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C.P. Diesel Switcher Locomotive (Canada)

Canada
3000

C.P. Diesel  Switcher Locomotive (Canada)

Years Released: 1969c 1970c 1971c (Model Year pages)
Model released for 3 years.

Model: C.P. Diesel Switcher Locomotive (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: * 2,400
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:


1971c

1969c 1970c

1969c 1970c 1971c
Company: C.P. - Canadian Pacific Railways
Logo: C.P. Crest
Logo Years: ---
Canadian Pacific Railways
Livery: C.P. Grey & Maroon
C.P. Grey & Maroon
Livery Details: Grey with maroon band and yellow lettering.
Company Information: Canadian Pacific Railway was founded in 1881 to link Canada’s populated centres with the vast potential of its relatively unpopulated West. This incredible engineering feat was completed on November 7, 1885, six years ahead of schedule. Currently CP operates tracks west of Montreal to the Pacific coast. It’s world-famous transcontinental passenger service ‘The Canadian’ was handed over with all other passenger services to government agency VIA Rail in 1978 where it was ‘merged’ with Canadian National’s competing service.

Model Ranking:
Current: 1279 - September 2017
Previous: 1413 - August 2017
Movement: (+134)

Model Year Details (3)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1969c R.155CP 1969c
C.P. Diesel Switcher Locomotive (Canada)
1970c R.1552 1970c
C.P. Diesel Switcher Locomotive (Canada)
1971c R.1552 1971c
C.P. Diesel Switcher Locomotive (Canada)

Train Sets Included In (1)

YEARS TRAIN SET
1969c Canadian Pacific Diesel Freight 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
1969c Locomotive has working head and tail lights.
1970c Locomotive with working head and tail lights.
1971c Locomotive with working lights front and rear.

Price List

YEAR CAN PRICE
1969c $15.00
1970c $15.00
1971c $15.00

Catalogue Images (3)

R.155CP - C.P. Diesel  Switcher Locomotive (Canada) - 1969c
R.155CP C.P. Diesel Switcher Locomotive (Canada) - 1969c

R.1552 - C.P. Diesel  Switcher Locomotive (Canada) - 1970c
R.1552 C.P. Diesel Switcher Locomotive (Canada) - 1970c

R.1552 - C.P. Diesel  Switcher Locomotive (Canada) - 1971c
R.1552 C.P. Diesel Switcher Locomotive (Canada) - 1971c


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