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This project will modify 12 locomotives by replacing the main engine-driven generator and inverter combination that provides power to the train consist with a separate engine/generator set on Metra's Model MP36 passenger locomotives.

Service Board:Metra Commuter Rail
Program Category:Rolling Stock
Overall Status:In Progress
Budget Status:On Budget
Schedule Status:On Schedule
Current Activities:Eleven of the twelve locomotives were completed. One locomotive is in process. Improved fuel efficiency and reduced emissions are expected on locomotives upon completion of the project.
Information Updated:May 2020
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