Amtrak EMD SW1 Roster

SW1 Builder List | SW1 Roster Index

1st No.2nd No.3rd No.4th No.5th No.6th No.BldrDateOrderPhase
NYC 599NYC 8525PC 8425ATK 243:1ATK 73064056/49E999III
NYC 602:2NYC 8428PC 8428ATK 244:1ATK 73164086/49E999III
NYC 605:2NYC 8431PC 8431ATK 245:1ATK 73264116/49E999III
NYC 616:1NYC 666NYC 8464PC 8464ATK 246:1ATK 7338775/39E239I
NYC 628:1NYC 678NYC 8475PC 8475ATK 247:1ATK 73412605/41E372I
NYC 629:1NYC 679NYC 8476PC 8476ATK 248:1ATK 73512616/41E372I
NYC 651:1NYC 701NYC 8497PC 8497ATK 249:1ATK 73615891/42E456I
NYC 653:1NYC 703NYC 8499PC 8499ATK 250:1ATK 73715912/42E456I
PRR 9421PRR 8522PC 8522ATK 251:1ATK 7381121611/506081IV
PRR 9423PRR 8523PC 8523ATK 252:1ATK 7391121711/506081IV
PRR 9428PRR 8528PC 8528ATK 253:1ATK 7401122211/506081IV
PRR 9150PRR 8530PC 8530ATK 254:1ATK 74153767/48E898IIb
PRR 9143PRR 8543PC 8543ATK 255:1ATK 74253837/48E898IIb
PRR 9399PRR 8559PC 8559ATK 256:1ATK 743111938/506081IV
PRR 9145PRR 8575PC 8575ATK 257:1ATK 74453787/48E898IIb
PRR 9200PRR 8580PC 8580ATK 258:1ATK 74567594/49E1049III

Acquisitions

All of the SW1’s were acquired from Penn Central at the formation of Conrail on April 1, 1976

Dispositions

  • AF Railway Industries AFRX 9423, East Bridgeport, New Jersey – ex Amtrak 739, acquired by 2007 from East Penn Railway EPRY 9423; to SMS Rail Services 9423
  • Anthracite Railways 735 – ex Amtrak 735, to Tank Car Corporation of America 735
  • Association of American Railways AARX 735 – Ex Amtrak 735, acquired from Tank Car Corporation of America
  • Berlin Mills Railway 731, 741, 745, Berlin, New Hampshire – ex Amtrak 731, 741, 745
  • Bridgewater Resources 735 – ex Amtrak 735, acquired 2004
  • Charlotte Pipe & Foundary Company 744, Edwardsville, Illinois – ex Amtrak 744
  • East Penn Railway EPRY 9423 – ex Amtrak 739, acquired from New Hope & Ivyland 9423 by 2007
  • Great Miami Railroad – ex Amtrak 740
  • Hartwell Railroad 7, Social Circle, Georgia – ex Amtrak 730
  • Independent Locomotive Service ILSX 734, 739, East Bethel, Minnesota – ex Amtrak 734
  • Locomotive Specialists Incorporated LOSX 8, Waycross, Georgia  – ex Amtrak 730, acquired from St Mary’s West 8 by June, 2008
  • Morristown & Erie 738, 742 – ex Amtrak 738 acquired by 2008 from Washington Terminal 738, to Railway Passenger Car Numbering Bureau RPCX 738, part of the Whippanny Railway Museum; ex Amtrak 742 acquired by 2008
  • New Hope & Ivyland 9423, New Hope, Pennsylvania – ex Amtrak 739, to East Penn Railway 9423 by 2007
  • Ohio Central 736, Morgan Run, Ohio – ex Amtrak 736, acquired 2002
  • Octoraro Railroad 735, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania – ex Amtrak 735 acquired September, 1985
  • Railway Passenger Car Bureau RPCX 738, St Louis Union Passenger Station – ex Amtrak 738, on displayas Washington Terminal 738, owned by Whippany Railway Museum
  • St Lawrence & Atlantic 41 – ex Amtrak 741
  • St Mary’s Railroad West SMW8, Waycross, Georgia –  ex Amtrak 730, acquired from Trinity Railcar 8 in June, 2008
  • SMS Rail Services 9423 – Ex Amtrak 739, acquired from AF Railway Industries 9423 by 2012
  • Tank Car Company of America TCCA 735, Oreland, Pennsylvania – ex Amtrak 735, ex Anthracite Railway 735, to Association of American Railroads AARX 735
  • Trinity Railcar TINX 8, Waycross, Georgia – ex Amtrak 730, acquired from Hartwell 7; to St Marys West 8
  • Washington Terminal WATC 738 – ex Amtrak 738, now owned by Whippany Railway Museum and on display at St Louis Union Station

Succession

  • ATK 730 – retired July, 1986, sold for scrap, to Hartwell Railway 7, Social Circle, Georgia; to Trinity Railcar TINX 8, Waycross, Georgia; to St Mary’s West SMW8, Waycross, Georgia; to Locomotive Specialists Inc. LOSX 8, Waycross, Georgia,  June, 2008
  • ATK 731 – to Berlin Mills
  • ATK 732 – stored at Beach Grove 1988
  • ATK 733 – burned, sold for scrap Naporano Iron & Metal, February, 1980
  • ATK 734
  • ATK 735 – to Octoraro Railroad 735,  September, 1985, to Anthracite Railway 735; to Tank Car Company of America TCCA 735, Oreland, Pennsylvania; to Association of American Railroads AARX 735
  • ATK 736 – to Ohio Central 736, Morgan Run, Pennsylvania, 2002
  • ATK 737 – Retired and sold for scrap
  • ATK 738 – Washington Terminal WATC 738, to Morristown & Erie 738, acquired 2008; now owned by Whippany Railway Museum and on display at St. Louis Union Station
  • ATK 739 – to New Hope & Ivyland early 1986; to AF Industries AFRX 9423 in 2007; to East Penn Railway EPRY 9423, to SMS Rail Service 9423
  • ATK 740 – to Fantasia (dealer) December, 1985, then to Independent Locomotive Services ILSX, to Great Miami Railroad, for parts?
  • ATK 741 – to Berlin Mills
  • ATK 742 – to Morristown & Erie 742, acquired 2008
  • ATK 743 – in service 1988
  • ATK 744 – retired July, 1986; to Charlotte Pipe & Foundry 744, Edwardsville, Illinois
  • ATK 745 – to Berlin Mills late 1985 for scrap

Retirements

  • 1980: ATK 733
  • 1985: ATK 735, 745
  • 1986: ATK 730,739, 744

Reference

  • Textfiles.com – Amtrak all time roster
  • Don Dover, Bill Volkmer, Jim Claflin, Ken Douglas, and Dick Dawson, “Roster of Penn Central + NYC + PRR + NH,” Extra 2200 South, July-August 1969, pg 18-19
  • William D. Edson, H.L. Vail, Jr., and C.M. Smith, New York Central System Diesel Locomotives, TLC Publishing, 1995, pgs 10-13