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Date: 09/20/22 14:51
CN Sublettering Font
Author: nydepot

The large sublettering CN uses on its locomotive cab sides - IC, BLE, etc. What font do they use? Their specs call for Humanist 777 but I'm not sure if they use that on the locos. It's kind of Helvetica-like but so is Humanist 777. Thanks,

Date: 09/21/22 13:56
Re: CN Sublettering Font
Author: wabash2800

Sorry, I can't help much, but I know from experience that railroad fonts are usually unique and home grown in the drafting department (old days) or developed by ad agencies. 

Victor B.

Date: 09/21/22 13:58
Re: CN Sublettering Font
Author: nydepot

Thanks. Not realy anymore. This sublettering is new since the 2000s. 

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