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CN SD40-2 5279 at Bayview in the late 1980s

There were 123 SD40-2(W) locomotives built for CNR between May 1975 & December 1980. These 6-axle diesel electrics are rated at 3000 hp, 2238 kW with a top speed of 65 mph, 105 km/h. 5279 was built by GMD in London in January 1976 (serial number A3373)

5279 leads this eastbound freight at Bayview Junction sometime in the late 1980s.

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