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GEXR 4019 West crosses over to the South track with OVR 431 at Romford to do some work on the service track before heading into Sudbury to interchange with CP. 

A quick run down of this eclectic lashup: GEXR 4019 (GP40) was built in 1966 as Norfolk Western 1348 and was scrapped stateside sometime during the last couple of years after donating her power plant to rebuild an ONT 2201 (still being rebuilt...). RLK 1800 (SD18M) was built in 1959 as Southern Railway SD24 #6312, spending the 80's and 90's as Chicago North Western #6629 before being purchased by Railink sometime around 2000, meeting the scrappers torch in mid 2013. RLK 4096 was actually built as CN GP40 #4006 in 1966, and continues to work on the OVR today still running around in RailAmerica Red white and blue, looking exactly the same as it did here 5 years ago!
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Caption: GEXR 4019 West crosses over to the South track with OVR 431 at Romford to do some work on the service track before heading into Sudbury to interchange with CP. A quick run down of this eclectic lashup: GEXR 4019 (GP40) was built in 1966 as Norfolk Western 1348 and was scrapped stateside sometime during the last couple of years after donating her power plant to rebuild an ONT 2201 (still being rebuilt...). RLK 1800 (SD18M) was built in 1959 as Southern Railway SD24 #6312, spending the 80's and 90's as Chicago North Western #6629 before being purchased by Railink sometime around 2000, meeting the scrappers torch in mid 2013. RLK 4096 was actually built as CN GP40 #4006 in 1966, and continues to work on the OVR today still running around in RailAmerica Red white and blue, looking exactly the same as it did here 5 years ago!

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MuskokaMoFo [363] (more) (contact)
Date: 5/15/2010 (search)
Railway: Goderich-Exeter (search)
Reporting Marks: GEXR 4019 (search)
Train Symbol: OVR 431-15 (search)
Subdivision/SNS: CP Cartier sub (search)
City/Town: Romford (search)
Province: Ontario (search)
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3 Comments
  1. Actually, 4019 was apparently stripped down and rebuilt into a DGNO genset, so sort of survives. Too bad they cut up 1800 though.

  2. OVR is pretty much all orange now, for all but a few leasors and the GEXR 3835 (if it’s still in service) I’m sure the RLK 4096 will have the RA patched out or go for a coat of orange before long.

  3. Nice… how fast these lashups have changed. Still possible but getting harder and harder to get. Won’t be long until it’s all orange!

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