Surviving GP40s

Conrail's GP40's came from Penn Central, and were assigned the number series CR 3000-3274. Conrail retired and sold off all their GP40's except one (CR 3264) by 1995, however, GP40's can still be found performing service on other roads today.

BM 332 (CR 3253) leads PAR train EDWA at Ayer MA on 10/23/07.
BM 333 (Guilford Rail System/Pan Am Railways) leads train NMED at Gardner MA on 5/6/09.
One has to dig deep to find the Conrail roots of this locomotive. It started life as Penn Central GP-40 #3113, and became Conrail 3113 after April 1st 1976. It would serve CR until being sold to the Denver and Rio Grande Western in 1983 as their 3131. The Union Pacific (successor to the DRGW/SP) would sell the unit to the W&LE in December of 2001 and it would run for a short while as WE 3131. The Wheeling would rebuild it to "GP-40-3" standards and renumber it to #302....but retain it's Rio Grande paint scheme. Shown here passing ACY Junction in Mogadore, Ohio as it leads a southbound scrap train from Falls Junction to Canton, Ohio.
One has to dig deep to find the Conrail roots of this locomotive. It started life as Penn Central GP-40 #3113, and became Conrail 3113 after April 1st 1976. It would serve CR until being sold to the Denver and Rio Grande Western in 1983 as their 3131. The Union Pacific (successor to the DRGW/SP) would sell the unit to the W&LE in December of 2001 and it would run for a short while as WE 3131. The Wheeling would rebuild it to "GP-40-3" standards and renumber it to #302....but retain it's Rio Grande paint scheme. Shown here entering the Wingfoot Lake causeway...and scaring a bird in the process....as the southbound train makes it's way towards Canton, Ohio with 28 loads of scrap.
HLCX 4409 (ex HLCX 658/AMTK 658/BM 321/CR 3229/PC 3229) is at Cumberland, MD on 9/26/99.
MARC 55 is seen at Brunswick, MD on 4/18/98. Unit was rebuilt from KCS 4754/CR 3180/PC 3180.
MARC 58 is seen at Brunswick, MD on 10/15/98. Unit was rebuilt from KCS 768/CR 3141/PC 3141.
MARC 72 is seen in CSX Q341 at Cumberland, MD on 7/1/98. Unit is ex CR 3243/PC 3243.
MEC 344 (Guilford Rail System/Pan Am Railways) on train NMED at Gardner MA on 5/6/09.
MEC 350 (Guilford Rail System/Pan Am Railways) leads local ED-2 at Deerfield MA on 5/6/09. Unit was originally built as EMD 17 05/69.
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