Iron Horse Park

Locomotive Roster.

Locomotives owned and used at Iron Horse Park.

VIA 6407 "Blue" - EMD F40PH-2D Mainline Diesel Locomotive

6407 ready for another hard days work pulling passengers on an interpretive journeys.

Characteristics of this Locomotive
Loco number or "name":VIA 6407 "Blue"
Locomotive Type:Mainline Engine modeled on an actual engine operated by VIA Rail
Scale:1/8 scaleTrack gauge:7-1/2 inch
Year acquired:2002Wheel Arrangement:B-B (2 motors and 2 driving axles / truck)
Tractive Force:TBD poundsMotors:Four 550 Watts. Two per wheelset
Weight:TBD poundsPower:Five 6V deep cycle batteries in series.
Length:84 inches, loco onlyWheel Diameter:6 inches
Fueled by:Electric, batteryMade by: Built by members of Iron Horse park.
Controler4QD 300 ampOther:
Sound:Sound card generates Bell, Whistle, Brakes. Engine start, and running
OwnerAlberta Model Engineering Society
Additional Information:

This locomotive is most often used to power our 5 passenger car "Blue train" which is most often used af our dedicated Lioness Room Birthday Party train. It is also used when we need additional capacity on our mainline for regular passenger runs.

6407 driven by Keith, heading back to Airdrie Station after dropping off passengers
at the Lioness Junction event room..

"The Real" 6407 leading an eastbound at the former Aldershot West (Toronto) on May 12, 2007.
Photo by Dan Garcia. This locomotive was built in 1987 and rebuilt some time later.
It is still in operation today.

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