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CNR Rolling Stock

Passenger equipment

1921 order 18 sleeping, 12 dining and 20 baggage cars.

Canadian National in the East, Vol. Two, BRMNA

These were the first steel sleeping cars owned by a Canadian railway. Four others were ordered at the same time from Preston Car however, a disasterous fire destroyed the plant before they were finished being built. Only one car was later delivered.

Read more in National Steel Car article 1916.

Constituent roads:

Intercolonial, Canadian Government, Canadian Northern, Grand Trunk Pacific

4205 (ex ICR 165 first class coach) Bathurst Street yard. Front Street West in background.

Business Car 28 (ex ICR 497 Montreal) Built 8/1898

Sydney (ex ICR Sydney) 10 Section - I Drawing Room Sleeper. Steel Sheathed. Pullman 9/1904

Louisburg (ex CGR Louisburg) 10 Section - 2 Drawing Room sleeper. Pullma 1918.

Midland (ex CNoR 9656 Oshawa) 12 Section - 1 Drawing Room sleeper. CC&F 1914

Liscomb (ex GTP 3901) Diner

Sherbrooke (ex CN 1639 Sherbrooke) 12 Section - 1 Drawing Room sleeper. Built 1937.




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