Lease units, demonstrators, rebuilders, dealers, etc.
See also: Railway
Equipment Dealers and Brokers.
Contract shops, Lease units etc.
MLW 7008 demonstrating with CP dynamometer car 62 at Trois-Rivieres,
QC. April 2, 1958
Rober Boisvert/Digital restoration Walter Pfefferle
RSD8 DL531 C-C 900 HP Alco 82837 2/1958
Note: Built as first of 10 unit export order to Paulista
Railway in Brazil.
It was redirected to Canada and first demonstrated 3/1958 as 1735 on CNR.
(CNR's RSC13's were numbered 1700-1734)
Then 4/1958 on CPR as 7008 demonstrator series (7001-7009).
No orders came forth. 5/1958 became 909 Paulista Ry.
HLCX 6000 SD40M-3 equipped (c.1992) with Woodward Govenor
Complete Locomotive Control system.
Leased/demonstrating on CP Belleville Sub. Ex SOO 6385 nee MILW
195. SD40-2 EMD 73687-14 5/1974
HLCX 6000 on CN in Battle Creek, MI. 5/11/1997
BRTX 2009 Brandt 1800 HP genset (John Deere three 6135H
600 HP) built all new. Brandt 2009.
Ljord, SK March 6, 2011 Tested/demonstrated on Stewart Southern.
Note: Long stored and returned to Brandt in Regina.
ABB X2000 demonstrator train from Sweden. Operated between
Windsor-Toronto_Montreal and Quebec City.
Also, throughout much of the USA on Amtrak. Unfortunately, none were sold
in North America.
Montreal 8/1993 P.A.Patenaude
see also CPR below
GMD Feature article
Inc. EMD demonstrators in Canada.
PECO and PNC
PNC ex QNS&L
Bombardier built four narrow gauge (3 foot) DL-535e 1200
HP 25 mph M6123-01 to -04 7/1982
Built for British Yukon Ry. the Canadian portion of White Pass & Yukon.
Never delivered due to closure of entire White Pass.
and 113 sold 2/1991 to US Gypsum, Plaster City, CA
111 sold 1993 to USG following wreck
114 was finally delivered in 1995
following reopening of White Pass Route.
Montreal August 26, 1982