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Re: PC: Re: E40's



May have been a third rail related fire. Most of the wooden third rail
covers have been replaced with snap on fiber glass covers to resist fires.
>
> > I do not recall any always catching fire. On NH or PC? Catenary or Third
> > Rail?
>
> _Penn Central Power_ made a reference to the E40s having electrical
> fires, and that they were "banished" to freight service on the ex-PRR
> after one caught fire within the confines of Grand Central Terminal, so
> that would have been on third rail, during the PC era.
>
> -JWJ
>
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