Surviving GP40-2s

Conrail orders of new EMD 3,000hp power began arriving on the system in the form of the GP40-2 in 1977.  Joining the 5 units inherited from the Reading Company, 129 units in series 3280-3403 eventually arrived providing Conrail with a reliable, high horsepower workhorse that would ultimately outlast the railroad that purchased them.  Many of Conrail’s GP40-2’s continue to serve throughout both CSX and the NS in 2016.

X-CR 3258/BM 337 at West Deerfield, MA. on 6/15/85.

B&M 337, ex CR 3258, leads westbound POPY (Portland, ME.-Potomac Yard), aka "Popeye", at West Deerfield, MA. on June 15, 1985.

CR 3286

CR 3286, soon to become CSXT 4403, is at Cumberland, MD on 6/28/99.

CR 3306

CR 3306 is on CSX Q384 at Cumberland, MD on 6/18/99; soon to become CSXT 4412.

CR 3331

CR 3331, soon to become CSXT 4421, is trailing on eastbound Q38408 at Mahoningtown, PA on 9/10/99.

CR 3372

CR 3372 (soon to become NS 3052) is at West Brownsville, PA on 8/22/99.

CR 3373(CSXT 4441)

Conrail 3373, soon to become CSXT 4441, sits with CR 8149(soon to become NS 5323) at Piqua yard just days after the merger in June 1999. Russell Heine photo, Chris Howe collection

CSXT 4401 (CR 3277)

Former CR 3277, nee RDG 3673 is at Cumberland, MD on 2/16/02.

CSXT 4402 (CR 3284)

Former CR 3284 is seen on CSX L409-01 at Elsmere, DE on 7/2/16.

CSXT 4404 (CR 3290)

Former CR 3290 is at Cumberland, MD on 6/9/00.

CSXT 4406 (CR 3295)

Former CR 3295 at Paulsboro, NJ on 3/15/2008.

CSXT 4406 (CR 3295)

Former CR 3295 is seen on CSAO local WPFJ-10 near Eddington, PA on 4/28/2009.

CSXT 4407 (CR 3296)

Former CR 3296 is seen at Elsmere DE on 8/31/09.

CSXT 4407 (CR 3296)

Former CR 3296 is seen at Elsmere DE on 1/30/10.

CSXT 4407 (CR 3296)

Former CR 3296 is seen on D729-12 at Elsmere DE on 9/12/11.

CSXT 4407 (CR 3296)

Former CR 3296 is at Pittsburgh, PA on 9/14/01.

CSXT 4408 (ex CR 3297) South Kearny

CSX yard job Y222 on the "Trop Lead" at South Kearny. I stepped off to take this while I was waiting for my cdr to walk ahead.

CSXT 4409 (CR 3299)

Former CR 3299 is seen on CSX Y201-24 at Elsmere, DE on 9/24/15.

CSXT 4410 (CR 3301)

Former CR 3301 is at Cumberland, MD on 11/8/99.

CSXT 4411 (CR 3303)

Former CR 3303 is on Q398 at North Branch, MD on 3/26/15.

CSXT 4411-4420 - Willoughby, Ohio - 2006

CSX GP40-2's 4411 and 4420 (fmr-CR 3303 and 3325) sit on a siding of the branch leading to First Energy's Eastlake, Ohio power plant in 2006.

CSXT 4412 (CR 3306)

Former CR 3306 is seen at Paulsboro NJ on 2/21/11.

CSXT 4412 (CR 3306)

Former CR 3306 & 3398 are seen at Paulsboro NJ on 3/24/11.

CSXT 4412 (ex CR 3306) 12-27-04 Newark, NJ

CSXT 4412 at the former CNJ's Brills Yard, Newark NJ. 4412 was aaigned to yard job OI-12 on this day. I was on the OI-19 which also worked Brills at this time. OI-12 drilled Epic and the Chemical Plants alond Doremus Ave, while OI-19 drilled Naporanos and the Manufacturers Branch.

CSXT 4413 (CR 3308)

Former CR 3308 is seen idling in Lansdale Yard in Lansdale, PA on 1/25/07.

CSXT 4413 (CR 3308)

Former CR 3308 is at New Castle, PA on 10/20/99.

CSXT 4413 (CR 3308)

Former CR 3308 is at Cumberland, MD on 9/29/99.

CSXT 4414 (CR 3309)

Former Conrail 3309 resting at CSX's Painesville Yard in 2006.

CSXT 4416 (CR 3318)

Former CR 3318 is at Cumberland, MD on 7/22/01.

CSXT 4416 (CR 3318)

Former CR 3318 is at Cumberland, MD on 3/17/00. Unit would later be reconfigured to be a slug master and would be renumbered to CSXT 6964.

CSXT 4417 (CR 3320)

(ex-CR 3320) at Elsmere, Delaware on 7/1/2008.

CSXT 4419 (CR 3322)

Former CR 3322 is seen at Paulsboro NJ on 12/18/11.

CSXT 4419 (CR 3322)

Former CR 3322 is seen at Paulsboro NJ on 1/2/13.

CSXT 4419 (CR 3322)

Former CR 3322 is at Cumberland, MD on 11/9/99.

CSXT 4419 (CR 3322)

Former CR 3322 is seen on CSX Q373-12 at Elsmere, DE on 9/12/16. This is the last YN2 painted ex CR GP40-2 left on CSX's roster.

CSXT 4420 (ex CR 3325) 7-20-07 Ashtabula, OH

3325 (CSX 4420) 7-20-07 Ashtabula, OH. Photo by Dave Trenn

CSXT 4421 (CR 3331)

Former Conrail 3331(CSXT 4421) and CSXT 2559 power CSX J716 thru St. Joe, IN on Oct. 19, 2003

CSXT 4421(ex CR 3331)

CSXT 4421, ex CR 3331, sits at Piqua yard in Ft. Wayne, IN back in July 2000. Notice that someone was trying to be funny by altering the letter r on the name, creating 'Conpail'.  Russell Heine photo, Chris Howe collection

CSXT 4422 (CR 3336)

Former CR 3336 is seen near Norristown, PA on 12/13/11.

CSXT 4425 (CR 3340)

Former CR 3340 & CR 8225 are seen at Paulsboro, NJ on 3/16/14.

CSXT 4425 (CR 3340)

Former CR 3340 is seen at Paulsboro, NJ on 3/16/14. Note the CR Blue behind the blower duct.

CSXT 4425 (CR 3340)

Former CR 3340 is seen at Paulsboro, NJ on 3/16/14. Note the CR Blue behind the blower duct.

CSXT 4425 (CR 3340)

Former CR 3340 is seen on CSAO train CA-19 at Westville, NJ on 8/4/14.

CSXT 4425 (ex-CR 3340) Ridgefield Park, NJ 11-15-2011

CSX 4425 (ex-CR 3340) on lease to the NYSW and NS 5157 head back to the barn after bringing come cars to the MC tracks 1/15/2011

CSXT 4426 (CR 3342)

Former CR 3342 is at Cumberland, MD on 9/10/01.

CSXT 4427 (CR 3343)

Former CR 3343 is seen on CSX D765-03 at Point of Rocks, MD on 9/3/11.

CSXT 4427 (CR 3343)

Former CR 3343 is seen on CSX D765-03 at Point of Rocks, MD on 9/3/11.

CSXT 4427 (CR 3343)

Former CR 3343 is seen on D789-03 at Point of Rocks MD on 9/3/11.

CSXT 4427 (CR 3343)

CSXT reclassed GP38-2S 4427 (CR GP40-2 3343) rests between assignments at Fairburn, GA on May 13, 2015.

CSXT 4427 (CR 3343)

CSXT GP40-2 4427 (CR 3343) and B20-8 5940 run light through Union City on June 30, 2015.

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