New Brunswick Railway Museum- Hillsborough, New Brunswick, Canada
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing
N 45° 55.379 W 064° 38.749
20T E 372384 N 5086807
Quick Description: This railway museum has a very impressive collection of rail cars!
Location: New Brunswick, Canada
Date Posted: 9/30/2012 7:26:20 AM
Waymark Code: WMFCX9
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member alermy
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Long Description:
The New Brunswick Railway Museum is sponsored by the Canadian Railroad Historical association (a charitable organization), and has the largest collection railway artifacts in New Brunswick, featuring an enormous variety of full-size railway cars on outdoor display. The organization also houses numerous smaller artifacts in well maintained and organized museum buildings on site. Rectently, a CN baggage car was refurbished to provide even more museum space. This museum is definitely hand-on, since visitors can wander through the outdoor display, view, inspect, climb on and inside the railway cars.

The collection of static railcars has over a dozen pieces of rolling stock in its collection including cars used to transport passengers as well unusual track maintenance cars cars used to transport cargo.

Please check the museum webpage for current pricing, as there are discounts for student, senior, groups, and also for off-season visits.

Below is a list of the items on outdoor display:
Locomotives
Steam locomotive 1009
Diesel-electric locomotive 1754
Diesel-electric locomotive 8245

Excursion Train Equipment
First-class passenger car 2335
Passenger car 5297 "CRESCENT"
Colonist car 2737 "CHESTERFIELD"

Dinner Train Equipment
Dining car 6733 "SUNSET"
Lounge car 1000 "VALLEY VIEW"
Club car 1002 "MOUNTAIN VIEW"

Other Passenger Equipment
Passenger car 5229 "CASCADE"
Sleeper 2079 "SAINT JOHN RIVER"
Maintenance-of-way Equipment
100-ton crane 414324
Crane idler car 412722
Jordan Spreader 51040
Boxcar 506469
Flanger/snow plough 56471
Double-ended snowplough 55698
Flatcar 662101
Ballast car 104095

Other Equipment
Caboose/van 78727
Caboose/van 79082
Baggage car 8605
Tank car 36377
Tank car 36025
Railway Post Office Car 74993
Boxcar 74857
Fire tender 52147
Museum Website: [Web Link]

Train ride provided?: no

Actual railroad cars or locomotives on display?: yes

Admission fee?: 5.00

Street Address: 2847 Main St., Hillsborough

Gift shop?: no

Café/restaurant?: no

Theater?: no

Other features?:
Static Aircraft on display (1).


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