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Why are GTW's SD40-3s in KCS paint, like the one shown here? Were they bought from the KCS and just never repainted? Any knowledge would be greatly appreciated. Thanks! :)


UP Scott

Active Member
For now, I'm going to go with you don't need as much white paint for the name, but... :D
No idea...:confused: Nice shots though. :)


Reality escapee
IIRC CN and KCS did a joint lease on those units. They would use them for six months each per year.

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