|Numbering System for Rolling Stock|
This lists the number series used for different types of Cape Ann locomotives and freight cars.
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
- For all locomotives, even road numbers indicate powered units. Odd road numbers indicate dummy or slug units. (A slug is an unpowered locomotive which has its electrical pickups wired to an adjacent powered unit, to improve performance).
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