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Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 07-22-2004, 02:29 PM
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Posted By Mike Kroth
I think EMD is hurting for business. Here is what...

I think EMD is hurting for business. Here is what I know from working at BNSF.

We are buying over 300 new GE's this year.

The machinist tell me that parts support for the EMD's is terrible,...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-22-2004, 02:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,207
Posted By Mike Kroth
That is too funny. That reminds me of a few...

That is too funny.

That reminds me of a few pecular guys on my route. We have one guy, whose yard comes back to the railroad track. All he does is sit there and drink beer and watch us go by. He...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-22-2004, 02:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,214
Posted By Mike Kroth
I have not had the opportunity to drive an Alco....

I have not had the opportunity to drive an Alco. I'm looking forward to it.

The new GE's and EMD's we have (BNSF) are about equal in crew comfort. They have AC's, small refridgerators, and a...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-21-2004, 01:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,214
Posted By Mike Kroth
GE or EMD?

Why do the majority of people like the EMD's over the GE's?

I like the sound the EMD makes, but that's where it ends.

They ride rough, and the throttle and brake response is much slower than...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 07-21-2004, 01:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,395
Posted By Mike Kroth
We just got a new SD40-2B in our yard last week....

We just got a new SD40-2B in our yard last week. It also has a remote in it. I haven't had a chance to drive it around yet.
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