Canadian National Railways
Railiner Rail Diesel Cars
6002 ex B&M 6902 acq. 7/1965 one of 30 powered trailers
a model built only for Boston & Maine commuter service.
6101 in mid consist. Large modern looking building in the background at 444 Front Street West is the Globe & Mail newspaper. Built for the Toronto Telegram which used it from 1963 until 1971 when the Tely closed down.
6103 at Spadina. Two steam generator cars in background.
Looks like No.1 the westbound Super Continental behind
6111 ex B&M 6111 acq. 7/1965 equipped with old style
headlight housing including illuminated number boards.
RDC-1 6112 ex B&M 6112 for one of two branch runs
to Clermont or Richmond.
6114 ex B&M 6121 one of 8 RDC-1's acquired secondhand.
RDC-2 6204 comprises the entire train. Not uncommon across
much of Canada. Note the STC highway coach.
RDC-2 D-203 No. 607 westbound Daily North Battleford to
Edmonton 254 miles.
6205 with block lettering and white background.
RDC-2 6205 on roundhouse outdoor track. Spadina (Toronto) 5/30/1969 Doug Grotjahn/Joseph Testagrose Collection
RDC-3 D-350 No.635 Daily St.Paul to Edmonton 127 miles.
Originated in Grand Centre as No.637 176 miles.
6302 (ex D-302) one-only RDC-3 with 48 seats. Budd 6702
6/1957 Edmonton 7/12/1973
RDC-3 6352 at Spadina 4/10/1971 G.H.Landau/Joseph Testagrose collection
6352 leads three other Cars loading headend traffic bound
for Niagara Falls from Toronto. .
6355 passing beneath Bathurst Street bridge. Note the
low switch stand to avoid blocking view of nearby switch.
Unidentified RDC-3 at Spadina. Note coal pile and work
flat car with old steam engine tender loaded with coal.
RDC-4 D-452 and D-451 plus RDC-1 D-104 comprise No.624's
consist. Daily Saskatoon to Regina 162 miles.
RDC-4 6401 at North Bay, Ont. 7/14/1973 Joseph Testagrose
RDC-4 6450 at Moncton, NB 5/1976 Joseph Testagrose
6453 likely part of a switching move.
6475 trails an RDC-1 on the tri-weekly Thunder Bay-Winnipeg run. Port Arthur 10/1973 D'Arcy Furlonger
6401 (ex D-401) Mail-Baggage-Express RDC-4 Budd #6803
5/1957 Out of service at Spadina 9/1978 Randy Kotuby
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