Rocky Mountaineer

All-Time Motive Power

Big Fork Scenic Railroad tunnel action here
Revised: 3 Nov. 2011 Photo by: Jim Kleeman

* * * GE-Built B36-7 * * *

RMRX No. Built Bldr S/N Orig. Owner & Road # Notes
7488 11/1980 43134 ATSF 7488 Acquired from GE
7498 11/1980 43135 ATSF 7498 Acquired from GE

* * * GMDD-Built GP40-2LW * * *

RMRX No. Built Bldr S/N Prior Owner & Road # Orig. Owner & Road #
8011 5/1975 A3230 Alstom 9595 CN 9595
8012 3/1975 A3197 Alstom 9562 CN 9562
8013 9/1975 A3256 Alstom 9621 CN 9621
8014 3/1976 A3428 Alstom 9633 CN 9633
8015 3/1976 A3430 Alstom 9635 CN 9635
Notes: Units were upgraded by Alstom before going to RMRX.

* * * EMD GP40 Rebuilds into GP40-2s* * *

RMRX No. Built Bldr S/N 5th Owner & Road # 4th Owner & Road # 3rd Owner & Road # 2nd Owner & Road # 1st Owner & Road #
8016 8/68 34293 NRE 675 UP 675 MKT 240 Conrail 3116 PC 3116
8017 8/68 34291 NRE 9956 UP 9956/675 MKT 239 Conrail 3114 PC 3114
8018 9/68 34310 NRE 9960 UP 960/678 MKT 243 Conrail 3133 PC 3133
8018 9/68 34310 NRE 9960 UP 9960/678 MKT 243 Conrail 3133 PC 3133
8019 9/68 34329 NRE 9963 UP 9963/681 MKT 246 Conrail 3152 PC 3152
Notes: NREX rebuilt GP40 units into GP40-2s prior to selling them to RMRX.

* * * HATX GP40-3 LEASE UNITS * * *

HATX No. Built Bldr S/N 4th Owner & Road # 3rd Owner & Road # 2nd Owner & Road # 1st Owner & Road #
800 10/71 38527 - CSX 6622 CS 4047 B&O 4047
801 11/71 38536 - CSX 6631 CS 4056 B&O 4056
803 2/67 32963 CSX 6720 SBD 6720 SCL 1565 SAL 650
804 1/70 35104 - CSX 6746 SBD 6746 SCL 1591
805 5/70 35899 - CSX 6753 SBD 6753 SCL 1598
Notes: Helm rebuilt GP40 units into GP40-3s prior to leasing them to RMRX.

* * * General Notes * * *

Abbreviations:

  • B&O - Baltimore & Ohio
  • CN - Canadian National
  • CS - Chessie System
  • CSX - CSXT Transportation
  • HATX - Helm Leasing
  • MKT - Missouri Kansas Texas
  • NREX - National Railway Equipment
  • PC - Penn Central
  • SAL - Seaboard Air Line
  • SCL - Seaboard Coast Line
  • SBD - Seaboard System
  • UP - Union Pacific
Sources: Additional info from John Whittingham.
  • Canadian Trackside Guide by By-Town Railway Society
  • Diesel Era Magazine
  • Trains Magazine
  • Railfan & Railroad Magazine
  • X2200 South Newsletter

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