August 2022 freight car kit announcements
Scale: HO (1:87.1)
Price: See individual cars below
Era: Varies depending on car type
Manufacturer: Accurail, P.O. Box 278, Elburn, IL 60119; 630-365-1173; accurail.com
- Injection-molded plastic kits
- Plastic wheelsets
- Solid-or roller-bearing trucks as appropriate
- Steel weight(s)
- Screws for trucks and draft-gear box covers
- Accumate couplers with modeler-installed trip pins
Release Date: October/November 2022
Road names: Burlington Northern 41-foot steel gondola (Cascade Green), single car, $19.98; three-pack, $58.98. Chesapeake & Ohio 40-foot single-sheathed boxcar (Boxcar Red with white lettering), $18.98. Midwestern roads (Chicago & Eastern Illinois, Monon, and Rock Island) American Car & Foundry (ACF) two-bay Center Flow covered hoppers, single car, $20.98; three-pack, $61.98. Norfolk & Western United States Railroad Administration two-bay hoppers (black with white lettering), single car, $18.98; three-pack, $55.98. Soo Line 40-foot double-sheathed refrigerator car (yellow and brown with Union Refrigerator Transit Co. reporting marks), $20.98. Southern Pacific and data only ACF two-bay Center Flow covered hoppers (gray and black), $20.98 each.
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