Iron Horse Park

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Locomotives owned and used at Iron Horse Park.

CP 9808 "Red" - AC4400 CPR Mainline Diesel Locomotive

9508 ready for another hard day's work pulling passengers on an interpretive journeys.

Characteristics of this Locomotive
Loco number or "name":CP9508 "Red"
Locomotive Type:Mainline Engine prototype of actual engine 9508 operated by CPR
Scale:1/8 scaleTrack gauge:7-1/2 inch
Year acquired:2002Wheel Arrangement:C-C (3 motors and 3 driving axles / truck)
Tractive Force:TBD poundsMotors:Six 550 Watts Three per wheelset
Weight:~TBD poundsPower:Five 6V deep cycle batteries in series +
One 12V battery for Vacuum brakes & sound
Length:Loco 114 inches
Driving Car 74 inches
Wheel Diameter:6 inches
Fueled by:Electric, batteryMade by: Carrs Loconotives, Vancouver BC
Controler4QD 300 ampOther:
Sound:Sound card generates Bell, Whistle, Brakes. Engine start, and running
OwnerAlberta Model Engineering Society
Additional Information:

Since acquiring this locomotive, it has proven to be a very consistant and reliable engine.
It took a while to sort out some battery issues but we have now found the right "mix" for charging the batteries.

This photo was taken in July 2008 with Tom Gibbons driving.

Halloween Fundraiser for the Airdrie Food Bank, October 2022. Alan Pile driving
Photo by Terry Meier.

Here is the real CP9508 in action. This locomotive was built in 1995.
It has since been rebuilt in 2009 and now operates as CP8080.
This Photo is Copyright and borrowed from Rail

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