GMD-built No. 199 is seen here in early-90s Keystone Service, crossing the old PRR arch bridge east of Lancaster. This unit was built in the mid-60s for Toronto's GO Transit, sold to Amtrak in 19... (more)
GO Transit GMD GP40TC 501 (500-507) only 8 units of this model ever built. All eight units were sold to Amtrak in 1988, and renumbered 192-199.
Sold to Amtrak (192-199), former GO Transit GMD GP40TC (500-507) in 1988. A rare locomotive model, only 8 ever built.
With all the great photos of Amtrak GP38H-3 #520 leading its first revenue passenger train as the sole power in many years, I thought it would be fitting to show an example of this unit 20 years a... (more)
Rensselaer, NY - 1/26/17Only eight GP40TC diesels were built by GMD (EMD's Canadian division), originally Canadian National 600-607. One of two variants of passenger-equipped GP40s... (more)
Amtrak's eastbound Maple Leaf pauses at the Niagara Falls, Ontario station. Power is a former GO Transit GP40TC.
This profile of the 193 really shows how streeeetched these rare passenger diesels are. They ride on a SD40 frame, and have a shortened short hood to accommodate a separate HEP plant in the rear.
Two GP40TCs already renumbered into the 520 series (due to the new P42s taking their former 190 series numbers) sit with an MP15 in the yard. This is the former 196.
Outbound GO commuter train.
Already renumbered to 527 make way for the P42 #199, this former GO Transit unit is still a GP40TC, but relegated to work train service. Norfolk Southern rebuilt it for Amtrak into a GP38H-3 not ... (more)
The baggage car seen here, #1857, is one of three that were outfitted with bike racks. Photo taken on RR property with permission.
Sitting outside of the shops on a cold winter day with the sanding tower in the background. Photo taken on RR property with permission.
In the shop to receive ditch lights... Unfortunately the distinguishing front plate this unit wore since original manufacture was removed in the process unlike the ditch lights installed by other... (more)
This Amtrak oddball would soon be renumbered into the 520 series to make way for the P42 #194 to take its roster number. Photo taken with permission.
The 194 had ditch lights added and they look good, matching the "Canadian style" headlight housing. Photo taken on RR property with permission and under proper protection.