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Abandoned U5B Ferrovia Novoeste S.A. by SD40-2 Abandoned U5B Ferrovia Novoeste S.A. by SD40-2
One abandoned GE U5B Ferrovia Novoeste Sociedade Anônima in the city of Bauru, state of São Paulo, Brazil, these locomotives were built between 1961 and 1963, these locomotives were designed for switcher work and to run in railroads with weight restriction, in Brazil the company RFFSA(Rede Ferroviaria Federal Sociedade Anônima) purchased 20 units for large gauge railroads to serve as switchers and 88 units for the metric gauge to serve as switcher and many times serve to pull cargo and passanger trains in secondary railroads despite having no dynamic brake and can not run in multiple traction, in 1998 the locomotives were auctioned to private companies, this unit was the only U5B of the Ferrovia Novoeste S.A., today the locomotive belongs to the ALL(América Latina Logística), the company owned the Brasil Ferrovias group(the Ferrovia Novoeste S.A. was part of this group) in 2006.
In total 139 units were built in USA to be exported to Brazil, Chile, Honduras and Tunisia, being 108 built to Brazil.
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ColbyJames2902 Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2015
Is 2044 yet to be preserved?
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