"Park Car" - Under Cover

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  1. Feb 11, 2019 #1

    NS VIA Fan

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    After sitting outside at ExpoRail, the Canadian Rail Museum in Saint-Constant, Quebec......”Sibley Park” has been moved into the Angus Pavilion where it will be restored. Sibley was considered surplus by VIA Rail and not rebuilt as part of the HEP I program back in the late ‘80s.

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    It’s positioned on one of the pit tracks in the museum giving a view here not usually seen:

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    Wow, that's cool. :eek:  Do all of VIA's park cars have "Park" names like that?
     
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    Yes -- that's actually why they're called "Park Cars", IIRC.  They had some formal official name like "observation end car" or something but they all had "____ Park" names so...
     
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    Thanks for the pictures!
     
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    I work with one of two park cars in the USA on a regular basis and the only one that still operates. It still lacks HEP. But the owner did recently restore it to Canadian Pacific livery.
     

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