Norfolk Southern's Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) locomotive
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Norfolk Southern Unveils First Publicly Funded Emissions-friendly Locomotives

Jan. 9, 2015
The first emissions-friendly locomotives funded by the federal Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) Improvement Program have been released for road testing by Norfolk Southern from its Juniata Locomotive Shop in Altoona, Pa.

The first emissions-friendly locomotives funded by the federal Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) Improvement Program have been released for road testing by Norfolk Southern from its Juniata Locomotive Shop inAltoona, Pa.

The first two GP33ECO switching locomotives – of a total 25 partially funded by CMAQ for production by Norfolk Southern – sport a paint scheme that reflects their environmentally friendly mission.

After in-service testing in the Altoona area, they will be permanently assigned to their respective grant award areas of Chicago and Atlanta

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