formation until the end of 1982, CR E-7A's and E-8A's operated under contract to NJDOT (1976-1979) and NJ Transit (1979-1982) for commuter line service on the NY&LB line. The E-units were serviced at the South Amboy, NJ maintenance facility.
With nose door open, CR-operated former PC E-8A 4246 rests outside the South Amboy engine facility in July 1978.
Rebuilt at Elizabethport shops in November, 1977, the E-unit has a number of years of service remaining.
NJT 4333 (ex-SR 6903, rebuilt by ICG in 1978) rests just outside the South Amboy engine shops in July, 1981.
Following decades of service for the Southern Railway, CR-operated the E-unit over the NY&LB until retirement in 1982.