Canadian National 1960 Timetable

This system timetable is 80 pages long, plus the covers, the same as the 1956 edition. This is the last to show a train in CN’s green-and-black paint scheme, as the black-and-white paint scheme was introduced in 1961 and was shown (on a model, probably because a photo of the real thing wasn’t available at press time) in the April, 1961 timetable.

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CN’s wet-noodle logo was also introduced in 1961, but here we have a foreshadowing of it in the large CN in the upper left corner of this timetable cover. The significance is that it says “CN” and not “CNR.” As one logo designer points out, “CN” is bi-lingual where CNR is not. But CN didn’t make this timetable bi-lingual, so I’m not sure that was a consideration when it selected its new logo.

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