Track #3 - Cars-of-State and Streamlined Trains
Canadian Museum of Rail Travel - Cranbrook, B.C.
Tour #3a - Cars-of-State and Business Cars

Showing the hallway of the Glen Cassie which is very similar to the hall in the car Strathcona, with windows on one side and doors to the private rooms on the other. The ladies room of the Rutherglen which is very similar to the private rooms in both the car Strathcona and the car British Columbia Upholstered seat in a private room of the Rutherglen which is similar to rooms in both the car Strathcona and the car British Columbia

3 Cars on tour

  • These cars represent the highest level of travel on trains - perhaps referred to as "Super" First Class and Business service


  • Built for royalty, statesmen, business leaders, and other special travelers, the cars also represent some of the best refinements of travel design - for the "chosen few" who were privileged enough to ride in them.



Your tour includes:

  1. Railway Superintendent's Business Car British Columbia (1928)   - Elevation - Floor Plan to be provided.


  2. 14 Single Bedroom car Grand Pré - as used on Royal Train of 1939, and to which the car will eventually be restored   - Elevation - Floor Plan to be provided.




  3. Executive Night Car Strathcona (1927) built for the Board of Directors of the Canadian Pacific
  4.    - Elevation - Floor Plan to be provided.

Track 1: The Millionaires Special


Track 2: Early Trains Deluxe and Interpretive Cars


Track 3: Cars-of-State and Streamlined Trains


Deluxe Railway Hotel Architecture


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