New Hope & Ivyland Railroad #40 2-8-0
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
Let us know if you have taken an excursion on this New Hope & Ivyland Railroad ! We would love to hear about your experience!