Agence Metropolitaine de Transport
Canadian Pacific Railway operated Montreal suburban (commuter) service
from the 1890's until September 30, 1982 following which a local government
body was created, the Montreal Urban Community Transit Commission (MUCTC).
1301 ex 4071 rebuilt 1985 (ex CP 1427 nee 4071) one of seven units
acquired. GMD FP7A A372 9/1952
Note: 1301 has a long and interesting history. Built as a 65 mph passenger unit, it was regeared to 89 mph, equipped by GMD with a steam generator and renumbered 1427 11/1954 for The Canadian and other fast passenger trains. Cuts to passenger train service saw it returned to 4071 in 2/1966. Later, it operated in Montreal suburban service. Sold 10/1982 to CTCUM/MUCTC 1301 for Montreal area commuter service. Later, AMT 1301 it received a special paint scheme for Le Riverain a seasonal Montreal tourist train operated by AMT. It was retired and sold 11/2002 to Trains Touristiques de Chaudiere-Appalaches as TTCA_1301 a new tourist train operation on Chemin de fer de Quebec Central, the resurrected Quebec Central. It was discontinued at the end of season 2004 and put up for sale. Re-sold again it went to West Virginia Central for tourist train service repainted as Western Maryland 243.
1311 (acq. 3/90) ex CN 4307 GMD GP9 A1664 3/1959 Dorval 7/20/2001 Dave