Switchers & Slugs
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2GS14B Locomotives /
So far, CSX has 4 of this model on the roster, 1316-1319 .
3GS21B Locomotives /
1300 was the first Genset on CSX. To date, they seem to work mostly in the Detroit and New York areas. Note how the 2GS14B units were numbered in the same number series.
3GS21C Locomotives /
To date, CSX 3GS21C 1600 is the only one of this model. It works out of the former Conrail yard at Selkirk, NY.
GE MATE Locomotives /
Built new by GE for the Seaboard Coast Line, these units spent most of the careers hauling phosphate around the Bone Valley area of Florida. They were mated to U36B units.
EMD MP15 Locomotives /
CSX rostered 10 of these EMD switchers, all built back in 1975. All came from the Seaboard System side, being former L&N units.
EMD MP15AC Locomotives /
CSX received 55 MP15ACs from the Seaboard System. L&N had 10, which ended up numbered before the MP15 units (1130-1139). SCL had the other 45, and they ended up numbered after the 10 MP15s (1150-1194).
EMD MP15T Locomotives /
Purchased new by the Seaboard System, CSX inherited all 42 of these units. All were repainted into at least one CSX paint scheme.
MT-4 Locomotives /
Only 2 of these units were ever on the CSX roster. Both came from the Conrail split, and were rebuilt by conrail from ex Alco units.
MT-6 Locomotives /
The conrail split brough 13 of these slugs onto the CSX roster. Like the MT-4, the six axle version MT-6 was rebuilt from old Alco units.
EMD NW2 Locomotives /
Probably the oldest units ever rostered by CSX (built in 1949), there were two NW2s that received their CSX numbers. Both were ex-Chessie, with one coming from the B&O (9565) and one from the C&O (9575).
RCPHE4 Locomotives /
These units were rebuilt as Remote Control units. This class was 4 axle former EMD units. Eight units were built, wearing seven different paint schemes.
RCPHG4 Locomotives /
These units were rebuilt as Remote Control units. This class was 4 axle former GE units. 23 units were built, with all wearing the CSX-bc paint scheme. Two did end up getting repainted into CSX-yn3 paint.
RCPHG6 Locomotives /
These units were rebuilt as Remote Control units. This class was 6 axle former GE units. Four units were built, with all from ex-C30-7 units, and all wearing the CSX-bc paint scheme.
RDMT Locomotives /
Road slugs rebuilt for CSX from mostly ex-GP30 and GP35 units. Later orders also included ex GP38, GP39 and GP40 units. Units ran all over CSX with GP40-2 mother units.
RP20BD Locomotives /
At present, there is only one unit on CSX of this model, rebuilt in 2011 at the former Conrail Juniata, PA shops.
RP20CD Locomotives /
These three units are rebuilt on former CSX SD40-2 frames. 1601-1603 were completed in 2011 and work out of Cincinnati's Queensgate yard.
EMD SW1001 Locomotives /
Nine Sw1001 units came to CSX in the conrail split. Some left the roster soon after joining it, but those that remained were all painted into CSX colors.
EMD SW1200 Locomotives /
Three SW1200 units joined the CSX roster by way of the RF&P. Numbered 1300, 1302, 1303, a slot was left for a fourth (1301 ex RF&P 82), but it never came on the roster.
EMD SW1500 Locomotives /
CSX inherited 30 SW1500s from the Seaboard System (ex-L&N). Another 32 came from the Conrail split, and one unit came from the RF&P.
SWMT Locomotives /
Title or Info
These units were yard slugs used all around the system. Units 1038-1050 came from the Chessie (11 C&O, 2 B&O). Units 1010-1029 were rebuilt for CSX. The other units listed were renumbers from these 33 units.