An empty cement freight from Fundão to Entroncamento.
Fortunately, there are no commuters on the station platform as two M636's and a FA-2 lay down a heavy smoke screen as they accelerate their train westbound out of St. Luc Yard.
The final end is approaching for ex CP Rail M-636 #4723 as the 16-251E engine block is being cut up.
Before it all got scrapped. MLW M636 CP 4723 is seen in a park in Farnham in 2009. The caboose behind it was scrapped a couple of years later as it was in such bad shape and of course CP 47... (more)
Death of a locomotive..... The CP Rail MLW M-636 that was on static display in Farnham for several years has been sold for scrap last spring. The old warrior is being cut up as of this morning.
CP 4723 MLW M630 sitting at Farnham,will be soon dismantled on site
Not looking any better. It had been a little while since I had checked in on 'preserved' M636 CP 4723 in Farnham and unfortunately it is not looking any better. It sits near the ex-CP stati... (more)
Its hard to believe by looking at the condition of them that the locomotive in the foreground is 6 years newer. The big MLW/ALCO sits in front of the Farnham station as one of the Central Maine an... (more)
An empty cement freight - CP Carga 98202, Siemens CP 4723 - it's departing from Castelo Novo to Entroncamento.
Siemens CP 4723 electric locomotive has just arrived at Castelo Novo railroad station with the cement freight CP Carga 95205.
4723's state is pretty much in line with the fading autumn; it's indeed painful to look at...
CP 4723's 'good' side' Every time I visit Farnham and check up on CP 4723 it is in worse and worse shape. It was built by Montreal Locomotive Works in 1970 and donated to the town o... (more)
A sad fate for one of MLW's finest. Every time I visit Farnham and check up on CP 4723 it is in worse and worse shape. It was built by Montreal Locomotive Works in 1970 and donated ... (more)
Siemens CP 4723 electric locomotive from Castelo Novo to Entroncamento.
A battered and vandalised MLW beast. CP 4723 has been on display in this park near Farnham Station since 1996 and it is not in good shape. There is graffiti on the long hood, headlig... (more)