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UP January 1999 Locomotive Fleet Changes

New C60AC deliveries (5 units):

UP 7549, 7551-7554

New SD9043AC deliveries (7 units):

UP 8302-8308

Life Extension SD40-2R rebuilds (10 units):

UP 3374, 3484, 3511, 3571, 3572, 3652, 3707, 3708, 3717, 3723

Rebuilt SD38-2R, rebuilt from SD40-2 ( 1 unit):

UP 2837, completed on 1/18/99, ex UP B4240 (ex MP 3240)

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

UP 2547, to UP 1/4/99, ex UP 876
UP 2553, to UP 1/4/99, ex UP 884
UP 2555, to UP 1/18/99, ex UP 886
UP 2576, to UP 1/21/99, ex D&RGW/SP 3059

Leased SD40-2, leased from CIT Group, rebuilt from SD45s (3 units):

UP 4735, to UP 1/22/99, ex SP 9128
UP 4736, to UP 1/27/99, ex SP 9137
UP 4737, to UP 1/26/99, ex D&RGW 5325

Note: These are 3,000 HP, 16 cylinders, still in SD45 carbodies.

Leased SD40-2T, leased from LLP, rebuilt from ex-SP/SSW SD45T-2s (6 units):

UP 4795, to UP 1/11/99, ex SP 6857
UP 4803, to UP 1/19/99, ex SP 6850
UP 4806, to UP 1/12/99, ex SP 6868
UP 4812, to UP 1/26/99, ex SP 6834
UP 4825, to UP 1/4/99, ex SP 6849
UP 4945, to UP 1/7/99, ex SP 6826

Note: These are 3,000 HP, 16 cylinder; rebuilt from 3,200 HP 20 cylinder, still in SD45T-2 carbodies.

Model designation change, from B39-8 to B40-8, on 1/29/99 (39 units):

SP 8000-8003, 8005-8024, 8026-8036, 8038, 8039, UP 5634 (ex SP 8025), 5646 (ex SP 8037)

Retirements, all retired on 1/29/99 (13 units):

C&NW SD18 6646 (last C&NW SD18 on UP)
SP SW1500 2472
SP SD39 5298
SP GP35M 6317
SP SD45T-2 6824
SP SD40-2 7340
SP SD40-2 7341
SP SD45-2 7428
SP SD45-2 7470
SP SD45-2 7520
UP C30-7 507
UP C30-7 2442
UP C30-7 2456

Renumbered units (12 units):

UP C30-7 423, from UP 2423, 1/7/99
UP SD40-2 3070, from C&NW 6905, 1/14/99
UP SD40T-2 4019, from D&RGW 5396
UP SD40T-2 4369, from SP 8301, 1/28/99
UP SD40-T-2 4476, from SP 8385, 1/20/99
UP SD45T-2 4890, from SP 9309, 1/5/99
UP SD45T-2 4965, from SSW 6871, 1/22/99
UP GP60 5735, from SSW 9633, 1/7/99
UP C44AC 7002, from GECX 4002, 1/21/99
UP C44AC 7005, from GECX 4005, 1/21/99
UP C60AC 7504, from UP 7004, 1/30/99
UP C60AC 7508, from UP 7008, 1/8/99

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