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The EMD GP40BP is a EMD GP40-based passenger locomotive rebuilt by ASTRA Vagoane Arad in Arad, Romania for Barokiya Ralfshah.

History

In 1993, ASTRA Vagoane Arad rebuilt 23 American freight locomotives into passenger locomotives for Barokiya Ralfshah. The locomotives, designated GP40BP, were rebuilt from ex-Cotton Belt EMD GP40-2s and EMD GP35s. The rebuild included an EMD 16-710G3A prime mover, producing 3,800 hp (2,800 kW), and a separate head-end power (HEP) generator.

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