New Hope & Ivyland Railroad #40 2-8-0

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New Hope Ivyland #40

New Hope & Ivyland Railroad’s #40 is once again the focus of passenger excursions. Bases out of New Hope, PA., this consolidation type locomotive (2-8-0) wheel arrangement is the center of attraction!

The New Hope Railroad is a 17 mile short line railroad that actually has revenue producing freight trains that move raw materials and products. Diesel locomotives are used for revenue runs, while the Baldwin built steam locomotive #40 is used only for passenger excursions.

Some quick facts about NHRR #40

  • Builder: Baldwin Locomotive Works – 1925
  • Wheel Arrangement – 2-8-0 Consolidation Type
  • Drivers – 50 inches
  • Locomotive weight – 160,000 lbs
  • Maximum 45 MPH

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