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Cape Breton & Central Nova Scotia



The CB&CNS runs 227.8 miles from Truro, NS to Sydney, NS and operates a 10 mile branch from Stellarton to "End of Rail." It has the distinction of being one of only two railroads on Cape Breton Island. Its track is former CN and was purchased in 1993. Visit CBNS's webpage at Railtex.

System Map

Road #'s               Bldr.   Model       In Service     Previous Owner          Notes
62 EMD GP9 1 ex-Indiana & Ohio 2160-2176 EMD GP7u 2 ex-Georgia Southwestern 3102-3108 EMD GP50 2 ex-Indiana & Ohio 3842 MLW RS-18 1 ex-CN #3842 4022 EMD GP40 1 ex-Goderich Exeter #4022 4700 EMD GP18 1 ex-Ontario L'Orignal 5000-5009 EMD GP50 4 ex-Indiana & Ohio 1 5967 EMD GP9 1 ex-Mid Michigan

1. Specific numbers are 5000, 5004, 5007, 5009