F9B's 6615-6637

Number

Class

Built Date

Retired

Notes

6615

GPB-17c

January 1957

transferred to VIA 31 March 1978

  • sold by VIA 23 Feburary 1995 to Independent Locomotive Sales, Bethel MN
  • purchased by Kansas City Southern August 1995 for use as parts source, although hulk remained
    on Independent Locomotive Sales premises
  • 6616

    GPB-17c

    January 1957

    transferred to VIA 31 March 1978

  • sold by VIA 23 Feburary 1995 to Independent Locomotive Sales, Bethel MN
  • purchased by Kansas City Southern August 1995 for use on business train renumbered KCS 3 and named Pittsburg
  • 6617

    GPB-17c

    February 1957

    transferred to VIA 31 March 1978

  • sold by VIA for scrap 18 November 1991, to Montreal Locomotive Sales, Lachine QC
  • 6618

    GPB-17c

    February 1957

    transferred to VIA 31 March 1978

  • sold by VIA for scrap 3 May 1994, to General Scrap, Winnipeg MB
  • 6619

    GPB-17c

    February 1957

    transferred to VIA 31 March 1978

  • sold by VIA for scrap 29 September 1991, to Century Locomotive Parts, Lachine QC
  • 6620

    GPB-17c

    March 1957

    transferred to VIA 31 March 1978

  • sold by VIA for scrap 3 May 1994, to General Scrap, Winnipeg MB
  • 6621

    GPB-17d

    March 1957

    transferred to VIA 31 March 1978

  • sold for scrap by VIA 18 November 1991 to Montreal Locomotive Sales, Lachine QC sold March 1992 to Waccamaw Costline Railroad (now Carolina Southern Railroad), Conway SC put into operation
  • 6622

    GPB-17d

    March 1957

    transferred to VIA 31 March 1978

  • sold by VIA for scrap 3 May 1994, to General Scrap, Winnipeg MB
  • 6623

    GPB-17d

    March 1957

    transferred to VIA 31 March 1978

  • sold by VIA for scrap 3 May 1994, to General Scrap, Winnipeg MB
  • 6624

    GPB-17d

    April 1957

    transferred to VIA 31 March 1978

  • sold by VIA for scrap 6 October 1993, to General Scrap, Winnipeg MB
  • 6625

    GPB-17d

    April 1957

    transferred to VIA 31 March 1978

  • sold by VIA 23 July 1992 to Century Locomotive Parts, Lachine QC
  • 6626

    GPB-17d

    April 1957

    transferred to VIA 31 March 1978

  • sold by VIA for scrap 6 October 1993 to General Scrap, Winnipeg MB
  • 6627

    GPB-17d

    April 1957

    transferred to VIA 31 March 1978

  • sold by VIA for scrap 6 October 1993 to General Scrap, Winnipeg MB
  • 6628

    GPB-17d

    May 1957

    transferred to VIA 31 March 1978

  • wrecked 1 March 1981 while following FPA-4 6781; hit derailed cars foul of the main track in
    Moncton NB, mile 9 of the Gort Subdivision
  • 6629

    GPB-17d

    May 1957

    transferred to VIA 31 March 1978

  • sold by VIA for scrap 21 July 1994 to General Scrap, Winnipeg MB
  • 6630

    GPB-17d

    May 1957

    transferred to VIA 31 March 1978

  • sold by VIA for scrap 6 October 1993 to General Scrap, Winnipeg MB
  • 6631

    GPB-17e

    May 1958

    transferred to VIA 31 March 1978

    sold by VIA for scrap 6 October 1993 to General Scrap, Winnipeg MB

    6632

    GPB-17e

    May 1958

    transferred to VIA 31 March 1978

  • painted in experimental VIA paint scheme in 1980 along with VIA 6532
  • sold by VIA for scrap 6 October 1993 to General Scrap, Winnipeg MB
  • 6633

    GPB-17e

    May 1958

    transferred to VIA 31 March 1978

  • wrecked 8 February 1986 at Dalehurst AB, as second unit behind VIA 6566 (ex-CP unit); headon collision
    with GP38-2(W) 5586 and SD40 5104 and 5062; VIA 6300 also involved
  • 6634

    GPB-17e

    June 1958

    transferred to VIA 31 March 1978

  • sold by VIA for scrap 3 May 1994 to General Scrap, Winnipeg MB
  • 6635

    GPB-17e

    June 1958

    transferred to VIA 31 March 1978

  • sold by VIA for scrap 3 May 1994 to General Scrap, Winnipeg MB
  • 6636

    GPB-17e

    June 1958

    transferred to VIA 31 March 1978

  • sold by VIA for scrap 29 September 1991 to Century Locomotive Parts, Lachine QC
  • 6637

    GPB-17e

    July1958

    transferred to VIA 31 March 1978

  • sold by VIA for scrap 29 September 1991 to Century Locomotive Parts, Lachine QC