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11/24/2017
 
 
 
 
 
Owner: Central Rail Road of New Jersey
Model:EMD GP40PBuilt As:CNJ 3680 (GP40P)
Serial Number:34257Order No:7130
Frame Number:7130-10Built:10/1968
Other locos with this serial:  CNJ 3680(GP40P) NJT 4109(GP40P) NJT 4107(GP40PH-2) NJTR 4107(GP40PH-2)
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Conrail commuter #5511
Title:  Conrail commuter #5511
Description:  A Conrail westbound local pulls up to the eastbound high platform. Passengers could make a cross platform change here to train #1812, the "Scoot" to Bayonne, a short lived service that ran from 1967 to 1978. Prior to 1967, CNJ trains had all run up the CNJ main to Bayone, and on to Jersey City. Then came the Aldene Plan, which included the purchase of the GP40Ps (painted in B&O blue), and a change of route, with trains heading east of here up the Lehigh Valley to Newark, and then on the Pennsylvania in to Penn Station. GP40P 3680 was was delivered 10/1968, and was rebuilt into a GP40PH-2 by Conrail.
Photo Date:  6/25/1977  Upload Date: 11/23/2008 3:01:19 PM
Location:  Cranford, NJ
Author:  Charles Knox Freericks
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Locomotives:  CNJ 3680(GP40P)
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