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UNIT #520-535
RENUMBERED TOnone
MODEL
CLASS
F59PH (GO shows as: F59PH-1)
GCE-430g
H.P.3000
SPEED83
WEIGHT260,000
BUILTMay-June 1988
BUILDER NUMBERGMD A-4745 to A-4760
TRUCKSB-B
SPECIAL FEATURES575V 500Kw separate auxilary power to supply coaches & cab
GP40TC 500-507 traded and returned on delivery of 520-535 in 1988 of this class only
DISPOSITION. 520-535 first over-haul of EMD 710 prime mover ever done 01 Aug 1998 to 01 Mar 1999
. 520 to Montreal for major overhaul, truck work, repainting Jun98
. 520 released Dec98
. 521 used on Oakville Corridor trains 952-953 and 974-983 for its inaugural run
. 521 pulls CLC Special to Ottawa 15 May 1993
. 521 to Montreal for major overhaul, truck work, repainting Jul98
. 521 released Nov98
. 521 recives major overhaul and new dual AC roof top units July 2002
. 522 to 529, 531 to 535 pending to Montreal for major overhaul, truck work, repainting Jun98
. 523 work on major overhaul, truck work, repainting Jul98
. 524 used in first off-peak hours four car train set along Lakeshore corridor Nov 1988
. 524 pulls tour train around Mac Yd for Rail Safety Days Oct 1990
. 526 involved in 05 Sep 1989 Oakville Sub accident proving stability & safety of bi-level cars
. 526 work on in Montreal for major overhaul, truck work, repainting Jul98
. 527 used on 'Bring Back The Don Day' Special 18 Sept 1997
. 528 part of special train opening Lakeshore-Burlington expansion 24 May 1992
. 530 to Montreal for major overhaul, truck work, repainting Jun98, work begins Jul98, released Dec98
. 531 part of Rock 'n Rails 19 Jul 1997
. 531 to Montreal for major overhaul, truck work, repainting 18Jan98
. 534 receives overhaul and new roof top AC units July 2002
. 535 work begins on in Montreal for major overhaul, truck work, repainting Jul98
. 520 Retired Dec 2008
. 521 Retired Dec 2008
. 524 Retired Dec 2008
. 525 Retired Dec 2008
. 527 Retired Dec 2008
. 528 Retired Dec 2008
. 520 Retired Dec 2008
. 532 Retired Dec 2008
. 533 Retired Dec 2008
. 526 530 532 stencilled CDAC & sent to Derby Maine (Can-Am RR) Apr 2009
. 520 523 531 535 to CAD Mar 2009
. 521 522 524 529 533 534 RB Leasing buys moved to Lachine PQ Apr 2009
. 525 527 528 Trinity Rwy Exp buys to Irving Texas May 2009
520 521 522 523 524 529 531 533 534 535 sold to RB Rwy Leasing 2009
. 529 resold to North Carolina DOT restencilled RNCX 1810 City of Greensboro Jul 2009
. 534 resold to NCDOT as RNCX - restencilled 1859 City of High Point Jul 2009
. 525 527 528 sold to Trinity Rwy Exp Irving Texas Mar 2009 - renumbered restencilled TRWX 120 121 122 Dec 2009
. 526 530 532 to RailWorld in 2009 then Metra 2015
. 535 resold & restencilled as RNCX 1866 City of Durham Aug 2010
. 526 530 532 to AMT 2010
520 521 522 leased to Montreal-Jonquiere & Montreal Senneterre Apr (& Aug) 2011 - renumbered 18520 18521 18522
. 535 renumbered RNCX 1860 Aug 2011
. 520 521 522 at AMT - leased by RB Rwy Grp Jul 2012
. 526 530 532 sold to Rail World 2009 - resold to Metra Oct 2014 - reburished & renumbered by Metra to 97 98 99 Oct 2015
. GO 533 renumbered 18533 leased to Michigan Dept of Transportation - repainted "MITRAIN" for commuter service between Detroit & Ann Arbor Michigan - returned RBRX 18533 May 2011
. 520 521 522 523 524 531 533 renumbered restencilled RBRX 18520 18521 18522 18523 18524 18531 in 2013
. 521 (18521) resold to RNCX as a control cab renumbered 104 in 2013
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UNIT #536-547
RENUMBERED TOnone
MODEL
CLASS
F59PH (GO shows as: F59PH-2)
GCE-430h
H.P.3000
SPEED83
WEIGHT260,000
BUILTDec 1989 to Apr 1990
BUILDER NUMBERGMD A-4875 to A-4886
TRUCKSB-B
SPECIAL FEATURES575V 500Kw separate auxilary power to supply coaches & cab
DISPOSITION. 537 on part of Casino Rama Specials 01 Aug 1996
. 538 new AC unit installed on cab July 2000
. 540 at Operation Lifesave, Toronto Union 21/25 Sep 1992
. 540 used on Safety Train Crash Test 29 May 2002 in Newmarket
. 541 pulls CAW/CLC Special to Ottawa 15 Apr 1993
. 541 pulls CLC Special to Ottawa 15 May 1993
. 542 VIA lease for #92 12Oct96
. 543 part of special train opening Lakeshore-Burlington expansion 24 May 1992
. 543 in refurb program CAD Montreal May 2002
. 544 545 553 leased to VIA Mar-Apr 1992
. 544 to Alstom for repainting & overhaul with new AC, whistle, numberboards, rust removed (see Willowbrook 2002 for pre-overhaul pixs)
. 546 refurbished CAD Feb 2002
. 547 in refurb program CAD Montreal May 2002
. 536 537 539 540 sold to RB Rwy Lachine - shipped 30 Mar 2010 & 3 of 4 derailed Pickering - stored in Oshawa - later shipped & renumbered 18536 18537 18539 18540
. 538 sold to RB Rwy Leasing Lachine - restencilled & renumbered 18538 May 2010
. 541 542 546 547 (551 554) stripped of all markings & awaiting sale Aug 2010
. 541 542 546 547 (551 554) sold to RB Rwy Leasing - restencilled RBRX 18541 18542 18546 18547 (18551 18554)
. 543 544 (548 549 550 552 553) stored Dec 2010
. 546 547 551 554 sold to RB Leasing Grp as 18546 18547 18551 18554 in 2010
. 536 537 538 539 540 541 542 sold to RB RWy Grp renumbered restencilled 18536 18537 18538 18539 18540 18541 18542
. 540 (18540) resold to RNCX as 1893 City of Burlington Dec 2011
. 543 544 545 (548 549 550 552 553 555 556) sold to AMT renumbered 1340 1341 1342 1343 (1344 1345 1346 1347 1348 1349) Aug 2011
. 536 541 542 (18536 18541 18542) resold to RNCX as control cabs 105 103 101 in 2013
. 546 (18546) resold to RNCX as control cab 102 in 2013
. 547 (18547) resold to RNCX as 1871 town of Cary in 2013

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UNIT #548-561
RENUMBERED TOnone
MODEL
CLASS
F59PH
GCE-430k (some sources show 'j')
H.P.3000
SPEED83
WEIGHT260,000
BUILTJuly-Oct 1990
BUILDER NUMBERGMD A-4914 to A-4927
TRUCKSB-B
SPECIAL FEATURES575V 500Kw separate auxilary power to supply coaches & cab
DISPOSITION. GO shows 548 as Model F59PH-2, 549-563 as F59PH-3
. 549 has radiator hatch with radiators, radiator cooling fans, lube oil filter, lube oil cooler, engine water tank, the shaft, fuel pump, and start station removed (Note: problem with the flexible coupling on the engine end of the compressor drive shaft and these items had to be removed to get at it
. 544 545 553 leased to VIA Mar-Apr 1992
. GO550 part of special steam train operation with CPR 2816 on 14 June 2003 on Galt sub - was trailing unit westbound and RARE EVENT when travelling eastbound returning to Union, it was facing WEST!
. 551 refurbished Feb 2002 at CAD
. 552 on Demo Tour to Houston Texas 06/07 Nov 1990
. 552 on first Casino Rama Specials 01 Aug 1996
. 555 in refurb program CAD Montreal May 2002
. 555 return 20 Aug, in service 24 Aug
. 556 Kids Summer Train 12 Aug 1994
. 559 to Montreal for major overhaul, truck work, repainting 18Jan98
. 559 is one of three units with camera mounted in cab
. 559 damaged in accident with mini-van (stats will not be posted)
. 560 leased to West Coast Express 01 Nov 1995
. 548 used on 'Bring Back The Don Day' Special 18 Sept 1997
. 550 receives two RV-like air conditioner units July 2001
. 560 in refurb program CAD Montreal May 2002
. 551 554 (541 542 546 547) stripped of all markings & awaiting sale Aug 2010
. 551 554 (541 542 546 547) sold to RB Rwy Leasing - restencilled RBRX 18551 18554 (18541 18542 18546 18547)
. 558 559 561 562 overhauled Dec 2010
. 548 549 550 552 553 (543 544) stored Dec 2010
. 548 549 550 552 553 555 556 (543 544 545) sold to AMT renumbered (1340 1341 1342) 1343 1344 1345 1346 1347 1348 1349 Aug 2011
. 551 (18551) resold to RNCX as 1984 City of Kannapolis in 2013

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UNIT #562-568 (NOTE: 565, 566, 567, 568 no longer on GO Roster (see Below)
RENUMBERED TOnone
MODEL
CLASS
F59PH
GCE-430m
H.P.3000
SPEED83
WEIGHT260,000
BUILTMar-May 1990
BUILDER NUMBERGMD 926354-1-7
TRUCKSB-B
SPECIAL FEATURES575V 500Kw separate auxilary power to supply coaches & cab
DISPOSITION. GO shows 549-568 as F59PH-4
. 562 in refurb program CAD Montreal May 2002
. 562 return 20 Aug, in service 24 Aug
. 564 refurbished at CAD Feb 2002
. 564 used in steam train excursion with CPR2816 12 June 2004
. 565 566 567 568 sold to Fort Worth Authority Texas Apr 1997 renumbered 123 124 125 126
. 567 568 leased to Central Puget Sound Regional Transportation Authority Jan-Mar 1995
. 568 leased to AMT Oct 2006

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