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Pennsylvania Railroad

Pennsylvania Railroad

Company: Pennsylvania Railroad
Abbreviation: P.R.R.
Country: U.S.
Information: Early roots date back to 1846 with headquarters in Philadelphia. The railroad was eventually to become the largest railroad in the USA through 1960’s with over 10,000-miles of track primarily located in lucrative Northeastern Region collectively called the “Rust Belt”. Major metropolises served by the PRR include Philadelphia, New York, Washington, and Chicago. Merged in 1968 with chief rival Penn Central and then again in 1999 when it’s routes were divided among two companies, the CSX and Norfolk & Southern. Famous for named passenger trains including The Broadway serving Chicago, New York, and Philadelphia as well as the Congressional serving New York and Washington.
All passenger services were handed over to government run Amtrak by 1971.
Recognizable features of the railroad include the world-famous Horseshoe Curve and the pioneering GG-1 electric locomotives.

Pennsylvania Railroad Liveries (1)

P.R.R. Silver (4) Loco & Coach P.R.R. Silver

Pennsylvania Railroad Releases (4)

Pennsylvania Baggage/Kitchen Car
Released: 1967
3101 P.R.R. Silver
Pennsylvania Diner Car
Released: 1967
7525 P.R.R. Silver
Pennsylvania Observation Car
Released: 1967
3102 P.R.R. Silver
Pennsylvania Passenger Car
Released: 1967
7752 P.R.R. Silver

Pennsylvania Railroad Images (4)

Pennsylvania Baggage/Kitchen Car
Pennsylvania Baggage/Kitchen Car 3101

Pennsylvania Diner Car
Pennsylvania Diner Car 7525

Pennsylvania Observation Car
Pennsylvania Observation Car 3102

Pennsylvania Passenger Car
Pennsylvania Passenger Car 7752

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1. Princess Royal Class Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth
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3. Class A3 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman
4. Class 7P6F Locomotive - Britannia
5. Class 9F Locomotive - Evening Star
6. L.N.E.R. Composite Coach

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4,069 individual Items.
3,707 Models.
362 catalogued Train Sets.
156 Train Packs.
820 Steam Locomotives.
497 Diesel Locomotives.
1,082 Passenger Coaches.
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