Canadian National

419,95  inkl. 16% MwSt.DE

32558
Status: New
verfügbar ab Oct. 2021

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Canadian National originally purchased a total of 225 RS-18s, making it their second-most-numerous diesel road-switchers. But in the 1970s, CN was looking for a solution for providing replacement motive power to their underpowered and aging fleet of RSC-13s, with the challenge being the lightweight rail of many branchlines throughout the Atlantic Canadian provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.

The solution was to retruck 38 RS-18s with A-1-A trucks salvaged from the outgoing fleet of RSC-13s, which was performed by CN’s Moncton Shops in 1975 and 1976. These refitted RS-18s were classed as RSC-14s (owing to the their 251B prime movers being down-rated from 1800 to 1400 h.p.) and subsequently assigned to Charlottetown, Moncton and Halifax. A traffic slump in the spring of 1989 left fewer than 15 units in service. These were restricted to yard or transfer work following CNs decision to not equip any RS-18s with new safety features required on mainline locomotives in Canada. CN retired the last of its RSC-14s in 1993.

True scale and true to life miniature model for adult collectors.
Not suitable for children under 14 years.