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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:Substantially Complete
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. Due to this project falling under the monetary threshold, this will be the final update on the project.
Information Updated:August 2020
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