Penn Central Alco RSD15 Roster

RSD15 Builder List | RSD15 Roster Index

1st No.2nd No.3rd No.4th No.BldrDateOrderPhase
Total6
PRR 8611PRR 6811PC 6811PC 9949817508/56S3258I
PRR 8612PRR 6812PC 6812CR 6812817518/56S3258I
PRR 8613PRR 6813PC 6813CR 6813817528/56S3258I
PRR 8614PRR 6814PC 6814CR 6814817538/56S3258I
PRR 8615PRR 8615PC 8615CR 8615817548/56S3258I
PRR 8616PRR 8616PC 8616CR 8616817558/56S3258I

Succession

  • PC 6849 > built as Pennsylvania Railroad 8611 > renumbered Pennsylvania Railroad 6811 in 1967 > to Penn Central 6811 in 1968 merger > rebuilt at DeWitt, New York, in late 1975 as Penn Central AEH1 9949  with an 12-cylinder EMD 567 and mated to slug 9948 > to Conrail 6849 in the 1976 merger, retired 1980-1988.
  • PC 6812 > built as Pennsylvania Railroad 8612 > renumbered Pennsylvania Railroad 6812 in 1967 > to Penn Central 6812 in 1968 merger > to Conrail 6812 in 1976 merger > rebuilt Collinwood Shops as Conrail MT6 slug 1125 in April, 1979 > to Norfolk Southern 1114 in 1999 merger
  • PC 6813 > built as Pennsylvania Railroad 8613 > renumbered Pennsylvania Railroad 6813 in 1967 > to Penn Central 6813 in 1968 merger > to Conrail 6813 in 1976 merger > rebuilt Collinwood Shops as Conrail MT6 slug 1128 in April, 1979 > to CSX 1018 in the 1999 merger
  • PC 6814 > built as Pennsylvania Railroad 8614 > renumbered Pennsylvania Railroad 6814 in 1967 > to Penn Central 6814 in 1968 merger > to Conrail 6814 in 1976 merger > rebuilt Collinwood Shops as Conrail MT6 slug 1127 in April, 1979 > to CSX 1017 in the 1999 merger
  • PC 6815 > built as Pennsylvania Railroad 8615 > renumbered Pennsylvania Railroad 6815 in 1967 > to Penn Central 6815 in 1968 merger > to Conrail 6815 in 1976 merger
  • PC 6816 > built as Pennsylvania Railroad 8614 > renumbered Pennsylvania Railroad 6816 in 1967 > to Penn Central 6813 in 1968 merger > to Conrail 6816 in 1976 merger > rebuilt Collinwood Shops as Conrail MT6 slug 1126 in March, 1979 > to Norfolk Southern 1115 in 1999 merger

Reference

  • American Locomotive Company, Complete Works – Vol. 8, pg 87-88
  • Robert J. Yanosey, Penn Central Power, Morning Sun Books, 1987, pgs 236, 240
  • John D. Hahn, Jr., Pennsylvania Railroad Diesel Locomotive Pictorial, Vol. 1: Alco RS Series, Withers Publishing, 1995, pg 54-55