ACP Removes 50-Ton Turntable at Gatun Locks

Friday, October 05, 2007
The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) removed and replaced the turntable used by the locomotives at Gatun locks Tuesday without interrupting Canal operations. The 50-ton turntable will be replaced by a stronger, more maneuverable one in the following weeks. The new turntable will also improve locomotives' operations and increase the locks’ capacity.

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