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Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 41311 Circus passenger car (Red Unit) in Galewood yard.

RBBX 41311, RBBX, Circus 41000 series, RBBX Red Unit, Circus, photographed on 20 November 1999 at Galewood yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera (with tripod) [railfan/1999/11/99b20491.jpg] NEW 19 December 1999

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RBBX 41311: RBBB car type coach, stainless steel car body (SS), built in 1950 by Budd as Pennsylvania Railroad 1492, acquired by RBBB in 1991 from New Jersey Transit 5402, numbered RBBX 41311. In 1999 it was located with the Red Unit with house number 11. [Source: 1999 Circus Train Consist list, Domestic Transportation Department, Feld Entertainment, Inc., Ringling Brothers and Barnum Bailey Combined Shows Inc., revised 7/12/99, printed 10/13/99.]

Correction: RBBX 41311 was built as Norfolk & Western "Pike County" and was later Pennsylvania Railroad 1492. [courtesy of Jack Deasy, Alexandria (Virginia), December 1999.]

Car markings on RBBX 41311: Circus Red Train 1999 house number 11. [20 November 1999]

Equipment characteristics of RBBX 41311: AAR car type M530 (M-O-W, Scale, Passenger, Caboose, and End-of-train information systems), plate type B, tare weight 138,500 pounds, total gross weight allowed 220,000 pounds, load limit 81,500 pounds, external dimensions (length 85' 6", width 10' 6", height 14' 8"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, November 1999]

Railcar fleet details for RBBX 41311: Maintenance of Way, Scale, Passenger, Caboose and End-of-Train, Mechanical Designation: PS; Outside Length: 85 ft 6 in; AAR Car Type Code: M530; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 6 in; Outside Extreme Height: 14 ft 8 in; Height of Extreme Width: 7 ft 1 in; Plate Clearance: B; Draft Gear: 5; Tare Weight: 138,500 lbs. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, December 1999]

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