Old 11-12-2005, 11:28 PM   #1
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I got a question and I hope it can be answered. Today, a Norfolk Southren C40-9W was parked in Edmonds. It was number NS 9138. Looking through my pictures, I noticed there wasnt a hand brake wheel in the normal location below the hood fan on the conductors side. Do they have electronic brakes or the wheel/lever somewhere else? Thanks.
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Old 11-13-2005, 06:53 AM   #2
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I believe most of the NS Dash 9's have electronic parking brakes. The older ones, however, have regular hand brakes and on those units brakewheels are visible in their normal position.
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