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August 1993


Two-Person Crew Agreement Reached on Some CSXT Lines

CSXT and the United Transportation Union have implemented a conductor-only agreement to eliminate brakeman positions on the former Baltimore & Ohio, Baltimore & Ohio Chicago Terminal, Pere Marquette, and Hocking Valley portions of the system. Freight trains covered by the agreement now operate with two crew members - a conductor and an engineer.


Final Five CSXT Service Centers to Consolidate in Jacksonville

The final five CSXT transportation service centers will be absorbed into the consolidated customer service center in Jacksonville, Florida, as follows:


CSXT Loans Budd Car to B&O Museum

CSXT has loaned former B&O Budd car 9913 to the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore. It was dedicated in a special ceremony July 2, and put into service on the Mount Clare Express operating on weekends.


VRE Adds Equipment

Virginia Railway Express has taken delivery of two leased GP40 locomotives from Conrail - 3210 and 3268 - for use as backup power. Also, VRE is purchasing 10 additional Budd de-powered RDC's from the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority to be refurbished and utilized with the regular fleet.


CSXT Deletes 58 Locomotives From Roster

The following 58 locomotives have been deleted from the CSXT locomotive roster:

Notes: Units 1066 and 7258 were the last in their class of GP18 and U30C respectively on the roster. Some of the above SW1500 units are now being used by Amtrak at its 16th Street Yard in Chicago. According to correspondent Mark Sublette, they are 1120, 1121, 1123, 1125 and 1127, and they have been leased by Amtrak from Helm Leasing.


CSXT Locomotive Roster

CSXT locomotives as of July 22, 1993. Equipment bases are Corbin KY, Cumberland MD, Hamlet NC, Nashville TN, Russell KY and Waycross GA.