RailPictures.Net Photo: NJT 4882 NJ Transit GG-1 at Matawan, New Jersey by Charles Freericks
 
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NJ Transit (more..)
GG-1 (more..)
Matawan (more..)
Matawan, New Jersey, USA (more..)
October 29, 1983
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NJT 4882 (more..)
NJT Farewell to GG1  (more..)
Charles Freericks (more..)
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On October 28, 1983, NJT took the last GG-1s out of revenue service. The following day, they ran several excursions from Matawan to Newark behind three remaining units. This was the Farewell to the GG-1 day. GG-1's did not operate in regular service through Matawan, giving all the railfans in the shot something special to witness. (There had previously been at least one revenue run of GG-1s from Matawan when one rescued a stranded train.)
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