Saving VIA ‘E’ Sleeper 1115 Edmundston

Saving VIA ‘E’ Sleeper 1115 Edmundston

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A lot of people have said that we are nuts. Unfortunately, our recent actions have done little to repudiate this notion. You may have seen the passenger car in Jason’s basement, but this time we’ve gone one step further.

Rapido's New Passenger Car

Rapido’s New Passenger Car

Rapido has purchased our first full-size passenger car not in a basement! It’s a Pullman-Standard “E” series sleeping car, Edmundston. You can read more about our plans to restore VIA 1115 below…

  • Edmundston Sleeper

    16 Oct Edmundston Blog: 16 October 2016

    Edmundston Blog: 16 October 2016 The first big news for today is that OUR CAR IS PAINTED! Look at these gorgeous photos. Thanks to Bob Merriam for his great work. It really just needs some touching up here and there and it’s finished. Jordan ...

  • 02 Oct Edmundston Blog: 2 October 2016

    Edmundston Blog: 2 October 2016 Our own Dan Garcia takes you on a tour of our preserved sleeping car to see the progress to date. Please click on the video to watch it! Please click on the DONATE button below to contribute to our efforts to......

  • Rapido VIA sleeper

    09 Sep Edmundston Blog: 8 September 2016

    Edmundston Blog: 8 September 2016 Wednesday, August 31st:   We successfully removed the wall from the left bathroom. After spending too many hours trying to remove stubborn screws, we decided to just cut through them with the sawzall. Cutting throu...

  • Rapido sleeper

    28 Aug Edmundston Blog: 28 August 2016

    Edmundston Blog: 28 August 2016 Please click on the DONATE button below to contribute to our efforts to restore Edmundston. Every little bit helps. (Note: if you are outside Canada, leave the mailing address blank as PayPal won’t accept a non-C...

  • 10 May Edmundston Blog: 10 May 2016

    Edmundston Blog: 10 May 2016 Youtube is a wonderful resource. Here is our CN/VIA 4-8-4 sleeper Edmundston in service with Canadian National in 1973 in Washington DC surrounded by Penn Central GG-1 locomotives and passenger cars. Edmundston appears a...

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