Niles Canyon Railway #5002

Technical Data



Builder NCRy Brightside Shops on Western Pacific flat car built WP Sacramento Shops
Date 2009 (Built as open car) – 11/53 built as flat car
Length 50′
Acquired 2005


Western Pacific Railroad #2746; purchased by Central California Traction MW5002 in 1978; purchased by PLA in 2005.  Rebuilt as NCRY open-observation #5002, Brightside, CA 2009.   Reworked, repainted and relettered Spring of 2022.  In service, Brightside, CA

This car was originally built in November of 1953 in the Western Pacific Sacramento shops.

50’ / Welded Steel, fish-belly style, four axle / (Weight unknown)