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Waterloo Central 79482

About WCRX 79482

Info Model: CN PSC Van

User Builder: CN Pointe St. Charles shops, Montreal, Quebec

Calendar Date Built: 1971

Train  Lineage: CN 79482 / WCRX 482 / WCRX 79482


  • CN 79482 was one of 548 steel cabooses built by Canadian National Railways’ Pointe St. Charles shops in Montreal between 1970 and 1977 using boxcars as cores.
  • Used by CN as shoving platform after retirement as working van
  • To Waterloo Central Railway in 2007, renumbered 482 and modified to carry passengers
  • To be returned to original CN number (79482) in 2021