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Vermont Rail System's New CIT-Leased Locos...

Postby steelwheels » Fri Aug 12, 2011 3:42 pm

For those who hadn't seen or heard, Vermont Rail System has taken long term lease of two CIT-owned former RailAmerica leased GP38 models. Former NCVA GP38-3 3801 and GP38 3808 have been relettered for VTR as 3801/3808, for now. These units will likely become VTR 206 and 207 within a year or so as these are multi-year from CIT.

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The VTR 3808 is passing the Wallingford depot on July 27.

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The VTR 3808 southbound on the B&R Subdivision on July 27.

And in a move that would make the Rutland purists smile (for a second anyway...) VRS is performing a 3-month evaluation of CIT-owned CEFX GP15D 1509and GP20D 2009, the modern day MPI carbody of the RS-1 (ok - use your imagination a bit!). Both units are paired for their initial evaluation and have been assigned to the Florence-Rutland local turn - symbol FLSW.

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The duo passing the Center Rutland depot on August 10.

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The duo passing the Rutland depot on August 10.

If evaluation proves successful, more of these CEFX units will likely arrive on the property in the coming months.
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Re: Vermont Rail System's New CIT-Leased Locos...

Postby Dick H » Thu Oct 23, 2014 1:16 pm

VRS has a joint lease with the P&W for a GATX SD60.

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