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North Carolina D.O.T. GMDD F59PH #1893
Kannapolis, NC
September 23rd, 2016
Piedmont Service #75
North Carolina D.O.T.
General Motors Diesel Division
GO Transit
GO 540
Digital Photo
Canon EOS 70D
Canon 17-40mm EF
f4.0L Zoom Lens
f8.0 @ 1/800th sec
ISO 400


Built by General Motors Diesel Division in 1988 for Toronto's GO Transit and numbered 540. Purchased by the State of North Carolina in 2010 and rebuilt by Amtrak in 2011, renumbered 1893 and named "City of Burlington". These units are used on Amtrak's Piedmont Service between Charlotte & Raleigh, NC. Historical information about this locomotive provided by