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Amtrak Siemens ACS-64 #661
Washington, DC
October 16th, 2018
Coach Yard Photo
Phase V
Siemens Mobility
October 2015
Digital Photo
Canon EOS 80D
Canon 24-105mm EF
f4.0L IS Zoom Lens
f8.0 @ 1/400th sec
ISO 800
Built by Siemens Mobility in Sacramento, CA in October 2015 and numbered 661, these locomotives are the replacement for Amtrak's AEM-7 electric locomotives for use on the Northeast Corridor. The name "ACS-64" means "Amtrak Cities Sprinter" and the 64 represents 6.4 megawatts of electric power which is equivalent to 8600 horsepower. Historical information about this locomotive provided by