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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).
It later became the Societe de transport de la Communaute urbaine de Montreal (STCUM) which lasted until June 3, 1996 then becoming Agence Metropolitaine de Transport (AMT) continuing to date.

Locomotive gallery

1301 ex 4071 rebuilt 1985 (ex CP 1427 nee 4071) one of seven units acquired. GMD FP7A A372 9/1952
Dorval, QC 7/16/2001 Dave Eagen

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 Eagen
One of four units (1310-1313) rebuilt GP9u CN/PSC 1990

 



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