NREC 2007 AT PORT COQUITLAM, B.C.
Built by : National Railway Equipment
Built in : 11/2006
Serial Number : 5089-1
Class : N/A
Paint Scheme : Blue/White/Gold
This Photo : Mark Forseille, 2007
Other Photos (chronological) :
1. NREC 2007 at Port Coquitlam, B.C, painted NRE Blue/White/Gold, lettered NREC 2007. Photo by Mark Forseille, 2007.
Notes : Built by EMD as Penn Central GP40 #3139 (9/1968), to Conrail #3139, to MKT #244, to UP #679, then to UP #9961. Retired by UP (5/2001). Converted by National Railway Equipment to twin-engine Demonstrator unit NREC #2007 (11/2006), rated at 1,300 Hp. Tested at CP's Alyth Yard in Calgary, AB., between May and July, 2007. Transferred to Port Coquitlam, B.C. (7/10/2007, leaving Calgary), for forwarding to Tacoma, WA.