TrainWeb.org Facebook Page
Old Time Trains


CP Rail

GMD GP9 1750 hp 65 mph

8483-8521 39 units
8522-8546 25 units
8611-8635 25 units
8636-8708 73 units
8801-8823 23 units
8825-8839 15 units

Grand total: 200 units

GP9 rebuilds prior to Ten Year Locomotive Program

8483 (rebuilt 1561 Ogden 10/1983) First GP9 of an eventual 200 units! GMD A681 9/1954
Subsequent owner CRLX 1561

8488 with large Multimark.

8492 early modification with chop nose. GMD A690 10/1954 Rebuilt 5/1984 8204.

8496 GMD A694 1/1955. Rebuilt ogden 12/1984 1587

8502 one of 29 built as a passenger unit with steam generator (note air reservoirs on roof account water tank under frame).
Small Multimark. GMD A700 9/1954 St.Luc 9/03/1988 Kermit Geary Jr.
Rebuilt 11/1988 8217

8511 (Rebuilt Angus 1/1987 re# 1637). Later became EMDX 7102 Demonstrator.

8514 (8501-8529 29 units built with s.g.) GMD A712 12/1954 Rebuilt Angus 11/1983 1565
Large Multimark Late 1980's Winnipeg Paul Smith

8516 (r/b 1572 Angus 3/1984) GMD A714 11/1954
Rebuilt 10/1997 8250 Sold 6/2015 LTEX 8250 resold Fall 2017 PESX 8250


8616 a GM unit in what was once FM territory. Cominco smelter.
Note visibility stripes are black on rear and red on front of unit a normal practice.
Part of 25 unit order 8611-8635. GMD A956 7/1956
It would be part of the Ten Year Locomotive Program. 1643 Angus 4/1987

8617 being serviced at Revelstoke. Note the nose mounted bell.
GMD A957 7/1956 Rebuilt 10/1989 8229

8621 without nose mounted bell.
GMD A961 9/1957 Rebuilt 10/1988 8215 Sold 4/2015 RSSX 8215

8631 GMD A971 10/1956 Rebuilt 9/1988 8210. Sold 8/2015 CCGX 4024.

8633 with chopped nose and large Multimark. Alyth 3/14/1971 Bob Loat/Bruce Chapman Collection
Rebuilt Ogden 5/1984 1576

8635 4461 8633 with B unit added due to heavier hump switching. 4462 was also modified for this yard service.
8635 large Multimark 8633 small Multimark. Alyth 5/26/1977 Bruce Chapman


NOTE: Two further units were intended to be modified for Toronto Yard which used three sets of three GP9's two at a time with a third set for relief. Use of a B unit would have allowed two GP9's to be used elsewhere and eliminate the cost of maintaining two cabs. This was cancelled in the interest of better utilization by using all GP9's.

8636 first unit the biggest CP order to date; 73 GP9's 8636-8708. GMD A1092 1/1957
Rebuilt 2/1990 8236

8650 shows off its ditch lights nicely. GMD A1106 2/1957 Rebuilt 2/1990 8237

8659 GMD A1115 5/1957 Original size Multimark. Without nose mounted bell. See next

8659 small Multimark and nose mounted bell. Rebuilt Ogden 5/1986 1620 subsequent owner OSR 1620

8678 leads this train through New Westminster. GMD A1134 7/1957 Rebuilt 11/1988 8218

8681 GMD A1137 7/1957 rebuilt 3/1990 8241 St.Luc 9/11/1999 Kermit Geary Jr.

8685 (r.b 1650 Angus 7/1987) GMD A1141 8/1957

Subsequent owner Clinton Terminal 1650

8707 second last unit of huge 73 unit order. GMD A1164 11/1957 Rebuilt Angus 5/1987 1647

In not too many years that second piece of equipment will be a thing of the past. GMD A1454 1/1958
8802 would be remanufactured 7/1987 at Angus as yard unit 1652.

8802 with earlier large Multimark.

8811 GMD A1463 2/1958 Rebuilt 9/1988 8208 Sold 3/2015 RTEX 8208.
Subsequent owners NPR 8208 and BTR 8208.

8812 with rotary dump coal hoppers everywhere. GMD A1464 2/1958 Rebuilt 9/1989 8221

8818 later rebuilt 10/1985 Angus 1602 GMD A1470 3/1958 Subsequent owner PHRR 1602

8820 equipped with removable cab bay window for winter. Very necessary in December.
GMD A1472 3/1958 Rebuilt 10/1988 8213

8825 GMD A1716 7/1959 Rebuilt 11/1988 8246.
Smiths Falls July 30, 2001 Bob Heathorn

 

8826 GMD A1717 7/1959 r/b 9/1989 8248 Subsequent owner 8/2015 Cando 4022

Extra 8836 with 8834 on Vancouver Island. Only a few more GP9's to come.
GMD A1727 8/1959 Rebuilt 12/1988 8247

8839 now in CP Rail paint scheme with original size Multimark.
"Poco" shop track. Port Coquitlam 9/01/1979.

Rebuilt 1695 Ogden 1/1986. Subsequent owner NPR 1695.

 



Back (Use your browser Back button)

Old Time Trains © 2012 2013 2017 2018 2019 2020