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(Source: Railfan & Railroad Magazine, January 18, 2023)

Nearly a year after they made their main line debut, Amtrak’s new Siemens Mobility ALC-42 “Chargers” are still having teething issues, especially in cold weather. Kara Evanko, a spokesperson for Siemens Mobility, has said the units have lost power during “unusually extreme circumstances where the locomotive experiences drastic changes in temperature.” Siemens officials say that hardware and software issues are impacting the locomotives, but both are being addressed.

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