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Owner: Norfolk Southern
Type: Business Car
AAR Class: PS: Company service car, including office cars, instruction cars, display cars, etc.
AAR Type: M530
Detail Info:   Misc Cars
NS Class:   Research
Max Gross Weight:   0
Load Limit:   0
Ext L/W/H:   85' 0" / 11' 0" / 14' 4"
User Notes:   Blt 1950 as UP Coach

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NS 33 - Norfolk Southern Track Research Car
Title:  NS 33 - Norfolk Southern Track Research Car
Description:  This car has a rich heritage beside being a unique research car. Built by Pullman-Standard in 1950 as UP Coach 5441, 44 seat coach car, it was eventually sold to the Alaskan RR in 1971.Subsequently it was retired 1987 and sold to St Louis Car. NS then purchased in 1994 and had its Roanoke shops rebuld to serve as part of a track research combo. It was placed into service 8/9/99.
Photo Date:  8/8/2000  Upload Date: 12/30/2013 8:16:46 AM
Location:  Temple, PA
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  RollingStock,Track,Action
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Views:  787   Comments: 0
NS 33 - Norfolk Southern Track Research Car
Title:  NS 33 - Norfolk Southern Track Research Car
Description:  Here is another view of the ex-Alaska RR, nee-UP coach car that was converted to the business car for the track research duo by the Roanoake shops.
Photo Date:  8/8/2000  Upload Date: 12/30/2013 8:17:00 AM
Location:  Temple, PA
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  RollingStock,Track,Action
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Views:  377   Comments: 0
NS 33 - Norfolk Southern Track Research Car
Title:  NS 33 - Norfolk Southern Track Research Car
Description:  Here is another view of the rear platform and beautiful picture window end of the business car paired with the track sensor car #34 just ahead.
Photo Date:  8/8/2000  Upload Date: 12/30/2013 8:17:38 AM
Location:  Temple, PA
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  RollingStock,Track,Action
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Views:  398   Comments: 0
NS 33 & 34 - Norfolk Southern Track Research Car
Title:  NS 33 & 34 - Norfolk Southern Track Research Car
Description:  Note the detail cabling that connects the sensing and measuring car #34 to the business car #33. Both have a rich history before being paired together in this unique configuration.
Photo Date:  8/8/2000  Upload Date: 12/30/2013 8:19:45 AM
Location:  Temple, PA
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  RollingStock,Track,Action
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Views:  473   Comments: 1
NS Track Geometry Units 34 & 33
Title:  NS Track Geometry Units 34 & 33
Description:  #34 (ex-NW SD35 1530) & 33 (ex-UP coach 5441) at Osborn Yard.
Photo Date:  10/18/2003  Upload Date: 2/22/2004 10:11:52 PM
Location:  Hammond, IN
Author:  Mike Rapchak Jr.
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 34(Track Test Unit)
Views:  2763   Comments: 0
Geometry train
Title:  Geometry train
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/2/2005  Upload Date: 7/3/2005 5:24:57 PM
Location:  Elkhart, IN
Author:  Chad Malinovsky
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  414   Comments: 0
NS Research Car 33
Title:  NS Research Car 33
Description:  NS test car 33
Photo Date:  8/6/2005  Upload Date: 8/6/2005 9:09:47 PM
Location:  Chattanooga, TN
Author:  nsrayman - nslocos.com
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  1306   Comments: 0
NS 5557
Title:  NS 5557
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/1/2005  Upload Date: 4/24/2012 3:27:52 PM
Location:  Dalton, GA
Author:  Cameron Manning
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 5557(GP38-2) NS 34(Track Test Unit)
Views:  495   Comments: 0
East Bound NS 905 at CP Lees
Title:  East Bound NS 905 at CP Lees
Description:  Checking the tracks
Photo Date:  9/26/2005  Upload Date: 10/18/2005 2:59:35 PM
Location:  Lees Cross Roads, PA
Author:  Tom Algatt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2640(SD70M) NS 34(Track Test Unit)
Views:  1477   Comments: 1
NS 1637, NS 34, & NS 33
Title:  NS 1637, NS 34, & NS 33
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/30/2006  Upload Date: 5/30/2006 6:52:14 PM
Location:  Centralia, IL
Author:  Justin Draper
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 1637(SD40-2) NS 34(Track Test Unit)
Views:  918   Comments: 0
NS 33
Title:  NS 33
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/30/2006  Upload Date: 5/30/2006 6:54:26 PM
Location:  Centralia, IL
Author:  Justin Draper
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  459   Comments: 0
NS 1637, NS 34, & NS 33
Title:  NS 1637, NS 34, & NS 33
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/30/2006  Upload Date: 5/30/2006 6:55:06 PM
Location:  Centralia, IL
Author:  Justin Draper
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 1637(SD40-2) NS 34(Track Test Unit)
Views:  871   Comments: 0
NS 33
Title:  NS 33
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/2/2006  Upload Date: 10/1/2009 7:31:56 PM
Location:  Austell, GA
Author:  max linder
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  296   Comments: 0
NS 1637
Title:  NS 1637
Description:  Bewteen Albion and Browns, Il. at the elevator.
Photo Date:  6/2/2006  Upload Date: 2/24/2008 9:02:06 PM
Location:  Albion, IL
Author:  Ryan Koertge
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 1637(SD40-2)
Views:  678   Comments: 0
NS 34
Title:  NS 34
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/2/2006  Upload Date: 2/23/2008 9:57:49 PM
Location:  Bellmont, IL
Author:  Ryan Koertge
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  699   Comments: 1
NS 1637
Title:  NS 1637
Description:  The dates my not be right.
Photo Date:  6/2/2006  Upload Date: 2/24/2008 9:08:39 PM
Location:  Bellmont, IL
Author:  Ryan Koertge
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 1637(SD40-2)
Views:  513   Comments: 0
NS 1637
Title:  NS 1637
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/2/2006  Upload Date: 8/20/2008 8:31:14 PM
Location:  Albion, IL
Author:  Ryan Koertge
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 1637(SD40-2)
Views:  612   Comments: 0
NS 1637 running long hood forward with track inspection cars.
Title:  NS 1637 running long hood forward with track inspection cars.
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/2/2006  Upload Date: 8/20/2008 8:30:36 PM
Location:  Bellmont, IL
Author:  Ryan Koertge
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  NS 1637(SD40-2)
Views:  484   Comments: 0
NS 33
Title:  NS 33
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/2/2006  Upload Date: 8/20/2008 8:30:00 PM
Location:  Bellmont, IL
Author:  Ryan Koertge
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  262   Comments: 0
NS track geometry train
Title:  NS track geometry train
Description:  NS 906 - track geometry research train
Photo Date:  7/17/2006  Upload Date: 7/18/2006 3:53:27 PM
Location:  Opelika, AL
Author:  John Higginson
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  376   Comments: 0
Track Geometry Train - NS 905
Title:  Track Geometry Train - NS 905
Description:  905 with the geometry car on the lead rolls past the Grimes Mill on the S-Line
Photo Date:  9/6/2006  Upload Date: 9/17/2006 11:24:55 PM
Location:  Salisbury, NC
Author:  Jonathon Russell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 34(Track Test Unit) NS 5043(GP38-2)
Views:  1244   Comments: 0
GP38-3 leads track geometry train South on the Bristol Line
Title:  GP38-3 leads track geometry train South on the Bristol Line
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/10/2007  Upload Date: 5/23/2007 9:52:49 PM
Location:  Chilhowie, VA
Author:  Ron Tilley
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 5801(GP38-3) NS 34(Track Test Unit)
Views:  638   Comments: 0
Track Geometry train south on Bristol Line
Title:  Track Geometry train south on Bristol Line
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/11/2007  Upload Date: 5/23/2007 9:52:56 PM
Location:  Chilhowie, VA
Author:  Ron Tilley
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 5801(GP38-3) NS 34(Track Test Unit)
Views:  696   Comments: 0
Track Geometry train south on Bristol Line
Title:  Track Geometry train south on Bristol Line
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/11/2007  Upload Date: 5/23/2007 9:52:59 PM
Location:  Johnson City, TN
Author:  Ron Tilley
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 5801(GP38-3) NS 34(Track Test Unit)
Views:  837   Comments: 0
Track Geometry train south on Bristol Line
Title:  Track Geometry train south on Bristol Line
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/11/2007  Upload Date: 5/23/2007 9:53:00 PM
Location:  Chilhowie, VA
Author:  Ron Tilley
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 5801(GP38-3) NS 34(Track Test Unit)
Views:  930   Comments: 0
NS 905 Heading West
Title:  NS 905 Heading West
Description:  The NS 905 Geometry Train heads into Parkdale, AL on the former Central of Georgia NS P-Line.
Photo Date:  5/25/2007  Upload Date: 12/9/2008 9:29:10 AM
Location:  Parkdale, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 5608(GP38-2) NS 34(Track Test Unit)
Views:  699   Comments: 0
NS 33
Title:  NS 33
Description:  NS 33
Photo Date:  9/12/2007  Upload Date: 9/12/2007 11:00:58 AM
Location:  Granite City, IL
Author:  Keith B
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  221   Comments: 0
NS 33
Title:  NS 33
Description:  NS 33
Photo Date:  9/14/2007  Upload Date: 9/14/2007 11:31:05 AM
Location:  Granite City, IL
Author:  Keith B
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  267   Comments: 0
NS 5566  34  and  33
Title:  NS 5566 34 and 33
Description:  NS 5566 34 and 33
Photo Date:  9/14/2007  Upload Date: 9/14/2007 11:31:33 AM
Location:  Granite City, IL
Author:  Keith B
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 5566(GP38-2) NS 34(Track Test Unit)
Views:  660   Comments: 0
NS 33 Research Car
Title:  NS 33 Research Car
Description:  taken at New Economy Institute
Photo Date:  9/21/2007  Upload Date: 11/6/2007 9:41:11 PM
Location:  Chattanooga, TN
Author:  Mark Winter
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  155   Comments: 0
NS 33
Title:  NS 33
Description:  taken from New Economy Institute
Photo Date:  9/21/2007  Upload Date: 11/6/2007 9:41:32 PM
Location:  Chattanooga, TN
Author:  Mark Winter
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  182   Comments: 0
NS 5034
Title:  NS 5034
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/1/2007  Upload Date: 10/15/2007 2:58:27 PM
Location:  Atlanta, GA
Author:  J. Williams
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 5034(GP38-2)
Views:  448   Comments: 2
NS 33
Title:  NS 33
Description:  NS 904
Photo Date:  10/1/2007  Upload Date: 10/15/2007 3:03:19 PM
Location:  Atlanta, GA
Author:  J. Williams
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  249   Comments: 0
NS 33
Title:  NS 33
Description:  NS 904
Photo Date:  10/1/2007  Upload Date: 10/15/2007 3:04:05 PM
Location:  Atlanta, GA
Author:  J. Williams
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  233   Comments: 0
NS 33
Title:  NS 33
Description:  NS 33 the last car on the NS Geo Train at Ayer
Photo Date:  12/3/2007  Upload Date: 12/3/2007 10:18:37 PM
Location:  Ayer, MA
Author:  Billy Stone
Categories:  Night
Locomotives: 
Views:  395   Comments: 3
The NS Geo Train
Title:  The NS Geo Train
Description:  The NS Geo Train which had the NS 5801, 9207, 34, and 33
Photo Date:  12/3/2007  Upload Date: 12/3/2007 10:18:38 PM
Location:  Ayer, MA
Author:  Billy Stone
Categories:  Night
Locomotives:  NS 5801(GP38-3) NS 9207(C40-9W)
Views:  468   Comments: 0
NS 33
Title:  NS 33
Description:  The Rear details of NS 33, yes this train had a marker.
Photo Date:  12/3/2007  Upload Date: 12/3/2007 10:18:42 PM
Location:  Ayer, MA
Author:  Billy Stone
Categories:  Night
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Views:  330   Comments: 0
The NS Geo Train
Title:  The NS Geo Train
Description:  After the fire at the Moore's Lumber Yard/Mill the tracks are wide open now, the remains of the lumber sheds is in the forground. NS 5801, 9207 and 34 seen from that new spot.
Photo Date:  12/3/2007  Upload Date: 12/3/2007 10:18:35 PM
Location:  Ayer, MA
Author:  Billy Stone
Categories:  Night
Locomotives:  NS 5801(GP38-3) NS 9207(C40-9W)
Views:  623   Comments: 0
NS 33 on 10G
Title:  NS 33 on 10G
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/13/2008  Upload Date: 8/25/2008 11:35:47 PM
Location:  Lilly, PA
Author:  Marc Samuelson
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  436   Comments: 0
NS 33
Title:  NS 33
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/28/2008  Upload Date: 11/3/2008 10:42:10 PM
Location:  Bristol, VA
Author:  Jonathan McCoy
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  238   Comments: 0
NS 33
Title:  NS 33
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/6/2008  Upload Date: 11/9/2008 3:40:46 PM
Location:  Bristol, VA
Author:  Jonathan McCoy
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  199   Comments: 0
NS 33
Title:  NS 33
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/6/2008  Upload Date: 11/9/2008 3:40:45 PM
Location:  Bristol, VA
Author:  Jonathan McCoy
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  191   Comments: 0
NS Track Geometry Train
Title:  NS Track Geometry Train
Description:  An NS track geometry train parked at NS Norris Yard.
Photo Date:  11/15/2008  Upload Date: 12/2/2008 5:59:44 PM
Location:  Irondale, AL
Author:  Shawn Levy
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 34(Track Test Unit)
Views:  583   Comments: 0
NS Geometry Train
Title:  NS Geometry Train
Description:  Geometry train at Norris Yard.
Photo Date:  11/17/2008  Upload Date: 11/18/2008 3:32:32 PM
Location:  Irondale, AL
Author:  Mick Nussbaum
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  NS 34(Track Test Unit)
Views:  1217   Comments: 5
NS 905 Throwing The Switch
Title:  NS 905 Throwing The Switch
Description:  The conductor of NS 905 steps towards the switch to re-align it after meeting the Eastbound NS A48.
Photo Date:  12/8/2008  Upload Date: 12/9/2008 9:28:51 AM
Location:  Alexander City, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 5608(GP38-2) NS 34(Track Test Unit)
Views:  863   Comments: 1
NS 905 Geometry Train
Title:  NS 905 Geometry Train
Description:  The NS 905 Geometry Train gets underway on the NS P-Line main after meeting the local NS A48 in downtown Alexander City, AL.
Photo Date:  12/8/2008  Upload Date: 12/9/2008 9:29:01 AM
Location:  Alexander City, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 5608(GP38-2) NS 34(Track Test Unit)
Views:  779   Comments: 3
NS 905 Heading West
Title:  NS 905 Heading West
Description:  NS 905 Geometry Train is seen heading West after passing under the bridge at Parkdale, AL.
Photo Date:  12/8/2008  Upload Date: 12/9/2008 9:29:22 AM
Location:  Parkdale, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 5608(GP38-2) NS 34(Track Test Unit)
Views:  594   Comments: 0
NS 5609
Title:  NS 5609
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/18/2009  Upload Date: 3/21/2009 11:14:15 PM
Location:  Hammond, IN
Author:  Joe Usselman
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 5609(GP38-2) NS 34(Track Test Unit)
Views:  444   Comments: 0
NS 34
Title:  NS 34
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/18/2009  Upload Date: 3/21/2009 11:14:33 PM
Location:  Hammond, IN
Author:  Joe Usselman
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 34(Track Test Unit)
Views:  674   Comments: 0
NS 33
Title:  NS 33
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/18/2009  Upload Date: 3/21/2009 11:14:45 PM
Location:  Hammond, IN
Author:  Joe Usselman
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 34(Track Test Unit) NS 5609(GP38-2)
Views:  530   Comments: 0


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