Model Details

Canadian National Diesel Switcher (Canada)

Canada
3000

Canadian National Diesel Switcher (Canada)

Years Released: 1965c 1967c 1969c 1970c 1971c 1973c (Model Year pages)
Model released for 6 years.

Model: Canadian National Diesel Switcher (Canada)
Running Number: 3000
Category: Diesel Electric Locomotives
Diesel Electric Locomotives
Locomotive Class: RS-2
RS-2
Designer: ALCO-MLW
Class Information: The ‘real’ RS-2 locomotives were built between 1946 and 1950 by ALCO in the USA. Additional units were built in Canada by MLW Subsidiary for both major Canadian companies.
Purpose: Freight
Wheel Arrangement: BO-BO
BO-BO
Model Information: Model released in Canada only.
Length - 7 7/8 inches.
Models Produced: * 20,730
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1965c

1971c

1973c

1967c 1969c 1970c

1965c

1967c 1969c 1970c 1971c

1973c
Company: C.N. - Canadian National Railways
Logo: C.N. Logo
Logo Years: 1961 - Present
Canadian National Railways
Livery: C.N. Black
C.N. Black
Livery Details: Black with white wasp stripes on sides. 0range red front area.
Company Information: Canadian National Railways (CNR) was created between 1918 and 1923, comprising several railways that had become bankrupt and fallen into federal government hands, along with some railways already owned by the government. In 1995, the federal government privatized CN. CN is the largest railway in Canada with track from coast to coast. Over the next decade, the company expanded significantly in the United States. CN operated passenger services until 1978, when they were assumed by VIA Rail along with those of the Canadian Pacific.

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Current: 547 - February 2017
Previous: 465 - January 2017
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Model Year Details (6)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1965c R.155CN 1965c
Canadian National Diesel Switcher (Canada)
1967c R.155CN 1967c
Canadian National Diesel Switcher (Canada)
1969c R.155CN 1969c
Canadian National Diesel Switcher (Canada)
1970c R.551 1970c
Canadian National Diesel Switcher (Canada)
1971c R.1551 1971c
Canadian National Diesel Switcher (Canada)
1973c R.1551 1973c
Canadian National Diesel Switcher (Canada)

Train Sets Included In (6)

YEARS TRAIN SET
1970c Canadian National Diesel Freight Set (Canada)
1967c Cross Canada Diesel Freight Set (Canada)
1965c Diesel Freighter Set (Canada)
1970c International Container Express Set (Canada)
1971c International Container Express Set (Canada)
1966c No.2 Presentation Set (Canada)

Related Service Sheets (1)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
61 Power Bogies - R.55, R.155, R.159, R.253 April 1968

Model Photos & Notes (0)

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1965c Diesel with working Head and Tail Lights. Knurled steel driving wheels.
1967c Locomotive has working head and tail lights.
1969c Locomotive has working head and tail lights.
1970c Locomotive with operating headlight.
1971c Loco with operating lights front and rear.
1973c Locomotive with operating headlight front and rear.

Price List

YEAR CAN PRICE
1969c $15.00
1970c $14.00
1971c $14.00
1973c $20.00

Catalogue Images (6)

R.155CN - Canadian National Diesel Switcher (Canada) - 1965c
R.155CN Canadian National Diesel Switcher (Canada) - 1965c

R.155CN - Canadian National Diesel Switcher (Canada) - 1967c
R.155CN Canadian National Diesel Switcher (Canada) - 1967c

R.155CN - Canadian National Diesel Switcher (Canada) - 1969c
R.155CN Canadian National Diesel Switcher (Canada) - 1969c

R.551 - Canadian National Diesel Switcher (Canada) - 1970c
R.551 Canadian National Diesel Switcher (Canada) - 1970c

R.1551 - Canadian National Diesel Switcher (Canada) - 1971c
R.1551 Canadian National Diesel Switcher (Canada) - 1971c

R.1551 - Canadian National Diesel Switcher (Canada) - 1973c
R.1551 Canadian National Diesel Switcher (Canada) - 1973c


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