Pacific Fruit Express EMD NW2 Locomotive #1048
General Electric B23-7 #4202
B23-7 #4202 is powered by a 2250 h.p. 7FDL12 diesel engine, s/n 840802, remanufactured in 1984. Locomotive has a 5GTA11C2 alternator, 5GY27 auxiliary alternator, Westinghouse 3CDC air compressor, 26L brakes and is equipped with alignment control coupler pockets and couplers. Wheels are fair, 1 1/2" minimum; ditch lights front and rear. Locomotive weight: 259,300 lbs. Traction motors are 752-E8.
Locomotive 92-day and 1104 inspections are out of date. Previous operator advises last time locomotive operated, it was in low-excitation mode and believes that the excitation panel was suspect; cards were changed but that did not repair it; while wiring to devices seemed to be OK, it was not getting feedback from generator.
Item History: 4202 was built in April, 1978, as serial number 41912, order number 1451, for Conrail as its 1905. Subsequent reporting marks and numbers include: MNCR 803, RFRX 4202.