CSX SD40-3 Question?

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MarkJL

Railfan Railroader
Can anyone tell me if the CSX SD40-3 rebuild program is still taking place. From what I have seen on the internet road number 4029 seems to be the last one that was completed. Any information would be greatly appreciated.
 

Abilene Ks Railfan

Active Member
My question is, why they added the hideous looking nose,and modified cab on them? I honestly think they would have looked better if the standard nose/cab was retained in the rebuild process
 

CSX 700

New Member
Can anyone tell me if the CSX SD40-3 rebuild program is still taking place. From what I have seen on the internet road number 4029 seems to be the last one that was completed. Any information would be greatly appreciated.
yes, the SD40-3 program is still taking place though there haven't been any completed for a while now. There are several cores sitting at Huntington which are in the rebuild process waiting for completion. Plans are for 300 units to be completed. As for the cab, the original cabs and short hoods are in poor condition and in need of replacement. The new cab/shorthood assemblies come via Wabtec in Boise,ID and meet the latest crash worthiness standards as required via FRA

Bryan Jones
Brooks,KY
 




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