• Canadian National celebrates centenary

    Canadian National celebrates centenary



    CANADA’s largest rail operator – Canadian National (CN) – celebrated its centenary in 2019 and gave some of its locos a special ‘CN100’ livery. Here, ‘CN100’ livery GE ET44AC No. 3217 leads another GE-built loco (No. 3811) with an eastbound intermodal train north of Kamloops on September 28.  CN is the only truly national, transcontinental…

  • Retro livery for rebuilt Canadian Pacific locos

    Retro livery for rebuilt Canadian Pacific locos



    CANADIAN Pacific (CP) has given several recently rebuilt locomotives its original original Tuscan red, grey, and gold livery, the first locos appearing in mid-October. The ‘new’ SD70ACU locos are rebuilds of earlier EMD SD9043MAC locos, retaining an overhauled EMD 16-cylinder 710 engine, uprated to 4,500hp, but with new electronics, cabs, positive train control and Tier…

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