Canadian National Railway

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Canadian National Railways Logo.jpg
Area Served Canada, Midwestern and Southern United States
Founded 1918

Canadian National Railway (CNR) is the only transcontinental railway in North America. It also operates through the American Midwest through the Grand Trunk Western Railroad and the acquisition of the Illinois Central Railroad, and the Wisconsin Central Railroad.

Locomotive Roster

Reporting Marks used

  • AC = Algoma Central
  • ANY = Athabasca Northern Railway
  • ARN = Alberta RailNet
  • BLE = Bessemer & Lake Erie
  • BCOL = British Columbia Railway
  • CCP = Chicago Central & Pacific
  • CFMG = Chemin de fer de la Matapédia et du Golfe
  • CN = Canadian National
  • CV = Central Vermont
  • DMIR = Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range
  • DWP = Duluth, Winnipeg, & Pacific
  • EJE = Elgin, Joliet & Eastern
  • GT = Grand Trunk
  • GTW = Grand Trunk Western
  • IC = Illinois Central
  • NBEC = New Brunswick East Coast
  • OCRR = Ottawa Central Railway
  • SAR = Savage Alberta Railway
  • TIR = Thousand Islands Railway
  • TT = Terra Transport
  • WC = Wisconsin Central

Active Roster

Fleet Number Range Thumbnail Operating Road Year Manufacturer Model Number CN Class Engine
Horsepower
Gearing
Top Speed
Notes
200-209 Canadian National Railway 202-a.jpg CN 1980 GMDD YBU-4 GY-00b n/a 65mph Units coupled to 7200-series GP9RM's. 208 and 209 renumbered 525 and 526
211-214 CN 1986 GMDD GP9 slug GY-00c n/a 65mph Units coupled to 7200-series GP9RM's. Built from GP9 frames, traction motors at Point Ste. Charles shops.
215-232 Canadian National Railway 227-a.jpg CN 1986 GMDD GP9 slug GY-00d n/a 65mph Units coupled to 7200-series GP9RM's. Built from GP9 frames, traction motors at Point Ste. Charles shops. 228 retired in

2004.

233-241 CN 1987-88 GMDD GP9 slug GY-00e n/a 65mph Units coupled to 7200-series GP9RM's. Built from GP9 frames, traction motors at Point Ste. Charles shops. 237 retired in

2005.

242-263 Canadian National Railway 251-a.jpg CN 1990 GMDD GP9 slug GY-00f n/a 65mph Units coupled to 7200-series GP9RM's. Built from GP9 frames, traction motors at Point Ste. Charles shops. 246 retired in

2002.

264-270 Canadian National Railway 268-a.jpg CN 1990-91 MLW S-3 slug GY-00m n/a 65mph Units coupled to 7200-series GP9RM's. Built from S-3 frames, traction motors at Point Ste. Charles shops. 267 retired in

2005, 265 retired in 2006 and 270 retired in 2007.

271-281 Canadian National Railway 271-a.jpg CN 1993-94 GMDD GP9 slug GY-00g n/a 65mph Units coupled to 7200-series GP9RM's. Built from GP9 frames, traction motors by AMF-Technotransport.
500-518 Canadian National Railway 503-a.jpg CN 1978 GMDD HBU-4 GH-00a N/A 65mph Former 200-series slugs renumbered in 1990, units are coupled to 7500-series GP38-2's.
519-522 CN 1980 GMDD HBU-4 GH-00b N/A 65mph Former 200-series slugs renumbered in 1990, units are coupled to 7500-series GP38-2's.
523-526 CN 1980 GMDD YBU-4m GH-00c N/A 65mph Former 200-series slugs renumbered in 1990, units are coupled to 7500-series GP38-2's.
601-630 BCR Built 1957-1966
Rebuilt
MLW RS-18m CRS 20 Cat 3516
2075hp
65mph Acquired 7/2004, most retired.
1400-1423 Canadian National Railway 1423-a.jpg CN Remanufactured in 1989 GMDD GMD1u GR-412a 12-645C
1200hp
65mph
1430-1444 Canadian National Railway 1431-a.jpg CN Remanufactured in 1988 GMDD GMD1u GR-412b 12-645C
1200hp
65mph
1650-1653 CN 1975 GMDD SD38-2 GF-620a 16-645
2000hp
65mph
2000-2041 CN 1991 GE Dash 8-40C ex UP, nee CNW, acquired 2012
2098-2099 CN 1992 GE Dash 8-40CW EF-640g 7FDL16
4000hp
65mph ex BNSF, nee ATSF
2100-2134 Canadian National Railway 2114-a.jpg CN 1991 GE Dash 8-40C EF-640e 7FDL16
4000hp
65mph ex UP, nee CNW
2135-2161 Canadian National Railway 2141-a.jpg CN 1992 GE Dash 8-40CW EF-640f 7FDL16
4000hp
65mph ex BNSF, nee ATSF
2162-2199 Canadian National Railway 2184-a.jpg CN 1992 GE Dash 8-40CW EF-640g 7FDL16
4000hp
65mph ex BNSF, nee ATSF
2200-2205 CN 2004 GE Dash 9-44CW EF-644g 7FDL16
4400hp
83:20
70mph
Equipped with remote-radio equipment and nose-mounted marker lights for DPU and end-of-train

operation.

2220-2254 Canadian National Railway 2245-a.jpg CN 2006 GE ES44DC EF-644j GEVO12LD85
4400hp
83:20
70mph
Equipped with remote-radio equipment and nose-mounted marker lights for DPU and end-of-train

operation.

2255-2289 Canadian National Railway 2256-a.jpg CN 2007 GE ES44DC EF-644k GEVO12LD85
4400hp
83:20
70mph
Equipped with remote-radio equipment and ditchlight-mounted marker lights for DPU and end-of-train

operation.

2290-2309 Canadian National Railway 2303-a.jpg CN Mar 2008 GE ES44DC EF-644l GEVO12LD85
4400hp
83:20
70mph
Locos do not have traditional CN teardrop windshields.
Equipped with remote-radio equipment and ditchlight-mounted

marker lights for DPU and end-of-train operation.

2400-2429 Canadian National Railway 2405-a.jpg CN 1990 GE Dash 8-40CM EF-640a 7FDL16
4000hp
65mph
2430-2454 Canadian National Railway 2443-a.jpg CN 1992 GE Dash 8-40CM EF-640b 7FDL16
4000hp
65mph
2500-2522 Canadian National Railway 2500-a.jpg CN 1994 GE Dash 9-44CWL EF-644a 7FDL16
4400hp
65mph
2523-2562 Canadian National Railway 2525-a.jpg CN 1997 GE Dash 9-44CW EF-644b 7FDL16
4400hp
65mph
2563-2602 Canadian National Railway 2571-a.jpg CN 1998 GE Dash 9-44CW EF-644c 7FDL16
4400hp
70mph
2603-2642 Canadian National Railway 2637-a.jpg CN 2000 GE Dash 9-44CW EF-644d 7FDL16
4400hp
70mph
2643-2672 Canadian National Railway 2666-a.jpg CN 2002 GE Dash 9-44CW EF-644e 7FDL16
4400hp
70mph 2667 destroyed in a derailment, rebuilt into 2727
2673-2696 Canadian National Railway 2695-a.jpg CN 2004 GE Dash 9-44CW EF-644f 7FDL16
4400hp
70mph
2697-2726 Canadian National Railway 2706-a.jpg CN 2004 GE Dash 9-44CW EF-644h 7FDL16
4400hp
70mph Assigned to IC.
2727 CN 2006 GE Dash 9-44CW EF-644d 7FDL16
4400hp
70mph Rebuilt from remains of 2667
3901-3911 BC Rail 3906-a.jpg BCR 1987-1988 GE B39-8E EF-439 7FDL16
3900hp
65mph Nee GECX and LMX lease fleet units, acquired by BCR 1998-2001.
4000-4011 CN Rebuilt 1981-1982 GMDD GP9Rm GR-418a 16V-645C
1800hp
65mph
62:15
Built as "heavy" GP9's in the 4400-, 4500- and 4600-series. Only 4000 and 4009 in service.
4012-4021 Canadian National Railway 4012-a.jpg CN Rebuilt 1982-1983 GMDD GP9Rm GR-418b 16V-645C
1800hp
65mph
62:15
Built as "heavy" GP9's in the 4400-, 4500- and 4600-series. Only 4012, 4014 and 4018 in service.
4022-4036 CN Rebuilt 1984 GMDD GP9Rm GR-418c 16V-645C
1800hp
65mph
62:15
Built as "heavy" GP9's in the 4400-, 4500- and 4600-series. Only 4022, 4028 and 4029 in service.
4100-4116 CN Rebuilt 1984 GMDD GP9Rm GR-418d 16V-645C
1800hp
65mph
62:15
Built as "light" GP9's in the 4100-, 4200- and 4300-series. Most still in service.
4117-4128 Canadian National Railway 4117-a.jpg CN Rebuilt 1989-1990 GMDD GP9Rm GR-418e 16V-645C
1800hp
65mph
62:15
Built as "light" GP9's in the 4100-, 4200- and 4300-series. Most still in service.
4129-4143 CN Rebuilt 1991 GMDD GP9Rm GR-418f 16V-645C
1800hp
65mph
62:15
Built as "light" GP9's in the 4100-, 4200- and 4300-series. Most still in service.
4600-4635 Grand Trunk Western Railroad 4616-a.JPG GTW *1989-1993 GMDD GP9R GR-417a 16-645C
1750hp
65mph Ex CV, GTW, and GT units.
4600-4608 retired
4601-4626 BC Rail 4606-a.JPG BCOL 1990-1993 GE Dash 8-40CMu EF-644 7FDL16
4400hp
65mph GE PO's 1883 and 1807. Locotrol and DPU equipped Built as 4000hp, upgraded to Dash-9 and 4400hp in 1995-2003.
4641-4644 BCOL 1995 GE Dash 9-44CWL EF-644 7FDL16
4400hp
65mph
4645-4654 BCOL 2000 GE Dash 9-44CW EF-644 7FDL16
4400hp
65mph
4700-4732 CN 1973 GMDD GP38-2 GR-420b 16-645E
2000hp
65mph ex 5500-5532
4760 CN 1973 GMDD GP38-2(W) GR-420b 16-645E
2000hp
65mph
4761-4810 CN 1973-1974 GMDD GP38-2(W) GR-420c 16-645E
2000hp
65mph Ex 5560-5610
5586, 5601, and 5604 never renumbered
4763, 4764, 4779, and 4783 retired
4900-4934 GTW *1987-1991 GMDD GP38-2 GR-420g 16-645E
2000hp
65mph Ex 5701-5734
4913, 4922, and 4931 retired
4994-4996 GTW 1966 GMDD GP38 GR-420d 16-645E
2000hp
65mph Ex 6200, 6201, 6203
4997-4998 GTW 1973-1974 GMDD GP38AC GR-420a 16-645E
2000hp
65mph Ex Central Vermont
Ex 5800, 5801
5241-5261 Canadian National Railway 5251-a.jpg CN 1975 GMDD SD40-2(W) GF-30n 16-645E3C
3000hp
65mph
5262-5278 Canadian National Railway 5263-a.jpg CN 1975 GMDD SD40-2(W) GF-30p 16-645E3C
3000hp
65mph
5279-5293 Canadian National Railway 5287-a.jpg CN 1976 GMDD SD40-2(W) GF-30q 16-645E3C
3000hp
65mph
5294-5313 Canadian National Railway 5299-a.jpg CN 1978 GMDD SD40-2(W) GF-30r 16-645E3C
3000hp
65mph
5314-5323 Canadian National Railway 5323-a.jpg CN 1979 GMDD SD40-2(W) GF-30s 16-645E3C
3000hp
65mph
5324-5353 Canadian National Railway 5328-a.jpg CN 1980 GMDD SD40-2(W) GF-30t 16-645E3C
3000hp
65mph
5354-5363 Canadian National Railway 5363-a.jpg CN 1980 GMDD SD40-2(W) GF-30u 16-645E3C
3000hp
62:15
65mph
5364-5381 Canadian National Railway 5375-a.jpg CN 1973 EMD SD40-2 GF-30v 16-645E3C
3000hp
62:15
65mph
Ex-UP, acquired 1994. First numbered 6090+ series, renumbered to final in 1995.
5382-5387 Canadian National Railway 5385-a.jpg CN 1973 EMD SD40-2 GF-30w 16-645E3C
3000hp
62:15
65mph
Ex-UP, acquired 1994. First numbered 6090+ series, renumbered to final in 1995.
5400-5442 Canadian National Railway 5400-a.jpg CN 1985 EMD SD60 ex Oakway / GM lease units
5443-5489 CN 1985 EMD SD60
5600-5625 Canadian National Railway 5618-a.jpg CN 1995 GMDD SD70I GF-640a 16-710G3B
4000hp
70mph
5626-5730 Canadian National Railway 5629-a.jpg CN 1996 GMDD SD75I GF-643a 16-710G3C
4300hp
70mph 5658 retired
5731-5765 Canadian National Railway 5744-a.jpg CN 1997 GMDD SD75I GF-643b 16-710G3C
4300hp
70mph 5753 retired
5766-5800 Canadian National Railway 5785-a.jpg CN 1999 GMDD SD75I GF-643c 16-710G3C
4300hp
70mph
6000-6009 Canadian National Railway 6001-a.jpg CN *1992-1993 GMDD SD40u GF-630a 16-645E3B
3000hp
65mph
6010-6019 Canadian National Railway 6015-a.jpg CN *1995 GMDD SD40u GF-630b 16-645E3B
3000hp
65mph
6020-6028 Canadian National Railway 6020-a.jpg CN *1995 GMDD SD40u GF-630c 16-645E3B
3000hp
65mph 6026 retired
7000-7013 CN Rebuilt 1985 GMDD GP9RM GS-418a 16-645C
1800hp
62:15
65mph
Built as GP9's, rebuilt at Point Ste. Charles shop. Most retired.
7014-7043 Canadian National Railway 7032-a.jpg CN Rebuilt 1991-1992 GMDD GP9RM GS-418b 16-645C
1800hp
62:15
65mph
Built as GP9's, rebuilt at Point Ste. Charles shop.
7044-7078 Canadian National Railway 7059-a.jpg CN Rebuilt 1992-1993 GMDD GP9RM GS-418c 16-645C
1800hp
62:15
65mph
Built as GP9's, rebuilt by AMF Technotransport.
  • 7059 has been sold to a private owner on Vancouver Island
7079-7083 Canadian National Railway 7080-a.jpg CN Rebuilt 1993 GMDD GP9RM GS-418d 16-645C
1800hp
62:15
65mph
Built as GP9's, rebuilt by AMF Technotransport.
7100-7107 Canadian National Railway 7100-a.jpg CN Rebuilt 1985 GMDD SW1200RM GS-413a 12-645C
1350hp
65mph Rebuilt from GP9 and SW1200 series units. 7100 and 7101 originally 7300 and 7301 respectively. All sold to CANAC.
7200-7213 CN Rebuilt 1985 GMDD GP9RM GY-418a 16-645C
1800hp
62:15
65mph
Built as GP9's, rebuilt at Point Ste. Charles shop. Used in slug/yard service.
7214-7231 CN Rebuilt 1986 GMDD GP9RM GY-418b 16-645C
1800hp
62:15
65mph
Built as GP9's, rebuilt at Point Ste. Charles shop. Used in slug/yard service.
7232-7240 CN Rebuilt 1987-1988 GMDD GP9RM GY-418c 16-645C
1800hp
62:15
65mph
Built as GP9's, rebuilt at Point Ste. Charles shop. Used in slug/yard service.
7241-7248 CN Rebuilt 1988 GMDD GP9RM GY-418d 16-645C
1800hp
62:15
65mph
Built as GP9's, rebuilt at Point Ste. Charles shop. Used in slug/yard service.
7249-7270 Canadian National Railway 7261-a.jpg CN Rebuilt 1990 GMDD GP9RM GY-418e 16-645C
1800hp
62:15
65mph
Built as GP9's, rebuilt at Point Ste. Charles shop. Used in slug/yard service.
7271-7280 CN Rebuilt 1993-1994 GMDD GP9RM GY-418f 16-645C
1800hp
62:15
65mph
Built as GP9's, rebuilt by AMF Technotransport. Used in slug/yard service.
7300-7317 Canadian National Railway 7310-a.jpg CN *1987 GMDD SW1200RM GS-412a 12-645C
1200hp
65mph Ex SW1200RS
7302, 7307, 7308, 7310, 7312, 7313, 7315, 7316, and 7317 retired
7500-7518, 7520, 7522, 7524, 7526, 7528, 7530, 7532 CN GMDD GP38-2 GY-420a 16-645E
2000hp
65:18
65mph
Ex-GP38-2's in the 4700-series, modified for hump mother service and coupled to slugs in the 500-series.
8000-8024 Canadian National Railway 8013-a.jpg CN 2006 GMDD SD70M-2 GF-643d 16-710G3C-T2
4300hp
83:18
70mph
Units built as option to NS SD70M-2 order.
8100-8103 CN 2013 EMD SD70ACe
8800-8849 Canadian National Railway 8800-a.jpg CN 2007 GMDD SD70M-2 GF-643e 16-710G3C-T2
4300hp
83:18
70mph
Equipped with remote-radio equipment and high-mounted marker lights for DPU and end-of-train

operation.

8850-8874 Canadian National Railway 8862-a.jpg CN 2008 GMDD SD70M-2 GF-643f 16-710G3C-T2
4300hp
83:18
70mph
Equipped with remote-radio equipment and high-mounted marker lights for DPU and end-of-train

operation.

8875-8914 Canadian National Railway 8903-a.jpg CN 2009-2010 GMDD SD70M-2 GF-643g 16-710G3C-T2
4300hp
83:18
70mph
Equipped with remote-radio equipment and high-mounted marker lights for DPU and end-of-train

operation.

8915-8964 CN 2010 GMDD SD70M-2 GF-643h 16-710G3C-T2
4300hp
83:18
70mph
Equipped with remote-radio equipment and high-mounted marker lights for DPU and end-of-train

operation.

9400-9490 Canadian National Railway 9432-a.jpg CN 1974 GMDD GP40-2L(W) GF-430a 16-645E3
3000hp
62:15
65mph
Most retired.
"L" signifies lightweight (frame) modification: units built with taller, lightweight frame to allow for

larger fuel tanks.

9491-9530 Canadian National Railway 9518-a.jpg CN 1974 GMDD GP40-2L(W) GF-430b 16-645E3
3000hp
62:15
65mph
Most retired.
"L" sigifies lightweight (frame) modification: units built with taller, lightweight frame to allow for

larger fuel tanks.

9531-9632 Canadian National Railway 9541-a.jpg CN 1975 GMDD GP40-2L(W) GF-430c 16-645E3
3000hp
62:15
65mph
Most retired.
"L" sigifies lightweight (frame) modification: units built with taller, lightweight frame to allow for

larger fuel tanks.

9633-9667 CN 1976 GMDD GP40-2(W) GF-430d 16-645E3
3000hp
62:15
65mph
9668-9670 CN 1973 GMDD GP40-2(W) GF-430e 16-645E3
3000hp
60:17
75mph
Ex GO Transit 700-702, purchased in July 1991.
9668 retired.
9671-9673 CN 1974 GMDD GP40-2(W) GF-430f 16-645E3
3000hp
60:17
75mph
Ex GO Transit 704-706, purchased in July 1991.
9674-9677 CN 1975 GMDD GP40-2(W) GF-430g 16-645E3
3000hp
60:17
75mph
Ex GO Transit 707-710, purchased in July 1991.
9674 retired.

Retired Roster

Fleet Number Range Thumbnail Operating Road Year Manufacturer Model Number CN Class Engine
Horsepower
Gearing
Top Speed
Notes
26-43 CN 1950 GE 70 Ton
743-767 British Columbia Railway 752-a.jpg BCR Built 1978-1985 GMDD SD40-2 GF-30 16-645E3C
3000hp
65mph Acquired 7/2004
800-805 TT 1956 GMDD G8 GR-9b
850-854 CN 1954 GMDD G8 GR-9a
900-902 TT 1952 GMDD NF110 GR-12a
903-908 Canadian National Railway 906-a.jpg TT 1953 GMDD NF110 GR-12b
909-934 Canadian National Railway 932-a.jpg TT 1956 GMDD NF210 GR-12g 12-567C
1200hp
935-937 TT 1958 GMDD NF210 GR-12p 12-567C
1200hp
938-946 TT 1960 GMDD NF210 GR-12x 12-567C
1200hp
1000-1028 CN 1958 GMDD GMD1 GR-12m 12-567C
1200hp
1029-1033 CN 1959 GMDD GMD1 GR-12s 12-567C
1200hp
1034-1049 CN 1959 GMDD GMD1 GR-12t 12-567C
1200hp
1050-1067 CN 1959 GMDD GMD1 GR-12w 12-567C
1200hp
1068-1076 CN 1960 GMDD GMD1 GR-12z 12-567C
1200hp
1900-1917 CN 1960 GMDD GMD1 GRG-12n 12-567C
1200hp
2100-2119 CN 1981 BBD HR616 MF-32a
2300-2319 CN 1970 MLW M-636 MF-36a
2320-2339 Canadian National Railway 2323-a.jpg CN 1970 MLW M-636 MF-36b
2500-2529 CN MLW M-420(W) MR-20a Renumbered 3500-3529 except 2511, and 2516 retired in 1982.
2530-2559 CN MLW M-420(W) MR-20b Renumbered 3530-3559 except 2535, and 2552 retired in 1984.
2560-2579 CN MLW M-420(W) MR-20c Renumbered 3560-3579 except 2565 retired in 1987.
2580-2589 CN 1981 BBD HR412(W) MR-20c Renumbered 3580-3589 in 1987.
5400-5439 Canadian National Railway 5416-b.jpg CN 1985 GMDD SD50F GF-636b 16-645F3B
3600hp
65mph All retired by November 2008.
5440-5459 Canadian National Railway 5453-a.jpg CN 1985 GMDD SD50F GF-636a 16-645F3B
3600hp
65mph All retired by November 2008
5500-5503 CN 1985 GMDD SD60F GF-638a 16-710G3
3800hp
65mph
  • ex 9900-9903, labelled as "SD50AF" on builders plates.
  • Retired by April 2017
5504-5563 Canadian National Railway 5519-a.jpg CN 1989 GMDD SD60F GF-638b 16-710G3
3800hp
65mph
  • 5512 and 5514 retired
  • Retired by April 2017
6758-6759 Canadian National Railway 6758-a.jpg CN 1955, rebuilt 1958 MLW FPA-2u MPA-18c 12-251B
1800hp
92mph sold to VIA Rail Canada in 1978
6760-6766 Canadian National Railway 6763-a.jpg CN 1958 MLW FPA-4 MPA-18a 12-251B
1800hp
92mph 6766 retired in 1967, remainder sold to VIA Rail Canada in 1978
6767-6793 Canadian National Railway 6782-a.jpg CN 1959 MLW FPA-4 MPA-18b 12-251B
1800hp
92mph 6792 retired in 1975, remainder sold to VIA Rail Canada in 1978

ex Bessemer & Lake Erie diesel locomotives

Fleet Number Range Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Number CN Class Engine
Horsepower
Gearing
Top Speed
Status Notes

ex Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range diesel locomotives

Fleet Number Range Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Number CN Class Engine
Horsepower
Gearing
Top Speed
Status Notes
200-207 1971 EMD SD38AC GR-620 16-645E
2000hp
62:15
65mph
Retired Ex-DM&IR units, acquired 5/2004. 200 is ex BLE 865.
209-213 1975 EMD SD38-2 GR-620 16-645E
2000hp
62:15
65mph
211 and 212 active Ex-DM&IR units, acquired 5/2004.
214 1970 EMD SD38 GR-620 16-645E
2000hp
62:15
65mph
Retired Ex-DM&IR unit, acquired 5/2004. Nee EJE 655.
215 1976 EMD SD38-2 GR-620 16-645E
2000hp
62:15
65mph
Active Ex-DM&IR unit, acquired 5/2004.
223 1970 EMD SD38 GR-620 16-645E
2000hp
62:15
65mph
Retired Ex-DM&IR unit, acquired 5/2004. Nee EJE 653.
301, 303, 308, 316-317 Built 1959-60
Rebuilt 1979-1990
EMD SD-M GR-618 16-645D 65mph Retired Units rebuilt from SD9's and SD18's.
400-419 Built 1959-60
Rebuilt 1979-1990
EMD SD40-3 GF-630 16-645F3 62:15
65mph
400, 402-409 active Units rebuilt from SP and SCL SD45's, SD45-2's and SD45T-2's.

ex Elgin, Joliet & Eastern diesel locomotives

Fleet Number Range Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Number CN Class Engine
Horsepower
Gearing
Top Speed
Status Notes
302, 306 1960 EMD SW1200 Retired
316 1965 EMD SW1200 Retired
322 1964 EMD SW1200 Retired
616 1960 EMD SD18 Retired
650, 654 1970 EMD SD38 Retired
656-675 1973-1975 EMD SD38-2 GR-620d/e Active
703 1972 EMD GP38-2 GR-420r Active
804 1973-1975 EMD SD-M Retired

ex Illinois Central diesel locomotives

Fleet Number Range Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Number CN Class Engine
Horsepower
Gearing
Top Speed
Status Notes
100-104 Illinois Central 101-a.jpg 1949-1955 EMD E9AR GPA-24a 2x12-567D
2400hp total
52:25
117mph
Active 104 retired

Originally Chicago Burlington & Quincy RR

1000-1019 Illinois Central 1018-a.jpg 1995 GMDD SD70 GF-640b 16-710G3B
4000hp
70mph Active
1020-1039 Illinois Central 1036-a.jpg 1999 GMDD SD70 GF-640c 16-710G3B
4000hp
70mph Active
1200-1204 1945-1953 EMD SW7RM GS-415b Cummins
1500hp
65mph Active
1492, 1495,1497,1504,1506 1950-1952 EMD SW14 GS-412b 12-645
1200hp
65mph Active 46 acquired by CN, rest were retired
2025-2041 *1982 GMDD SD20 GR-620 16-645
2000hp
65mph Retired On long term lease to NRE
2455-2466 Canadian National Railway 2463-a.jpg 1994 GE C40-8W EF-640c 7FDL16
4000hp
65mph Active
3100-3139 Illinois Central Railway 3129a.jpg Rebuilt 1987-1991 EMD GP40R GF-430m 16V-645E3
3000hp
65mph
62:15
Active Ex IC 3000-series. Most retired.
3140 1980 EMD GP40-2 GF-430p 16V-645E3
3000hp
65mph
62:15
Active Nee Chicago & North Western GP50 5051, rebuilt by NRE in 1997.
6100 1976 EMD SD40-2 GF-30z 16V-645E3
3000hp
65mph Active Nee BN 6708.
6200-6204 Illinois Central 6203-a.jpg 1975-1976 EMD SD40 GF-630e 16-645E3B
3000hp
65mph Active
6250-6265 Illinois Central 6254-a.jpg 1976 EMD SD40-3 GF-630f 16-645E3B
3000hp
65mph Active

ex Savage Alberta Railway diesel locomotives

Fleet Number Range Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Number CN Class Engine
Horsepower
Gearing
Top Speed
Status Notes
1007-1008 1977 GE B30-7 Retired
1009-1010 1978 GE B23-7 Retired
1012 1977 GE B30-7 Retired
1016 1978 GE B30-7 Retired
3604 GE B36-7 Retired
7480-7488 1986 GE C39-8 Retired
8606 1985 GE C39-8 Retired
8630 1986 GE C39-8 Retired

ex Wisconsin Central diesel locomotives

Fleet Number Range Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Number CN Class Engine
Horsepower
Gearing
Top Speed
Status Notes
2001-2006 Wisconsin Central 2002-a.jpg 1981 GMDD GP38-2 GR-20 16-645E
2000hp
65mph Active
3000-3025 Wisconsin Central 3011-a.jpg 1970-1971 EMD GP40 GF-430 16V-645E3
3000hp
65mph
62:15
Active Nee WP and C&O/B&O, acquired second-hand by Wisconsin Central. Acquired by CN Oct. 2001. 3003 retired Dec. 2006.
3026-3027 Wisconsin Central 3027-a.jpg 1966-1967 EMD GP40u GF-430 16V-645E3
3000hp
65mph
62:15
Active Nee Milwaukee Road, upgraded by NRE. Acquired second-hand by Algoma Central.
6002-6006 Wisconsin Central 6004a.jpg 1973 GMDD SD40-2 GF-630 16-645E3B
3000hp
62:15
65mph
Active Nee Algoma Central
6900-6949 Wisconsin Central 6925-a.jpg Rebuilt 1997-1998 GMDD SD40-3 GF-630d 16-645E3B
3000hp
62:15
65mph
Active Nee as CN SD40 in the 5000-5240 series. Sold to GEC Alstom/Connell Finance and rebuilt by AMF Technotransport. Long term lease to Wisconsin Central in 2003.

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