K-1129C   Canadian Pacific "The Canadian" 15" Passenger Set Canadian Pacific
    $699.95 ea.    
K-1129C


Canadian Pacific 'The Canadian'

The Canadian Pacific Railway, one of the largest railways in North America, defined transcontinental transportation for Canada. Canadian Pacific was chartered in 1880 for the specific purpose of building a rail line to unite the Pacific coast with the eastern provinces.

In the 1950s CP envisioned an all stainless-steel passenger train to be named The Canadian. In June of 1953, the CP placed the largest train car order in the history of the Budd Company. A total of 173 fluted cars were manufactured in Philadelphia for The Canadian and her sister train, The Dominion. During 1954-55, CP took delivery of all 173 cars, enough for two continental trains in each direction. The following types of cars were produced: Baggage/Dormitory, First Class Coach, Dome-Coach Buffet, Sleeping Car, Dining Car and Dome Observation.

This set is available in two lengths, one with 18 inch cars and the other with 15 inch cars. Both sets are led by Canadian Pacific F-7 A-A Diesels with Lionel RailSounds, Train Master Command Control and Electrocouplers. These features allow remote control of these engines using the industry standard control system. Both units are double-motored, with all four motors linked and pulling in concert with each other for maximum pull.

The aluminum passenger cars feature prototypically correct paint schemes and extrusions, fully furnished interiors with figures, patented overhead StreamLighting and hidden uncoupling mechanism. 31 inch curves are required for operation of the 15 inch cars, while a 42 inch curves is needed to run the 18 inch cars.



Catalog: 2002 2nd Edition
Release Date: SOLD OUT

Train Set Features
  •   F-7 A-A Diesels w/Lionel RailSounds, TMCC & Electrocouplers
  •   'Blair Manor Pullman
  •   Craig Manor Pullman
  •   Empress Coffee Shop Lounge
  •   Skyline Dome Coach
  •   Tremblant Park Observation


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On July 01, 2011 02:09 PM, Lee Smith wrote:

Hi,
I now own the 6 car set of the 15" cars. I bought them the hard way one at a time on eBay. I love the set though. Now if I only had the F-3 A-A set of diesels.

On October 24, 2016 03:27 PM, Yorktrains wrote:

Lee Smith just found a set of CP F3 for you I am on AOL