K-4636G   Tri-Rail 18" Bombardier Commuter Car 4-PAC  
    $499.95 ea.    
K-4636G K-4636G K-4636G K-4636G

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.

Tri-Rail was authorized in 1989 by the Florida Legislature as an alternative to Interstate I-95 and is operated by the Tri-County Commuter Rail Authority. Tri-Rail carries more than 8,000 riders daily over its 72 mile, 18-station route. The right-of-way through Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties nearly parallels Interstate 95 and is shared with Amtrak passenger trains and CSX freight trains. It is the southern end of the original Seaboard Airline Railroad. Each trainset normally consists of four bi-level passenger cars and a diesel-electric locomotive. The trains operate in 'Pull South/Push North' mode with the locomotive at the south end of the consist facing Miami. The bi-level car at the north end of the train is a cab car, having controls for the engineer when the train is 'pushed' northbound. Add the matching F40PH Diesel equipped with Command Control, Lionel RailSounds, Cruise Control and electrocouplers to complete this distinctive Florida commuter train.

Catalog: 2005 1st Edition
Release Date: SOLD OUT
Product Availability: This item has been cancelled

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 31” Curves
  •   18” 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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