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Amtrak Siemens ACS-64 #665
Washington, DC
October 16th, 2018
Station Photo
Phase V
Siemens Mobility
January 2016
Digital Photo
Canon EOS 80D
Sigma (Canon) 10-20mm
f3.5 EF-S Zoom Lens
f10.0 @ 1/40th sec
ISO 1000
Built by Siemens Mobility in Sacramento, CA in January 2016 and numbered 665, 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