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Via Rail's F40PH-2 locomotives were built by General Motors Diesel in London, Ontario in 3 batches between November 1986 & July 1989. There are Bo-Bo diesel electrics rated at 3000 hp although the drain caused by the passenger car needs can reduce it to 2300 hp. Top speed on locomotives 6400 to 6436 is 95 mph.
6427 is a 1987 built F40PH-2 ( passenger version of the GP40-2) rated at 3000 hp riding on 4 wheel trucks. It was built by GMD London (serial A4702)..
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via6427.jpg (59650 bytes) Link to VIARAIL 6427 with train 73 at Brantford.
Link to 6427 with train 93 at Aldershot Link to 6427 passes the construction at Bayview
Link to 6427 at Paris Junction with train 70 Link to 6427 at foggy Copetown
Link to 6427 with train 70 at Bayview Link to 6427 with VIA 70 at Bayview
Link to 6427 on Sept 25, 2006 Link to VIA 6427
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