Category: In The Real World (Town/Train)
BC Rail EMD GF6C 6001 Built in 1983, it serviced the Tumbler Ridge Subdivision in northern British Columbia hauling coal trains. It was deemed to be cheaper to electrify the 82 mile line than to ventilate the numerous tunnels running under the mountains. Seven were built and ran until 2000, when the mines became unprofitable and shuttered. Unit 6001 is the only example of the locomotive to not be scrapped, and is on display at the Central British Columbia Railway and Forestry Museum in Prince George, BC.