Numbering System for Rolling Stock

This lists the number series used for different types of Cape Ann locomotives and freight cars.

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Boxcars are assigned numbers between 4000-4999.

From To Type Comment
1 99 passenger, non-revenue Cape Ann business use
100 199 passenger, revenue  
200 299 locomotive, switcher or FM yard or pusher service
300 599 locomotive, F series passenger service
600 799 locomotive, GP-18 series freight service
800 899 locomotive, GP-20 and later series freight service
900 999 non-revenue caboose, maintenance of way, utility, and stationary
1000 1999 freight flatcar
2000 2999 freight gondola
3000 3999 freight tank
4000 4999 freight box
5000 5999 freight refrigerator, perishables, livestock
6000 6999 freight hopper, open
7000 7999 freight hopper, closed
8000 9999   reserved for future use

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