K-4636B   Cal Train 21" Bombardier Commuter Car 4-PAC  
MSRP:  $599.95  ea. KCC Member Price: $539.96
K-4636B K-4636B K-4636B K-4636B

The Bombardier Bi-Level Passenger Car is one of the largest commuter rail passenger cars, designed to hold 70% more passengers than a single level car. In service since 1977, there are more than 650 of these distinctive cars in service throughout North America. In addition to standard coach cars, these Bi-Level cars include a cab car for push-pull operation, meaning the train can reverse direction without turning the train around. The provides added efficiency for a commuter operation.

The K-LINE scale version of these versitile cars are available in two lengths: 21? for full scale operation on 72? curves and 18? long shortened versions for operation on 31? curves. These high quality cars feature a sturdy plastic body riding on a metal chassis, opening side doors, separate metal grab rails, fully detailed interiors with passengers, new improved interior StreamLighting on both levels. The non-powered cab car features an operating headlight, operating classification lights and lighted number boards for realistic operation. The cab car also includes additional metal details including a die cast pilot and a die cast horn and bell on the roof. Create a commuter train for one of the many transit operations using these Bombardier cars around North America.

One of the many precursors of CalTrain began rail service in the San Francisco peninsula in the 1860s. In 1977 the Peninsula Commuter Service and Southern Pacific agreed to provide rail service through the 3 counties it served. In June 1985 the first of the 63 Gallery Cars go into service, along with 10 F40PH Diesels, each named for a city along the route. Today CalTrain serves the downtown centers of nearly every city on the San Francisco Peninsula and two major airports. Add the CalTrain matching diesel, with the ?meatball? logo, and featuring Command Control, Lionel RailSounds, Cruise Control and Electrocouplers, to complete this realistic North California Commuter Train.

Catalog: 2005 1st Edition
Release Date: In Stock

Passenger Cars Feature
  •   1:48 Scale
  •   Sturdy Plastic Contruction
  •   Metal Chassis
  •   Die Cast Trucks
  •   Separate Metal Grab Rails
  •   Opening Side Doors
  •   New and Improved Interior StreamLighting on Both Levels
  •   Fully Detailed Interior w/Passenger Figures
  •   Separate Roof Vents
  •   Separate Steps
  •   Diaphragms
  •   Windows Flush with Car Body
  •   Cars Require Minimum 72” Curves
  •   21” Long
  •   Control Car Features:
  •   Operating Headlight
  •   Operating Classification Lights
  •   Lighted Number Boards
  •   Die Cast Pilot
  •   Die Cast Horn and Bell on Roof

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