IC Dash 9-44CW spotted

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IC Dash 9-44CW spotted

Postby TerryC » Sat Aug 14, 2004 8:52 pm

Does this photo mean Illinois Central owns wide nosed locomtives or am I mistaken? http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=73721
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Postby PD&EBuff » Sat Aug 14, 2004 9:37 pm

That pretty much tells the story. Information that have heard is that CN had 30 these assigned to the IC for business reasons. Of course, these are not the first "comfort cabs" that CN has assigned to the IC.

http://www.tdf23.info/html/Roster_Pages/2455to2466.htm
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Postby MR77100 » Wed Aug 25, 2004 9:38 pm

Obviously the IC must still exist as a separate subsidiary if the CN is going to great lengths to subletter new units or ones that were owned by neither IC or CN. The blue C40-8W's were originally leased by LMS to Conrail.
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Postby AmtrakFan » Sun Feb 20, 2005 9:37 am

The LMS units ran on CN for a while as well.
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Postby emd_SD_60 » Sun Feb 20, 2005 12:34 pm

Do you think those ex-LMS locos are going to be repainted into the current CN paint scheme anytime soon?
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