Or is VIA hauling an extra F40 on the Chaleur to account for any possible breakdowns? After all, two units are not required for tractive effort on the Hudson Bay, but they have them in case of emergencies... It's not like CN has a lot of locos hanging around from Matapedia on towards Gaspe...
On 2013-04-14, at 10:25 AM, Jason Shron wrote:
> The Renaissance cars are so heavy that we see diesel lashups like we did in the pre-HEP days, when locomotives were only 1750 to 1800 HP!
> It's pretty impressive, if wasteful. Just think - if this train was pulled by F units there would probably need to be seven of them!
> --- In Canadian-Passenger-Rail@yahoogroups.com, "rick_foo" <rick_foo@...> wrote:
>> Combined Via #15/17* arriving at Montreal:
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