Bulkhead Flatcar 401752

History of Bulkhead Flatcar 401752

1971: Waterloo Central Railway bulkhead flatcar 401752 was built by National Steel Car for the Canadian Pacific Railway as CP 316219. Later in its career the car was assigned to company service and renumbered CP 401752.

2011: The Canadian Pacific Railway donated bulkhead flatcar 401752 to the Waterloo Central Railway for use on their operations. The car became WCR 401752.

Present: The car is currently used for a variety of needs including storage, as an event stage car and for occasional movement of materials along the Waterloo Spur.

Bulkhead Flatcar 401752 at Waterloo Central Railway.
WCR 401752 in St. Jacobs, Ontario, 2020.
Bulkhead Flatcar 401752 at Waterloo Central Railway.
WCR 401752 in St. Jacobs, Ontario. Behind it is Baggage car 4560.
Bulkhead Flatcar 401752 in 2020 parked at Waterloo Central Railway yard. St. Jacobs Ontario.
WCR 401752 in St. Jacobs, Ontario in 2020.
Bulkhead Flatcar 401752 heading north on the Waterloo Spur towards Elmira, Ontario being pulled by heritage diesel locomotive 1001. Here it is hauling a new station shelter for the Elmira stop.
WCR 401752 northbound to Elmira, Ontario hauling a new shelter for the Elmira stop. Pulled by WCR 1001.
Bulkhead Flatcar 401752 at Waterloo Central Railway.
Bulkhead Flatcar 401752 at Waterloo Central Railway.

Specifications

Road Number401752
TypeBulkhead Flat
BuilderNational Steel Car
Date BuiltApril 1971
LineageCanadian Pacific 316219
Canadian Pacific 401752
Waterloo Central Railway 401752

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