39
Re: Don't wait up for...
Author: ATSF1129

altoonafn Wrote:
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> Another one of Amtrak Mechanical's Greatest Hits 

Yawn…

turns out it was a debris strike that mangled the air equipment under the locomotive.

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Date: 01/23/22 16:39
Re: Don't wait up for...
Author: Peak45068

GenePoon Wrote:
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> The AMTK 148 came west on 3(21) which lost an hour
> after the station stop at ABQ setting it out.

AMTK 3 got dropped off at ABQ. 148+33 went forward

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Date: 01/23/22 20:02
Re: Don't wait up for...
Author: DevalDragon

ATSF1129 Wrote:
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> altoonafn Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > Another one of Amtrak Mechanical's Greatest
> Hits 
>
> Yawn…
>
> turns out it was a debris strike that mangled the
> air equipment under the locomotive.

Does that qualify as illegal freight train interference?



Date: 01/24/22 09:15
Re: Don't wait up for...
Author: ALCO630

DevalDragon Wrote:

>
> Does that qualify as illegal freight train
> interference?

Only if the train has a dining car that serves baked unicorn with a cotton candy salad.

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Doug Wetherhold
Macungie, PA



Date: 01/24/22 09:57
Re: Don't wait up for...
Author: DevalDragon

ALCO630 Wrote:
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> DevalDragon Wrote:
>
> >
> > Does that qualify as illegal freight train
> > interference?
>
> Only if the train has a dining car that serves
> baked unicorn with a cotton candy salad.

With the current status of Amtrak's catering I would say anything is possible.



Date: 01/24/22 11:49
Re: Don't wait up for...
Author: dan

amtrak did it with out bnsf loaners give them props, at first i thought they had a protect unit, could have been later



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