HO Scale Canadian National F9B

HO CN F9B – Past Production

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Our GMD FP9 is the only accurate GMD FP9 ever made in plastic. Period.

For the first time ever in plastic, Rapido Trains Inc. is proud to present the Canadian National F9B Locomotive in HO scale. CNR’s F9B locomotives were unique, with a single louver in place of the centre porthole and large steam generator details on the front end.

There were produced in both powered and non-powered versions. The powered models were available in DC or in DCC with Rapido’s unique 567C sound recordings as used on our popular FP9A locomotives.

We offer five different variations of F9B to cover almost all of the different Canadian National F9B number series:

  • GPB-17a/b – #6600-6613 as built 1954-55, with large steam generator exhaust stacks on the end
  • GPB-17a – #6600-6610 as rebuilt with plated-over exhaust holes on the end, rounded steam generator exhaust stacks on the roof, and large winterization hatch
  • GPB-17c/d – #6614-6630 with small winterization hatch and squared-off steam generator exhaust stacks on the roof
  • GPB-17e – #6631-6637 with 48″ fans and squared-off steam generator exhaust stacks on the roof

The following locomotives were released in past production runs:

PAINT SCHEMES (FP9A CN VERSION)
Canadian National – 1954 CN – Wet Noodle (1961)
VIA Rail Canada Undecorated

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F9B LOCOMOTIVE – CANADIAN NATIONAL (1954)

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ROAD # CLASS DC DCC/SOUND DUMMY*
6600 GPB-17a SGU STACKS 221001 221601 221301
6603 GPB-17a SGU STACKS 221002 221602 221302
6617 GPB-17c 221003 221603 221303
6622 GPB-17d 221004 221604 221304
6632 GPB-17e 48″ FANS 221005 221605 221305
6637 GPB-17e 48″ FANS 221006 221606 221306
NO # GPB-17a SGU STACKS 221007 221607 221307
NO # GPB-17c/d 221008 221608 221308
NO # GPB-17e 48″ FANS 221009 221609 221309


cn61F9B LOCOMOTIVE (ex-CN) – CANADIAN NATIONAL (WET NOODLE – 1961)

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ROAD # CLASS DC DCC/SOUND DUMMY
6604 GPB-17a REBUILT FRONT, LARGE HATCH 221010 221610 221310
6606 GPB-17a REBUILT FRONT, LARGE HATCH 221011 221611 221311
6616 GPB-17c 221012 221612 221312
6623 GPB-17c 221013 221613 221313
6631 GPB-17e 48″ FANS 221014 221614 221314
6633 GPB-17e 48″ FANS 221015 221615 221315
NO # GPB-17a REBUILT FRONT, LARGE HATCH 221016 21616 221316
NO # GPB-17c/d 221017 221617 221317
NO # GPB-17e 48″ FANS 221018 221618 221318

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F9B LOCOMOTIVE (ex-CN) – VIA RAIL CANADA

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ROAD # CLASS DC DCC/SOUND DUMMY
6602 GPB-17a REBUILT FRONT, LARGE HATCH 221019 221619 221319
6610 GPB-17a REBUILT FRONT, LARGE HATCH 221020 22620 221320
6614 GPB-17c 221021 221621 221321
6627 GPB-17d 221022 221622 221322
6634 GPB-17e 48″ FANS 221023 221623 221323
6635 GPB-17e 48″ FANS 221024 221624 221324
NO # GPB-17a REBUILT FRONT, LARGE HATCH 221025 221625 221325
NO # GPB-17c/d 221026 221626 221326
NO # GPB-17e 48″ FANS 221027 221627 221327

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F9B LOCOMOTIVE (ex-CN) – UNDECORATED

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ROAD # CLASS DC – $189.95 DCC/SOUND – $299.95 DUMMY – $129.95*
NO # GPB-17a AS BUILT SGU STACKS 221028 221628 221328
NO # GPB-17a REBUILT FRONT, LARGE HATCH 221029 221629 221329
NO # GPB-17c/d 221030 221630 221330
NO # GPB-17e 48″ FANS 221031 221631 221331

The True North Locomotives F9B features:

  • Correct style of roof-mounted cooling coils for each locomotive number
  • Accurate car end and roof steam generator details for each locomotive number
  • See-through “no-warp” metal grills with free-standing coils visible
  • Accurate detailing unique to CN, never before produced in plastic
  • Full underbody detail including all piping, coupler cut bars and steam blowdown valves
  • All-metal Macdonald-Cartier couplers mounted at the correct height
  • ESU LokSound decoders featuring original Rapido sound recorded from the prototype

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