22 May 2011
New book: Canadian National Railways Diesel Locomotives
30 May 2010
CN Lines SIG name change approved by executive. The association is now know as the Canadian National Railways Historical Association (CNRHA)
6 January 2008
Added LCP30 Engine Diagram
Added caboose drawings and steel reefer drawings
16 December 2007
Added A Guide to Estate Planning for Model Railroaders and Collectors
14 October 2007
Added CNR Locomotive Diagrams
6 October 2007
Added a page for complete articles from CN Lines
15 March 2007
Several 2007 events
13 March 2007
CN Lines topical index compiled by Ed Freeman
4 September 2006
Volume 13, Issue 4 of CN Lines magazine now available
5 August 2006
Dugald Train Disaster, Memories from 1947 now available
14 April 2006
Volume 13, Issue 3 of CN Lines magazine now available
24 March 2006
Site rebuilt on new domain, cnlines.ca.
31 October 2004
Updated locomotive info, CNcyclopedia.
28 September 2004
Updated info and forms for Golden Rails 2005 in the Events section.
10 September 2004
Added details of Golden Rails 2005 in the Events section.
30 April 2004
Added privacy statement, accessible from main page.
18 February 2004
This site is updated periodically. Most updates are minor in nature, adding recent events to locomotive fleet histories in the CNcyclopedia, for example. These do not get recorded in this list of what's new due to their minor nature. On this date, the PROJECTS section and the Paint page in the MODELLING section were updated to update information on CN Lines decals, number paints, and special paint.
13 January 2003
Updated Basler Index in the Modelling section. Updated diesel locomotive roster and fleet histories in the CNcyclopedia.
28 December 2002
Updated proto info in Modelling section.
4 December 2002
Added new model of the month in Modelling section.
13 November 2002
Updated CNcyclopedia, mostly locomotive fleet information.
8 September 2002
Put locomotive data books back online in the CNcyclopedia, after temporary absence.
29 July 2002
Updated CNcyclopedia.
29 May 2002
Updated Events section — CN Lines West 2002!
26 May 2002
Updated CNcyclopedia, MLW road switchers.
6 May 2002
Added December 74 edition of the CN Locomotive Data Book to the CNcyclopedia, in the motive power (locomotive) section.
20 April 2002
Updated the Events section — Rail Portage 2002!
14 April 2002
New in the Modelling section: new model of the month, new info on paint.
2 April 2002
New info in the Projects section about CN decals. New prices for back issues in the CN Lines section.
3 March 2002
Updated diesel rosters and fleet history sections of CNcyclopedia.
6 January 2002
Updated most sections of the CNcyclopedia.
17 December 2001
Added new model of the month in the Modelling section.
15 December 2001
Updated the prototype model lists and list of manufacturers' contact info, both in the Modelling section (again).
2 December 2001
Updated the prototype model lists and added a list of manufacturers' contact info, both in the Modelling section.
27 November 2001
Updated many of the locomotive fleet histories and the diesel rosters. Added the 1964 diesel unit data book in electronic format in the CNcyclopedia under motive power.
10 October 2001
Updated many of the locomotive fleet history sections in the CNcyclopedia as well as the locomotive rosters. Added new sections on GP7 locomotives and MLW road switchers.
5 June 2001
Updated many of the locomotive fleet history sections in the CNcyclopedia.
12 May 2001
Updated the MLW switchers section in the CNcyclopedia fleet histories and photos — new photos and updated text.
22 April 2001
Added new feature in Model of the Month portion of the Modelling section.
1 April 2001
Updated Modelling section, prototypical model lists.
19 March 2001
Updated prototypical model listings in the Modelling section.
7 March 2001
Added Model of the Month feature to the Modelling section.
6 March 2001
Updated CNcylcopedia — another major update to the MLW locomotive section, switchers.
19 February 2001
Updated CNcyclopedia, including major update to the MLW locomotive section. Udpated CNLines magazine index to back issues.
7 February 2001
Updated CNcyclopedia. Updated Models section and added new subsection there on modelling paint equivalents.
26 December 2000
Updated colour locomotive diagrams at the top of most locomotive fleet histories in the CNcyclopedia. These are courtesy of Shane Stewart who holds the copyright on them, except for the one on the F-unit page which is based on a diagram by Jacques Bélanger.
18 December 2000
Updated diesel rosters and fleet histories in the CNcyclopedia.
17 December 2000
Replaced modelling section with completely new content.
27 November 2000
Updated locomotive rosters, adding entries for F-units.
23 November 2000
Updated locomotive rosters, greatly increasing the number of retired switchers listed.
17 November 2000
Updated locomotive rosters and fleet histories.
10 October 2000
Updated locomotive rosters and some links in the CNcyclopedia.
17 September 2000
Updated locomotive rosters and histories in CNcyclopedia. Applied new look (see 10 September) to the rest of the pages in the CNcyclopedia.
10 September 2000
Gave the site a bit of a new look on an experimental basis — applied to all pages except the lower levels of the CNcyclopedia and the search result pages. The active buttons on the Control Panel at the top left of each page now change colour as the mouse travels over them; there is also a different default text font used.
19 August 2000
Put new information online in the CNET section to reflect the new CNET discussion list location on e-groups.
26 July 2000
Updated diesel roster and fleet histories in the CNcyclopedia.
4 July 2000
Added first round of photos to show what happened at the CN Lines West Double Nought gathering. See Events. The photos are in the middle of the epic poem — scroll down. More photos to come.
3 July 2000
Updated the SD40 fleet history, added modern photo of 6043 in the Prairie Steam section, and added photos of a continuous welded rail train in the Rolling Stock / other cars and equipment section. All these are in the CNcyclopedia.
1 July 2000
Added official chronicles of the CN Lines East and West gatherings. See the Activities section.
17 June 2000
Put new search engine online in the Help/Search section. This works a lot better than the old one.
11 June 2000
Put new information in Projects section.
5 June 2000
Changed the modelling section — new contact name for ideas and input.
3 June 2000
Updated CNcyclopedia (new links), with numerous updates to the CN locomotive rosters and fleet histories.
13 May 2000
Minor updates to the Modelling section and to CNcyclopedia.
4 May 2000
Added a major update of the Courtesy and Service Bridges section; it now includes photos. See the Misc Info part of the CNcyclopedia. Added list of clinics to be presented at Millennium 2000 in Winnipeg; see the Events section.
3 May 2000
Updated the diesel locomotive rosters in the CNcyclopedia as well as some of the locomotive histories.
1 May 2000
Updated CNcyclopedia to fix some outdated links.
21 April 2000
After testing and review by select group of CN Lines SIG members, site is declared ready for operation.