The ACS-64 is the standard Amtrak passenger locomotive on the Northeast Corridor, hauling services such as the Northeast Regional between Washington and Boston. It is featured in the NEC: New York DLC as the primary passenger locomotive. Currently, it is the only Amtrak locomotive in Train Sim World.
Built by Siemens, it is also known as the 'Amtrak City Sprinter' and is derived from the Eurosprinter locomotives. It has a maximum speed of 135 mph though it is limited to 125 mph in operation.
The ACS-64 was originally designed for Amtrak to replace the aging AEM-7 and HHP-8 that were used along the electrified routes of the East Coast. It operates services with Amfleet I coaches which are also featured in Train Sim World. Amtrak currently operates 70 ACS-64s currently, numbered 600-665 and 667-670. They operate many services over the Northeast Corridor route including the Northeast Regional, Vermonter, Keystone Service, the Silver Service and many others.
Operating the Locomotive Edit
Information on operating this loco can be found here.
|NEC: New York|
|Locomotives||ACS-64 - GP38-2|
|Rolling Stock||Amfleet I - 50 foot Plate C Boxcar - 5201-Cubic Foot Covered Car - 30,500 Gallon Tank Car - 73-foot center-beam flatcar - 85-foot Open Deck Flatcar|
|Locations||Newark Airport - Newark - New York Penn - Fresh Pond Yard - Oak Point Yard - New Rochelle|
|Operators||Amtrak - CSX Transportation|
|Tutorials||ACS-64 Introduction - GP38-2 YN3 Introduction|
|Scenarios||City Sprinter - Terminal Switcher - City Lights - Back Track - Right Round - Trash Collector - New York Switcher|