SD40-2(W)'s 5241-5300

Number

Class

Built
 Date

Retired

Notes

5241

GF-30n

1975

October 15th 2010

5242

GF-30n

1975

5243

GF-30n

1975

June 29 2007

5244

GF-30n

1975

5245

GF-30n

1975

5246

GF-30n

1975

5247

GF-30n

1975

September 22 2007

5248

GF-30n

1975

May 5th 2010

5249
Photo

GF-30n

1975

October 15th 2010

5250

GF-30n

1975

5251

GF-30n

1975

October 13th 2010

5252

GF-30n

1975

October 15th 2010

5253

GF-30n

1975

7 Nov 1978

  • wrecked at Ashcroft, BC on 22 Aug 1978

5254

GF-30n

1975

August 3rd 2010

5255

GF-30n

1975

July 27 2007

5256

GF-30n

1975

5257

GF-30n

1975

February 5 2009

  • on 31 January 1999, while leading GCFX 6064 ran head on into 5410, 5432, and 2452 in the yard at Jasper AB; suffered minor damage

5258

GF-30n

1975

5259

GF-30n

1975

October 12 2007

5260

GF-30n

1975

October 15th 2010

  • used on the train plowing fibre optic into the right of way between Montreal and Toronto

5261

GF-30n

1975

5262

GF-30p

1975

5263

GF-30p

1975

  • derailed 14 Jan 1995 at mile 25.7 of the Drumheller Subdivision, along with CN 5072 and 26 cars; returned to service
  • derailed 27 Sep 1995 along with CN 5276 and seven cars after striking an earthmover near Lyalta, AB and returned to service

5264

GF-30p

1975

5265

GF-30p

1975

5266

GF-30p

1975

5267

GF-30p

1975

5268

GF-30p

1975

5269

GF-30p

1975

  • trailing unit in accident on 23 August 1983 at Kaybob AB, along with 5180 and 5275; returned to service afterwards

5270

GF-30p

1975

5271

GF-30p

1975

February 5 2009

5272

GF-30p

1975

5273

GF-30p

1975

5274

GF-30p

1975

5275

GF-30p

1975

  • On 23 Aug 1983, 5275 was the lead locomotive (5180 and 5269 trailing) on a loaded unit sulphur train
    coming out of Kaybob AB (Sangudo Sub) doing about 10 miles per hour.
    Rounding a curve in the dark at about 2200, the locomotive struck some other loaded sulphur cars on the main line. locomotive
    returned to service after the accident

5276

GF-30p

1975

  • derailed 27 Sep 1995 along with CN 5263 and seven cars after striking an earthmover near Lyalta, AB
    returned to service

5277

GF-30p

1975

5278

GF-30p

1975

7 Jan 1993

  • wrecked at Exton, ON on 19 Jul 1992

5279

GF-30q

1976

5280

GF-30q

1976

5281

GF-30q

1976

5282

GF-30q

1976

July 26 2007

5283

GF-30q

1976

5284

GF-30q

1976

5285

GF-30q

1976

October 19 2007

5286

GF-30q

1976

November 14 2007

5287

GF-30q

1976

5288

GF-30q

1976

5289

GF-30q

1976

5290

GF-30q

1976

Sold to Cycle Systems of Roanoke VA

5291

GF-30q

1976

November 19 2007

5292

GF-30q

1976

November 20th 2007

5293

GF-30q

1976

5294

GF-30r

1978

February 5 2009

  • originally purchased by Ontario Hydro to provide power on CN trains hauling coal to thermal power plants purchased from Ontario Hydro (date?)

5295

GF-30r

1978

  • originally purchased by Ontario Hydro to provide power on CN trains hauling coal to thermal power plants purchased from Ontario Hydro (date?)

5296

GF-30r

1978

  • originally purchased by Ontario Hydro to provide power on CN trains hauling coal to thermal power plants purchased from Ontario Hydro (date?)

5297

GF-30r

1978

November 20th 2007

  • originally purchased by Ontario Hydro to provide power on CN trains hauling coal to thermal power plants purchased from Ontario Hydro (date?)

5298

GF-30r

1978

  • originally purchased by Ontario Hydro to provide power on CN trains hauling coal to thermal power plants purchased from Ontario Hydro (date?)

5299

GF-30r

1978

  • originally purchased by Ontario Hydro to provide power on CN trains hauling coal to thermal power plants purchased from Ontario Hydro (date?)

5300

GF-30r

1978

23 Sep 1991

  • originally purchased by Ontario Hydro to provide power on CN trains hauling coal to thermal power plants purchased from Ontario Hydro (date?)
  • CN 5300 was the lead unit in a consist ahead of 5130 and 5418, pulling a westbound intermodal train on 5 Aug 1991.
    At the highway crossing at Kinsella, AB, the train struck a truck carrying light crude oil.
    Nothing derailed, but the train crew and truck driver were all killed. 5300 was gutted by fire