M-420(W)'s 3500-3531

NumberClassRenumberedRetiredNotes
3500MR-20afrom 2500 in 1986-8725 November
1997
  • weight and fuel reductions lifted late 1994,
  • leased to Chemin de fer Baie des Chaleurs via Canac 1998, leased to New Brunswick East Coast late 1998
  • sold to Kelowna Pacific 1999, sold to Lake State Railway in MI, 2004
3501MR-20afrom 2501 in 1986-87November 25
1997
  • weight and fuel reductions lifted late 1994, leased to Chemin de fer Baie des Chaleurs, via Canac 1998
  • leased to New Brunswick East Coast late 1998,
  • sold to St Lawrence and Atlantic Quebec spring 1999 sold to Hudson Bay Railway, early 2004
3502MR-20afrom 2502 in 1986-87 February 5th
1998
  • weight and fuel reductions lifted late 1994
  • In January 1998, lifted off the rails by crane in Boucherville QC, driven on roadway
    under its own power about 1000 feet to the city hall where it was used to produce power during the
    blackout caused by the ice storm.Locomotive cut grooves into the pavement with the flanges on its wheels
    it suffered a damaged gear case in the process
  • sold to RaiLink 20 February 1998
  • sold to Progress Rail, then OmniTRAX, and assigned to Hudson Bay Railway summer 2003
3503MR-20afrom 2503 in 1986-87 25 June 1997
scrapped 1997
  • weight and fuel reductions lifted late 1994
3504MR-20afrom 2504 in 1986-8711 December
1997
  • weight and fuel reductions lifted late 1994, leased to RaiLink Southern Ontario 1997
  • leased to Quebec Gatineau Railway 1998, leased to New Brunswick East Coast late 1998
  • sold to Kelowna Pacific 1999, sold to Lake State Railway in MI, 2004
3505MR-20afrom 2505 in 1986-8728 March
1998
  • weight and fuel reductions lifted late 1994, leased to New Brunswick East Coast Railway 1998,
  • sold to St Lawrence and Atlantic 1998 sold to Hudson Bay Railway, early 2004
3506MR-20afrom 2506 in 1986-8719 August 1996
  • weight and fuel reductions lifted late 1994
3507MR-20afrom 2507 in 1986-875 June 1996
scrapped 1997
  • weight and fuel reductions lifted late 1994
3508MR-20afrom 2508 in 1986-87February 16
1998
  • weight and fuel reductions lifted late 1994M
  • 3508 was lifted off the rails in Jaunaury 1998 and moved on its own power
    on the main street of Boucherville QC
    . It was supposed to provide power during the blackout that followed the ice storm.
    It was in fact never used in this manner and just sat on the street for a while.
    It suffered a damaged gear case in the move
  • sold to RaiLink 20 February 1998
  • sold to Progress Rail
  • sold to OmniTRAX, and assigned to Hudson Bay Railway summer 2000
3509MR-20afrom 2509 in 1986-87February 16
1998
  • weight and fuel reductions lifted late 1994
  • sold to RaiLink 20 February 1998 sold to Progress Rail
  • sold to OmniTRAX, and assigned to Hudson Bay Railway summer 2003
NumberClassRenumberedRetiredNotes
3510MR-20afrom 2510 in 1986-87January 23
1998
  • weight and fuel reductions lifted late 1994
  • leased to RaiLink Southern Ontario 1997 leased to Hudson Bay Railway early 1998
  • sold to Tennken Railroad, Dyersburg TN, 1998
3512MR-20afrom 2512 in 1986-8728 March
1998
  • weight and fuel reductions lifted late 1994
  • leased to New Brunswick East Coast Railway 1998 then sold to St Lawrence and Atlantic 1998
  • lead unit in collision with motor vehicle, July 1999, at Gilead.
  • Also involved were SLA 3517 and leased GP40-2 CN 9415
    all three derailed repaired by Alstom in Montreal
  • released late 1999 sold to Hudson Bay Railway, early 2004
3513MR-20afrom 2513 in 1986-87 27 August 1996
scrapped 1997
  • weight and fuel reductions lifted late 1994leased to New Brunswick East Coast Railway
    1998 then sold to National Railway Equipment 1998
  • sold to Quincy Bay Terminal, Quincy MA numbered Cape Cod Central 2001 in 1999
  • sold to Great Western Railway, spring 2001, retained number 2001
3514MR-20afrom 2514 in 1986-87March 9
1998
  • weight and fuel reductions lifted late 1994
  • leased to New Brunswick East Coast Railway 1998 then sold to National Railway Equipment 1998
  • sold to Quincy Bay Terminal, Quincy MA numbered Cape Cod Central 2001 in 1999
  • sold to Great Western Railway, spring 2001, retained number 2001
3515MR-20afrom 2515 in 1986-87November 25
1998
3516MR-20afrom 2516 in 1986-87February13
1998
  • weight and fuel reductions lifted late 1994, sold to St Lawrence and Atlantic, Berlin NH, 1998
  • employed on the St Lawrence and Atlantic Quebec in 1999 retaining number 3516
  • painted "St Lawrence & Atlantic Quebec" on one side, "St Laurent & Atlantique Québec" on the other
  • sold to Hudson Bay Railway, early 2004
3517MR-20afrom 2517 in 1986-87February 13
1998
  • weight and fuel reductions lifted late 1994, sold to St Lawrence and Atlantic, Berlin NH, 1998
  • employed on the St Lawrence and Atlantic Quebec in 1999 retaining number 3517
  • painted "St Lawrence & Atlantic Quebec" on one side, "St Laurent & Atlantique Québec" on the other
  • involved in collision with motor vehicle, July 1999, at Gilead along with SLA 3512 and leased
    GP40-2 CN 9415; all three derailed repaired by Alstom in Montreal
  • released late 1999 sold to New Hampshire Central Railroad, 2003
3518MR-20afrom 2518 in 1986-87November 25 1997
  • weight and fuel reductions lifted late 1994
  • sold to Southern Manitoba Railway, August 1999 repairs, minor rebuild at NRE-Alco in Capreol ON
  • then moved to Gilman IL May 2002 to be used at another railway belonging to same owners as Southern Manitoba
3519MR-20afrom 2519 in 1986-87February 19
1998
  • weight and fuel reductions lifted late 1994 then leased to RaiLink Southern Ontario 1997
  • sold to St Lawrence and Atlantic, Berlin NH, 1998, retaining number 3519
  • sold to Southern Railroad of New Jersey, early 2004
3520MR-20afrom 2520 in 1986-8713 December 1996
scrapped 1997
  • weight and fuel reductions lifted late 1994 then suffered engine failure
3521MR-20afrom 2521 in 1986-87 20 November 1996
scrapped 1997
  • weight and fuel reductions lifted late 1994 then suffered engine failure
3522MR-20afrom 2522 in 1986-87March 1st
1998
  • weight and fuel reductions lifted late 1994
  • sold to National Railway Equipment, IL June 1998
  • sold to Quncy Bay Terminal, Quincy MA, early 1999 numbered Cape Cod Central 2000 in 1999
  • sold to Great Western Railway, spring 2001, retained number 2000
3516MR-20afrom 2516 in 1986-87

Number

Class

Built
Date

Renumbered

Retired

Notes

3500

MR-20a wide nose

from 2500 in 1986-87

25 November
1997

  • weight and fuel reductions lifted late 1994
  • leased to Chemin de fer Baie des Chaleurs, via Canac 1998
  • leased to New Brunswick East Coast late 1998
  • sold to Kelowna Pacific 1999
  • sold to Lake State Railway in MI, 2004
  • 3501

    MR-20a wide nose

    from 2501 in 1986-87

    25 November
    1997

  • weight and fuel reductions lifted late 1994
  • leased to Chemin de fer Baie des Chaleurs, via Canac 1998
  • leased to New Brunswick East Coast late 1998
  • sold to St Lawrence and Atlantic Quebec spring 1999
  • sold to Hudson Bay Railway, early 2004
  • 3502

    MR-20a wide nose

    from 2502 in 1986-87

    5 February
    1998

  • weight and fuel reductions lifted late 1994
  • In January 1998, lifted off the rails by crane in Boucherville QC
    driven on roadway under its own power about 1000 feet to the city hall
    where it was used to produce power during the blackout caused by the ice storm.
    Locomotive cut grooves into the pavement with the flanges on its wheels
    it suffered a damaged gear case in the process
  • sold to RaiLink 20 February 1998
  • sold to Progress Rail, then OmniTRAX, and assigned to Hudson Bay Railway summer 2003
  • 3503

    MR-20a wide nose

    from 2503 in 1986-87

  • weight and fuel reductions lifted late 1994
  • 3504

    MR-20a wide nose

    from 2504 in 1986-87

    11 December
    1997

  • weight and fuel reductions lifted late 1994
  • leased to RaiLink Southern Ontario 1997
  • leased to Quebec Gatineau Railway 1998
  • leased to New Brunswick East Coast late 1998
  • sold to Kelowna Pacific 1999
  • sold to Lake State Railway in MI, 2004
  • 3505

    MR-20a wide nose

    from 2505 in 1986-87

    28 March
    1998

  • weight and fuel reductions lifted late 1994
  • leased to New Brunswick East Coast Railway 1998
  • sold to St Lawrence and Atlantic 1998
  • sold to Hudson Bay Railway, early 2004
  • 3506

    MR-20a wide nose

    from 2506 in 1986-87

    19 August
    1996

  • weight and fuel reductions lifted late 1994
  • 3507

    MR-20a wide nose

    from 2507 in 1986-87

    5 June 1996
    scrapped 1997

  • weight and fuel reductions lifted late 1994
  • 3508

    MR-20a wide nose

    from 2508 in 1986-87

    16 February
    1998

  • weight and fuel reductions lifted late 1994
  • 3508 was lifted off the rails in Jaunaury 1998 and moved on its own power
    on the main street of Boucherville QC
    . It was supposed to provide power during the blackout that followed the ice storm.
    It was in fact never used in this manner and just sat on the street for a while.
    It suffered a damaged gear case in the move
  • sold to RaiLink 20 February 1998
  • sold to Progress Rail
  • sold to OmniTRAX, and assigned to Hudson Bay Railway summer 200
  • 3509

    MR-20a wide nose

    from 2509 in 1986-87

    16 February
    1998

  • weight and fuel reductions lifted late 1994
  • sold to RaiLink 20 February 1998 sold to Progress Rail
  • sold to OmniTRAX, and assigned to Hudson Bay Railway summer 2003
  • 3510

    MR-20a wide nose

    from 2510 in 1986-87

    23 January
    1998

  • weight and fuel reductions lifted late 1994
  • leased to RaiLink Southern Ontario 1997 leased to Hudson Bay Railway early 1998
  • sold to Tennken Railroad, Dyersburg TN, 1998
  • 3512

    MR-20a wide nose

    from 2512 in 1986-87

    28 March
    1998

  • weight and fuel reductions lifted late 1994
  • leased to New Brunswick East Coast Railway 1998 then sold to St Lawrence and Atlantic 1998
  • lead unit in collision with motor vehicle, July 1999, at Gilead.
  • Also involved were SLA 3517 and leased GP40-2 CN 9415
    all three derailed repaired by Alstom in Montreal
  • released late 1999 sold to Hudson Bay Railway, early 2004
  • 3513

    MR-20a wide nose

    from 2513 in 1986-87

    27 August 1996
    scrapped 1997

  • weight and fuel reductions lifted late 1994leased to New Brunswick East Coast Railway 1998 then sold to National Railway Equipment 1998
  • sold to Quincy Bay Terminal, Quincy MA numbered Cape Cod Central 2001 in 1999
  • sold to Great Western Railway, spring 2001, retained number 2001
  • 3514

    MR-20a wide nose

    from 2514 in 1986-87

    9 March
    1998

  • weight and fuel reductions lifted late 1994
  • leased to New Brunswick East Coast Railway 1998 then sold to National Railway Equipment 1998
  • sold to Quincy Bay Terminal, Quincy MA numbered Cape Cod Central 2001 in 1999
  • sold to Great Western Railway, spring 2001, retained number 2001
  • 3515

    MR-20a wide nose

    from 2515 in 1986-87

    25 November

  • weight and fuel reductions lifted late 1994
  • leased to Quebec Gatineau Railway for several months early 1998 sold to Kelowna Pacific 1999
  • sold to Lake State Railway in MI, 2004
  • 3516

    MR-20a wide nose

    from 2516 in 1986-87

    13 February
    1998

  • weight and fuel reductions lifted late 1994
  • sold to St Lawrence and Atlantic, Berlin NH, 1998
  • employed on the St Lawrence and Atlantic Quebec in 1999 retaining number 3516
  • painted "St Lawrence & Atlantic Quebec" on one side, "St Laurent & Atlantique Québec" on the other
  • sold to Hudson Bay Railway, early 2004
  • 3517

    MR-20a wide nose

    from 2517 in 1986-87

    13 February
    1998

  • weight and fuel reductions lifted late 1994
  • sold to St Lawrence and Atlantic, Berlin NH, 1998
  • employed on the St Lawrence and Atlantic Quebec in 1999 retaining number 3517
  • painted "St Lawrence & Atlantic Quebec" on one side, "St Laurent & Atlantique Québec" on the other
  • involved in collision with motor vehicle, July 1999, at Gilead along with SLA 3512 and leased GP40-2 CN 9415; all three derailed repaired by Alstom in Montreal
  • released late 1999 sold to New Hampshire Central Railroad, 2003
  • 3518

    MR-20a wide nose

    from 2518 in 1986-87

    25 November
    1997

  • weight and fuel reductions lifted late 1994
  • sold to Southern Manitoba Railway, August 1999 repairs, minor rebuild at NRE-Alco in Capreol ON
  • then moved to Gilman IL May 2002 to be used at another railway belonging to same owners as Southern Manitoba
  • 3519

    MR-20a wide nose

    from 2519 in 1986-87

    13 February
    1998

  • weight and fuel reductions lifted late 1994 then leased to RaiLink Southern Ontario 1997
  • sold to St Lawrence and Atlantic, Berlin NH, 1998, retaining number 3519
  • sold to Southern Railroad of New Jersye, early 2004
  • 3520

    MR-20a wide nose

    from 2520 in 1986-87

    13 December 1996
    scrapped 1997

  • weight and fuel reductions lifted late 1994 then suffered engine failure
  • 3521

    MR-20a wide nose

    from 2521 in 1986-87

    20 November 1996
    scrapped 1997

  • weight and fuel reductions lifted late 1994 then suffered engine failure
  • 3522

    MR-20a wide nose

    from 2522 in 1986-87

    1 March
    1998

  • weight and fuel reductions lifted late 1994
  • sold to National Railway Equipment, IL June 1998
  • sold to Quncy Bay Terminal, Quincy MA, early 1999 numbered Cape Cod Central 2000 in 1999
  • sold to Great Western Railway, spring 2001, retained number 2000
  • 3523

    MR-20a wide nose

    from 2523 in 1986-87

    28 November
    1996

  • weight and fuel reductions lifted late 1994
  • suffered engine failure
  • 3524

    MR-20a wide nose

    from 2524 in 1986-87

    4 November
    1996

  • weight and fuel reductions lifted late 1994
  • derailed after a collision with a tractor trailer near Ste-Elizabeth, QC on 1 November 1996 along with 2111
  • 3525

    MR-20a wide nose

    from 2525 in 1986-87

    13 June 1996
    scrapped 1997

  • weight and fuel reductions lifted late 1994
  • 3527

    MR-20a wide nose

    from 2527 in 1986-87

    29 October
    1996

  • weight and fuel reductions lifted late 1994
  • suffered engine failure
  • 3528

    MR-20a wide nose

    from 2528 in 1986-87

    24 October
    1997

  • weight and fuel reductions lifted late 1994
  • sold to National Railway Equipment, Mount Vernon IL in 1998
  • 3529

    MR-20a wide nose

    from 2529 in 1986-87

    5 June 1996
    scrapped 1997

  • weight and fuel reductions lifted late 1994
  • 3530

    MR-20a wide nose

    from 2530 in 1986-87

    29 September
    1998

  • weight and fuel reductions lifted late 1994
  • leased to Hudson Bay Railway 1998 then sold to Hudson Bay Railway, the Pas MB
  • 3531

    MR-20a wide nose

    from 2531 in 1986-87

    5 February
    1998

  • weight and fuel reductions lifted late 1994
  • sold to National Railway Equipment, Mount Vernon IL in 1998