HO RTR 40' 3-Bay Ribbed Hopper w/Load, P&LE #2 (4)

Detailed Information

MODEL FEATURES:

  • Removable coal load
  • Ribbed side body
  • Flat ends unless noted
  • Factory applied wire grab irons, stirrup steps, end braces, and brake platform
  • Separately applied brake gear including brake wheel, brake wheel housing, air reservoir, brake cylinder, triple valve and trainline with supports and roping eye
  • Fully assembled and ready-to-run
  • Precision machined metal wheels
  • McHenry scale knuckle couplers
  • Highly-detailed, injection molded body
  • Painted and printed for realistic decoration
  • Weighted for trouble-free operation
  • Wheels with RP25 contours operate on all popular brands of track
  • Window packaging for easy viewing plus interior plastic blister safely holds the model for convenient storage
  • Replacement parts available
  • Minimum radius: 18”

PROTOTYPE AND BACKGROUND INFO:

The development of the hopper car went along with the development of automated handling of such commodities, with automated loading and unloading facilities.

Open hopper cars are used for commodities such as coal, which can suffer exposure with less detrimental effect. Hopper cars have been used by railways worldwide whenever automated cargo handling has been desired.

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Specifications

COUPLER STYLE: McHenry Scale Knuckle
ERA: 1960s+
Minimum Age Recommendation: 14 years
Is Assembly Required: No

HO RTR 40' 3-Bay Ribbed Hopper w/Load, P&LE #2 (4)

[ATH70275]

$124.98

Due Late May, 2019

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