Locomotive and Car Standards

Imperative to the smooth operation of the Pacific & Eastern is rolling stock which not only looks good but performs flawlessly. Experience has repeatedly shown that bringing a fleet of rolling stock up to high standards is time, money and effort well spent. Rolling stock that fails to meet the standards below will be gently removed from the railroad and set aside for repairs.

Bronze Standard -- The lowest standard allowed for equipment to operate on the railroad and then ONLY for public run days (not Club operating sessions)

Silver Standard -- The minimum standard applied to cars and power which may be left on the railroad and used in operating sessions.

* After testing numerous other brands of knuckle couplers, the P&E has found that there are no accpetable alternatives for Kadee couplers.

Gold Standard -- The desired high standard for the best looking and operating cars and engines. All equipment must meet the Silver Standards, plus: