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These are stories from Argentina, where they arrived four locotoras SD40-2, belonging to NREX ( #8105,#7929,#7940,#7924), which are headed for the locomotive repair shops Materfer which NREC's partner in Argentina. It is said that you think make Gernset or GT26 at four locomotives and sell them to local railways.

The locomotives in question are:

NREX # 8105 & #7929

NREX # 7940

The four:

Well, we finally have the fifth SD40-2, ex FURX # 7218. This locomotive came in October 2011, and at first thought it would go to workshops for repair and Materfer sold to Vale, a mining railway, but it turned out to be so. Today their status and future is a mystery. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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