Central Manitoba Railway



Central Manitoba Railway
Legend
Pine Falls Sub
675 Pine Falls
664 Manitoba Paper Spur
659 McCarl
533 Stead
238 East Selkirk End of Track
231 Manitoba Hydro Spur
224 Brainerd
171 Gonor
102 Manlius
North Transcona Yards
41 Pine Jct CP Keewatin Sub
Griffin Canada/Transcona
02 Peters
0 Beach Jct CN Reddit Sub
Carman Sub
0 Carman Jct CN Carman Sub
133 Sanford
218 Brunkild
254 Mollard
301 Sperling
372 Homewood
to Elm Creek
436 Carman
505 Graysville

The Central Manitoba Railway reporting mark CEMR is a Canadian shortline railway operating in the province of Manitoba

The Central Manitoba Railway CEMR was created in 1999 by Cando Rail Services Ltd to purchase the former CN Pine Falls 67 miles 108 km and Carman subdivisions 51 miles 82 km They run five days a week weekdays in the Norcran Industrial Area in North Transcona They purchased a former CPR yard that was built in 1887–9 and built a new shop-house and diesel repair facility They also repair cars for other railways

They run on 115 & 132 pound per yard 50 kg/m rail on the Carman sub, and 85 pound per yard 42 kg/m light rail on the Pine Falls sub, one of the few light rail branches existing in Manitoba

Contents

  • 1 Livery
    • 11 1999 - December 2017
    • 12 December 2017 - Present
  • 2 Locomotives
  • 3 Gallery
  • 4 References
  • 5 External links

Livery

1999 - December 2017

CEMR 4002 in CEMR's original paint scheme

A black top and bottom broken by red and white stripes down the middle with the CEMR "bison" logo and a larger grey stripe and large white engine numbers on the sides under the windows of the cab

December 2017 - Present

CEMR 4002 after being repainted in December 2017

Solid black with red and white curved stripes near the rear and on the nose of the locomotive, and a red line on the fuel tank This base scheme, and the font of the numbers, match that of the CEMR's parent company, Cando Rail Services In the middle of the body is the CEMR "bison" logo, with the website of Cando underneath

Locomotives

The Central Manitoba Railway currently operates 16 locomotives

Red = No longer on roster

Unit Number Built Type Notes
CIT 3806 1959 GP38-3 Acquired 2015
CEMR 4000 March 1955 GP9RM Ex-CN 4020, acquired 1999
CEMR 4001 September 1955 GP9RM Ex-CN 4025, acquired 1999
CEMR 4002 April 1955 GP9RM Ex-CN 4026, acquired 1999
CEMR 4003 January 1958 GP9RM Ex-CN 4007, acquired 1999
CCGX 4010 January 1958 GP9RM Ex-CN 4010, acquired 2004
CCGX 4011 January 1958 GP9RM Ex-CN 4011, acquired 2004
CEMR 4012 January 1958 GP9RM Ex-CN 4008, acquired 2004
CEMR 4013 July 1956 GP9RM Ex-CN 4013, acquired 2004
CEMR 4014 November 1957 GP9RM Ex-CN 4001, acquired 2004
CEMR 4081 June 1956 GP9 Ex-GTW 4446, acquired 2006
CCGX 4118 1955 GP9RM Ex-CN 4118, acquired 2012
CCGX 4119 1955 GP9RM Ex-CN 4119, acquired 2012
CCGX 4201   GP38-3 Ex-UP, acquired 2015
CCGX 4202 February 1964 GP38-3 Ex-UP, acquired 2015
CCGX 4203 GP38-3 Ex-UP, acquired 2015
CCGX 4204 GP38-3 Ex-UP, acquired 2015
CCGX 5201 1971 SD38AC Ex-DMIR 202, Acquired in 2015
CCGX 5232 November 1971 SD40 Ex-CN 5232, acquired 200X, moved to Prairie Rail Solutions in 2015
CCGX 5310 1978 SD40-2W Ex-CN
CCGX 5311 1978 SD40-2W Ex-CN 5311/DESX 5311, acquired 2014
CEMR 5396 1978 SD40-2 Ex-CN 5396, née CP 5784
CEFX 6056 October 1978 SD38-2 Leased Fall 2015, Ex- IAIS 156
CEFX 6057 October 1978 SD38-2 Leased Fall 2015, Ex-IAIS 157
CCGX 7061 1955 GP9RM Ex-CN 7061, acquired 2012

Gallery

References

  • Railways portal
  1. ^ "Archived copy" Archived from the original on 2010-05-25 Retrieved 2007-05-17 
  2. ^ http://wwwtraingeekca/wp/trains/shortlines/cemr/roster/

External links

  • Central Manitoba Railway: official website
  • Traingeek's page on Central Manitoba Railway




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