Last retirements of Conrail EMDs

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Martin Baumann
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Last retirements of Conrail EMDs

Post by Martin Baumann »

When did Conrail retire the last of the following:

GP7

GP20

GP30

GP35

SD35

SD45

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Martin Baumann

Matt Langworthy
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Re: Last retirements of Conrail EMDs

Post by Matt Langworthy »

If we include the Dash 2s, Conrail never retired the SD45 series. They conveyed 6 SD45-2s to NS and 5 SD45-2s to CSX in 1999. NS is still using their SD45-2s, mainly in the CSAO area in NJ. CSX has retired a couple of their SD45-2s but IIRC 1 of them is running.
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