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Tractive Power Corp

North Vancouver, BC

Founded in 2010 this small local company has developed a unique industrial switcher
built from part of an SD40 frame and a single truck from that unit. A micro-loco!

TP56 model. 80-ton 375 HP Caterpillar. 56,000 t.e. 27 feet 10 inches long. Built 11/2013 Squamish, BC
Photo: Traction Power Corp.



Comparison to car movers.

Curry Rail Services
Construction List
Build No. Bld Date Road No. Model Weight Donor Unit Notes
12/2015 FWDX 0002 TP70 200,000 lbs PWSX (CP) 785 SD40-2 Cat C9.3 475 hp tier 3 emissions;
for Kinder Morgan at North Vancouver, BC
1/2016 TP56 160,000 lbs PWSX (CP) 785 SD40-2 Cat C9.3 400 hp tier 4 emissions;
demonstrator at Curry Rail in Hollidaysburg, PA

11/2015 another frame arrived cut in two pieces from a former Union Pacific unit.

The first TP-C (TP56 #5601) was built 11/2013 at Squamish, BC.
March 1, 2014 lease/purchase to Parish & Heimbecker Ltd. sold 12/2014 (Cat C9 375 hp tier 3 engine)

Price: $750,000


Curry Rail Services plant Holidaysburg, PA

This company has been engaged (May 2015) to build future locomotives.

Demonstrator TP56 80-ton 400 HP Built 1/2016 Curry Rail Services. Holidaysburg, PA

See this locomotive under construction.

Parrish & Heimbecker 5601 (acq. 1/2014) switching their Cloverdale Inland Terminal in Surrey, BC.

FWDX 0002 TP70 100 ton 475 HP Tractive Power built by Curry Rail Services, Holidaysburg, PA 12/2015
Moving DIT (Dead In Transit) to Kinder Morgan North Vancouver. Altoona 12/31/2015 Lance R. Myers

Note: unit in front is ex GO 536 moving as RNCX 18536 ex RB Group 18536 nee GO 536.

FWDX = Tractive Power Corp.



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