GO Transit 500-507

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GO Transit GP40TC 9805

GO Transit 500-507 were GMDD GP40TC's. They were built in 1966, and retired and sold in 1988 to Amtrak, being replaced by the first F59PH order, 520-535.

Because they were delivered well in advance of the beginning of service, the units were delivered in a dark blue scheme with a small CN "Noodle" on the cab sides. They operated in freight service on CN for several months prior to being handed over to GO for testing and acceptance in March of 1967. Several weeks prior to the beginning of service, they were repainted again, this time with a white cab and a large green GO logo on the long hood.

They are also unlike any other GP40 ever built: they are considerably longer, as they needed to be built on the frames of SD40's to allow enough room for the EMD 12V-149 HEP engine and generator. As well, they feature far shorter noses, only about 60 inches versus the 81 inch long nose that was then standard on all EMD locomotives.

The units were delivered with 600 series roadnumbers, renumbered as 9800's in 1970 (retaining these numbers when repainted into the green/white livery when rebuilt in early/mid 1975), and renumbered again in late 1975 into the 500 series, which they held until sale to Amtrak.

A number of modifications were made to the units over their time with GO. In 1975 the rear HEP end was rebuilt, and extended all the way to the rear with no anticlimber and no way to walk around the end. Sometime in 1980-86 a rear anticlimber was added. Incidentally under Amtrak ownership, the long hood was rebuilt and shortened again.

All were sold to Amtrak, becoming 192-199. Later they were rebuilt to GP38-3 standards and renumbered 520-527, and continue in service today.

Details

Fleet
Number
Thumbnail Date Serial
#
Status/Disposal Notes
500 GO Transit 600-a.jpg 1966 A2125 Retired

Sold to Amtrak 192 (1988).

  • Built as 600.
  • Renumbered to 9800 in 1970, renumbered to 500 in late 1975.
501 GO Transit 501-a.jpg 1966 A2126 Retired

Sold to Amtrak 193 (1988).

  • Built as 601.
  • Renumbered to 9801 in 1970, renumbered to 501 in late 1975.
502 GO Transit 9802-a.jpg 1966 A2127 Retired

Sold to Amtrak 194 (1988).

  • Built as 602.
  • Renumbered to 9802 in 1970, renumbered to 502 in late 1975.
503 1966 A2128 Retired

Sold to Amtrak 195 (1988).

  • Built as 603
  • Renumbered to 9803 in 1970, renumbered to 503 in late 1975.
504 GO Transit 9804-a.jpg 1966 A2129 Retired

Sold to Amtrak 196 (1988).

  • Built as 604
  • Renumbered to 9804 in 1970, renumbered to 504 in late 1975.
505 GO Transit 9805-a.jpg 1966 A2130 Retired

Sold to Amtrak 197 (1988).

  • Built as 605.
  • Renumbered to 9805 in 1970, renumbered to 505 in late 1975.
506 GO Transit 9806-a.jpg 1966 A2131 Retired

Sold to Amtrak 198 (1988).

  • Built as 606.
  • Renumbered to 9806 in 1970, renumbered to 506 in late 1975.
507 GO Transit 507-a.jpg 1966 A2132 Retired

Sold to Amtrak 199 (1988).

  • Built as 607.
  • Renumbered to 9807 in 1970, renumbered to 507 in late 1975.


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