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Chris750
June 7th, 2013, 02:47 PM
I was searching the Canadian railroad 'Great Western Railroad' (Saskatchewan) and found that they use Alco M420/420R engines. I did a search of the DLS and cannot find any of these which surprises me and leads to wonder, are they called something else? Maybe I didn't conduct my search correctly, but I searched for ALCO and also M420 without a hit. If anyone can shed some light I would appreciate it.

n8phu
June 7th, 2013, 04:32 PM
I have a few in progress, as soon as I can catch my breath and finish them.

Chris750
June 7th, 2013, 04:37 PM
They are not new locomotives though are they? I cannot see a short line like GWR(S) having new locos. Also looking forward to them as the GWR is my next route after Medicine Hat. Are you building from scratch?

qassaquyangli
June 7th, 2013, 04:43 PM
They are not new locomotives though are they? I cannot see a short line like GWR(S) having new locos. Also looking forward to them as the GWR is my next route after Medicine Hat. Are you building from scratch?
The M420's actually were built by the Montreal Locomotive Works, a subsidiary of ALCo. The M420's were built in the 1970's (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MLW_M-420)
As for the building them from scratch, Chris is using premade (?) MSTS (?) models that he got permission to use and he is exporting them (?) into Trainz.

Chris750
June 7th, 2013, 05:12 PM
Thanks for the reply. I went over to his site, he has some nice stuff on the go; tried to DL his RS-18 but the alco engine sound (251b) is N/S which is too bad (link is down).

n8phu
June 7th, 2013, 10:43 PM
Thanks for the reply. I went over to his site, he has some nice stuff on the go; tried to DL his RS-18 but the alco engine sound (251b) is N/S which is too bad (link is down).

Hmmm, I shall investigate the bad link.......

Chris750
June 10th, 2013, 11:19 AM
Returns 404 message.

RDLOVER777
July 16th, 2013, 01:28 PM
there is the gp60m and b units that look like the m-420 units maybe you could reskin them in the livery you want