Model Year Details

1971c - C.P. Rail Diesel Switcher (Canada)

Canada
7553


C.P. Rail Diesel Switcher (Canada)

Model: C.P. Rail Diesel Switcher (Canada) (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 7553
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: * 6,200
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Company: C.P. - Canadian Pacific Railways
Logo: C.P. Logo
Logo Years: 1971 - 1994
Canadian Pacific Railways
Livery: C.P. Red
C.P. Red
Livery Details: Red with white and black trimming.
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.
Year: 1971c
Catalogue Number: R.1553
Year Information: Loco with operating lights front and rear.
Model Motor: ---
Publication: Tri-ang Hornby Canadian Model Railways 1971 Edition
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: ---
Tri-ang Hornby Canadian Model Railways 1971 Edition
Logo & Box Design:


UK Price List: ---
Aust Price List: ---
Can Price List: $15.00

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Previous: 1577 - August 2019
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Model Year Details (2)

YEAR CAT IMAGE
1971c R.1553 1971c
C.P. Rail Diesel Switcher (Canada)
1973c R.1553 1973c
C.P. Rail Diesel Switcher (Canada)

Train Sets Included In (1)

YEARS TRAIN SET
1973c C.P. Rail 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

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