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CANADIAN FREIGHT CARS

A resource page for the Canadian Freight Car Enthusiast


Ultimately I hope to provide and maintain fairly detailed freight car rosters for all Canadian railways. For more on how to read the tables, see How to read the tables

Canadian Railways

AC/ACIS

Algoma Central Railway (1899-1901)
Algoma Central & Hudson Bay Railway (1901-1965)
Algoma Central Railway (1965-present)

AE

Manitoulin & North Shore Railway (1888-1911)
Algoma Eastern Railway (1911-1931)
Canadian Pacific Railway (1931-1938)

AJ

Alma & Jonquieres (1954-1974)

BCER/BCH

British Columbia Electric
B.C. Hydro Rail

BCIT/BCOL

British Columbia Railway
BC Rail
Canadian National Railways

CDAC

Canadian American Railroad (1997-2001)

BCNE/CN/CNA/CNIS

Canadian National Railways (1918-present)

COR/COT

Central Ontario Railway

CP/CPAA/CPI

Canadian Pacific Railway
CP Rail
Canadian Pacific Railway

CASO

Canada Southern Railway (1924-1977)

CBNS

Cape Breton & Central Nova Scotia Railway (1997-2002)

CTRW

Carlton Trail (2001-present)

CV/CVC

Central Vermont (1905-1995)
Grand Trunk Western Railroad (1995-present)

DWC/DWP

Duluth, Winnipeg & Pacific (1914-1993)
Canadian National Railways (1993-present)

EBC

Eastern British Columbia Railway Co. (1908-1934)

EN

Esquimalt & Nanaimo (1926-1999)

GFC

Grand Falls Central (1957-1977)

GT

Grand Trunk

GTA/GTW

Grand Trunk Western Railroad

HBRY

Hudson Bay Railway (1998-2006)

HCRY

Huron Central Railway (1998-present)

KV

Kettle Valley Railway (1910-1931)

LPS

London & Port Stanley Railway (1916-1966)

NJ

Napierville Junction (1973-1992)

NBSR

New Brunswick Southern Railway (1995-present)

NAR

Northern Alberta Railways (1929-1981)
Canadian National Railways (1981-present)

NBEC

New Brunswick Eastern (2011)
Canadian National Railways (2012-present)

NNB&SRC

Northern New Brunswick & Seaboard Railway Co. (1912)

OCRR

Ottawa Central Railway (2010)

PGE/PGER

Pacific Great Eastern

QC

Quebec Central Railway (1901-1994)
Canadian Pacific Railway (1994-present)

QGRY

Quebec & Gatineau Railway (1998-present)

QL&P
QLP

Quebec Railway Light & Power (1899-1951)
Canadian National Railways (1952-1958)

QMS

Quebec, Montreal & Southern (1906-1929)
Canadian National Railways (1929-1936)

RS

Roberval & Saguenay Railway

SAR

Savage Alberta Railway, Inc. (2005-2007)
Canadian National Railways (2007-present)

S&BC

Spokane & British Columbia Railway Co. (1915-1919)

S&L
CD&C
CRC
DVR

Sydney & Louisburg Railway (Cumberland Railway & Coal Company) (1915-1952)
Cumberland Railway Company (Sydney and Louisburg Division) (1966-1968)
Cape Breton Development Corporation (Coal Division)/Devco Railway (1969-1991)

SRY

Southern Railway of B.C.

TMC

Temiscouata Railway (1905-1950)

TEM/ONT

Temiskaming & Northern Ontario Railway (1902-1946)
Ontario Northland Railway (1946-present)

THB

Toronto, Hamilton & Buffalo (1906-1987)
Canadian Pacific Railway (1988-present)

WHRC

The Windsor & Hantsport Railway Co., Ltd. (2006-present)

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