NB East Coast Railway (NBEC) 6901

NBEC 6901 was an SD40, formerly CN 5040 (class GF-30d). It was built in 1968, retired from CN on April 24, 1998, and rebuilt by Alstom by the spring of 1999 for NBEC. It was sent to Alstom for repairs in 1999 and returned in late 1999. 6901 was the trailing engine (with CFMG 6908) involved in a derailment November 6, 2001 just east of Campbellton, where a truck float was struck at a private crossing. It was sent to Moncton for repairs.

NBEC 6901 leading train 403 through Beresford, 2007/09/13
6901 leads train 403 through Beresford on September 13, 2007.
NBEC 6901 in Campbellton 2006/08/12. Photo by Paul Campbell
6901 in Campbellton on August 12, 2006. Photo by Paul Campbell. Used with permission.
NBEC 6901 at Bathurst 2007/05/28
6901 arriving at Bathurst on May 28, 2007.