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Amtrak P42DC Photos

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Amtrak commenced business in 1971 operating passenger trains over numerous privately owned railroads in the USA. Photos taken in Ontario are ViaRail services operated by Canadian crews using Amtrak equipment which run between Toronto and New York City on a daily basis.
General Electric's P42DC locomotives were built from 1997 and use generated DC power for the traction motors. An HEP alternator powers the train lighting and heating/cooling. They are rated at 4250 hp (31  kW) and have a top speed of 110 mph, 177 km/h.
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Link to Amtrak 1 to 99 Numbered up to 99
2   12   41   45   65   70   84  
Link to Amtrak 2 to 124 Numbered 100 to 149
101   102   107   109   110   116  133   147  
Link to Amtrak 125 upwards Numbered 150 upwards
150   153   155   180   186   195   198   203

ViaRail website for all fares including between Toronto and New York

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Last Updated: July 07, 2013
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