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1973c - Canadian National Diesel Switcher (Canada)


Canadian National Diesel Switcher (Canada)

Model: Canadian National Diesel Switcher (Canada) (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 3000
Category: Diesel Electric Locomotives
Diesel Electric Locomotives
Locomotive Class: 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
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
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.
Year: 1973c
Catalogue Number: R.1551
Year Information: Locomotive with operating headlight front and rear.
Model Motor: ---
Publication: Hornby Railways Canadian Model Railways 1973 Edition
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: ---
Hornby Railways Canadian Model Railways 1973 Edition
Logo & Box Design:

UK Price List: ---
Aust Price List: ---
Can Price List: $20.00

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