Private car Pony Express – Specifications










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Private Car Pony Express -
PPCX 800320
Member of AAPRCO and
RPCA


SPECIFICATIONS























 Built by

Canadian Car & Foundry

 Year

1941

 Built for

Canadian Pacific Railway – #4210

 Service

Baggage & Express

 Lt Wt

120,600#

 Features

Full open end doors A end

 

Has tables and seating for 40

 Mechanical

Amtrak PC2 complete 8/20/01, PC2A 3/23/2011. Current PC-1

 Trucks

Commonwealth – Straight Equalizer

 Brakes

26C – Tread braked, Lo-Friction comp or cast iron shoes

 Wheels

36″ – Hub stamped, fresh contour, 41-46/16 thickness.

 Bearings

Timken & Fafner roller bearings, grease lube

 Couplers

F – Tightlock

 Clearance

“A” Clearance – Good for Northeast Corridor

 Electrical

110 V car with full HEP.

 

12 V emergency lighting, water system and marker lights

 

Solar panels and inverter provide basic electrical service off
HEP

 

7500 watt Onan quiet diesel gen set

 Water

325 gal stainless steel water tank, 20 gal elect hot water heater.

 Toilet

RV china bowl with 58 gal holding tank.


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