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Quebec Railway Corporation Inc.

Charlevoix

Gaspesie

Matapedia

New Brunswick East Coast

Ontario L’Orignal


Eastern Rail Services (SFEX)

Leases units to QRC railways.

3000 RS-18-3a
4202, 4203, 4204 C-424


Ottawa Central

Began December 13, 1998

Former CN Beachburg Sub. Federal (and Walkley yard Ottawa) to Pembroke 89.2 miles.
Also, former CN Walkley Line from Wass to Hawthorne 5.8 miles and .
CN Smiths Falls Sub. Federal to Richmond Mile 13
Running rights on VIA Rail former CN Alexandria Sub. Coteau to Hawthorne. 72.7 miles.

Re-acquired by CN November 1, 2008.


Ottawa Central units acquired 10/16/1998:
Ex CP 1815, 1824, 1828, 1838, 1842, 1865, 4204

OCRR 1815 (ex CP 1815) RS-18 upgraded 4/1983 nee 8742. MLW 81617 4/1957
Walkley Yard, Ottawa October 7, 2006

1824_1865_18xx exercising running rights on VIA trackage through Coteau, QC February 2007 Eric Clegg

OCRR 1828_1865 westbound crossing the Rideau River approaching control point Federal beginning of line.

CN has just delivered OC power ( 1838_1815_1865_1828 ) to Walkely Yard in Ottawa.
Two more RS-18's to come 1824_1842. All power acquired are ex CP units.

1828 in snow!

1834_1846 still in CP Rail Action Red paint scheme.Walkley July 31, 2005 Doug Rickaby

1838_1815 with a short train eastbound at Foresters Falls, ON

1842 in Walkley Yard, Ottawa. October 08, 2006 Doug Rickaby

Ottawa Central 1846 bears OC Rail lettering replacing CP Rail. Trailing units 1828 and 1824 repainted. Coteau, QC
August 05/2006 Above photographs by Ms Petitclerc/Collection of Roger Boisvert

Basic black doesn't look that bad. 4204 only C-424 acquired. MLW 84842 3/1965

Note: 2004 to SFEX (Eastern Rail Services) 4204.
Resold: See subsequent owners below.


Subsequent owners

SFEX 4204 Resold 12/2011 RRPX 4204. M&E Morristown, NJ 3/23/2013
Resold c. 7/2015 WNYP 4204

Resold c. 2018 DL 4204

 

 

 

 



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