SD38-2's 5700-5703

NUMBERS

Class

Built Date

Renumbered

Retired

Notes

5700
Photo

GF-620a

1974

to 1650 in spring of 1996

  • originally owned by NAR, named "Peace River" and numbered 401 acquired by CN in Jan 1981
    when NAR was absorbed into CN

5701

GF-620a

1974

to 1651 in spring of 1996

August 2008

  • originally owned by NAR, named "Pembina River" and numbered 402 acquired by CN in Jan 1981
    when NAR was absorbed into CN
  • Sold to Progress rail.

5702
Photo

GF-620a

1974

to 1652 in spring of 1996

  • originally owned by NAR, named "Athabasca River" and numbered 403 acquired by CN in Jan 1981
    when NAR was absorbed into CN
  • In May 2004, blew a power assembly while enroute from Edmonton to Whitecourt AB
    and sent to Transcona for repair

5703

GF-620a

1974

to 1653 in spring of 1996

  • originally owned by NAR, named "Smoky River" and number 404 acquired by CN in Jan 1981
    when NAR was absorbed into CN
  • Damaged in washout on 23 July 1981 at Chisholm AB (Westlock Subdivision) while leading
    F7A 9193 and 9197.
  • Repaired and returned to service.