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Mérida in Municipality of Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico — The Southeast (Yucatan Peninsula)
 

Passenger Car 4285

 
 
Passenger Car 4285 Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 16, 2019
1. Passenger Car 4285 Marker
Inscription.  

Coche de Pasajeros FNM 4285
Construido de aluminio por la Compañía Canadiense Hawker Siddeley para Ferrocarriles Nacionales de Mexico (FNM), con un total de 60 coches de primera clase y 140 de segunda clase. El pedido de 200 carros tuvo un costo de 44.6 millones de dólares canadienses. Los coches de segunda clase anteriormente lucía color aluminio actualmente presenta dos tonos de color azul de FNM.

Se agradece a la Fundacion Alfredo Harp Helú, a la Institucion Adabi de Mexico A.C. y a su directiva por el apoyo para la reconstruccion de esta unidad.

English translation:
Passenger Car 4285
Constructed of aluminum by the Canadian company Hawker Siddeley for the National Railways of Mexico (Ferrocarriles Nacionales de México, FNM), with a total of 60 first class cars and 140 second class cars. The order for 200 cars had a cost of 44.6 million Canadian dollars. The second class cars previously sported an aluminum color scheme, but is currently shown with two shades of blue used by the FNM.

Thanks are given to the Alfredo Harp Helú Foundation and the Adabi Institution of
Passenger Car 4285 and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 16, 2019
2. Passenger Car 4285 and Marker
Mexico and its directors for their support in the reconstruction of this unit.
 
Location. 20° 58.631′ N, 89° 36.751′ W. Marker is in Mérida, Yucatán, in Municipality of Mérida. Marker is on Calle 43 just west of Calle 42, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. The marker is located at the Museo de los Ferrocarriles de Yucatán A.C. (The Yucatán Railroad Museum). Marker is in this post office area: Mérida, Yucatán 97000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Diesel Electric Locomotive FUS 412 (a few steps from this marker); Steam Locomotive (within shouting distance of this marker); Diesel Electric Locomotive S-BC 2201 (within shouting distance of this marker); José Rendón Peniche (within shouting distance of this marker); Passenger Car 1552 (within shouting distance of this marker); "La Plancha" and Railway Station (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Héctor Victoria Aguilar (about 90 meters away); The Old Rendón Peniche Sanitorium (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mérida.
 
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Nearby Yucatán Railroad Museum hand-painted sign image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 16, 2019
3. Nearby Yucatán Railroad Museum hand-painted sign
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 10, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 10, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 71 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 10, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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