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Amtrak's Keystone Corridor

Discussion in 'Route Suggestions & Proposals' started by JGRudnick, Oct 25, 2019.

  1. JGRudnick

    JGRudnick Well-Known Member

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    I would like to see Amtrak's Philadelphia-Harrisburg Line (Keystone Corridor) in Train Simulator. Both Amtrak and Septa trains run on this line between Philly and Harrisburg. Additionally, Norfolk Southern has trackage rights over the entire line.

    All the photos below were taken on this proposed line.
    ~ https://d1k5w7mbrh6vq5.cloudfront.net/images/cache/7b/44/7e/7b447e8a056fb28ac3603c382464d466.jpg
    ~ https://forums.dovetailgames.com/at...8/?temp_hash=a430f8db3f5b005e4e1f37b3e1824e31
    ~ http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/pictures/39303/09 04-13 018.JPG
    ~ http://subwaynut.com/amtrak/harrisburg/harrisburg10.jpg
     

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  2. TommyPicklesfan1992

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    It will be great if they also add the Strasburg Railroad to the route.
     
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    Sounds awsome. This is the Keystone Corridor right?
     
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    JGRudnick Well-Known Member

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    That is a great idea, TommyPicklesfan1992.
     
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    jedi247 Well-Known Member

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    What engines for the route? I'd like to suggest an NS ET44AC, ES40DC, C40-9W, or SD80ACU for heavy freights, a 3GS21B Genset, GP38-2 or GP60, and the Amtrak Acela, plus a SEPTA engine. The Strasburg Line is needed too.
     
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    For locos, I was thinking the NS ET44AC, NS SD70ACU, NS GP40-2, the ACS-64 in Amtrak and Septa liveries, and Amtrak's Metroliner Cab Car.
     
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    Meeper5 Well-Known Member

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    ns only uses geeps there aren't any heavy freight trains on the keystone only locals i'm pretty sure
     
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  9. JGRudnick

    JGRudnick Well-Known Member

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    The first picture link is of two NS 6-axle high horsepower road switchers leading an intermodal/TOFC train.
     

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