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UP December 1998 Locomotive Fleet Changes

New GE C60AC deliveries (18units):

UP 75327532-7548, 7550 (remaining units in order, UP 7549, 7551-7554, will arrive in 1/99, but will have 12/98 builder's dates)

New EMD SD9043AC deliveries (8 units):

UP 8294-8301 (remaining units in order, UP 8302-8308 will arrive in 1/99, but will have 12/98 builder's dates)

Life Extension SD40-2 rebuilds (4 units):

UP 3449, 3452, 3602, 3744

Leased GP38-2, leased from LLP, rebuilt from GP40 (1 unit):

UP 2384, to UP on 12/2/98, ex CN 9317

(This unit retains three fan GP40 radiator configuration.)

Leased GP38-2s, leased from Helm, rebuilt from GP40s (12 units):

UP 2537, to UP on 12/30/98, ex UP 860, NYC/PC/CR 3076
UP 2549, to UP on 12/30/98, ex UP 879, Soo/Milw 2040/Milw 167
UP 2550, to UP on 12/1/98, ex UP 881, Soo/Milw 2060
UP 2552, to UP on 12/10/98, ex UP 883, C&NW 5530, NYC/PC/CR 3041
UP 2554, to UP on 12/17/98, ex UP 885, Kyle 3103, NYC/PC/CR 3103
UP 2557, to UP on 12/14/98, ex UP 583, MKT 213
UP 2558, to UP on 12/1/98, ex UP 584, MKT 214
UP 2560, to UP on 12/28/98, ex UP 805, UP 588, MKT 218
UP 2575, to UP on 12/7/98, D&RGW 3053
UP 2579, to UP on 12/1/98, ex D&RGW 3068
UP 2581, to UP on 12/5/98, ex D&RGW 3078
UP 2588, to UP on 12/11/98, ex D&RGW 3093

(These units retain three-fan GP40 radiator configuration.)

Leased SD40-2T, leased from CIT, rebuilt from SD45T-2s (5 units):

UP 4799, to UP on 12/28/98, ex SP 6863
UP 4824, to UP on 12/10/98, ex SP 6845
UP 4828, to UP on 12/10/98, ex SP 6851
UP 4829, to UP on 12/17/98, ex SP 6852
UP 4923, to UP on 12/29/98, ex SSW 9384

(These units are 3000 HP, in original SD45T-2 carbodies.)

Leased SD40-2. leased from CIT, rebuilt from SD45s (2 units):

UP 4733, to UP on 12/15/98, ex BN 6680
UP 4734, to UP on 12/31/98, (history unknown)

(These units are 3000 HP, in original SD45 carbodies.)

Retirements (12 units, all retired on 12/23/98):

C30-7: UP 412, ex UP 2412
GP30: D&RGW 3006
GP35M: SP 6348
SD40R: SP 7353
SD45: D&RGW 5322
SD45R: SP 7431, SP 7528
SD7: SP 1512, SP 1521, SP 1523
SD9: SP 4409

Returned leased units (7 units):

HLGX C30-7s 541, 542, 547, 548, 581, 586, 588

Lease expired and GP39-2 units purchased on 12/31/98 (9 units):

UP 2350-2358, ex MKT 380-388, ex Kennecott Copper high cab units

Renumbered units:

UP 651 (C36-7), from UP 9051 on 12/14/98, ex MP 9051
UP 654 (C36-7), from UP 2654 on 12/14/98, ex UP 9054, ex MP 9054
UP 2964 (SD40-2), from C&NW 6815 on 12/14/98
UP 2971 (SD40-2), from C&NW 6823 on 12/7/98
UP 5581 (GP50), from UP 983 on 12/30/98, ex MP 3523
UP 7009 (C44AC), from GECX 4009 on 12/4/98
UP 9051 (C40-8), from C&NW 8529 on 12/14/98
UP 9092 (C41-8), from C&NW 8544 on 12/14/98
UP 4478 (SD40T-2), from SP 8388 on 12/14/98
UP 5703 (GP60), from SP 9600 on 12/28/98
UP 5833 (GP60), from SP 9734 on 12/4/98
UP 5846 (GP60), from SP 9747 on 12/14/98
UP 5865 (GP60), from SP 9766 on 12/14/98
UP 5867 (GP60), from SP 9768 on 12/10/98
UP 5891 (GP60), from SP 9792 on 12/28/98
UP 6500 (C44AC), from SP 221 on 12/21/98

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