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Rarus Railway

Rarus Railway - RARW

Route:
Butte - Silver Bow - Anaconda, MT (25.7 miles)
Headquarters:
Anaconda, MT
Junctions with other railroads:
MWRR: Butte & Silver Bow, MT
UP: Silver Bow, MT
Radio frequencies:
160.320, 160.380
History:
Railroad incorporated in 1892 as Butte, Anaconda & Pacific Railway and opened the following year.
Electric locomotives replaced steam in 1913.
Passenger service discontinued in 1955.
Electric operation continued until 1967.
BAP property transferred to state of Montana in 1985 and operated by Rarus effective May 1.
Railroad property purchased by Rarus from state of Montana in 1990.
Acquired by Patriot Rail in April 2007, and subsequently renamed Butte, Anaconda & Pacific Railway.
Ownership:
Patriot Rail
Roster:
Unit Bldr. Model B/N F/N B/D History Acq. Ret. Notes
102 EMD GP7 17051 6425-2 4/1952 ex BAP 102 1985 to BAP:2/RARW 102
103 EMD GP7 18408 5284-1 6/1953 ex BAP 103 1985 to BAP:2/RARW 103
104 EMD GP9 22823 5508-1 3/1957 ex BAP 104 1985
105 EMD GP9 22824 5508-2 3/1957 ex BAP 105 1985 to SAV/RARW 105; to LTEX 105
106 EMD GP9 23355 5508-3 3/1957 ex BAP 106 1985 to BAP:2/RARW 106
107 EMD GP9 23356 5508-4 3/1957 ex BAP 107 1985 to SAV/RARW 107; to LTEX 107
108 EMD GP38-2 766008-1 766008-1 1/1977 ex BAP 108 1985 1986 to ARR 2001, 1986
109 EMD GP38-2 786138-1 786138-1 11/1978 ex BAP 109 1985 1986 to ARR 2002, 1986
201 EMD GP9 23909 5554-4 6/1957 ex MWRR 201, 1987; ex (D) Wilson; ex WM 6419; nee WM 44 b2005 to BAP:2/RARW 201; to UCRY 201
202 EMD GP9 22056 5521-5 11/1956 ex MWRR 202, 1987; nee CO 6148 b2006 to BAP:2/RARW 202
203 GMD GP9 A1079 4/1957 ex MWRR 203, 1992; ex Novacor 7434, 1985; ex (CWRL 7434), 1985; ex CR 7434; ex PC 7434; nee NYC 6034 b2007 to BAP:2/RARW 203
301 EMD GP7 19031 5311-1 12/1953 ex MH 560; ex BN 1634; nee NP 560 1991 to BAP:2/RARW 301
302 EMD GP9E 21321 5436-3 2/1956 ex SP 3419:2; ex SP 3461; nee SP 5628 1992 to BAP:2/RARW 302
1010 EMD GP39-2 796342-5 796342-5 9/1980 ex KCC 907 to BAP:2/RARW 1010; to UCRY/RARW 1010
1011 EMD GP39-2 756151-1 756151-1 12/1976 ex KCC 905 to BAP:2/RARW 1011
2010 EMD GP38-2 71702-25 71702-25 3/1973 ex MWRR 2010, 1994; ex UP 2098; nee MP 2098 b2006 to BAP:2/RARW 2010
2011 EMD GP38-2 71702-22 71702-22 3/1973 ex MWRR 2011, 1994; ex UP 2095; nee MP 2095 b2006 to BAP:2/RARW 2011

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Last updated: July 29, 2017