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Waterloo Central Railway 1437

About WCRX 1437

Info Model: PB heavyweight coach

User Builder: Canadian Car & Foundry/Canadian Pacific Angus shops

Calendar Date Built: December 1923

Train  Lineage: CP 1437 / CP 411273 (OCS work car) / CP 1720 (coach) / National Museum of Science and Technology “Midway” / St. Thomas Central 1437 “Midway” / WCRX 1437


  • Converted to OCS work car CP 411723 in February 1970
  • Reconditioned and returned to revenue passenger service as CP 1720 for use on Dominion Atlantic Railway
  • Windsor to Truro, Nova Scotia mixed train in June 1975
  • To National Museum of Science and Technology, Ottawa, Ontario in 1981 and named “Midway” for excursion service with CP 1201.
  • To SOLRS/St. Thomas Central, St. Thomas, Ontario, March 2000
  • Moved to Waterloo Central Railway in 2007
  • Currently undergoing complete restoration in St. Jacobs