Click for previous 

Ontario Photos

GO Transit GP40-M-2 724

Click for next photo

GO 724 leading VIA train 71

GO Transit 724 was a 1967 GP40-M-2  (serial number 32605) 3000 hp,  2238 kW diesel electric. 
It was originally Rock Island 3006, then renumbered to 379 before being purchased by GO in 1982 along with 6 others. It was traded to EMD in 1993-4 on new F59PH locomotives and it subsequently became LLPX 3206.

724 leading VIA 71 to Windsor ( complete GO train loaned to VIA on weekends) as it passes Bayview Junction in April 1986. At the rear was GO 720 with an ex-BN F7B auxiliary power unit (GO 800 series).

GO Transit current website.

BackPhotos from CanadaHomeGalleryLink


Last Updated: December 27, 2012
Mail Me Michael Taylor