EMD GP40P

EMD built 13 GP40P's for CNJ in October 1968.  On longer frames than the standard GP40 to accomodate a steam generator, the GP40P's produced the same 3,000hp from the EMD 645E3 16-cylinder prime mover. CNJ assigned the GP40P's number series 3671-3683.

Originally paid for by NJDOT, CNJ used the GP40P's for passenger service to the Raritan Valley Line and the North Jersey Coast Line.  In April, 1976, Conrail continued to use the GP40P's in commuter service under contract to NJDOT until 1979, when NJ Transit was created. Conrail continued operating the GP40P's under contract to NJ Transit until the end of 1982.

CNJ colors remained, with only an NJDOT renumbering, until the fall of 1978 when NJDOT's dark blue, gray and red stripe was commonly seen on both the GP40P's and the E-8A's.  In the last years of CR's contract with NJ Transit of mid-1981 through 1982, white and silver paint schemes of NJ Transit replaced the NJDOT dark blue.

CR 4100 South Amboy, NJ 3-11-1978

CR-operated NJDOT GP-40P 4100 (CR roster 4100, ex-CNJ 3671) pulls a string of ex-Great Northern coaches through South Amboy, NJ in March, 1978.

CR 4100 South Amboy, NJ 7-10-1981

CR-operated NJDOT GP40P 4100 (ex-CNJ 3671) rests inside the Elizabethport shops in July, 1981.

CR 4100 South Amboy, NJ 7-10-1981

CR-operated NJDOT GP40P 4100 (ex-CNJ 3671) receives service in the 80 year old CNJ locomotive shop at Elizabethport, NJ in July, 1981. 

The Conrail crew has added a small "Conrail Elizabeth Port Locomotive Shop" sign to indicate the new owners.

CR 4100 South Amboy, NJ 7-10-1981

CR-operated NJDOT GP40P 4100 (ex-CNJ 3671) rests inside the Elizabethport shops in July, 1981.

CR 4102 South Amboy, NJ 11-18-1978

Repainted from CNJ blue to NJDOT blue and silver, CR-operated GP40P 4102 (ex-CNJ 3673) rolls through South Amboy station in November, 1978.

CR 4102 South Amboy, NJ 3-11-1978

CR-operated NJDOT GP40P 4102 (ex-CNJ 3673) pulls ex-Great Northern coaches through South Amboy, NJ in March, 1978.

CR 4102 South Amboy, NJ 3-11-1978

CR-operated NJDOT GP40P 4102 (ex-CNJ 3673) pulls ex-Great Northern coaches through South Amboy, NJ in March, 1978.  GG-1 4872 is in the background, uncoupled after pulling a string of PRR coaches into the station.

CR 4102 South Amboy, NJ 3-11-1978

CR-operated NJDOT GP40P 4102 (ex-CNJ 3673) pulls ex-Great Northern coaches through South Amboy, NJ in March, 1978.

CR 4103 South Amboy, NJ 7-10-1977

CR-operated NJDOT GP40P's 3674 (ex-CNJ CR roster 4103) and 3682 (ex-CNJ CR roster 4111) at South Amboy in July, 1977.

CR 4103 South Amboy, NJ 7-10-1977

CR-operated NJDOT GP40P 3674 (ex-CNJ, CR roster 4103) at South Amboy in July, 1977.

CR 4103 South Amboy, NJ 7-10-1977

CR-operated NJDOT GP40P 3674 (ex-CNJ, CR roster 4103) at South Amboy in July, 1977.

CR 4104 Elizabethport, NJ 7-10-1977

NJDOT GP40P 3675 (ex-CNJ, CR roster 4104) with EL GP7 1241 (CR 5979) and an SW-1 beside the Elizabethport shops in July, 1977.

CR 4104 Elizabethport, NJ 7-10-1977

EL GP7 1241 (CR 5979) rests outside the Elizabethport locomotive shops with NJDOT GP40P 3675(ex-CNJ, CR roster 4104) and an SW-1 in July, 1977.

CR 4106 Elizabethport, NJ 2-28-1979

CR-operated NJDOT GP40P 4106 (ex-CNJ 3677) awaiting service at Elizabethport, NJ in February, 1979.

CR 4106 Elizabethport, NJ 2-28-1979

CR-operated NJDOT GP40P 4106 (ex-CNJ 3677) awaiting service at Elizabethport, NJ in February, 1979.

CR 4107 South Amboy, NJ 3-6-1982

CR-operated NJDOT GP40P 4107 (ex-CNJ 3678) pulls through South Amboy, NJ in March, 1982.

CR 4107 South Amboy, NJ 7-10-1977

CR passenger operations out of South Amboy station in July, 1977 included former CNJ GP40P 3678 (CR 4107) pulling an ex-Great Northern coach now labeled for NJDOT.

CR 4110 South Amboy, NJ 4-3-1983

CR-operated NJDOT GP40P 4110 (ex-CNJ 3681) behind the South Amboy shops in April, 1983.

CR 4110 South Amboy, NJ 4-3-1983

No longer CNJ blue and yellow, CR-operated NJDOT GP40P 4110 (ex-CNJ 3681) waits for assignment at South Amboy in April, 1983 in one of the bright NJ Transit paint schemes of the 1980's.

CR 4111 Elizabethport, NJ 7-10-1981

CR-operated NJDOT GP40P 4111 (ex-CNJ 3682) receiving service at Elizabethport shops in July, 1981.

CR 4111 South Amboy, NJ 3-11-1978

At the South Amboy engine terminal, CNJ GP40P 3682 (CR roster 4111) readies E-7A 4244 to replace an incoming GG-1 for service out of South Amboy Station in March, 1978.

CR 4111 South Amboy, NJ 3-11-1978

CNJ GP40P 3682 (CR roster 4111) ready for service at the South Amboy engine terminal in March, 1978. Later, the GP40P and E-7A 4244 would replace incoming GG-1 4872 for service out of South Amboy Station in March, 1978.

Following the 1983 transition of Conrail passenger operations from contract by NJDOT to operation by NJ Transit, the unit was renumbered to NJ Transit 4111. 

CR 4111 South Amboy, NJ 3-11-1978

A busy engine terminal at South Amboy in March, 1978 shows E-7A 4244, E-8A 4328 and others, GP40P 3682 (CR 4111), and GP40 3130 lined up readying for service to South Amboy staton.

CR 4111 South Amboy, NJ 3-11-1978

CR-operated ex-PC E-8A's 4328 and 4285, E-7A 4244, GP40P 3682 (CR roster 4111), and CR GP40 3190 are lined up in March, 1978, readying for NY&LB service at South Amboy station.

CR 4111 South Amboy, NJ 3-11-1978 (1)

Replacing GG-1 4872, CNJ GP40P 3682 (CR roster 4111) and PC E-7A 4244 are ready to pull a string of Keystone-laden coaches past the electrified lines outside of South Amboy station in March, 1978.

CR 4111 South Amboy, NJ 3-11-1978 (2)

GG-1 4872 has uncoupled, and PC E-7A 4244 and ex-CNJ GP-40P 3682 (CR 4111) have coupled on, ready to pull Keystone-laden coaches out of South Amboy station in March, 1978.

CR 4111 South Amboy, NJ 3-11-1978 (3)

NJDOT GP40P 3682(ex-CNJ, CR roster 4111) and PC E-7A 4244 pull a string of PRR coaches out of South Amboy station, after replacing GG-1 4872.

CR 4111 South Amboy, NJ 3-11-1978 (4)

NJDOT GP40P 3682 (ex-CNJ, CR roster 4111) and PC E-7A 4244 pull a string of PRR coaches out of South Amboy station, after replacing GG-1 4872.

CR 4111 South Amboy, NJ 7-10-1977

At the South Amboy engine terminal, NJDOT GP40P 3682 (ex-CNJ, CR roster 4111) rests with a sister-unit in July, 1977.

CR 4111 South Amboy, NJ 7-10-1977

At the South Amboy engine terminal, NJDOT GP40P 3682 (ex-CNJ, CR roster 4111) rests with a sister-unit in July, 1977.

CR 4111 South Amboy, NJ 7-10-1977

At the South Amboy engine terminal, former CNJ GP40P 3682 (CR roster 4111) rests with sister-unit 3674 (CR roster 4003) in July, 1977.

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